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Manteigaria pasteis pastel de nata porto

Pastéis de Nata

Portugal’s most famous sweet treats are the pastéis de nata. We already knew to keep an eye out for them when we got to Porto, but then these sweet little egg custard tarts were hard to miss. Also called pastel de nata, or just “natas”, they decorated the […]

Ribeira District Porto Portugal

A Glimpse of Porto, Portugal

This autumn we spent nearly a month in Porto, the second largest city in Portugal. Porto sits on the north bank of the Douro River, where the river empties out into the Atlantic Ocean. Portugal is historically a seafaring culture, so much of their food comes from the […]

Sanxenxo Galicia Spain Silgar Beach

Laying Low in Sanxenxo

One part of Spain that we really wanted to experience but had yet to visit was Galicia. The autonomous community of Galicia is in the northwest corner of the country along the Atlantic ocean. Galicia is part of “green” Spain, a name given to the north coast of […]

lamb wraps betel leaves sansho prague

Restaurants in Prague, Part 1: Unique Experiences Beyond the Traditional

I’m not going to write about goulash and pig’s knees! There is so much more to Prague’s restaurant scene. Get outside of the Old Town and you will find the restaurants of a younger generation of Czechs. We wouldn’t have thought of Prague as a foodie destination until we experienced it for ourselves. In Part 1 of our favorite restaurants in Prague, we share some unique dining experiences.