Café de Flore: A French Café With A Pedigree

Café de Flore has rightly earned the reputation of being one of the most famous cafés in the world. Since 1887, it has hosted numerous literary figures, movie stars, and celebs. proclaimed it his favorite café back in the day. Café de Flore has inspired books— and books have been written by authors using the…

Taberna Corrientes Madrid: Come For Brunch, Stay for Tapas

Situated just outside one of the arched entrances of the Plaza Mayor, you’ll find Taberna Corrientes. Located on a pedestrian-friendly passageway, the tall buildings that flank the taberna (complete with intricate wrought-iron balconies) will stop you in your tracks. The location is picture-perfect. This is one of Madrid’s oldest areas and Spain at its best….

The Kitchen Cafe at the Galway City Museum, Ireland

Museum dining can truly be an expression of art and culture, adding to the tourism experience. The Kitchen Café at the Galway City Museum in Ireland offers fresh, local, quality food prepared with a variety of international flavors. Coinciding with museum hours, the restaurant is open Tuesday through Saturday for breakfast and lunch, and on…

De Koffieschenkerij: Coffee and Cake in Amsterdam’s Oldest Church

De Koffieschenkerij—meaning the Coffee Parlor—is a not-quite-secret in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. You might think there are no secrets left in Amsterdam’s Red Light District. After all, everything’s right out there on display, for everyone to see and indulge in. But snugged up against an outer wall of the Oude Kerk, or Old…

El Rana Verde: Riverside Dining in Aranjuez, Spain

Established in 1903, El Rana Verde has the best location in town – across the street from the  Royal Palace, adjacent to the Prince’s Garden, and on the banks of the Tagus River. With such impressive views, one might think the food wouldn’t live up to its prestigious location. You’d be wrong. The food is…

The Legendary Cafe de la Paix: A Parisian Institution

Established in 1862, Café de la Paix is one of the oldest and best-known restaurants in the city of light. It also has one of the best views from its terrace—the iconic Paris Opera House. Over the years, a who’s who of customers spent many an hour nursing a drink or grabbing a bite…from Victor…

London’s Top Spanish Tapas Restaurant: Barrafina

Over the years, Barrafina has collected a host of impressive accolades. A . Winner of the National Restaurant Awards. And one of Top 10 dishes (2016). Even though they’ve expanded to three locations, people still happily stand in line for the chance to perch on one of their . But why? Well, they execute simple,…

Lunch at Guy Savoy: Michelin Three-Star on a Budget

Michelin dining in is no joke. In fact, it’s not unheard of for the city’s top three-star places to average over $500 per person. Even some one-star restaurants can still end up with bills over $400, especially the long-established ones. Enter: the prix fixe lunch at Guy Savoy. It’s the perfect way to dip your…

Chokladkoppen–Chocolate, Food & Streetview in Stockholm’s Old Town

Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s Old Town, unlike the newer parts of the city, is cozy, close, busy. It’s old and inviting and a bit mysterious. After you’ve wandered through its curvy climby narrow streets and stairs for a while, you’ll likely want a break for a bite to eat or something warm to drink—or cool in…