Local markets & botanic gardens are always on my to-do list when I travel. This time, in London, I ticked a bucket list item – the Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew, aka the Kew Gardens. I first overheard the name “Kew Gardens” many years ago and since then have wondered how magnificent this place would […]
As we climbed the 200 steps to B&B Mamma Rosa, a quaint family-run bed and breakfast in Montepertuso, we began to question our accommodation choice. With no way up to the property but through some thigh-burning climbing we wondered how we’d do this each day.
We got in Milan in the afternoon, after a 7.5 hours train from Paris, a little bit later for heading out, we settled down at the hotel… Glared around in the taxi from train station to the hotel, I knew we are now at the very heart of a city full of history, and all the […]
Chef Budde told me to not miss out Reims if I ever go to France again, and he would send me to his dear friend Grand Chef Pascal Tingaud’s restaurant at Dom Perignon chateau… sadly, Chef Pascal passed away rather suddenly just a few weeks prior our trip to France, we forever missed the chance […]