Sea delicacies you must try in the Algarve

Algarve region has taken advantage of its position towards the Atlantic for a long time. People gained a lot from the close relation with the ocean and to what it was able to provide to them. It is only normal that here, and in Portugal in general, there is more fish consumption per capita than the European countries…

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Panino at ‘Ino – Firenze

Panino is the Italian word for sandwich.  Whenever I go to Tuscany I can’t help myself to crave a good one. Tuscany is full of good things to feast on, but if I haven’t got the time for a complete and relaxed meal, then it’s the panino that I go for. I also tend to have this tinsy issue,…

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My 10 favourite quick foods in Lisbon

Did I mention that Lisbon is a city that has a very special place in my heart? I guess so.. I’m getting repetitive here. I miss that light from Tejo river, the hills, the architecture, the colours, the light, the belvederes, the azulejos and the calçada all the time. But is not only the city…

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The perfect weekend in Lucca

For those who don’t know yet, Lucca is a charming city of Tuscany that is located between Pisa and Firenze, but slightly more up north. My friend and colleague Stefano is from there and he made an invitation for the weekend, so me and other friends couldn’t say no to his kind offer. Actually I had…

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Layover in Toulouse

Last week I travelled to Toulouse for work reasons,  in the free time I tried to get to know the city a bit better with some advice from locals and people that I knew that had spent some time there. Toulouse has a lot to offer to its inhabitants and to visitors but since I…

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The Best Gelato in Rome (2014)

One can go through so many articles just to find the best gelaterias in Rome and every one of those articles has got it’s own particular favourite list. They are all very useful, but you have to get out, eat and decide for yourself, because the bottom line is, each person will always have it’s own…

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Gourmet Panini in Florence – Semel

In Florence, panini are kings of street food, usually sold in small vending places that don’t have much more than a counter. Each place uses it’s own kind of bread and has its own special combinations of ingredients that give them their identity, the panini are traditionally accompanied by a small glass of wine. Semel…

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