Food & Travel

We go beyond the obvious in search of great food and travel opportunities. We love exploring and telling you about our favourite hideouts, guiding you through some of the most eclectic cities as well as places off the grid, and inspiring you to hunt down the best dishes in town. 

Leaving behind Her Michelin Star for a Culinary Adventure: Interview with Julia Komp

Having recently returned from a gastronomic world tour, Michelin Star chef Julia Komp knew that she wanted to share the culinary experience with everyone and anyone. Julia’s new restaurant Sahila, is a non-stop tour of cuisines from around the world, without having to leave Cologne. We were lucky enough to sit down with her and hear how much of an influence her world tour has had on the menu.

best hotels on Portugal's Algarve coast
The 21 best hotels on Portugal’s Algarve coast

This time, the holiday hotel guide focuses on the Algarve, in the south of Portugal, where nature brings together the Atlantic Ocean with big waves for surfers and stunning sea views for sunshine seekers.

Best Hotels on Santorini, Greece: A Breath-Taking Guide
The 25 Best Hotels on Santorini, Greece: A Breath-Taking Guide

In our review of the 21 Best Hotels on Santorini, we find out how to get the best accommodation on the famous Greek Island.

Finally, Furniture That’s Good for The Planet – Johanenlies, The Ultimate Furniture Upcycler

Sustainability, good design and longevity – those are the three concepts that define the Johanenlies philosophy, that shines through each and every piece of furniture they create. From upcycling floorboards to creating beautiful pieces of furniture, these works of art will enhance any room.

Interview with Bar Paradiso Barcelona Head Bartender Alessio Beltrami

Recently coming in third on the Top 50 Bars in the World for the fifth year running, Bar Paradiso Barcelona is the most acclaimed cocktail bar in Barcelona. During our visit, our experience included smoking cocktails, glow-in-the-dark glassware and even a visit to a secret room, not that we can tell you about it. With Alessio Beltrami at the helm as Head Bartender, the approach puts perfectly mixed cocktails front and centre, with great care and attention going into each and every concoction.

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An Eco-Friendly Vision with an Architectural Twist – The Treehotel

In today’s world where we are becoming more aware of our carbon footprint, what could be better than a low-impact holiday set in the treetops of the Swedish forests? The Treehotel Sweden is a wonderfully designed hotel that aims to blend into its surroundings, both physically and in terms of its impact. 

Looking To Get Away? Try A Wellness Hotel in Switzerland

In Switzerland, skiing and wellness go hand in hand. You can’t help but feel a sense of great calm when you are out on the slopes enjoying all the earth has to give you. The right wellness hotel in Switzerland can make all the difference to your trip, so be sure to do your research beforehand to fully enjoy your trip once you are there. 

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Where Italian Culture and Nature Collide – The Miramonti Boutique Hotel

High in the clouds, overlooking the Dolomites, is a hotel that is determined to help you reconnect with nature. No, there won’t be mud (except possibly in a facial) and no, you won’t have to forage your own food. The Miramonti promises to host you in a tranquil and luxurious setting. This remarkable place is not to be missed. 

Our Top Picks – Wellness Hotels in Italy

Italy truly is one of those countries that just has it all. From skiing to lush beaches to cultural wonders, booking a wellness hotel in Italy to relax and unwind is a perfect way to spend your holiday. 

Top 12 Hotels for Design Fanatics In Sweden

Sweden is such a beautiful country that is renowned for its iconic design style and steeped in rich history. It’s no wonder that many of these design hotels in Sweden choose to celebrate this and allow us the privilege of sharing the experience. These hotels certainly don’t disappoint!