Bavaria’s capital, Munich is an incredibly popular destination for friends, couples and families. It’s home to the famous Oktoberfest celebration, as well as stunning old buildings and plenty of museums. It is a great destination for foodies too! Indulge in our guide to the top culture and cuisine attractions in Munich and prepare for an excellent stay!
Take in the sights at Marienplatz
Marienplatz, the main city square, is the heart of Munich. It is home to most of Munich’s famous landmarks, including the Mariensäule – a large column that was built in 1638 to celebrate the end of the Swedish invasion on the city. The Old and New Town Halls are both located here too, as well as the famous ...
Today, the Baltic cuisine is a melting pot of culinary influences but the past can be detected in its recipes. Hearty meat dishes reflect the harsh climate and of course, the Baltic Sea still provides bountiful catches of a wide variety of fresh fish. Latvians long ago mastered the art of preserving food, so look out for delicious pickled vegetables, salted meat and smoked fish. You're sure to find something to tempt your palate!
Latvia's 500 kilometre coastline is strewn with fishing villages that provide the country's restaurants and cafes with fresh eels, flounders, lampreys, cod, and of course herring.
In the fish pavilion of Riga central market, you'll find a wide variety of fresh ...
Christmas is all about relaxing and indulging, but for many of us, the holiday season is not about the presents, but instead it is the time to enjoy all kinds of delicious and extravagant, culinary creations.
Indeed, our fondness for all things festive-food-related is world-wide – here are some of the more interesting Christmas dishes you can find from across the world.
Lampreia de Ovos
A traditional dish from Portugal, Lampreia de Ovos is a sweet cake that features rich egg yolks, cherries, almonds and icing alongside a delicious amount of caramel. Often the centrepiece of a table, the cake is formed into the shape of a lamprey (an eel-like fish), making for a delightfully festive dessert ...
In a world looking for healthy, animal-friendly and climate-conscious diets, vegetarianism and veganism are being observed by an increasingly large number of people.
While most cities offer a number of vegetarian restaurants for supporters of meat-free eating, it is difficult to find a place that comes close to offering the same selection of vegetarian and vegan cuisines as Germany's capital. If you are heading to Berlin soon and want to broaden your culinary horizons, here are the places to visit!
Vegan Summer Festival
Being Europe's largest, the city's Vegan Summer Festival is the place to visit if you love street food, want to try cutting-edge vegan cuisine, or to learn a little more ...