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Where to Eat in York

Where to Eat in York
York isn’t known as the UK’s foodie capital for nothing and if I was to get into a discussion of all the options available by way of where to get a bite to eat, this post would be looking more like a directory than anything else. It’s impossible to cover…Continue reading...

How to Eat Exotically Without Ever Leaving Town

How to Eat Exotically Without Ever Leaving Town
Sampling the very best that life has to offer can often be very expensive. Whether you would love to travel the globe, live it up or wear the hottest fashion choices, all these things will drain your finances very quickly. That's why there are so many websites, blogs and other publications dedicated to delivering tips and tricks for living exotically without shelling out the big bucks.…continue reading →

Exotic Foods that Don’t Taste as Good as They Look

Exotic Foods that Don’t Taste as Good as They Look
This isn’t a list of exotic foods that don’t taste good at all, but rather one featuring exotic foods which don’t really taste as good as one would expect them to, given their popularity. Whether it’s a food or drink item which is served directly as it comes from nature…Continue reading...

You Can Never Go Wrong with a BBQ

You Can Never Go Wrong with a BBQ
If you’re ever called upon to host some guests, whether you’ve put off getting things in order and left everything to the last minute or if the guests just dropped by unexpectedly, throw up a barbeque and all will be well.…continue reading →

Surprisingly Tasty and Filling Vegetarian Dishes – Egyptian Koshary

Surprisingly Tasty and Filling Vegetarian Dishes – Egyptian Koshary
As someone who grew up on meat and was brought up believing that a balanced diet consists out of a good variety of vegetables in addition to the staple of rice or any form of pasta with any variety of meat, I could never have imagined that I could go…Continue reading...

Flavours of North Africa

Flavours of North Africa
If all else you’re going to be doing on a holiday retreat is just sit in your hotel room or resort, kick-back and relax, then the only option for you to say you’ve gotten the full measure of whichever destination you’re visiting is to experience the region’s local cuisine. North…Continue reading...

Eating Healthily While out on the Road

Eating Healthily While out on the Road
One of the best ways to reduce the amount of money you spend while you travel and just generally in your life is resolving to live a healthier life and then following up on that resolution through your actions. If you’re healthier and you have an impressive history of only…Continue reading...

A Nostalgic Trip Down Memory Lane

A Nostalgic Trip Down Memory Lane
For someone who is admittedly in love with all things old-school, there’s nothing quite like stumbling upon a venue, a scene or an event which effortlessly induced a bit of nostalgia. The absolute best version of this happening is when it happens by pure chance, like on this one occasion…Continue reading...

From Seed to Cup: 10 Steps to Preparing Coffee Like a Real Barista

From Seed to Cup: 10 Steps to Preparing Coffee Like a Real Barista
If you've turned into a true coffee snob, then you've probably realized that you can save a bit of money by making your own coffee at home rather than stopping at the coffee shop on the way to work every day. Although baristas have the tendency to make their jobs look much more complicated than they are in reality, you shouldn't be scared to start making your own quality coffee at home in the morning. If you'd like to take a shot at making your own coffee at home, then follow these ten steps to make sure it tastes just as good as it does at the local coffee shop. …continue reading →

4 Things You Need To Know About Coffee Pods

4 Things You Need To Know About Coffee Pods
For many people, a great day starts with a cup, or two, of freshly roasted coffee. Over the last several years, the single-serve, coffee pods that are used in popular single serve coffee makers, have exploded in the market. In 2013, nearly one-fifth of U.S. households used coffee pods, according to a report released by Time magazine. They are a convenient and straightforward way to get the perfect cup of coffee without the extra work. However, if you're new to the world of coffee, you may not know everything you should about coffee pods. Here are four things that you need to know about coffee pods, so you can get the perfect cup of coffee before your day begins.  continue reading →