Florence’s Hidden Gems: Food

[This post is Episode 1 of a multi-part series on Florence, Italy.] Traveling to Italy? Florence, Italy ('Firenze' in Italiano) has some amazing hidden gems,... and I'll help you discover them! If you are like me, you usually avoid cities that are over-touristed. I was leery of Dubrovnik for this reason. I like to find …

Le Garde-Manger: Parisien Lunch

Had lunch today with my colleague's in the Paris office. A wonderful French restaurant with really great authentic French cuisine. The restaurant is called Le Garde-Manger and is in the city of Saint-Cloud on the western edge of central Paris. The wine list was extensive. We received excellent service from a mademoiselle whose small muscular …

But First, Coffee (Part II) – Tourishta

Coffee in Budapest anyone? -- Lane Beck, 12 May 2018, San Diego CA The temperature in Budapest seems to be climbing a degree per day. After 2.5 years on a very cold, drizzly island, I am revelling in the continental weather; spending more time outside (kint), in water (vízben) and under sun (nap alatt). One …

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Restaurant Lady Pi-Pi, Old Town Dubrovnik, Croatia 

Yes, you read that right...And that is the correct pronunciation. Evidently, she couldn't hold it any longer... and this well-endowed women enjoys peeing au natural. Croatians don't do breakfast... At least not as we Americans, Canadians and Northern Europeans know it. But after three weeks traveling Croatia and Slovenia, we were longing for something more …