Although some places in the Northern Hemisphere are still snowed in, Spring truly has arrived and is well worth celebrating, if only for the sheer hope of warmer days one day soon. In the spirit of blue skies and green grass, cherry blossoms and going barefoot for the first time this year, here are three … Read more
Weekly Question #12: Would you travel to a country considered to be dangerous? A somewhat knotty and gritty question, but one which our Belles approached with their usual aplomb and open minds. No-one, either on the Facebook page, or on the forum, said that they wouldn’t travel to a dangerous country, and the very definition … Read more
This is Krista, writing to you from Queensland, Australia this morning as I share a round up of great posts from the Belle-es-sphere, the blogs written by some of our favorite past Travel Belle contributors. We start in Canada with a tour of a festival for small batch breweries by Cailin: Small Batch Burn A … Read more
La ferme aux escargots near Perpignan My first experience with escargots was, quite appropriately, in a Parisian bistro famous for their roast chicken called L’Ami Louis. In this particular establishment, a dozen giant escargots de Bourgogne arrive on a glass platter destined for this purpose, stuffed to the brim with a delectable parsley and garlic … Read more
If you like to travel around Asia then you will probably be familiar with some of best dishes on offer. A dish that has proved popular across the board, and particularly in Singapore is mouthwatering Laksa. Laksa is a tantalising spicy noodle dish that is a favourite with the locals in Singapore. It is served … Read more
Travel anywhere along the Adriatic Coast and you cannot ignore the traditional fish cuisine. Each locality has its own speciality such as stuffed mussels and stuffed squid, pasta with clams, fried fish, pasta and chickpeas, seafood soup and so on. Not least, the Gulf of Vasto, where many dishes are still prepared by local mums in the traditional way.
During these winter months, Seville’s markets offer a wealth of variety: wild mushrooms from the nearby Sierras, tagarninas (thistle-like shrubbery) and wild, bitter-tasting asparagus. But the most prominent feature are those round, vibrant-coloured boules, synonymous with Seville: oranges!