Give Riesling a chance: a philistines guide to Austrian Riesling As part of our ongoing series ‘a philistines guide to…’ we’re covering the sometimes misunderstood, yet wonderfully diverse Riesling. Riesling is one of my favourite wines, and for good reason. … Read More
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Brittany Ferries Travel Requirements: how to get it right! When it comes to exploring Europe, there’s something undeniably romantic and adventurous about traveling by sea. Brittany Ferries offers a plethora of routes that connect the United Kingdom, France, Spain, and … Read More
The best ferry routes to France unveiled They call us ‘Le Rostbif’ we call them arrogant, potato pomme, what is certain, however, is that when it comes to exploring Europe, there’s something undeniably romantic and adventurous about traveling by sea. … Read More
Is Santander worth visiting? The realist’s guide to a Santander city break Welcome to Spain’s geographically blessed, yet architecturally bereft underdog, Santander. The capital city of Cantabria on Spain’s northern coast hasn’t had the best of luck over the years, … Read More
The best art hotels in Vienna to fall in love with Art – in the eye of the beholder. Much like hotels. Art is subjective. For proof, just look at the bloody great mess a well-meaning Italian lady made of … Read More
What is Grüner Veltliner wine? A philistines guide to Austria’s signature wine Having written a couple of posts about Austrian Food, we now need something to wash it all down with. So, what better way to start than by introducing … Read More
The best food in Vienna – The philistine’s guide to Pork Stelze Ok, it’s definitely time for my long overdue follow up to the best food in Vienna – part one. In that post I focused more on wintry dishes. … Read More