Port wine tasting is what I enjoy most of all in Porto. The best place to try port? Visit the famous port houses. Fun, informative and tasty if you are in Porto. Brands like Sandeman, Offley, Graham’s, Kopke and Taylor probably sound familiar. At the Vila Nova de Gaia, the port houses are close together.
Antwerp is one of the most visited cities just across the border with the Netherlands. You can enjoy shopping, but for me, the best idea is to enjoy good food and drinks at pure restaurants, on a sunny terrace. Visit the newly opened Mercado, the first food market in Belgium. Stroll along the river Schelde and visit ‘t Eilandje. And enjoy! Read more »
Looking forward to exploring Pure! Aruba in December. On my travel itinerary are the best culinary and wellness hotspots of the Caribbean island: sip a healthy smoothie at Manchebo, lunch at Garden Fresh, … Read more »
I visit the Almabtrieb in Reith im Alpbachtal where the party, during our arrival, is already in full swing. We are just in time for the arrival of the cows through the village street. The Tyrolean Almabtrieb is the highlight of my trip to Austria. The return of the cows – sometimes of sheep and goats – from the mountain pastures into the valley in autumn is celebrated. Read more »
Late summer in South Tyrol is also called the fifth season. In this season, you can enjoy the bountiful harvest of the end of the summer. In Brixen, Bressanone in Italian – that sounds more beautiful – I visit the bread and strudel market. With the panorama of the imposing Dolomites in the background, we sit at the Friday afternoon drink at the Domplatz. Read more »
Next week Pure! Food & Travel discovers Porto & North of Portugal. As a wine lover, I’m excited about the Douro wine. The theme of this culinary trip: Great Wine Capitals. Porto and the North of Portugal have four World Heritage Sites by UNESCO: the historical city of Porto, the historical city of Guimarães, the Foz Côa Art Valley and the Douro valley. Read more »
Copenhagen is a paradise for Pure! foodies. You will find an organic breakfast buffet in hotels, restaurants using local produce, fair trade coffee and fancy raw food lunchrooms. The Danes are rightly proud. You see organic, fair & local at every corner. Copenhagen tips: Let’s explore Green Copenhagen! Read more »
The tastiest food comes from Scandinavia. We see that for years now with the trend of the Nordic cuisine. Pure, pure and pure. That defines the Scandinavian cuisine in 3 words. The best local ingredients in Skåne are prepared as natural as possible and presented without much fuss. Time for an update of pure and tasty local food spots in Malmö and the rest of Skåne, southern Sweden. Read more »
Peace, space and nature, all can be found in Western Greece. Messolonghi is known for its lagoon, birds and sea salt. Looking for a destination that is not overrun by tourists and do you fancy Greek cuisine? Then I can recommend Messolonghi. These are the pure tips! Read more »
Check out this funny YouTube movie by JP Sears!