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 »
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The end of August I will visit Western Greece, also known as Greece’s natural park. Mountain landscapes, wetlands of unparalleled beauty, glorious beaches and countless islands. You can do plenty of activities like kayaking. The Messolonghi Lagoon has calm waters to go kayaking. Visit the wetlands, go birdwatching and of course I like to visit organic producers. Read more »
What to do in Seville in 24 hours? Check my 4x things to do in Seville tips with the best restaurants serving healthy food and a cosy boutique hotel in the center of this beautiful city. Also nice is the Parque de María Luisa. To cool off on a hot summer day… Read more »
In Menorca, it’s not only a delight to enjoy food and drinks at restaurants serving local products, you can also stay at the most beautiful rural hotels. I prefer to stay overnight at these pretty and quiet, rural hotels. Also, it is nice to stay at different boutique hotels during your trip. You will discover different sides of the island and your travelling distance is smaller. Check out my three tips on where to stay in boutique hotels in Menorca! Read more »
Nothing is better (and tastier!) when you eat local products, as much as possible, when you travel. In Menorca, I ate ‘queso de Mahon’, lots of fish and seafood, local seasonal vegetables and I drank Menorcan wine, gin and ‘hierbas de Menorca’. Typical dishes are ‘oliagua’ (soup, served hot or cold) and caldereta (lobster stew). Did you know that mayonnaise originated from Mahon? Check out my 9x Menorca restaurants serving local food. Read more »
Puszta in Hungary: Back to nature! I was with an enthusiastic Hungarian tour guide and a group of journalists and bloggers on a press trip in Hungary. On our program were visits to the Great Plain, spas and thermal baths in Hajdúszoboszló and the city of Debrecen. Read more »
My next Pure! Food & Travel trip will take me to Jerez de la Frontera to learn everything about sherry. Check out this lovely YouTube movie!
Read my SLOW Menorca travel tips on my Dutch website puuruiteten.nl. Coming soon in English. Later this week I will explore SLOW Menorca. What’s on my program? Yoga, pilates, wellness and of course there will be local and organic food. At restaurants, bodegas, farmers markets and there is fresh fish to catch. Read more »
Looking for a delicious vegetarian restaurant in Amsterdam with lots of vegan options and organic ingredients? A tasty spiritual fairy tale! That’s an excellent description of the vegetarian restaurant Golden Temple, in Amsterdam. You find the oldest vegetarian restaurant of the Netherlands in the cozy Utrechtsestraat. Read more »