• Food & Drink

    Accessible Lisbon

    by  • November 23, 2017 • Architecture, Food & Drink, Lisbon, Religious Sites

    In my experience, Lisbon is one of the easiest European cities to explore if you’re in a wheelchair   I am disabled and use a wheelchair (pushed by my kind husband) to get around outside.  This year I have been fortunate enough to visit a few European cities but two in particular stand out...

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    Give Valencia a try – not only for it’s culture but also for its gastronomy.

    by  • July 29, 2017 • City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Food & Drink, Valencia

    Valencia is an excellent city-break destination but it lies under the radar for most tourists. Valencia might not spring to mind when you’re thinking of heading to Spain for a short break, particularly a foodie break.  However for a number of reasons Spain’s third largest city can justifiably be termed one of the top...

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    Bologna is One of Italy’s Hidden Gems

    by  • May 26, 2016 • Bologna, City Breaks, Food & Drink

    Bologna makes an ideal city break destination for foodies   The city of Bologna, capital of the Emilia Romagna region in northern Italy,  really is a gastronomic delight.  Having recently watched Rick Stein’s programme about the city in his “Long Weekends” series, I was reminded what a charming place Bologna is and how it...

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