Articles tagged with: food-drink-holidays
With the return of much-loved show The Great British Bake Off to our TV screens, what better time to start putting your budding baking skills to the test at the Barsham Barns’Artisan Bread School in North Norfolk?
For the first time, the tourist boards in Norway and West Sweden have joined forces to put together the ultimate five-day self-drive tour, exploring 150 miles of Scandinavia’s most idyllic scenery.
Esme Fox heads to the charming southern French city of Toulouse to experience its annual Fête de la Musique and to see what else the ‘Pink City’ has to offer.
This Saturday, June 29th, sees the start of the 2013 Tour De France. Made up of 21 stages, the tour spans the entire country covering a total distance of 3,479 kilometres. As the riders set off along the epic route, it’s the perfect time for visitors and Tour spectators to explore the country’s wine regions whilst enjoying the action (let’s hope the cyclists aren't stopping off to indulge along the way!). In this special wine video tour of France, you can follow the peloton's route and see what wines the regions have to offer along the way, from the early stages in the Languedoc-Roussillon to the Loire Valley and finally Paris.
I’ve read many times that Madrid is more than a city, but ‘a way of life’ and if that’s the case, then the Duke de Santo Mauro certainly had the right idea when building his stunning 19th century residence in the chic neighbourhood of Chamberi, now a lavish five-star Autograph Hotel.
New for 2013, the Barbados Tourism Authority has launched an Island Inclusive offer providing visitors with ‘free spending money’ to be redeemed against a wide range of activities, attractions and dining outlets on-island.
John Torode and Gregg Wallace, of Masterchef fame, have taken on their biggest taste test to date after being appointed as the official ‘taste buds’ of Heathrow Airport.
Now that the sun is shining (at long last!) get your sunnies on and head outside for our pick of fun events taking place across the country this bank holiday weekend:
El Celler de Can Roca in Girona, Spain, was announced as the winner of the coveted award The World’s Best Restaurant 2013 earlier this week.
On Monday April 29th, El Celler de Can Roca was announced as the winner of the coveted award The World’s Best Restaurant 2013.
A treat for all the senses, Thailand’s bustling streets and shopping districts offer a truly alternative and authentic experience.
For the sixth year running the internationally renowned Slow Fish Festival will take place in Genoa, the capital of Liguria in north west Italy, from May 9th to 12th.
Enjoy a postcard perfect foodie getaway at Watergate Bay Hotel in Cornwall this spring. With the latest offering for 2013, Taste of the Bay combines casually stylish accommodation, a stunning Cornish location and three great places to eat. A top destination for food lovers, Watergate Bay Hotel recently won ‘Best Foodie Hotel’ as voted for by readers of Food Magazine.
Whether you're after an action-packed holiday or a luxurious escape, here's a handy guide to Croatia's best islands:
Why we're loving Dublin this week:
The Marais district – literally translated as ‘the marsh’ – is certainly one of the trendiest areas of the French capital, and Les Jardins du Marais hotel is located at its heart.
The Italian Ministry for Regional Affairs, Tourism and Sport has launched an international campaign – 'Rediscover Italy' – to support tourism in Emilia Romagna, Lombardia and Veneto.
Rainbow Tours have reduced the price of a week’s holiday to Zanzibar between now and June 30th by £300 per person, when booked by March 31st.
With British Airways returning to Sri Lanka next month after a 15-year absence, visiting ‘The Pearl of the Indian Ocean’ is becoming even easier. World Expeditions is offering a 12-day culinary tour of Sri Lanka for £3,250 per person.
A new tourism campaign branding Suffolk as ‘curious’ was launched today in London.
Pancake Day – otherwise known as Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday – is traditionally the day when households use up all their indulgent ingredients, such as eggs, sugar and butter, before Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent.
Historian and broadcaster Dan Snow has inherited a passionate love of the Welsh landscape, people … and its ice cream.
Ceri Gautama discovers why Kalkan is the jewel of Turkey’s Lycian Coast and perfect for anyone seeking an away-from-it-all break this summer.
Jason Atherton, the award-winning Michelin star chef who owns restaurants in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai, is to cook for guests on Silversea cruise ship Silver Shadow later this year.
Wondercool Festival will be taking over the streets of Copenhagen from February 1st to 28th 2013.