Where to eat in Bari. A list of 10 [I t a l y]

Burrata at Tana del Polpo

Have I already told you how much I love Puglia? This unpretentious place with sun-drenched houses and unspoiled beauty which excels in cucina povera and abounds with fresh seafood and local produces. You must have noticed by now that I keep praising the local food atmosphere with its Β simple dishes.

Only 2 weekends in Bari so far, but it feels a bit like a home away from home. I already know my way around and I’m still looking forward to the next trip. Not to mention that each time I left Puglia, my hand luggage was packed with Continue reading

Vietnam Travel Visa for Romanians

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Planning to visit the country of Pho anytime soon? Here are a few useful tips regarding the travel visa if you reside in Romania or if your nationality is Romanian.

Where do I request my visa?

The safest option is to Continue reading

Phollow the Pho [ Pho bo tasting in 4 European cities]

Pho bo Amsterdam

As most of you might already know, pho is a traditional Vietnamese soup consisting of clear beef broth, rice noodles, slim cuts of beef, bean sprouts (fresh and crunchy), finely sliced raw red onions & spring onions. Needles to say, imperatively garnished with fresh coriander and served with hot chili sauce.

What I know for sure is that once you have a bowl of this heavenly broth, it can Continue reading

Puccia – a street food specialty from Southern Italy [ Lecce, I t a l y]

Puccia

The name puccia comes from the type of bread that this amazing Italian sandwich is made with. This street food is a typical dish of the local cuisine of Puglia and consists of a homemade pita-like bread filled in with an array of toppings : marinated or grilled Continue reading

Weekend in Bari [ I t a l y ]

Building in Bari

Five girls sharing a strong craving for Italian food pack their bags and go on a low cost flight to Bari for the weekend.Β “To Bali?” everyone kept asking.Β “No, to Bari, Italy.”Β 

The truth is I didn’t have much idea either about this part of Italy, but it proved to be a Continue reading

Fish Market in Bari, Italy

Sea food Bari

One of the most pleasant surprises I had during my short trip to Bari was an outdoor fish market right by the seaside. We were looking for a parking spot so we happened to drive by and there it was – the fish market!

It was a sunny Sunday in November (almost summer-like) and, although Continue reading

Piata Obor – A Must Visit Market in Bucharest

If you are a dedicated foodie, looking for a place with various local, seasonal and out of season products and Romanian street food, in a very local atmosphere, then this should be your destination. Even if you just need to do the shopping, this is the place where you can find a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables at very reasonable prices, meats, fish, cheeses, nuts and seeds, delicious bread.

Or like me, you feel nostalgic for your grandma’s garden which used Continue reading