Armenia in Autumn: Welcome to Sunny Armenia!

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Europe

September 08, 2019

Travel

Armenia in Autumn: Welcome to Sunny Armenia!

The first time you come to Armenia, you just subconsciously understand that this is an exceptional place, different from all the other places where you have been before. You feel something elusive in…

September 08, 2019 | Armenia

Grecotel Pallace Athens: Good but not the Five Stars I Expected

Hotels | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 18, 2019

Hotels

Grecotel Pallace Athens: Good but not the Five Stars I Expected

A happy hotel... but unfortunately not the rooms! A beautiful lobby, decorative structures, design items until the room door opened. I was willing to post a 5/5 about the hotel for its unique…

August 18, 2019 | Reviews | Athens

Paradise Beach and Restaurant on the Island of Symi

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Europe

August 18, 2019

Restaurants

Paradise Beach and Restaurant on the Island of Symi

A traditional Greek kitchen, a waitress looking like an owner’s daughter, la mama preparing the plates and people sunbathing on the beach, Paradise is your traditional Greek restaurant with a…

August 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Greece

LOS: Art and Food on the Island of Symi

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Europe

August 18, 2019

Restaurants

LOS: Art and Food on the Island of Symi

Marvelous, to say the least, the restaurant is marvelous! High-end and classy, even though located on the harbor, LOS - for Lobster, Oyster, and Sushi- doesn’t look like a restaurant for…

August 18, 2019 | International Cuisine | Greece

18 Food Stops to Discover in Athens, Greece: Reviews, Photos and Video

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 15, 2019

Restaurants

18 Food Stops to Discover in Athens, Greece: Reviews, Photos and Video

Traveling to Athens, where to go, what to eat, what to do! My Favorite 18 places to eat an enjoyable meal. Yoleni’s Greek Gastronomic Center: A Must Visit in AthensAfter enjoying a unique…

August 15, 2019 | Recommended | Athens

Yoleni’s Greek Gastronomic Center: A Must Visit in Athens

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 14, 2019

Restaurants

Yoleni’s Greek Gastronomic Center: A Must Visit in Athens

After enjoying a unique experience at Ergon, I went online searching for a similar experience and found Yoleni’s. Yoleni’s is a supermarket, training center, tasting academy and…

August 14, 2019 | Recommended | Athens

Stani: Traditional Greek Yogurt Since 1931

Tasty Discoveries | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 14, 2019

Tasty Discoveries

Stani: Traditional Greek Yogurt Since 1931

Famous since 1931, Stani is where you can have a traditional Greek yogurt with honey and walnuts. Old on all fronts, decor, and menu, the place is not your fancy restaurant but more of a cafe for a…

August 14, 2019 | Athens

-14 Ice Cream: Delicious Refreshing Treat in Athens

Tasty Discoveries | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 14, 2019

Tasty Discoveries

-14 Ice Cream: Delicious Refreshing Treat in Athens

It’s good ice cream in Athens. Actually, I noticed that almost all ice cream parlors are good, inspired by Italian gelato. One of several stops I’ve tried in the Greek capital, I’d…

August 14, 2019 | Tasty Discoveries | Athens

7 Cactus Athens: Try the Savory Potato Pancakes

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 14, 2019

Restaurants

7 Cactus Athens: Try the Savory Potato Pancakes

I’m not sure how I ended up here and arriving at a small restaurant and waiting to be seated means it’s famous enough. 7 cactus is in one of those calm areas behind the acropolis, a…

August 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Athens

Cool things to do in Yerevan

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Europe

August 12, 2019

Popular

Cool things to do in Yerevan

Yerevan is one of those cities that you hear about but likely couldn’t point to on the map.   Are you planning to head in Yerevan and have no idea what things to do? We…

August 12, 2019 | Travel | Armenia

Choux Choux Gelateria: Exquisite Ice Cream Profiterole

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 31, 2019

Restaurants

Choux Choux Gelateria: Exquisite Ice Cream Profiterole

Two years ago, I made a point to visit every eclair and choux place around the planet passing by Paris, London, Beirut, New York, and Bucharest. Some are good, others less, but what I can say after…

July 31, 2019 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Athens

Little Tree Books and Coffee: Sunday Vibes on the Sidewalk in Athens

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 31, 2019

Restaurants

Little Tree Books and Coffee: Sunday Vibes on the Sidewalk in Athens

It’s the longest walk we did from the city center. 1,6 kilometers from our hotel and located behind the acropolis mountain, Little Tree is a coffee shop and bookstore open on the main street…

July 31, 2019 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Athens

iFeel: Breakfast and Eggs Florentine in Athens

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 30, 2019

Restaurants

iFeel: Breakfast and Eggs Florentine in Athens

Searching for the best breakfast spots in Athens, Trip Advisor led me to iFeel. A good rating in a restaurant loaded with people; I was lucky to find the last table available. Brunch is served every…

July 30, 2019 | Restaurants | Athens

Taqueria Maya: One of the Best Mexican Eats of Athens

Mexican | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 30, 2019

Mexican

Taqueria Maya: One of the Best Mexican Eats of Athens

A was craving a Mexican lunch... With a high rating on google maps, Taqueria Maya was an obvious choice! Tacos, burrito, nachos and salads, the street food restaurant served casual food with no…

July 30, 2019 | Recommended | Athens

Happy Blender: Açaí and Pitaya Bowls in Athens

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 30, 2019

Restaurants

Happy Blender: Açaí and Pitaya Bowls in Athens

I couldn’t believe my eyes! I found Pitaya and Açaí bowls in Athens. My dream bowls which I discovered two years ago in New York have made it to this part of the world. I simply…

July 30, 2019 | Reviews | Athens

Royal Greek Souvlaki Ermou: Pita Sandwiches in Athens

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 30, 2019

Restaurants

Royal Greek Souvlaki Ermou: Pita Sandwiches in Athens

Four skewers rolling on the lower floor, air-conditioned seating in the upper floor, Royal Souvlaki seems to be a renowned destination for local traditional food. Filming a movie about Athens, the…

July 30, 2019 | Reviews | Athens

Montakiou: Start Your Day with Premium Coffee and Unconventional Sandwiches in Athens

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 30, 2019

Restaurants

Montakiou: Start Your Day with Premium Coffee and Unconventional Sandwiches in Athens

A great choice! Found on google maps, I walked directly to Montakiou which turned out to be one of the best coffee makers in Athens. Using the best brands out there, they grind coffee a-la-minute and…

July 30, 2019 | Restaurants | Athens

Zampano: My Favorite Breakfast Stop in Athens

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 27, 2019

Restaurants

Zampano: My Favorite Breakfast Stop in Athens

It’s like one of those Paris or New York spots renowned for breakfast and brunch. The vibe is different from anything else I experienced the last two days, the mood and the menu. Music, high…

July 27, 2019 | Recommended | Athens

Zuccherino: I Literally Screamed from Joy!

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 27, 2019

Restaurants

Zuccherino: I Literally Screamed from Joy!

Famous for their chocolate soup, Zuccherino is one of those places you have to visit when in Athens. Chocolate in a bowl, Millefeuille cake, and ruby chocolate ball were the three cravings I ordered…

July 27, 2019 | Desserts & Sweets | Athens

Just Pita: Trying Kontosouvli for the First Time

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 27, 2019

Restaurants

Just Pita: Trying Kontosouvli for the First Time

I was hungry and the choices were not many; at walking distance, a couple of hundred meters from the hotel,  Just Pita welcomes late-night visitors. With an aim to try as many local dishes as…

July 27, 2019 | Reviews | Athens

Ergon Athens: A Dream Place for Foodies. Beautiful Decor and Delicious Food

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 26, 2019

Restaurants

Ergon Athens: A Dream Place for Foodies. Beautiful Decor and Delicious Food

It’s marvelous! A dream place, a haven I dream of owning. A foodie gourmet hub I hope one day will open in Beirut. It’s so fresh, happy and vibrant... enter into a little paradise…

July 26, 2019 | Recommended | Athens

Pax Burgers: A Tasty Burger in Athens

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 26, 2019

Restaurants

Pax Burgers: A Tasty Burger in Athens

After eating five pita sandwiches around the city, I needed a change! How about having a burger. Pax won the third price in the burger festival. American inspired place, industrial and colorful, I…

July 26, 2019 | Restaurants | Athens

Pame Tsipouro, Pame Kafenio

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Greece

July 26, 2019

Restaurants

Pame Tsipouro, Pame Kafenio

Beautiful, the restaurant is simply beautiful and magical. Colors, fresh vibes, and everything to make you want to stay for long. We were simply passing, ended up having fries, fried zucchini chips…

July 26, 2019 | Restaurants | Athens

Travel to ARMENIA: One Week was not Enough! Watch the Movie, Check the Photos and Plan Your Trip

Travel | Armenia Europe

Europe

July 24, 2019

Travel

Travel to ARMENIA: One Week was not Enough! Watch the Movie, Check the Photos and Plan Your Trip

I’ve been remembering my last visit to Armenia as if it happened yesterday! A country of amazing discoveries, breathtaking scenery, and unique people; Armenia, here I come again to discover…

July 24, 2019 | Travel | Armenia

Emporio Armani Ristorante: Two Thumbs Up for the Food!

Restaurants | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 24, 2019

Restaurants

Emporio Armani Ristorante: Two Thumbs Up for the Food!

For the third time in three years, I visit the Emporio Armani restaurant located under the Armani hotel in Milano. I remember it to be well lit, decorated in red colors and serving the best saffron…

July 24, 2019 | Restaurants | Milan

CIOCCOLATITALIANI: Chocolate Gelato in Milano

Recommended | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 24, 2019

Recommended

CIOCCOLATITALIANI: Chocolate Gelato in Milano

Cioccolati Italiani: It's not my first time because all I can remember is that their Ice Cream is good, tasty, fresh and good looking, every time I visit Milano. Simply amazing, strongly "Chocolate",…

July 24, 2019 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Milan

Natural Sights of Armenia

Travel | Armenia Europe

Europe

July 16, 2019

Travel

Natural Sights of Armenia

People have different preferences. Some people like spending time with friends, others just prefer to rest at home, the rest like singing and dancing, another group of people is more into gazing the…

July 16, 2019 | Armenia

Top 10 Armenian foods you should try: Feel the test of Armenia

Spotted Stories | Armenia Europe

Europe

July 09, 2019

Spotted Stories

Top 10 Armenian foods you should try: Feel the test of Armenia

Armenian cuisine is an interesting way to know the country better.  Here is the list of suggestions about some local food you should try when visiting Armenia. Traditional food in…

July 09, 2019 | Popular | Armenia

Ta Karamanlidika: Cold Cuts and Cheeses in Athens

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 09, 2019

Restaurants

Ta Karamanlidika: Cold Cuts and Cheeses in Athens

Cold cut and cheese with a selection of local specialties, the restaurant is famous and part of several Top10 lists. Unfortunately, the service is slow and not too welcoming. I’ve been here,…

July 09, 2019 | Restaurants | Athens

Just Made 33: Unique Sandwich Shop

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 09, 2019

Restaurants

Just Made 33: Unique Sandwich Shop

Found on google maps, the sandwicheria showcases mouthwatering photos of sandwiches and cakes. Located on the corner of building 33, a cafe, coffee shop, and diner welcome you. I loved the…

July 09, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Athens

Armani Ristorante Milano: Experience a Trendy and Fine Dining Dinner

Restaurants | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 06, 2019

Restaurants

Armani Ristorante Milano: Experience a Trendy and Fine Dining Dinner

I’m a fan! This is all that I can say. Not a fan of the clothing brand but a fan of their restaurants visiting every time I have the chance, especially in Paris and Milano. I’ve been to…

July 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Milan

Wagamama at The Airport! Breakfast the Japanese Way

Restaurants | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 04, 2019

Restaurants

Wagamama at The Airport! Breakfast the Japanese Way

I’m a fan of the brand! Arriving at the airport in Milan, I was happily surprised to discover that Wagamama is not in Italy! At ten in the morning, you can’t order noodles but a selection…

July 04, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Milan

A Unique Coffee Experience: Starbucks Reserve Roastery Milano: It's Breathtaking

Recommended | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 03, 2019

Recommended

A Unique Coffee Experience: Starbucks Reserve Roastery Milano: It's Breathtaking

Starbucks celebrates the opening of its first store in Italy and the most beautiful Starbucks in the world: the Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Milan. The highly anticipated Milan Roastery is the crown…

July 03, 2019 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Milan

The Armani Hotel Milano: Technology and Style with a Touch of Finesse

Hotels | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 02, 2019

Hotels

The Armani Hotel Milano: Technology and Style with a Touch of Finesse

I’m a fan of the brand, -not the clothing brand but- their restaurants and now added hotels to the list. Upscale, modern, generous, luxurious, and created to impress. It’s been a ritual…

July 02, 2019 | Recommended | Milan

The Iconic Harry’s Bar Firenze Since 1953

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Italy

June 16, 2019

Restaurants

The Iconic Harry’s Bar Firenze Since 1953

Harry’s Bar, the world famous Harry’s Bar opened in Beirut but unfortunately couldn’t continue for long. I’ve heard endless stories about this iconic brand which started in…

June 16, 2019 | Restaurants | Florence

FICO Eataly World: THE WORLD’S LARGEST FOOD PARK

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Europe

June 15, 2019

Restaurants

FICO Eataly World: THE WORLD’S LARGEST FOOD PARK

THE WORLD’S LARGEST FOOD PARK. COVERING AN AREA OF 100,000 SQM IN BOLOGNA, FICO EMBODIES THE WONDERS OF ITALIAN BIODIVERSITY. FICO was born out of a passion for the heritage of Italian…

June 15, 2019 | Recommended | Italy

Biasetto: Award Winning Mouthwatering Cakes in Padova, Italy

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Europe

June 14, 2019

Restaurants

Biasetto: Award Winning Mouthwatering Cakes in Padova, Italy

Excellent! World champion and the chef deserves the award. Born and raised in Belgium, chef Luigi Biasetto learned the art of chocolate and came back to his motherland. Pastry chef winner of…

June 14, 2019 | Recommended | Italy

Hotel Regency Firenze: Small Luxury Hotels of the World in Florence

Hotels | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 13, 2019

Hotels

Hotel Regency Firenze: Small Luxury Hotels of the World in Florence

Located at a ten minutes walk from Florence city center, the Regency is a luxury boutique hotel for travelers seeking calm. Old and authentic, the decor takes you on journey back memory lane making…

June 13, 2019 | Recommended | Florence

Fuor D’Acqua: I Came Back After Ten Years! A Memorable Experience

Restaurants | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 12, 2019

Restaurants

Fuor D’Acqua: I Came Back After Ten Years! A Memorable Experience

I’ve been waiting for this moment for so long! Ten years since I last visited and still remember to date the superb food I had. Fuor D’Acqua, the restaurant under the stone arcades,…

June 12, 2019 | Recommended | Florence

Paper Moon Milano: Back After Two Years and Still Loving it; A Coup de Coeur

Restaurants | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

June 11, 2019

Restaurants

Paper Moon Milano: Back After Two Years and Still Loving it; A Coup de Coeur

Two years ago, I discovered a restaurant; an Italian restaurant in the heart of Milano. A unique restaurant serving exceptional food made with love and dedication. A restaurant filled with guests,…

June 11, 2019 | Recommended | Milan

Marvelous Venice! A Video Review and 200 Photos

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Italy

June 11, 2019

Popular

Marvelous Venice! A Video Review and 200 Photos

Epic Grandeur Never was a thoroughfare so aptly named as the Grand Canal, reflecting the glories of centuries of Venetian architecture in the 50 palazzi and six churches lining its banks. At the end…

June 11, 2019 | Popular | Venice

Tre Marchetti: Upscale Italian Trattoria Serving Local Veronese Specialities

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Europe

June 10, 2019

Restaurants

Tre Marchetti: Upscale Italian Trattoria Serving Local Veronese Specialities

Two forks, two knives, delicate crystal water glasses and customized wine glasses set on ironed white table cloth... that’s not the setup you’re used to at your neighborhood Trattoria.…

June 10, 2019 | Restaurants | Italy

Trattoria Do Forni: Pasta for the Soul, Non-Touristic in Venice

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Italy

June 10, 2019

Restaurants

Trattoria Do Forni: Pasta for the Soul, Non-Touristic in Venice

Imagine that I visited more than nine years ago and still remember how great the food was. Located in the heart of Venice a few meters from the famous Piazza San Marco, Da Forni is one of the…

June 10, 2019 | Recommended | Venice

Ristorante Giallo Modena at Enzo Ferrari Museum

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Europe

June 10, 2019

Restaurants

Ristorante Giallo Modena at Enzo Ferrari Museum

Located inside Enzo Ferrari’s museum in Modena, the restaurant looks more like a lunch cafeteria. Some tables set under the atrium, decorated tables and a menu up to the standard of a casual…

June 10, 2019 | Restaurants | Italy

A Deserved One Star Michelin at Ristorante Oseleta, Villa Cordevigo

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Europe

June 09, 2019

Restaurants

A Deserved One Star Michelin at Ristorante Oseleta, Villa Cordevigo

With a traffic jam that delayed our trip for more than thirty minutes, we arrived at the restaurant at 09:36 pm. Despite the delay, we were welcomed and treated professionally. Located at the villa,…

June 09, 2019 | Michelin | Italy

Staying at Villa Cordevigo Relais & Chateaux in Cavaion, Italy

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Europe

June 09, 2019

Restaurants

Staying at Villa Cordevigo Relais & Chateaux in Cavaion, Italy

Arriving at a closed gate, the receptionist answered: “Good morning sir, welcome to Villa Cordevigo”. I drove the alley between high trees, left my car at the parking, and walked to the…

June 09, 2019 | Hotels | Italy

Ristorante Caruso: Lunch on the Lake in Sirmione! Delicious Pasta!

Restaurants | Italy Europe

Europe

June 08, 2019

Restaurants

Ristorante Caruso: Lunch on the Lake in Sirmione! Delicious Pasta!

Located on the lake in one of Italy’s famous touristic villages, Caruso offers a wide selection of Italian specialties with a view. On the terrace under the sun or inside, both experiences are…

June 08, 2019 | Restaurants | Italy

Best Western Hotel, Le Mondial Hôtel, Cannes

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Europe

June 07, 2019

Hotels

Best Western Hotel, Le Mondial Hôtel, Cannes

Spending the night in Cannes, I chose a casual hotel called Le Mondial. Part of the Best Western brand, the hotel, located in the heart of Cannes’ market was a perfect choice. Shopping, dining,…

June 07, 2019 | Reviews | France

Enoteca Pinchiorri: Best of the Best! A Lifetime Dining Experience at a Three Starred Michelin

Restaurants | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 07, 2019

Restaurants

Enoteca Pinchiorri: Best of the Best! A Lifetime Dining Experience at a Three Starred Michelin

I invite you to watch the video, enjoy dinner with me, and try to feel what I felt; dinner at Enoteca Pinchiorri is unmatched, a memorable experience I will never forget... When you find a table…

June 07, 2019 | French | Florence

Big Fernand: one of My Favorite Burgers!

Restaurants | France Europe

Europe

June 06, 2019

Restaurants

Big Fernand: one of My Favorite Burgers!

Ask for the Big Fernand burger, upgrade it with a double patty, cooked medium, and enjoy. Two thick pure beef patties, pink in the inside, juicy and enjoyable inside out. Embraced by a tender French…

June 06, 2019 | Recommended | France

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