Where to stay when in Tuscany if you are a nature seeker?

#WhereToStay #Tuscany #NatureSeeker During my latest trip to Italy with the Italian Cuisine In The World Forum, I was meant to meet various local artisanal producers, get to know them, know their products and what makes them stand out. As such, I had been so happy to meet some amazing people, and get to know …

Reflections from my visit to the Moroccan Berbers

I can honestly say that this was the single most inspiring activity in my whole trip to Morocco I absolutely recommend you visit the Atlas Mountain and the Berbers when in Morocco. You will never know true Morocco until you have visited the Berbers!   The visit to the Berbers of Morocco, reminded me of the importance …

Discovering Morocco

  Nothing can prepare us for visiting a place for the first time! Regardless of how much we read, and how many programmes we watch; how much of it’s food we cook, and how many people we speak with… nothing is like going and experiencing a place first hand.   Morocco exceeded all the expectations …

Mauritius – La Route du Thé

“The value of visiting countries such as Mauritius – that are more or less still virgin, untampered by man’s temperaments or material needs – is that it provides, with simple beauty, a welcome break from big cities’ conditioning, greed and general dissatisfaction. You, all of a sudden, are left to absorb so much nature that you are …

The Adventure of Sugar – Mauritius (L’aventure du Sucre)

           “Streams, now silently meandering, now roaring down into the depths, are bordered with climbing plants, all looking very similar, and trees from whose branches hang great clumps of fern. All these flowering plants are a splendid sight. Mosses and maidenhair ferns grow in the shade of rocks. Fallen tree-trunks are covered in huge …

Culinary Road Trip in the North of Spain

“The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.”                                             – Samuel Johnson   Once a year, I dedicate …