Newcastle upon Tyne, also simply referred to as “Newcastle”, is one of the largest cities in England situated in Tyne and Wear. The city is a mix of tradition and metropolitan elegance; well-known for its interesting museums, inspiring history, refined Victorian architecture, vibrant nightlife due to its high student population, and great food.… Read more
Trust me 24 hours in Edinburgh isn’t enough to get a feel for this city. Not even 48 hours. I would recommend at least 3-5 days in the city – at least you can tick off a lot of the essential things to do that way!… Read more
It was a Friday afternoon. We packed a getaway bag and made our way to our home away from home in Beirut. A break from our daily work routine was very necessary, and what better way to break a routine than to add a pinch of class and luxury over the weekend?… Read more
London has a lot to offer, especially during the festive season. From its iconic buildings, historic landmarks, busy streets, evolving cuisine, and rich culture, it would take you years to fully discover this remarkable city.… Read more
Edinburgh is an exceptionally beautiful city to visit at any time of the year. Imagine what it’s like during the Christmas holiday season, with all its striking street decorations, eye-catching lights, and uplifting festive atmosphere!… Read more
Forgive my absence over the last two weeks. Don’t fret, I’m back now – it’s not like I ever gave up writing and taking pictures of my food and everyone else’s.… Read more
“Eat better, be happier, live longer.” – Teresa Carles, Flax and Kale Barcelona
You’re probably gonna want to book your next flight to Barcelona after reading this – you’ve been warned.… Read more
We got to sleep in for once during our vacation! Until 9 am!
Day 5 was the day we switched accommodations for a new Barcelona experience. It started out pretty well, before the messy transportation issues…
Day 5: A New Barcelona Experience
Stop #1 – Churros con Chocolate for Breakfast at Xurreria Manuel San Román
Of course, chocolate.… Read more
One of the great things about Barcelona is that it’s so easy to get around that we were mostly walking everywhere we needed to go. I can’t count the number of times we walked on the marina starting from Port Vell to the many beaches stretched out along the coast or the times we passed the twisting and turning streets of Gothic Quarter and that ever-stretching Passeig de Gracia.… Read more
God knows my chocolate making skills are close to non-existent, so no, I wasn’t exactly a master chef (this time anyway)! However, I did get to play with chocolate.
About Elsa Chocolatier
Established in 1994, the family-owned business, Elsa Chocolatier, opened its first shop in Mar Elias, offering Belgian chocolate of the highest quality to Beirut.… Read more
I am in love with Barcelona.
T and I took a long (and very necessary) vacation in September. We set off for our first trip to Barcelona – a 9 day trip to an exciting, stunning city that resulted in beautiful memories that will last us a lifetime.… Read more
If you want a simple, easy and meaningful trip in Lebanon, go to Harissa! For the purpose of this article, Harissa means “The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lebanon”, because it’s certainly a mouthful.… Read more
It was really time to get out of the city, so T and I organized a trip to the North to breathe in some clean, fresh air. Okay, let’s be honest here.… Read more