Archive for November, 2017

Francesinha – Porto’s favorite sandwich is not for the faint-hearted

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Travel does curious things to traditional cuisine. And we’re not just talking about Olive Garden abominations here, but universal favorites. Inspired by distant homelands and adapted for local tastes, the end product often bears no resemblance to what the relatives back in the old country would recognise.


Music for miles: tunes on the road can be a good thing

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Let’s put aside the question of whether you should or should not be listening to music while riding your bicycle, and focus on the fact that music adds a whole additional dimension of pleasure to what can, at times, be a slightly monotonous activity.