A country with a passion for life, Spain is the birthplace of Picasso and paella, matadors and conquistadores, Hemingway novels and the tilting windmills of Don Quixote. More than its legends, history and heroes, Spain is a place of undiscovered beauty and sun-washed treasures. Ready to step off the beaten […]
River cruises are not what they used to be. Gone are the days of meeting in port for stuffy tours on big busses with boring itineraries. Avalon Waterways has created something unique for a new generation of thoughtful travellers, their Active and Discovery river cruises. Check out The Travel Bite’s […]
A speciality of Gjirokastra, qifqi are rice balls (similar to Italian Arancini) that are flavoured with herbs and bound together with eggs. Easy to make, qifqi are the perfect vegetarian snack, especially when dipped in ajvar (a sauce made from roasted capsicum). Qifqi Recipe Makes: 26 Ingredients: 1 cup medium-grain […]
Perched atop the St Lawrence River, stepping foot in Quebec City feels like taking a step back in time. The only fortified city across the USA and Canada, the capital of Quebec attracts more than 4.6 million visitors annually, with its swirling cobblestoned streets, fairytale castles and European architecture. While […]
Matt Long of Landlopers shares the details of his first river cruising experience with Avalon Waterways down the Danube, which includes active and discovery experiences. Read the full article here.
Though proudly French, Collioure sits just 25km from Spain and is a city where two cultures collide. Beyond the pastel-hued homes that hug the rocky coastline, you’ll uncover well-respected wines and Catalan cuisine. From dining to sightseeing and local experiences, these are some of our tips and favourite places to […]