I have a ritual whenever I land in a new city. I pick the most famous local dishes, Google the best places to find each one, and then plot them on a map. I note down the walking times between each dish and chart the most efficient route between the dots.
Putting out a call for famous landmarks is a double-edged sword. On the plus side, everyone’s got a picture of a landmark somewhere. On the downside, everyone has a picture of a landmark somewhere.
Ooh la la, it’s hard to imagine anywhere sweeter and more romantic than France! Simply mention the ‘City of Love’ and amorous notions spring to mind, so Paris was the perfect place for Michelle Aguiar to indulge in a special dessert for two…
“On the last night of our trip, we had counted out enough money to go for our signature dinner at Maxim’s. My dinner was spectacular – lobster tail with veal medallions. It literally melted in my mouth. On our usual meager budget this was heaven. But that wasn’t the best part.