When we lived in London, every Saturday we'd stroll around the farmers' market at the end of our road. Coffees in hand, chatting and browsing (but never actually buying, London is expensive peeps). So it was lovely to pick up this little tradition again here in Mexico at the Mercado… Read more of "Sayulita farmers' market"
Breakfast is big in Mexico. We're talking eggs, baskets of handmade corn tortillas, shredded chicken or beef, refried beans, lots of salsa. Before we arrived, my knowledge of Mexican breakfasts started and ended with huevos rancheros, but there are so many more and they usually include eggs. The main thing… Read more of "A guide to Mexican eggs"
One of the things I've enjoyed about spending longer in one country – we've been in Mexico for 4 months now, our longest stint yet! – is getting a better understanding of the culture. We're starting to pick up on things that we might not have noticed on a shorter trip. My… Read more of "¡Buen provecho!"
One of the things we loved about Oaxaca was the coffee shops (here are some of the others!). Oaxaca produces some of the best coffee in Mexico and there are lots of great places to enjoy it around the city, from cosy hole-in-the-walls to bright, colourful outdoor spaces. Here are… Read more of "Five great coffee shops in Oaxaca, Mexico"
Speak to pretty much anyone about Cuba and you'll hear the same thing – the food is terrible. Food is one of our favourite ways to experience other cultures, and we love discovering local dishes, learning about the different ways people use ingredients and trying new flavours. So I was curious… Read more of "What to eat in Cuba"
From local tapas joints to contemporary dining and fish restaurants by the sea, Valencia has a lot to offer foodies. It's a city where the quality of ingredients is important and the seafood, in particular, is excellent. If you're heading to Valencia for the first time, here are a few… Read more of "What to eat in Valencia"