• Alhambra

    Today we are in… Andalusia!

    The first time I landed in Malaga was in the end of January. Starting from the exit of the airport, I began taking off my clothes layer by layer, which I had piled on at the -15 degrees in Sofia. By the time I got to the hotel, I was already wearing short sleeves. Not […]

  • Blue agave

    Did you know… tequila can be turned into diamonds?

    It is absolutely true – a team of Mexican scientists experimented with various organic solutions and after numerous alchemical experiments found out that tequila with an alcohol content of 40% has the best ratio of ethanol to water for the production of synthetic diamonds. After heating up the liquid and evaporating it, they heated up […]

  • York

    Today we are in… York!

    If you have read the previous article – the one about the cacao, you probably remember that after the United Kingdom royals kept the chocolate all to themselves for 17 years, in 1847 Joseph Fry of Bristol finally made it available to the general public. Two years later, the loved by all British John Cadbury […]

  • Cacao tree

    Did you know… cocoa fights tooth decay?

    That’s right, there are parts of the cacao beans that have a strong antibacterial effect and, after numerous studies, the benefits of the cocoa beans have been proven. So, do not be surprised if you see cacao in the ingredients of your toothpaste some day. Naturally, this does not mean that you should start eating […]

  • Nancy

    Today we are in… Lothringen!

    The people of Lothringen are neither completely German, nor completely French. Over the centuries, the borders between the two counties of Alsace (Elsass) and Lothringen (Lorraine) have steadily been under, whether German or French, dominion. And, although Alsace deserves no less attention with its picturesque towns, today Lothringen (Lorraine in French) is the one on […]

  • Garlic

    Did you know … there is a garlic phobia?

    And no, it is not a joke, it really does exist, and its medical term is alliumphobia. People who suffer from it can not even get close to garlic, let alone eat it. If they do, they get sick, they start to shake, they lose control and their connection to reality, thinking they are dying. […]

  • Puglia

    Today we are in… Puglia!

    You may ask why Italy again? Well, because isn’t it obvious – Italy is the cradle of the culinary arts. Although the word “gourmet” is French, the truth is that the French owe their cuisine mostly to the Italians. When in 1533, Catherine de’ Medici, heiress to one of the richest and most influential Florentine […]

  • Curcuma

    Did you know… Turmeric is useful?

    In the current situation, when it is of the utmost importance to boost our immune system, what we eat plays a key role. Some call it “the saffron of the poor” because of its resemblance to the far more expensive spice – the saffron. The Turmeric, as a wild herb, grows in hot and humid […]

  • Napoli

    Today we are in… Naples!

    Italy! A country of beauty, love, history, art. There is nobody, who once in touch with the incandescent passion of the Italian people, has not fallen in love for life with Italy. That is the reason why the test that this country of love is passing through right now is like a knife to our […]