We've to admit Paris has got a lot of secrets confined to a few of its inhabitants. Though its population is not strictly french they get to develop common traits. Those things that form its character, what might annoy or impress...
That sentence would be my ice breaker but it broke more than ice in Russia. People cracked jokes, broke in laughter specially after I decided to add a new cliche: "...and my dog's name is Vodka by the way."
personally I always enjoy making some effort before eating. On the other hand, the waiters have enjoyed my puzzled look before they decided to explain to me how it works.
Napoli is not a city, it’s a living culture and a muse. If you speak the language you’ll definitely impress the locals, but that’s not the only upside, it’s an enabler, a key to their best kept secrets. The more you talk, the more you get…
The modern aperitif/aperitivo culture was invented in Italy, it’s also called apricena or a pre-dinner meal, but it could also date back to Ancient Egypt. However the important thing is to experience it with art.
We have arrived to the airport at 10 am, it was of one terminal in size. We were all crammed into one line waiting to stamp our passports, my bladder was willing to explode under the effect of the 3 bottles of wine I had onboard, waiting till we landed was not a good idea. I had to cheat and take the advantage of the amount of non-chalant people bundled together and managed my way through half of the line, signalling to the other generous half that "I had to go”.
If you happen to spend a day in Cologne and are into beer, please do not miss the "Kölsch" cultural experience. There is a pleasure I get just because it comes in a 0.2 Lt. glass, also the waiter "Köbes" runs around with a tray full of fresh beer and replaces your empty glass instantaneously, he stops when you place the … Continue reading Die Kölsch!
Feelings last for as long as we live, we may forget names, places, and even faces but not how we felt. What I've experienced in one day and one night on a houseboat in Kerala backwaters was the reason I like to travel alone. The mix of; hardship, new friends, different flavours give you a very stimulating … Continue reading Alleppey…Alappuzha!