Tag Archives: Restaurant Reviews

Sleeping and Dining in Oia, Santorini, Greece

May 30, 2016 Canaves Hotel – We splurged for a sea view room in ultra-expensive Oia. If you want to spend the money there is elegance to this town, despite the tourists, that warrants the extra cost. That said, after … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

September 27-29, 2015 San Pedro de Atamaca’s reputation as being an expensive place to sleep and dine is well deserved. This also means that if you have been roughing it for a while you can take advantage of the nicer … Continue reading

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Restaurant Reviews – Cusco, Peru

August 27 – September 9, 2015 Peruvians are known for their innovative cuisine and Cusco’s restaurants showcase fine examples of their talents. Below are some of our favorite and not so favorite dining experiences. Cicciolina – located two blocks up … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining in Christchurch, NZ

February 27, 2014 Pomeroy’s Old Brewery Inn The bright, casual rooms at the small inn next to the pub are spacious and pleasant, some open on to a small patio garden.  While the actual inn is minimally staffed – inquiries … Continue reading

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Le Florimond, Paris – A Truly Fun Dining Experience

You wouldn’t think that my first choice of Paris restaurants would be one that is often filled with American tourists. I’ve complained on more than one occasion about being exiled to the back room reserved for foreigners. Le Florimond, however, … Continue reading

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L’Ardoise Restaurant Chinon, France – Avoiding the Backroom

L’Ardoise is number two on Trip Advisor. Like other highly ranked Trip Advisor restaurants they cater to English speakers. Great if you don’t speak French and have no intention of trying to, not so great if you want pretend you’re … Continue reading

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Bouillabaisse Marseillaise and Pink Flamingos

It seemed like a reasonable idea. We would drive to Marseille, try the famous Marseillaise bouillabaisse for lunch, and then on the way back stop in the Camargue, France’s wetlands west of Marseille, for a little post lunch hike. I … Continue reading

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