Food Tourism: Liverpool, UK

In case you haven’t heard, Liverpool has a bustling food scene. When most people think of food in the UK it might be London that would spring to mind, or perhaps Birmingham or even Padstow. Of course London has all the big name chefs located there, Birmingham is well known for it’s Balti Triangle and…

Food Tourism: Inverloch, Australia

I was around 9 years old when I first started going to Inverloch. We used to go to my step grandfather’s holiday house during the summer, to stay in an old fibro house that always had a huntsman lurking in the outdoor dunny. Things have changed since those days. Inverloch has always been popular with…

Food Tourism: Oslo, Norway

I had previously visited Oslo a few years ago and was struck by how different Oslo is to other cities in Norway. It’s big and bustling, with notable architecture and an impressive arts scene. Despite it being on the water and there being a forest within the city limits, Oslo can at times feel very…

Review- Bloom by Bord Bia

Bloom is a summer garden and food festival in Dublin that is organised by Bord Bia, the Irish government’s food and horticultural board. It has gone from strength to strength since 2007, with its food village and show gardens gaining recognition on the world stage, and has become one of the jewels in the crown…

Food Tourism: Melbourne, Australia.

It feels a little strange to write about Melbourne in the same way that I have with other cities that I have visited. Melbourne is my hometown, it is part of my identity. Despite living in Ireland for the last 8 years, I have spent the majority of my life in Melbourne. So there isn’t…

Food Tourism: Bergen, Norway.

I have wanted to go to Bergen for years. I can’t recall when it first was scribbled onto my ever growing list of places to travel, it was that long ago, but it has been high on the list ever since. The thoughts of a town nestled among the fjords with seven mountains peering over…