Yummy yummy in your tummy.  Some of the best travel memories I have are from sharing special meals in interesting places. I look forward to creating some more with you on this tour.


January 15, 2017

Feeling a bit posh?

Why not stop for some tea and cake at the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum & Mason.  If it is good enough for HM The Queen then it must be alright. 

Fortnum & Mason serve a variety of sweet and savoury afternoon and high tea menus in their Di...

January 14, 2017

There are loads of places in and around Trafalgar Square in London where you can get a quick and cheap bite to eat, both eat in and takeaway. Below are some well known chains that are within walking distance, including Pret A Manger, Caffe Nero, Little Frankies, Tesco...

January 8, 2017

So if you are not yet aware - there is a pub under our apartment - Surprise! :)

Below are some snippets of the menu, so if you are interested in grabbing a meal there you have an idea what it will cost

January 8, 2017

There are two supermarkets reasonably close to our Helsinki apartment. 

  • Lidl  - 400 metres walk south of the apartment

  • K-Supermarket - 1km walk east of the apartment

Lidl is is very similar to our Aldi stores, but they also have an in-house bakery  


December 26, 2016

In Marrakech, there is a CARREFOUR Supermarket a 5-10 minutes walk from our Riad.

There are several other supermarkets nearby, but word on the street is that this one should have alcohol for sale.

Breakfast is included in our stay, but we may want snacks and drinks for a...

December 26, 2016

In London, there is a TESCO Supermarket across the roundabout from our apartment.

It is conveniently open 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Below are some sample prices for basic breakfast needs, various beverages and easy meals.

Just a reminder that we are only in London for 3 ni...

December 18, 2016

Some Moroccan food to try


  • a rich soup of dried broad beans that is traditionally served for breakfast, topped with a swirl of olive oil, a sprinkling of cummin and bread fresh from the oven


  • During Ramadan harira is served each night during the Ift...

December 17, 2016

The Magic of Lapland

Restaurant Saaga

  • The menu offers Northern delicacies like reindeer, elk, arctic char, Lappish cheese and wild forest mushrooms as well as delicious forest berries. The dishes served on wooden platters and slate stones, in cast iron pots, wooden k...

December 17, 2016

9.00am (approx) - First stop Breakfast / coffee / refuel

So, there are limited food places in Helsinki that are open on Sunday mornings.  It seems the city is old school and sleeps in on a Sunday morning - in the centre of the city even McDonalds isn't open in the morni...

Please reload

Search by Tags
About Me

Long time travel addict, I love planning trips almost as much as I love taking them. 

© 2023 by Going Places. Proudly created with Wix.com