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Most people are familiar with Pompeii, but perhaps not as acquainted with Herculaneum, a nearby city that was also decimated by volcanic eruption during Roman Times. Pompeii and Herculaneum were both ancient Roman cities that were destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. While they share similarities regarding their fate and the …

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History and Influences of Albanian Cuisine Albanian food reflects a combination of Mediterranean and Balkan culinary traditions, with influences from neighboring countries such as Greece, Italy, and Turkey. The history of Albanian food can be traced back thousands of years, and it has evolved and adapted over time. In ancient times, the territory that is …

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We’ve put together this guide to paella and will point you to places that serve up, in our opinion, the best paella in Valencia. Any visit to Valencia, Spain should include a sampling of their signature rice dish, paella. We have traveled to Valencia, Spain frequently, and thus we’ve sampled a lot of paella!  But …

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Puerto Vallarta beaches aren’t the only reason people visit this popular Mexican city. It has a laid back atmosphere, while also offering many things to do in Puerto Vallarta, such as hiking, water sports, shopping and a vibrant nightlife. There is an array of dining possibilities in Puerto Vallarta, range from top of the line …

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There are many versions of this popular easy Greek Feta Dip, known as Htipiti or Tirokafteri. Some use sweet red bell peppers and cayenne pepper, others use spicy red pepper flakes or fresh spicy red peppers. Different varieties of vinegar (such as red wine vinegar or plain white vinegar) or added oregano or Greek yogurt …

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