berlin - princess garden

An oasis of calm: lunch on produce grown on site, under the trees

This community garden grows strawberries, herbs, potatoes in crates and baskets and recycled guttering. more

paris - eclair tour

Eclairs are the new macarons, try the latest trend!

The head chef at Fauchon, Christophe Adam has made the éclair the latest colourful, customisable trend in patisserie. more

5 Paris phrases

Not just “s’il vous plait, merci” (please and thank-you)

Parisians aren’t as rude as their reputation and they tend to be nicer if tourists use the proper formalities. more

sydney - bruschetteria 102

Bruschetta, panini, caffe… and a big smile

For a newly arrived and lonely tourist, Bruschetteria 102 will provide a real Italian welcome, as if they were just waiting for you more

sydney - adriano zumbo

The Australian macaron aficionado

As a pastry chef trained in Paris, I was a little sceptical of Adriano’s audacity in renaming the macaron, the “Zumbaron.” more