Castello Campiano: an ancient hotel castel with a twist.

While I was in Borgotaro for the Mushroom Festival, I was able to get my Porcini filled body into the car for a quick 15 minute drive to Campiano on the recommendation from a few locals. "You have to go ... there is a castle, with a pool party." I mean, you had me at... Continue Reading →

The best food festival in Italy. Sagra del Fungo in Borgotaro.

Italy is of course known for many things, perhaps most prominently is their food. It's hard to deny the global appeal of Italian cuisine, especially from the North of Italy where fats and fruits, grains and grape collide. So, to say one has found the best food festival in Italy is a pretty tall order.... Continue Reading →

Anthony Bourdain, a piece of cake, and a tattoo in Berlin. A modern fable.

I've been traveling seriously since I was 15, the son of two airline workers, way back when companion passes actually meant something. Over the years I've been lucky enough to visit every continent and many cities, and on occasion, when the trip is beyond special, I tend to get some ink put in me locally,... Continue Reading →

The Stasi Museum: walking through German’s dark past.

The Stasi were the secret police during the Cold War and were feared by pretty much everyone due to their iron grip on communication, movement, and general freedom. One of the coolest and most unique museums in Berlin takes a look at Stasi activity during this time, showing you actual documents, spy tech, and gives... Continue Reading →

The most unique restaurant in Berlin. Nobelhart & Schmutzig.

Nobelhart und Schmutzig (@nobelhartundschmutzig) is not like any other restaurant you have been to. Supremely unique, undeniably authentic, and outstandingly delicious. The dream team duo Chef Micha Shafer (@michaschaefer) and Billy Wagner (@billywagnerwirt) have created a dining experience that lets you not only taste Berlin on a plate, but become part of the human tapestry... Continue Reading →

How Ric Ocasek changed my life.

In Ric Ocasek's death I immediately think about how he changed my life. Sure, like most I enjoyed his music. I definitely was influenced by his videos which were beyond cool. For me though it goes a bit more personal since I got to make his first music video in 25 years and it pretty... Continue Reading →

The Weirdest Museum in Berlin? The DDR Museum.

What to do and see in Berlin? Our vote is definitely visit the DDR museum which has got to be the most interactive museum in the world. See what life was like in the Cold War, engage in Stasi spy techniques, even visit a retro kitchen and get real recipes from the day. Try on... Continue Reading →

Berlin. So much more than doughnuts.

Berlin is one of our favorite cities with the best restaurants, nightlife, museums, clubs, bars and people in all of Europe. From up scale dining experiences like Nobelhart & Schmutzig to wild street food like the epic Kumpir, we loved experiencing Berling through our stomachs as much as any other way. Fantastic museums as well... Continue Reading →

The best local eats in Amsterdam 2019

Amsterdam might not be known for its cuisine, but it should be, with some of the most innovative, delicious and down right fun food and dining experiences in Europe. From Appeltaarts that will melt your face with delicious rays, to frites that will haunt your dreams for years to come there are plenty of nibbles... Continue Reading →

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