I tried Mate tea in Iguazu
Argentina

I tried Mate tea in Iguazu

Miranda

[ Jan.2016 ] Our tour leader, who was English but an expert on the life in South America, was drinking Mate all the time from the start of the travelling. He had his own cup and pot and drank it with a metal straw little by little. It seemed that he was addicted. He asked …

Meat in Argentina – Bariloche
Argentina

Meat in Argentina – Bariloche

Miranda

[ Jan.2016 ] What I was looking forward to in Argentina was beef. We had our New Year’s Day dinner at a restaurant near our hotel in Bariloche called Manush and I ate the steak there. My choice was ribeye steak. As the ribeye, it was much thicker and tenderer than the ones we buy …

Eat oysters
Chile

Eat oysters

Miranda

[ Dec.2015 ] Because I said I like oysters, Max, the tour leader took us to a small town called Curaco de Velez by ferry from the Chiloe's main island in Chile.There are apparently oyster farms around here.There was a specialised oyster shop and shop owner opened some oysters for us.But in the Southern Hemisphere, …

Vineyard
Chile

Vineyard

Miranda

[ Dec.2015 ] On the way back from Valparaiso to Santiago in Chile, we stopped at a vineyard.This area is called Casablanca Valley and it is the famous wine region in the country.I cannot remember the name of the vineyard, but it was a modern establishment and the staff gave us explanations in fluent English.Unfortunately …

Cicchetti
Italy

Cicchetti

Miranda

[ Oct.2015 ] While we were enjoying our walk at night in Venice, when we went into a small side road, we found a small restaurant.On that day, we had a big lunch, so we wanted something light for dinner.And they had a menu which was just right for us.This is called Cicchetti.As you can …

Only a starter, but a lot
Italy

Only a starter, but a lot

Miranda

[ Oct.2015 ] We went to our favourite seafood restaurant in Milan with our family who had just arrived from Japan.This restaurant is famous for its mixed seafood starter because they serve many kinds of cooked and row seafood.One time in the past, we had to cancel the main course because we were already full …

Jacket potato restaurant
Poland

Jacket potato restaurant

Miranda

[ Oct.2015 ] The guide of the free walking tour in Gdansk in Poland said that there are many good restaurants in the street which starts from the Great Armoury.So we walked there and got in to one restaurant which looked good.We did not know until we saw their menu that this was the jacket …

Goose dish
Poland

Goose dish

Miranda

[ Oct.2015 ] This is a photo of the goose dish I had in Gdansk in Poland.It was served with the pear sauce.The meat was drier than duck, but it tasted very good.This was in a restaurant called “Zuraw”.It was recommended by the owner of the amber shop where we did shopping.Zuraw means crane in …

Beer with honey and our meal
Poland

Beer with honey and our meal

Miranda

[ Oct.2015 ] Our hotel in Gdansk in Poland was located in the Old Town, which was not that exciting, but fortunately the restaurant which was recommended in the internet was just around the corner.It was called Swojski Smak.The wooden interior was bright and stylish.We ordered the soup for the starter.When I came to Poland …

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