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Budapest #hungary #wanderlust #worldtravel #insightmoments Posted by Insight Guest @mari_che_travels

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Signature Experience – Pastéis de Nata

No Insight Vacation would be complete without lots of opportunity to enjoy authentic cooking and local specialties, like the famous Pasteis de Nata (Portuguese Custard Tarts) from Pastéis de Belém in Lisbon. Why not try this traditional recipe to whet your appetite?

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Pastéis de Nata (Portugeuese Custard Tarts)

Pastéis de Nata (Portugeuese Custard Tarts)

  • 1 (500g) Packet Puff Pastry
  • 225ml (8 fl oz) Milk
  • 3 Tablespoons Cornflour
  • 200g (7 oz) Caster Sugar
  • ½ Vanilla Bean
  • 6 Egg Yolks

Prep: 20min › Cook: 20min › Ready in: 40min

  1. Preheat oven to 190 °C or Gas mark five. Lightly grease a 12-cup muffin tin and line bottom and sides of cups with puff pastry.
  2. In a saucepan, combine milk, cornflour, sugar and vanilla. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens. Place egg yolks in a medium bowl. Slowly whisk ½ of the hot milk mixture into egg yolks. Gradually add egg yolk mixture back to remaining milk mixture, whisking constantly. Cook, stirring constantly, for five minutes, or until thickened. Remove vanilla bean.
  3. Fill pastry-lined muffin tin with mixture and bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until pastry is golden brown and filling is lightly browned on top.

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Travel Recommendations for 2015 – Greece

Scenic Greece is once again emerging as one of the best travel destinations in the world.  From its mouth-watering cuisine to its neoclassical architecture, to the surrounding cerulean waters and idyllic white beaches, Greece offers an abundance of cultural treasures for history lovers, art lovers and lovers of the finer things in life.  One notable thing about travelling to Greece, is the way the islands welcome visitors but still preserve their natural resources in ways that make visiting even more pleasurable.

Insight Moment of the Week

Xmas market in Colmar, France. #InsightMoments #EnchantingEurope #travel Posted by Insight Guest @jinoshita

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Signature Hotel of the Week – Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino

The 5-star Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino is an Insight Vacations Signature Hotel located in Cairo, Egypt’s exciting city center. With 977 rooms, 111 elegant suites, 15 restaurants, a world-class casino and 35,500 square feet of meeting and banquet space spread over two distinctive landmark towers, this hotel’s accommodations provide everything guests need for an unforgettable stay.

 

caieg_phototour149Originally built as the Palace Al Gezirah, the now Cairo Marriott offers magnificent views of the Nile and six acres of palace gardens. Nearby attractions include Pyramids of Giza, Khan el Khalili, Egyptian Museum of Antiquities and Cairo Opera House.

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Insight guests enjoying the delicious #eiriz #jamon #iberico #insightmoments #insightiberia

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Culinary Adventures in France

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One of the best things about travelling is having the opportunity to try new foods and experience meals as the locals do. For Europeans, sharing a table with friends and enjoying great food and wines is the essence of life itself. We fully embrace this passion and provide a range of authentic dining experiences on each of our journeys to suit every taste and palate.

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Learning to pour the perfect draft. #InsightMoments Posted by Insight guest Drew M. @Dtmulock

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