Taste

Culinary experiences that connect you to the heart and soul of each destination.

A Quick Guide to Beer in Germany

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In many places a beer is just a beer, and people expect little more than a pale colored lager when ordering it. In Germany, however, there are not just the different beer types, laws or…

Insight Vacations Unveils Virtual Wine Tasting Xperience

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We are thrilled to announce that Insight Vacations has teamed up with one of the globe’s premier tech brands to create a world-first in experiential terms with the introduction of the Vintage Xperience 500. Simulating…

The Real Willy Wonka: A Trip To Maison Cailler

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Everybody has different tastes: some despise celery, others can’t bear the sight of a brussels sprout, and many think zucchini the poor cousins of cucumbers. We all have our predilections too. Some are partial to…

Munich Germany, Oktoberfest

Brewing the Best: The History of Bavarian Beer

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Beer is practically synonymous with Germany. Though the Teutons didn’t invent the stuff, they have (from the late Dark Ages onwards), taken it extremely seriously. So seriously, in fact, that they consider it both a…

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Le Dauphin: An Interview with Chef Mathieu Le Guillois

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Located on Church Street in the little town of Le Breuil-en-Auge, is award-wining restaurant, Le Dauphin, or ‘The Dolphin’. Framed by light cinnamon colored beams that would be described as ‘Tudor’ were they a few…

Strudel House

The Secrets of Hungarian Strudel

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One of Hungary’s favourite dishes, the humble strudel enjoys a prominent place in culinary culture across much of Europe. Tracing its roots back to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, strudel has featured in celebrations and festivities in…

Brittany

The Oysters of Brittany

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Exports form a tiny percentage of total oysters farmed in Brittany. And no wonder, since every cove, bay and harbour in the area claim their local oysters are the non plus ultra in taste. Here,…

A Guide to Cava

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Cava is, in layman’s terms, Champagne made in Spain. The devil, however, lies in the detail. Champagne, as a region, is very different both in soil and climate to Sant Sadurni, where most Cava is…

The Cooking of Andalusia

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One of the best ways to truly understand a destination is through its native cuisine. Any trip to Andalusia would feel incomplete without savouring the local flavours that are at the heart of the expansive…