Day Trip from Austin: Duchman Family Winery

I have been living in Texas for the past 6 months, and what I love the most is that The Lone Star state doesn’t cease to surprise me. I would have never thought that of all places Texas is popular for its wineries! Texas wines are often compared to Portuguese wines because of the similar sunny and dry climate…

Restaurants Near National Mall You Must Visit

The great thing about Washington D.C. is that most of its attractions are located inside National Mall – a spacious park in downtown – therefore, everything you need to see is within walking distance: Lincoln Memorial,  Washington Monument, US Capitol, the White House (check out this post to learn how to get inside the White…

Pecan Pie: the Story of Texas’ Official Dessert

‘Don’t mess with Texas’ and ‘You can all go to hell, and I’m going to Texas’ are just a few sayings that tell you how bad-ass this state is. The name alone will most likely revive images of cowboys riding horses and spacious ranches in your mind. So, when it comes to choosing the state’s official dessert,…

New York Restaurants From Movies (That You Can Visit in Real Life)

As silly as it sounds, one of my favorite things to do in New York is visiting restaurants and bars from my beloved movies and TV shows. I usually don’t have high hopes for food in such places, unless the restaurant was famous long before the movie came out. But then again gourmet cuisine is not the…

Where to Have Cupcakes like Carrie Bradshaw?

I have seen pictures of Carrie Bradshaw’s apartment about a thousand times on Instagram. Excited girls sitting on the front porch with a dreamy expression on their faces and a caption saying: “waiting for Mr. Big”. Well, sew me, but I had to have this picture! I don’t consider Sex and The City the best…

Foodie’s Bucket List: Cronut

The madness degree of a given foodie can be determined by amount of sacrifice he or she is willing to make in order to get desired food. In other words, where is your limit? Is staying in line for one hour too much? How about 3 hours? How about we add rain to the equation?…

New York’s Iconic Serendipity 3 and Its Frozen Hot Chocolate

“I first came in cos of the name… “Serendipity”… it’s one of my favorite words… It’s just such a nice sound for what it means – a fortunate accident. Except I don’t really believe in accidents, I think fate is behind everything,” says Kate Beckinsale about the legendary New York cafe Serendipity 3 in a hopelessly…