Sacher Torte in the Café Sacher, Vienna
Aug30

Sacher Torte in the Café Sacher, Vienna

Sacher Torte in the Café Sacher, Vienna High on my list of things to do whilst I was in Vienna was sampling the famous Sacher Torte in the original Café Sacher, in the heart of Vienna. Vienna is famous for its ‘kaffeehauses’ and perhaps Café Sacher is the most well-known of them all. The Café Sacher is situated on the ground floor of the Hotel Sacher in a grand old property in Vienna’s first district that opened in 1875....

Read More
The Chocolate House, Luxembourg
Mar06

The Chocolate House, Luxembourg

Death by Chocolate in Luxembourg City….! If you’re wandering around Luxembourg doing a bit of sightseeing, you are eventually going to come across this gorgeous little coffee shop called the Chocolate House, in the old part of the City. It looked so warm and inviting, with its beautiful pink flower arrangements in giant silver urns that line the entry way into the shop, and there are cosy sheepskin seat covers and red...

Read More
Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason’s
Jan05

Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason’s

My Annual Birthday Outing and Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason‘s… Today is my birthday and I’m being treated to my annual outing of Afternoon Tea, always to a place that’s very indulgent and horribly expensive in the centre of London! This year my treat takes me to the beautiful emporium of Fortnum & Mason, which is found in Piccadilly, a short walk from the tube station. I love Fortnum’s,...

Read More
The Art Nouveau Cafés of Prague
Dec03

The Art Nouveau Cafés of Prague

I love a good latte…. and I knew that when I got to Prague, I was going to find a very good coffee from the plethora of coffee shops that have sprung up in the last few years. There are hundreds of cafés (or what the Czech call “Kavarna”), virtually everywhere in Prague, and there seems to be one on every street corner.  As the City has become progressively cosmopolitan, the number of trendy cafés has risen and after...

Read More
Oh Dahling!  Afternoon Tea at The Dorchester…..
Jul17

Oh Dahling! Afternoon Tea at The Dorchester…..

Afternoon Tea at The Dorchester What could be more luxurious and decadent than Afternoon Tea in The Dorchester, the crème-de-la-crème of afternoon teas, in the heart of Mayfair? This was one of the best Afternoon Tea’s that I’ve had, and I’ve been to a few.  There’s a choice of The Traditional Afternoon Tea which is served in The Promenade on the ground floor, or the Vintage Afternoon Tea which is served on the...

Read More
%d bloggers like this: