Belgian pee chocolate in Brussels!

Legend has it that many moons ago Brussels, Belgium was saved from fire by a little boy who extinguished the flames with his pee. The famous Mannequin Pis is one of the symbols of Brussels and Manneken Pis statue fountain frequently changes wardrobes. And if you wish, you can even sink your teeth into Belgian…

Tall Ships in Dublin 2012

This past weekend, Dublin’s Liffy river and docklands were overrun with tall ships and spectators. It was a festival atmosphere as an estimated 500,000 people visited on Saturday alone to see some magnificent ships, listen to live music, ride carnival rides, shop and eat just about anything their heart desired to celebrate tall ships Dublin…

Eating Horse Meat in Dublin

I’m so hungry I could eat a horse! It’s a common expression but many people wouldn’t think to try horse. Sometimes we unknowingly eat it. The great horse meat scandal unveiled that Tesco was mixing horse meat in frozen “beef” dishes like lasagne, spaghetti bolognese and beef patties. If you’re game to eat horse meat…

7-Eleven in Sweden: What to Expect

This advertisement for fruit is probably something you won’t see at your local 7-Eleven in say, Biloxi, Mississippi. But have no fear, if you’re visiting Sweden and craving a juicy Big Bite, you can still get one! Despite all this healthy nonsense posted on the front window, they still have Big Bite hot dogs and…