Bouillon Chartier, Paris

My first night in Paris, I went to Bouillon Chartier, a 100+ year old cafe recommended by a local friend. The restaurant was really big, and all the tables were packed with waiters speed walking everywhere. I was surprised we were able to get seated right away. The 3…

Carette, Paris

Carette is a patisserie just steps away from Trocadéro station. Originally, I wanted to come here for the macaroons, but ended up getting a savory lunch here instead. To my surprise, the waiters here were very friendly, and fluent in English. I guess it’s because it was located in a…

La Pancia Felice, Rome

After touring around the Vatican on our first day in Rome, we got really hungry. From researching, I heard Carbonara was one of the main things to try while in Rome. So about 5 minutes away from the Vatican we chose to eat at La Pancia Felice.…

Mamasita, Melbourne

After a long walk around South Bank to check out the fire show at Crown Casino, we had another small meal at Mamasita. We stopped by earlier in the night, but they had a really long line down the stairs. This place is popular!  On our second attempt,…

Koko Black, Melbourne

There are actually quite a few Koko Black locations in Melbourne. They are well known for delicious chocolates. They have a store where you can buy a bunch of chocolates by the piece, as well as prepackaged items. We bought a bunch to take home,…