Tagged: UNESCO World Heritage site

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in search of Quebec City chocolate

From time to time, I am offered a guest post from a chocolate lover who is visiting a locale and would like to report on its chocolate for me. Renée Borg recently travelled to Québec...

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visiting the Uxmal UNESCO site

There are currently 1,052 historic and natural sites named on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. Among them, you will find the Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal, designated to the coveted list in 1996. We...

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Teuchitlan: a trip to authentic Mexico

I was thrilled to be able to immerse myself in Mexico’s interior landscape and a more authentic Mexico on two enlightening itineraries in 2015. If you’ve been following my journey through the state of Jalisco, you’ll...

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five things you should know about Tequila

We celebrated National Margarita Day on February 22nd with a salute to the Margarita (one of my favourite cocktails), the alcohol that forms its foundation, and the place where it is made. 5 things you should know about...

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Chocolatour goes Zen at Jade Mountain

As a travel writer, I’ve had the tremendous privilege of being invited to stay at some amazing places. But none, like Jade Mountain. What made this St. Lucian destination resort stand out from the...

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Capturing the Colours of Ecuador

I admit to not having a clear idea of what to expect from Ecuador during our chocolate travels. It seems to be a quieter cousin to Peru, whose vibrant images are quite widely broadcast...

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Lima, Peru will excite your senses

After leaving Tarapoto, we headed back to Lima, the Peruvian capital, for several days of intense tasting. The Historic Centre of Lima is a UNESCO World Heritage site and was fascinating to explore. How...