Jo Fitzsimons

Freelance Travel & Lifestyle Writer

5 Mathematical Foods from Around the World

Math surrounds us, from every day transactions to the structures that provide richness to our world, but how often do we look to our plates for mathematical stimulation? For most … Continue reading

May 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

World’s Weirdest Wine Bars

As wine bars have grown in popularity, their style has become somewhat homogeneous. If you don’t want to change drink for the sake of changing scenery, here are 10 unusual … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Photo Essay: Incredible Hotel Dining Rooms

Taking your taste buds out for dinner is a divine treat, but letting your sights feast on delectable dining rooms serves only to heighten the experience. Here are six incredible … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Funky Fruits you Have to Try

When was the last time you picked up a fruit that had an unpronounceable name and promised complete unknown within? If you enjoy exploring new tastes, here are 9 funky … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

6 Best Cruises for your Special Diet

Food is omnipresent on cruises where every activity seems punctuated by another opportunity to eat. This is great if you can work your way through any given buffet without fear … Continue reading

April 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

7 Downton Abbey Themed Tearooms

Afternoon tea has been a British institution since the 7th Duchess of Bedford, Anna Russell, decided to take tea and a light snack to overcome “that sinking feeling” in the middle of … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Do you Make These 7 Ordering Mistakes in Restaurants?

One of the advantages of being on the road is trading in home cooking for restaurant eating. However, it is easier than you think to make some elementary ordering mistakes, … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

8 Italian Cooking Courses for Garlic Lovers

Think of Italy and images of food don’t follow too far behind. Italy is a country rich in dishes that have a broad regional variance, but one aspect of their … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

6 Volunteer Programs Around the World for Foodies

Offering your time for the benefit of others can be one of the most rewarding experiences there is. If you’re a foodie, why not combine your passion and energies by … Continue reading

February 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

101 Foodie Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Finding the Best Meals Abroad

When you’re outside your comfort zone, tracking down great food can be a challenge. If you’re a true food lover, landing a disastrous meal can be devastating, and a run … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

How to Make a Pad Thai in 5 Minutes

Pad Thai is one of the best-loved dishes exported from the woks of Thailand and now features popularly on menus around the world. Learn how to make your very own … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

35 Signs You’re a Travafoodaholic

Eating foreign foods is a fantastic part of any travel adventure, but has it become the thing that dominates every trip you take? Could you… could you possibly be a … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Delicious Dumplings

Chinese dumplings have been a popular food choice for over 1,000 years and anyone who has tasted these heavenly delights will understand why. Known as jiaozi in Mandarin and gau gee or gow gee in Cantonese, … Continue reading

December 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Top 3 Beach Restaurants

One of the best ways to spend a vacation is idling from one delicious meal to another without taking your feet off the beach or your eyes off the ocean. … Continue reading

November 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

5 Best Sunset Beach Bars

There are few things in life more relaxing than sand beneath your feet, a cocktail in hand and the last promise of the day’s rays on your face. Here are … Continue reading

November 16, 2011 · Leave a comment