Vietnamese cuisine may be deliciously diverse, but fragrant spices remain essential ingredients. Drawing from its neighbours as well as decades of French colonialism, Vietnamese cuisine is a captivating blend of old and new, East and West. Crusty French bread is baked daily in almost every city and is as good as you would find in a Parisian boulangerie. Lucy Jones explores where you can taste the best of this country in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
What could be more Australian than a barbecue feast in the heart of the Outback? Travelmarvel guests can experience this memorable dining experience for themselves on selected Northern Territory tours at Kings Canyon Resort. The resort lies between Alice Springs and Uluru, deep in spectacular Watarrka National Park and close by majestic Kings Canyon.
For more than 2,000 years, grapes have been harvested and wine has been produced in Portugal's Douro Valley. Vineyard boundaries were laid here in 1756, making this the oldest demarcated wine region in the world. Joe Boulous highlights why the Douro Valley remains the heart of Portugal’s wine country.
Joseph Boulous takes to the magnificent Danube River to visit some of Europe’s most important wine regions. Whenever the phrase “fine European wine” is cited, familiar scenes of France’s Champagne region or Italy’s Chianti Road often spring to mind. However, Europe’s waterways have also played a significant role in shaping the landscape of centuries-old viticulture methods. At its heart lies the mighty Danube.