Nearly 100 years ago, in 1922 to be precise, two men, archaeologist Howard Carter and his financial backer and Egyptologist Lord Carnarvon, made a hole in a door of a tomb and found themselves peering into the resting place of a young man aged 19 who had died some 3300 years earlier. Their discovery was […]
An invitation to the London launch of the UK’s most popular cheese club, Homage2Fromage on 26 November was an invitation that the Foody Traveller could not refuse. Founded eight years ago in Leeds, and now held in cities across the north of England, Homage2Fromage is the brainchild of self-styled ‘cheese obsessives’ Nick Copland and Vickie […]
Wines of Great Britain, aka WineGB, held their annual trade and press tasting event in London on 4 September.
Cheese, glorious cheese! We were thrilled to be invited back for the recent press launch for this year’s International Cheese Awards. We had gone along last year and still had vivid, and fond, memories of the wonderful array of cheeses on offer – and the generous goody bags handed out at the end of the […]
Famous names join P&O Cruises line up of guest chefs on board Britannia. This year Matt Tebbutt, host of BBC’s Saturday Kitchen; author Sabrina Ghayour; award-winning chocolatier Paul A Young and Michelin-starred chef Robert Thompson will travel with P&O Cruises serving up some of the best foodie experiences to be found on land or sea […]
The week that separates Christmas and New Year so often is a gap that needs filling. Airds Hotel & Restaurant in the pretty loch-side village of Port Appin offers a great Twixmas solution – three nights of luxurious rest, relaxation and good living priced from £402 per person, based on two sharing, and includes half-board […]