The cozy lakeside town of Beauduen is a fantastic place to spend a few days in summer. Here’s how to experience it on a budget.
Start with breakfast at Café du Midi, which serves classic French fare for decent prices. Grab an omelette for $9 and wash it down with a lovely coffee ($2).
Now it’s time to get out onto the water of Lac de Sainte-Croix, the beautiful turquoise lake you can see from everywhere in town. Choose from kayaks, canoes, pedalos or boats. Prices vary but you can have an hour in a kayak for $8 as your cheapest option.
Hungry from all of the paddling, head back to town for lunch at Hirondelle. Bag a seat outdoors to enjoy the sun while you chow down on hearty portions of steak or salad ($20).
In the afternoon, wander around one of the local markets where farmers come to sell their wares. Pick up some olives, truffles and cheese as you wander around. There are also flea markets where you might find a good souvenir.
For dinner, go to Le Papillon and order a meat and cheese board with some wine ($15). This place gets pretty lively at night, so hang around for a few more glasses and see where the night takes you.
Among the world’s most coveted food capitals today, Macau (officially a Special Administrative Region of China) tops many a list. The 12-square-mile city is home to 19 Michelin-starred restaurants, nine Bib Gourmand and the world’s first fusion cuisine, and was recognized in 2017 as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy for its singular culinary scene, but its street food culture may be its most popular feature with in-the-know travelers. Here are five top street dishes to prowl for in Macau.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
Shrimp is a summer staple. Seafood in general is consumed more during the summer because many travelers make their way to coastal destinations, but shrimp is king. Shrimp is added to many dishes and served in different forms. All summer, people purchase pounds of shrimp and cook them however they desire to go along with their meal. Several different ways to prepare shrimp are highlighted here to expose travelers to the world of shrimp.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
The Toilo Toiletry Bag is marketed as the most functional toiletry bag ever. In fact, it’s the future of toiletry bags. With more than 20 features it’s billed as an all-in-one option for travelers and weekend warriors who need a sturdy bag for everyday use.