There are very few pre-packaged meals that are as simple as cup noodles. You just peel back the foil-lined lid, pour in hot water, cover and wait. Within a few short minutes, you have a hot meal ready to go. But have you ever wondered who invented this quick meal-in-a-cup or how the idea came … Read more Make Your Own Soup at the Cup Noodles Museum!
“Come to my house, my mother will make a traditional Danish supper for you! I just have to call her first”. This generous invitation came from a young twenty-something lady we met on the train from Copenhagen to Aarhus. In the three-and-a-half-hour journey, we struck up a conversation, mostly talking about food. (Although she also … Read more Den Gamle By – A Glimpse of Old Town Aarhus
What would Paris be without an entire museum dedicated to the manufacture and subsequent enjoyment of wine? Well, we finally paid a visit to the aptly-named Musée du Vin Paris on our last visit. And we were pleasantly surprised by all the viticulture-themed treasures displayed inside! Now, I’ll be honest. The Museum of Wine doesn’t sound like … Read more The Musée du Vin Paris (The Museum of Wine)
Did you know that there are archaeological remains of a Roman theatre complex right in the heart of Lisbon, Portugal? We didn’t! Which made stumbling upon the Roman Theatre Museum such a nice surprise. Back in ancient Roman times, Lisbon’s full Roman name was Felicitas Olisipo Julia. Emperor Augustus had the theatre of Olisipo constructed … Read more The Roman Theatre Museum in Lisbon, Portugal
One of the many museums we visited in Prague, Czech Republic was the Public Transport Museum. Considering the relative age of things in Prague, this museum is fairly “new”, only open since 1993. The Prague Public Transport Company opened the museum in a historic tram depot in the Prague – Střešovice neighborhood. The tram depot … Read more The Public Transport Museum – Prague