“The only thing I know about Slovakia is what I learned first-hand from your foreign minister, who came to Texas.” —Then governor George W. Bush replying to a Slovak journalist. Actually, Bush met the Prime Minister of Slovenia, not Slovakia.
Experimenting with local foods is one of the enjoyable novelties that makes travel fun, but most travelers encounter the same conundrum. If you find a restaurant with an English menu, it’s frequently a tourist trap with mediocre, overpriced food.
Autumn is one of our favorite times to visit Europe, and this week we’re heading out again.