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Travel-Cook-Eat

Join Us To Explore Places & Foods of Europe and Beyond

Who Are Alan and Ruth?

We are a  fun loving Kiwi (New Zealand) couple, travelling through Europe full-time in a motorhome named “Betsy“.

In 2017 we packed up our life in Australia where we’d been living for the past eight years and sent everything we owned back to New Zealand.  We then flew to Rome, Italy to pick up Betsy and begin the next and most exciting phase of our lives.  After two years on the road, we reckon we have learned loads about how to live in our mobile plastic box on wheels, still we are amazed at how often we pick up new tips from people we meet.  As everyone knows, it is far better to learn from other people’s mistakes than your own and we are so grateful to the motorhoming community for being so open and willing to share from their experience.

We took our love of cooking on the road with us and we take cooking lessons in many of the countries we visit.

We started this website as a way of sharing our travels, photographs, lessons, recipes,  and experiences with other motorhomers, friends, family and anyone else with an interest in what we are doing.

If you like what you read here, then you can join up to our mailing list and please feel free to drop us a message.  We love receiving messages.

Latest Stories

Tragic Treblinka

More humans were killed at Treblinka in 1942 than at any other place in the history of mankind!The immense sadness, the heightened emotions of absolute disgust, anger towards a long dead enemy and war itself, and the raw hurt along with tears, all came flooding out...

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The Best of Budapest

When it comes to naming top cities, I admit it takes a bit to push Istanbul and Saint Petersburg down my list of “Favourite European Cities”.  These two great metropolises have enjoyed this status for a long while.    This all changed when we reached Hungary’s capital...

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The Recent Political History of Hungary

October 23 1956 Stalin died in 1953 and the new chair of the Soviet party began a ‘de-stalinization’ process. The fact that this narcissistic power was now forced to admit past sins and mistakes filled people living in Hungary and other Soviet-controlled countries...

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