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HiP Paris Blog Eat Drink Chic [:en]Follow the Food Festival: A Voyage into Small Town Portugal[:] [:en] As the mayor of the tiny Portuguese village told me in broken Spanish, (our only common language)-“If it doesn’t melt in your mouth, it’s not ham…” Those of you guys who know me by now, know I’m an absolute sucker for food. So, where in the world is Barrancos? Barrancos is a teeeeeny tiny 2,000 person village in the South of Portugal, right next to the Spanish border. except everyone spoke Portuguese. Now, I’ve never been a big hamconnoisseur. And ham I ate. Now what exactly is this mysterious ham, you might ask? I introduce you to my dear friend, the ham. We got really personal… Like, really personal. Now, behind every leg of ham, there is a man cutting it. His name is Alberto. But his heart… His heart was with the cheese. And that’s not all. After 2 hours of ham lovin’, sausage stuffin’, cheese munchin’ fun, came the dessert. Dulce de yema (more like dulce de YUMa) A really huge chocolate truffle ball And the classic. And then came the wine. Starting on the left. Port wine from Porto!

HILDA GRAHNAT Links We Love: 1/10/2015 What we're clicking on this week (when we're not packing on the layers.) One day, I'd love to check into Houshi Ryokan. The traditional Japanese hotel is supposedly the oldest continually operating, family-run business. Meet Gluta, probably the world's happiest dog. Norges Bank, the central bank of Norway, held a competition to redesign kroner bank notes. From Jean-Michel Basquiat to Peggy Guggenheim, see where NYC's biggest players in the art world once lived. – Berit, editor One of my favorite reads this month: An exploration of life aboard the International Space Station. – Berit As part of Kate Spade New York's collection of space-themed accessories, we compiled a guide to far-out, super spacey, intergalatic phenomena as seen from Earth. – Jeralyn, editorial director The Charlie Hebdo tribute on the cover of next week's New Yorker magazine is incredibly moving. – Pavia THIS WEEK ON FATHOM: Mapping Out 2015 Bedroom details in Casa Claridge. Seven OCD buys to ward off travel bugs.

like a strawberry milk Fathom's 24 Best Travel Blogs and Websites 2015 Travel Teq What we love: Reports on traveling culture and lifestyle treasures for the fashion-forward jetsetter. Smart lists with food and nightlife recommendations for sporting your style. Last seen: checking out an artist residence hotel in London, admiring the Swiss chalets of Peter Zumthor. Photo: Courtesy of Travel Teq ShareThis Copy and Paste as con RedFox Di Es un bar, biblioteca y lavandería. Puedes llevar tu colada ahí, y esperar a que se lave mientras te tomas un café y te lees un libro. Hotel Edelweiss, Mürren, Suiza No hay nada como tomarte un café a 2000 metros de altura en el mismísimo corazón de los Alpes. Para verlos todos haz click en leer más. Joben Bistro, Cluj-Napoca, Rumanía Este bar tiene un diseño particular al estilo steampunk. Bar “Luces del Norte”, Islandia Este bar está en un sitio privilegiado y alejado, en plena naturaleza. Bar “Clínica”, Singapur Es un bar ambientado en un hospital. Para verlos todos haz click en leer más. Bab-al-shams, Dubái En pleno desierto. Bar-restaurante “Conejito Blanco”, Moscú, Rusia Puedes probar comida típica rusa con vistas a la ciudad. Lounge “Rana Azul”, Bombay, India El original diseño de este bar te permite oír muy bien la música estés donde estés. Club 33, Disneyland, California Hay gente que está en cola años para entrar a ese bar. Bar “Sky”, Bangkok Sunland Pub, África Austral Bar «H.R.