Firebird Experiences

 

Interested in culture? Care for history? Love to learn more about local cuisine and gastronomy when you're abroad? In this section of the Firebird blog we bring you lots of one-of-a-kind things to know about Europe.

 

Firebird Experiences
Peculiar Christmas Traditions in Europe
19.12.2018
Christmas is less than a week away! Are you excited? We bet that wherever you are from, you have interesting holiday traditions, and today we would like to share the most peculiar ones from different countries in Europe. Some of them made us laugh, others made us think about our own traditions and find similarities, but overall we had a lovely time writing this piece, and we hope you will equally enjoy reading it!
Simple Guide to French Wines & Dishes
07.12.2018
An outstanding combination of ingredients, aromatic spices, and herbs, fine wines, and cheeses… It is for sure that unique gourmet cuisine is one of the calling cards of France along with the iconic Eiffel Tower, gorgeous Versailles and sun-kissed French Riviera.
German Food: Must-Taste Dishes & Drinks
24.11.2018
Delicious German cuisine is just as rich as the country's heritage. In this piece, we'd like to take a closer look at the delicious things to eat and drink during your Germany travel.
European Festivals & Carnivals you Didn't Know About
20.09.2018
The annual world-famous Oktoberfest, held in Germany’s Bavaria region, is right around the corner, yet this is by far not the only festive event in Europe which deserves looking forward to. In this article we have put together the top carnivals and festivals worth putting on your travel agenda while going on Europe tours.
Must-Taste Dishes on Your Trip to Italy
28.08.2018
Italian cuisine is something that is pretty well-known and popular around the world, and it is quite hard to find a person unable to name at least several national Italian dishes, isn’t it? Interestingly, authentic Italian food isn’t just about pizza and pasta, it’s really diverse and the traditions of cooking differ from one region to another. In this piece, you can learn more about Italian cuisine as well as jot down some dishes and beverages for your must-taste list as you travel Italy.
A Sneak Peak of MS Rostropovich | Cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg
14.06.2018
Discovering Russia during a cruise is one adventure to remember, as apart from time spent on land, touring the two Russian capitals and their main landmarks, each day of the cruise part is full of fun activities and sightseeing during stops in ports of call. In this piece, we go “behind the scenes” of the 12-day cruise on board the 4+ star ship, MS Rostropovich.