The Best Croissants In The World

Do you know what makes a croissant the best in the world? Is it the mouth-watering taste of pure butter such as Le Beurre d’Echiré? Perhaps it’s the way the phyllo breaks in your hand leaving traces of melted butter on your fingertips. Or, is it the exterior crustiness that perfectly balances your taste buds…

Budapest Lookbook | Hungary

Budapest has become one of the favourite winter cityscapes. This young, vibrant city pulsates bars, street food vendors, shops and many cultural references in every corner. What I love most about Budapest is the character fusion of old, economically-stricken and avant-garde architecture with the millennial hipster vibe of its many bars and restaurants. There’s something…

The Insider’s Guide to Mauritius

  Those of you who follow my blog will probably already know that I come from this beautifully verdant volcanic island in the heart of Indian Ocean. Mauritius. This small island – also known as the jewel of the Indian Ocean- with its semi-tropical climate, is embraced by white sandy beaches, diverse culture, and cuisine that…

Lookbook | Mauritius

Here’s the lookbook for Mauritius comprised of photos I took last time I visited my family there. For the SoCoco Insider’s Guide to Mauritius click here.  

Authentic Sushi 寿司| Vienna

Vienna is a small city with big ambitions. With a rich history, imprinted in its buildings, culture and traditional outlets, Vienna is best known for being a cultural hub for art, music, and architecture. Despite the capital’s heavy-set classical atmosphere, there are exquisite gastronomic delights in almost every corner. I am a self-proclaimed Sushi-an, due to my…

“Oreo” Coco Chia Parfait

Recipe inspired and created by: Viviane Shklarek Who doesn’t know that moment at the end of dinner, when everyone is eyeing on the dessert menu trapped between anticipation and guilt. Well, the exact same happened last night when I met – the amazingly inspiring – Coco at a friend’s dinner at the new You Vienna (Le…

Vienna’s Best Bars | 2016

Are you wondering where you can have the best cocktails, reserves and spirits in Vienna? Find out which are the best Bars in Vienna.

How Not to Gain Weight when Traveling

By  SoCoco’s Nutritionist Eleni Koui  We constantly move these days whether it’s for business or pleasure, alone or with company, travelling is part of our routine! And that’s where the problem begins; How to adapt to new routines while on the road. Sometimes I don’t know what it is, but there’s something in my brain that tells…

The Cutest Cafes in Vienna

  Part of Vienna’s charm is the charming cute little cafes scattered around the City. Given that I’m an avid coffee drinker and have most of my meetings in cafes, I have made up a list -in order of preference- of  my favourite cute little cafes in Vienna. Cafe Himmelblau Situated at Kutschkermarkt in Währing, this is a small, cozy,…

Rinderwahn | Vienna

With the uprising trend of street food, Vienna has seen a spring of street food restaurants (especially those priding in their burger mastery) that work hard to intermediate between quality and taste. In the past 3 years, Vienna’s wave of post-modern, post-instagram food culture has introduced the schnitzel-loving culture the unpretentious, tastefully rich and somewhat inexpensive world of…

Weight Busters | Superfoods

By  SoCoco’s Nutritionist Eleni Koui  Summer holidays are mostly over and they were packed with fun times, relaxing moments, new experiences and..at least in my case a bit of extra food pleasures! Meals by the seaside followed by yummy cocktails and all this sitting and relaxing anywhere possible meant that some of us need to get organised…