PARIS HOTSPOT FIND: PHO BANH CUON 14 | meltingbutter.com

Paris Restaurant Find: Pho Banh Cuon 14

Easily the best Pho in Paris. The metro ride out there and time spent waiting in line are well worth it. Best bit: Simple. The Pho. Read more

PARIS HOTSPOT FIND: COMME A LISBONNE | meltingbutter.com

Paris Food Find: Comme a Lisbonne

This hole-in-the-wall specialises in Portuguese custard tarts and there’s a reason why they have an eager line waiting out f. Read more

Paris Fashion Find: Surface To Air Le Marais

Paris Fashion Find: Surface to Air Le Marais

Rooted in music, art, fashion, film and photography, Surface to Air Le Marais is part fashion brand and part avant-garde creative . Read more

PARIS HOTSPOT FIND: MERCE AND THE MUSE | meltingbutter.com

Paris Cafe Find: Merce and the Muse

(This hotspot has been reported closed) A very un-Paris cafe. Reminds me of a cool cafe you would find in Melbourne, Stockholm or . Read more

Fashion Find: French Trotters Paris

Fashion Find: French Trotters Paris

French Trotters Paris is a store that oozes urban Parisian cool. Occupying over 2000 chic sq. ft. in the 11th district, it is know. Read more

Paris Fashion Find: Isaac Reina Store

Paris Fashion Find: Isaac Reina Store

Isaac Reina, the Paris based designer brings the beauty of opposites to his leather goods line season after season. His under-the-. Read more

PARIS HOTSPOT FIND: RESTAURANT DERRIERE | meltingbutter.com

Paris Restaurant Find: Restaurant Derriere

The idea for this apartment-style venue was to be able to entertain friends “at home” every night. The name comes from its loc. Read more

PARIS HOTSPOT FIND: NANASHI | meltingbutter.com

Paris Restaurant Find: Nanashi

Perfect healthy hangover lunch spot. Fuel your body with organic Japanese fusion food and spoil yourself a little with one of thei. Read more

Berlin City Guide | meltingbutter.com

Berlin city guide: How to blend in with the cool people (or try to)

I jumped at the chance to spend this last weekend in Berlin with Mikee, who had been there all week schmoozing with industry folk . Read more

BERLIN HOTSPOT FIND: MANUFACTUM WARENHAUS | meltingbutter.com

Berlin Shopping Find: Manufactum Warenhaus

This place is special. A traditional general store selling high-end quality German products ranging from denims to home wares and . Read more

BERLIN HOTSPOT FIND: 14 OZ STORE | meltingbutter.com

Berlin Fashion Find: 14 oz Store

Hands down the best men’s denim store in Berlin. Best bit: Shopped out? Rest up with a coffee in their outdoor courtyard. ht. Read more

Berlin Club Find: Festsaal Kreuzberg

A nondescript tent below a busy underpass marks the entry of this club and music venue. Walk through and find a courtyard then a m. Read more

BERLIN HOTSPOT FIND: BURGERMEISTER | meltingbutter.com

Berlin Restaurant Find: Burgermeister

This infamous burger kiosk below the U-Bahn tracks is where Kreuzbergers go when in need of a late night chilli-cheese fries and b. Read more

BERLIN HOTSPOT FIND: DAS NEUE SCHWARTZ | meltingbutter.com

Berlin Fashion Find: Das Neue Schwartz

Directly on one of Berlin’s most important fashion streets but tucked away so that only those in the know shop here. Ring a . Read more

BERLIN HOTSPOT FIND: BONANZA COFFEE HEROES | meltingbutter.com

Berlin Cafe Find: Bonanza Coffee Heroes

Bare walls, sacks of coffee beans, a couple of bearded baristas making really good coffee is all you’ll get at this place. I. Read more

BERLIN HOTSPOT FIND: CAFÉ KRONE | meltingbutter.com

Berlin Cafe Find: Café KRONE

The perfect place to spend Sunday afternoon brunch with The Kings of Convenience playing in the background. It’s bustling bu. Read more

BERLIN HOTSPOT FIND: THE BARN | meltingbutter.com

Berlin Cafe Find: The Barn

You can tell the owner of The Barn is passionate about coffee and offering quality food. He serves single origin beans from some n. Read more

BERLIN HOTSPOT FIND: TRUST BAR | meltingbutter.com

Berlin Bar Find: Trust Bar

Enter via an anonymous door on Torstrasse into a stripped down, gritty yet glamorous bar. The cool hedonistic crowd enjoys full bo. Read more

Rio City Guide | meltingbutter.com

Rio city guide: Finally a way to share my obsession

Have I mentioned that I’m an obsessive-compulsive holiday planner? I think it could be a sickness. Lately I’ve rocked my own w. Read more

RIO HOTSPOT FIND: BAR E RESTAURANTE URCA | meltingbutter.com

Rio Restaurant Find: Bar e Restaurante URCA

Locals spill out of the bar and sit on the wall outside to enjoy the harbour views with ice-cold beers and fried cod balls. Best b. Read more