9 Things to do on the Island of Vis

  In a previous post I introduced you to Vis: The Best island in Croatia. Vis may be the most distant of the Croatian Islands but it is definitely worth the two hour travelling time to get there. It’s a perfect island escape for lazy days on the beach but if you’re looking for things to do, […]

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A Taste of Croatia: Hib Cake from Vis

As you drive around the island of Vis, you notice fig trees growing everywhere. For a fig lover like me it’s paradise but unfortunately it wasn’t fig season when we were on the island! Thanks heavens I found an excellent substitute……hib cake.   Hib cake is a traditional fig cake from Vis. It is made from a mixture of chopped dried […]

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Exploring the Hill Top Towns of Istria

  Istria is its own little world…a part of Croatia but unique. It is a land that combines the best of two worlds…life on the waters of the Adriatic and the inland hill top towns known for their food and wine. Join us as we explore the hill top towns of Istria.   History of the […]

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A Taste of Turkey: Künefe in Antakya

Our road trip around Central Turkey introduced us to many fabulous local foods. Desserts were always a highlight.We tasted fabulous icecream in Kahramanmaras and ate mouth watering baklava and katmer in Gaziantep. Antakya is known to have the best künefe in Turkey so off we went in search of this delicious syrup soaked, sweet cheese pastry. […]

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