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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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My favourite Places to Eat on the island of Vis

My Favourite Places to Eat on the Island of Vis

Vis is fast gaining a reputation as a gourmet island. After spending a week here and gaining a few kilos I can certainly vouch for this. Vis also produces some of the country’s best known plavac (red) and vugava (white) wines. But where to eat….here are a few of our favourite places to eat on Vis, the […]

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4 of the Best Beaches on Vis

One of the attractions of staying on the Croatian island of Vis is its fabulous beaches. Vis is my favourite island in Croatia. An island surrounded by some the clearest blue water you’ll find in the Adriatic. The main beaches are on the southern side of the island….a coastline of protected bays and secluded coves […]

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