This is a Croatian Licitar, a biscuit made of honey dough, that has been produced in Croatia for hundreds of years. Even though Licitars are made of edible ingredients, we don’t eat them, but keep them as a decoration. With this one, I send you lots of love and wish you a merry Christmas wherever … More Croatian Licitar
A few hours later the history repeated itself. However, at that hour the child had had a few hours of sleep in her eyes and wouldn’t give up her demands. The poor creature kept screaming, ‘…mommy, daddy, mommy, daddy….’ I took a walk and walked and walked and walked. People around me were rolling their eyes, shaking their heads, pointing towards the family. The Parents amazed me. The Father fed the small one, took him/her into his arms and got up to stand in the aisle. The Mother, however, was sitting still, her eyes closed as if nothing was happening. There was no seatbelt sign on.
I decided to dare disturb the Mother. I shook her arm, leaned towards her and asked, ‘Excuse me, is this your child?’. … More Child-free Flights?
I have been a market-person since I can remember. All I wished to do when I grow up, was to sell on a farmers’ market. I recall it as if it were yesterday. I revealed to my mum that one day I would enrol on a university for selling on farmers’ market. What a surprise it was for … More Columbia Road – Flower Market in London
It was a late evening in Tokyo. Heavy clouds wrapped the city in a grey robe and the darkness intensified the dullness. All we needed was a warm, cozy shelter to enjoy some good food. Luckily, the least problem in Tokyo is to find a restaurant and a couple of minutes later, there it was … More The Night when I ‘Met’ Mr Ikizukuri
The road in Amargosa Valley cuts the desert in a straight line. Misty mountains wriggle in the far distance and the yellowish valley, sprinkled with scarce plants, outspreads to the infinity. Rare buildings mainly look abandoned and if it wasn’t for occasional cars going in the opposite direction, it would seem as if I were … More Police Welcome to Nevada
Click on the photo to fly above Manhattan and walk its busy streets….
South Bank and Southwark, hide some fascinating stories in their small lanes and behind the courtyard fences. Note: The photo is a link to a photo gallery.
Update after 5 hours of counting the votes: It seems to be a big majority Yes vote throughout Ireland. On the 25th of May 1895, Oscar Wilde was convicted for indecency. As horrifying as it can sound today, 120 years later, homosexuality was a criminal offence in Britain at the time and Wilde didn’t stand much … More Referendum on Marriage Equality in Ireland
Pure Taste on Notting Hill is a purely gluten-free, lactose-free restaurant, that caters for the followers of various diets, but also for the meat and seafood lovers. No wonder they are so much nutrition-savvy since their chef is a nutritional therapist Holly Redman. Altogether, the food I picked was very good. Some of the dishes are very inventive and my … More Pure Taste Restaurant – London, Notting Hill
It’s no news if I tell you that London is expensive. However, if you are not into buying a property, but only theatre tickets (they can also be very expensive at times), there are ways of not spending too much. So, how to get cheaper tickets for the great London theatre and hot shows in town? 1. Grab … More How to Buy Cheap(er) Theatre Tickets in London? (Updated February 2016)