Hungarian potato casserole – my mom’s juicy version

The potato casserole is a Hungarian traditional one-pot dish that almost everyone is a fan of – at least in our family. Sour cream (there is a saying that you know you are Hungarian when you love sour cream…) is Read more…


Grated potato dumplings with sheep cheese, the national dish of Slovakia – with a twist

We recently visited the High Tatras in Slovakia and spent our evenings in a koliba ( typical Slovak restaurant). We had to of course taste the Slovak national dish, the grated potato dumplings with sheep cheese (bryndzové halušky). Growing up Read more…


Birmingham – the city that surprises and its surroundings that wrote history

A friend of mine moved to this city – 200km northwest of London – about 2 years ago because of her husband’s work, and to be honest, she didn’t speak about it with high promises. But she wasn’t the only Read more…


Bejgli – the Hungarian Christmas roll cake recipe

Bejgli (the Hungarian roll cake) is the integral part of Christmas feasts in almost every Hungarian family. Still, many are afraid of making it on their own. I honestly admit that I was the first a bit scared to. I Read more…


My phoney cheesecake – one without using cream cheese

Did you know that the cheesecake originates from the ancient Greeks? There are rumors that at the very first Olympics (776 BC), some cheesecake-like food was served to the athletes. The Greek brides also made this delicacy for their guests. Read more…


The faces of Zanzibar II. – Nungwi and the north

Nungwi used to be famous for its fishing, but today it is Zanzibar’s most visited tourist towns, the second largest on the island. It is located in the northern tip of Unguja (the official name of the island) and according to Read more…


The faces of Zanzibar I. – Jambiani and the eastern shores

Zanzibar, or Unguja (yes, that’s the official name for the largest island in the archipelago), is a very diverse little island south of the equator in East Africa. It provides the perfect vacation spot almost all year round, except maybe Read more…


Zanzibar – good to know before you travel

Zanzibar … This word is likely to bring flashes of an exotic island. The truth is not far from this, however Zanzibar is actually an archipelago consisting of two larger islands (Pemba and Unguja) and several smaller ones.   Administratively Read more…


1 day in Dubai – how to pass a long transfer time?

Dubai is the Mecca of the Middle East in terms of tourism, as this metropolis in the Persian Gulf has become a very popular travel destination in the recent years. The city, which is now a tourist attraction, not long Read more…


9 things to do around lake Bled – summer version

Many are not given the opportunity to travel for an extended period of time. There are also people who like to take short trips during the weekends. For them, visiting Bled can be a great choice. Of course in case Read more…