Montenegro Road-trip, Day 2

The second day in beautiful Montenegro started with sun, coffee and planning what to see next. For a country of this size, Montenegro is full of places to see, and picking only few of them may be a challenge. We spent wonderful morning in the café in the same building as our rented apartment, and…

Montenegro Road-trip, Day 1

The idea of visiting Montenegro had been circling in my head since “Casino Royal” was released. I wanted to visit the casino where mr. Bond won over the international criminal, and hopefully sit at the famous table. Imagine my surprise when I learnt that the actual casino, or the building where the casino in the…

Ceylon Tea

You will find the island of Sri Lanka in South Asia, located southeast of India. The documented history of the island goes 3,000 years back. However, some historians point to first evidence of pre-historic settlements from approximately 125,000 years ago. Nowadays, most of the population consist of Sinhalese ethnicity, with Tamilis, Christians, Moors, Burghers, Malays,…

Irish Seafood Chowder

Ireland or Eire in Irish, is an island in the North Atlantic, and is the thirds largest island in Europe. It is separated from Great Britain by the North Channel, the Irish Sea and St George’s Channel. I had been hearing about the beauty of Emerald Isle for a quite few years. Every time there…

Berries

Santa Claus home field. We all know where he lives and what he does for a living. I will not discuss his eating habits here. But what I want to tell you about is berries. Finland, is filled with different kinds of berries across the country. Some  of the over 50 kinds of berries there, with 37 edible, are…

King Julian of Madagascar

In the past, whenever someone mentioned Madagascar to me, I immediately thought of a scene from Pixar’s animated movie “Madagascar” where King Julian and a tribe of fur balls were signing “I like to move it, move it…”. I can imagine that this scene and song is stuck in your head at this moment. However,…