Hamsi Season

Istanbul is my place. I always wait impatiently to pack my bag and land at Ataturk Airport. This is the place that mesmerizes me with its organized chaos, crazy drivers, highly demanding housewives, imams calling to prayers, service and food. Before the trip I plan my meals in the tiniest details, waiting for my taste…

Godthaab Bryghus

Greenland will take you by surprise. Not only by the views and fresh fish, but also by the taste of beer. Country offers regular load of Carlsbergs and Tuborgs, but one can also find few gems hidden under local breweries. The Other Me spotted one from our hotel window under name of Godthaab Bryghus (http://bryggeriet.gl)….

Peruvian Ceviche

The country of Machu Picchu and 4 000 types of potatoes. Machu Picchu was breath taking, especially after 30 minutes bus ride on the steep and curvy mountain roads. As potatoes are a staple part of the Polish cuisine, I was thrilled to widen my “potato horizons”. However, what made the biggest impression on me was ceviche. This is a dish…

Strukli

In this winter time of the year, my steps led me to Croatia. I have wanted to visit this country for quite some time now. In particular, my curiosity peaked when I read about the oysters on the Croatian coast. I cannot remember where exactly I read it, but oysters there are apparently supposed to…

Smokes and smokescreens in Cuba

13,5 hours. That is the duration of a direct flight from Istanbul to Havana with Turkish Airlines. 13,5 hours of twisting and turning, half watching the same movies on the entertainment system, and squeezing my nose to the window to experience the lights of the islands thousands of meters below as the sunrise explodes with…

Pickle away!

I was born and raised in Poland, hence pickling is deeply rooted in my DNA. There is really no special occasion or even a regular evening dinner in Poland that goes without pickled or marinated cucumbers, mushroom or cabbage. Few years ago, we went to South Korea as part of our continued explorations in Asia….