Category: Europe

Foodie Heaven, Balkan Style

I must admit, I had low food expectations of the Balkans. Courtesy of “The Balkan Grill”, a favorite university hang during my student days in Sydney, I knew there would be big portions of grilled meat. But beyond that I guess I had just assumed Balkan cuisine would […]

You say Dubrovnik….

There is something inexplicably attractive about old walls. Take any random town, surround it with an old wall, and the place will suddenly become exponentially more appealing to visitors. A rule that seems to holds true even if the wall in question is a dilapidated ruin, although the […]

A Day in Champagne

For today’s blog I thought I’d start with a few lines of travel poetry: At Charles de Gaulle Airport one fine sunny day the Road Warrior read an itinerary in not quite the right way. His onward flight to Miami had already long gone and a night in […]