Holiday Inn, Sarajevo

The most famous hotel in Bosnia Reading “In harm’s way” by Martin Bell reminded me of our Balkan holiday in 2010. Sarajevo was one of…

Visiting Auschwitz (Oswiecim), Poland

Auschwitz, a place everyone should try to visit This year marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp by the 1st Ukrainian…

Travel: Poznan Croissant Museum

A surprising food history in Poland You might think of croissants as being French but did you do know about the history of St. Martin‘s…

Travel: Pripyat, Ukraine

Ghost city of Pripyat Pripyat is a city in northern Ukraine just a few miles from the border with neighbouring Belarus. Founded in 1970, it…

Travel: Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and Chernobyl Town

Behind the scenes at Chernobyl Chernobyl is an infamous name, however, the small town near Ukraine’s border with Belarus is somewhere not many people have…

Chernobyl Disaster – 33 years

Anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster On 26th April 1986, at 01:23 (UTC+3), reactor four of Chernobyl power plant suffered a catastrophic power increase during a…

Food Review: Kava Bar, Bratislava

Kava coffee spot in Bratislava Kava Bar was probably the smallest coffee shop we visited in Bratislava.  Cosy and warm, it’s a pit stop kinda…

Ten must see sights in Bratislava

Bratislava must sees Last New Year we were in Bratislava, which is an ideal place to visit for a short break in Europe. The city…

Travel: Popular statues of Bratislava

Unusual but photogenic statues of Bratislava One of the more popular pastimes when visiting Bratislava is to seek out the unusual and sometimes creepy statues. …

Palacinka Lacinka, the Best pancakes in Bratislava

Budget-friendly and tasty Pancakes in Bratislava It’s easy to walk past Palacinka Lacinka in Bratislava but try not to.  It is home to the tastiest…

Travel: The ‘roses’ of Sarajevo

It’s 26 years since the start of the Siege of Sarajevo It’s now 26 years since the Siege of Sarajevo began.  This is the name…

New Year Escape 2018 – Day Five

Our last day in Bratislava 😭 After the village pub tour on day four, Mr Foodie had booked another tour with Authentic Slovakia, this time…

New Year Escape 2018 – Day Four

Bratislava – Day Four After our previous day’s adventures, we started day four by heading to Kamzik TV tower, about a 90-minute walk from the old…

New Year Escape 2018 – Day Three

Bratislava trip – day three So after sleeping in late on day two, we planned to wake up early and see stuff but it was lazy…