There are gems under the High Tatras you may have not heard about

It was a clear and surprisingly warm weekend in mid-November with perfectly blue skies. My family and I had booked self-catering accommodation in a small village under the High Tatras - Slovak most visited mountains. It doesn't happen very often that the Tatras unveil their majestic peaks for longer than a few minutes, because the … Continue reading There are gems under the High Tatras you may have not heard about

Comforting Carrot and Yellow Pea Soup

The last weekend in October is all about remembering the dead. Before the Covid-19 pandemic, All Saints' Day or All Souls Day (Dušičky in Slovak) was the busiest time for travel in Slovakia, with people crossing the country to visit cemeteries, bring flowers and light candles on the graves of their deceased relatives. Back from … Continue reading Comforting Carrot and Yellow Pea Soup

Winter recipes to boost your immunity – and spirit

There's a lot we can do to help our bodies fight bacteria and viruses. With the temperatures dropping below zero and the COVID pandemic raging around the world, it is more important than ever to protect ourselves and our dearest from the harm. Vitamins, minerals and other food supplements certainly play a role in our … Continue reading Winter recipes to boost your immunity – and spirit