How to Eat in Crete

How to Eat in Crete

While Greek favourites such as gyros and tzatziki are well known even to the average McDonalds-only consumer, dishes from the herb-heavy island of Crete are certainly not getting the reputation they deserve. This is Italian-standard cuisine, minus the waist-unfriendly carbs. Continue reading

Way down upon the Suwannee River

Entering Suwannee County

Way down upon the Suwannee River

by Penelope Silvers
www.PhilosBooks.com
“Way down upon the Suwannee River…..”

Those lyrics are from the Florida state song, “Old Folks at Home” written by Stephen Foster in 1851.  You can listen to the song performed by Pete Seeger as part of his historical “American Favorite Ballads”.  Close your eyes, listen, and ease into the laid back mood of an earlier time in Florida history: Continue reading

Gastronomy journey through Andalucia

With its economy under the spotlight these days, it is easy to forget that Spain is still one of the top gastronomic destinations in the world.

Article by Santiago Sanz of Black Sheep Guides

While its big cities such as Madrid and Barcelona attract millions from around the world (not to mention the pilgrimage towards Barça or Real’s stadiums), Andalucía has remained relatively discrete in comparison, only to be discovered by the more adventurous traveller who seek a more exotic cultural stimulation than the usual touristy experience. Continue reading