Tag Archive: Kotor

Mar 04

Price Check: What Things Cost Around the World

Aimed at helping travellers staying in holiday rentals and settling into a place for a while, Price Check is a series of posts in which we reported every two weeks on the prices of groceries (no, not only beer) at each destination we stayed on our yearlong grand tour. This post is a comparison of …

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Feb 20

My Year in the Kitchen: Favourite Dishes From Around the Globe

One of the things we love most about holiday rentals over hotels is that we’re able to cook and eat ‘at home’. Because unless you’re Keith Floyd (one of my inspirations as a wannabe cook in my 20s), you can’t just rock up to a hotel kitchen and whip something up. You can, however, do …

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May 14

Just another afternoon in Kotor, Montenegro

This is the second of my time lapse photography videos from Kotor, Montenegro. You can see the first here. This one was shot between 17:46pm and 21:13pm with a photo taken every 20 seconds. This is an afternoon to evening time lapse looking across to the heritage-listed old town. The lights you can see on the …

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May 14

Weekend Eggs: the Kotor Edition

Sometimes my quest for a weekend eggs recipe reaches a dead end. Here in Kotor people tend to head to a café and have a pastry or one of the wonderful slices of cake such as Dobrotska torta (a lovely local almond lemon cake) rather than eggs. I did see a recipe for an omelette …

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May 13

Sipping on Slivovica – a Kotor Brandy Tasting

Click on the image to see it full size. I’m used to drinking vodka, even the home-made stuff, and I’ve drunk my fair share of Jenever, the gin from Netherlands and Belgium. But nothing prepared me for the burning sensation in my throat from the first tasting of slivovica, the Serbian grape brandy, during a …

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