Sweeter Moments of 2017 Travels

For most beautifully presented, I think Vina Senjković’s entry in my winner. Ice cream, flower petals and I can’t remember what else. A highlight of not only Brac Island, but all of Dalmatia.   The only problem with Kumparička’s ricotta and caramel is that...
Rondic cellar with everyone

Culinary Experiences of 2016, Fave #2

Hiša Vin Rondič, Vipava Valley (Slovenia) If we were coming here just for the wine it would have been amazing enough. But alas, no, we had to interrupt the tastings of fresh Pinela and Malvazija with delectable home-cooked dishes of jota (Slovenian soup of sauerkraut, potatoes...
Harvest Tour chicken paprikash

Culinary Experiences of 2016, Fave #5

Gostilna Rajh: Prekmurje, Slovenia Slovenia’s eastern-most region is called Prekmurje. Those of us in the travel biz call this part of the country ‘chicken head’ since the outline of Slovenia is shaped like a chicken with Prekmurje being the head. I have not...
Chocolate truffles at Passero winery - Prekmurje, Slovenia

From Prekmurje with Love

Taste a trio of white wines with plates of cold cuts: smoked ribs with bean salad and pressed sausage with pumpkin oil and onions. Simple yet delicious.
Buying gelato in Ljubljana

Savor Tours and the Villones – featured on House Hunters Int’l TV show

Before our family moved from Seattle to Slovenia in April, we were approached by the TV show House Hunters Int’l.