Liopetri River – Ποταμός Λιοπετρίου

Picturesque Locations… 🙂 The island of Cyprus has several rivers, the vast majority of which are dry and empty. Hence it is quite unusual to find a place in Cyprus that is even named after a river. Liopetri is a small fishing village on the south-eastern coast of Cyprus. The village is definitely not a…

Cape Greco – Cavo Greco – Κάβο Γκρέκο

Cape Greco (aka. Cavo Greco and Κάβο Γκρέκο) is one of my favourite places on the island of Cyprus. It is an iconic cape that sticks out of the south-eastern tip of the island, located east of the town of Ayia Napa and south along the eastern coast of Cyprus, below Protaras. Cape Greco is a…

Zucchini Muffins

Savoury muffins have been somewhat anathema for me. I love the more fruity, sweet, sugary muffins, and have a particular penchant for lemon and poppy seed muffins! However, recent circumstances encouraged me to create this savoury muffin for my elderly grandmother who is having a hard time eating in her old age. This recipe has a…

Veggie Moussa-bake

I felt inspired to be creative and make something a little different. I didn’t really have a goal in mind, except the desire to use a lot of colourful, fresh, seasonal vegetables. I felt inspired by the beautifully colourful fresh produce in season right now. You can use anything that takes your fancy, so be…

A Dream Come True Recipe – Jaffa Cake Cupcakes

I recently received a most wonderful gift! One of my best friends, gifted me the Home Sweet Home recipe book from The Hummingbird Bakery, and wow wasn’t I happy?!!!! She knows me well. She knows that I love to be in the kitchen baking, that I love Hummingbird treats and that I did not already…

YS Falls – Jamaica

The YS River is the main tributary of the Black River – Jamaica’s largest navigable river. The YS River emerges from limestone caves and springs high above the location of the YS Falls in the Breadnut Hills. From there, the river flows 30km, dropping approximately 40 metres in height through seven falls. The YS Falls…

Underwater Adventures – Jamaica

What’s a trip to the Caribbean without a little snorkelling? Yah man! Jamaica’s waters are very much alive. I have extremely vivid memories of my first trip to Jamaica (about 20 years ago), which include a number of shark incidents, and a massive red snapper scaring the *!@£ out of seven-year old me, as it…