Gili Air: Tropical Paradise

Gili Air sunset on the beach

Turquoise water, white sand, palm trees and stunning sunsets. This is what made us put Gili Air on our Bali itinerary (Gili islands are actually part of Lombok) and it turned out to be a perfect tropical paradise for relaxed vacations, that we were looking for. We spend 4 days on the island not doing … Continue reading Gili Air: Tropical Paradise

Creamy Millet Porridge with Cinnamon Apples

creamy millet porridge with apples

Millet porridge or rice pudding were my favourite breakfast foods to eat when I was a kid. My grandma and great grandma made them for me and then I sprinkled lots of sweet cocoa on it and enjoyed it. I still love to eat it and since I usually don't have sweet cocoa I like … Continue reading Creamy Millet Porridge with Cinnamon Apples

How to spend a 12 hour layover in Istanbul?

Layover in Istanbul, Galata Bridge

Having a longer layover can be a great thing, especially if you can spend it in a city as magical as Istanbul. Last year, despite the terrible November weather, Istanbul amazed us and we knew we were coming back soon. So when we found affordable plane tickets to Bali with Turkish Airlines we were actually … Continue reading How to spend a 12 hour layover in Istanbul?