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Pope Benedict XVI leaves the Vatican…

From now on “just a simple pilgrim”……….. Leaving the Vatican City with words full of love, faith and humanity, he becomes the most humble of all the pilgrims. The sound of all Rome church bells filled the air of this magical afternoon….. An example, a lesson and a historical day to be remembered. Una giornata di … Continue reading

Dar El Jeld, in the heart of the Tunis Medina

Dar El Jeld Restaurant, in the heart of the Tunis Medina Under the Almohads and the Hafsids ( berber dinasties), from the 12th to the 16th century, Tunis was considered one of the greatest and wealthiest cities in the Islamic world. Some 700 monuments, including palaces, mosques, mausoleums, madrasas and fountains,concentrated inside the walls of … Continue reading

One month in Paraguay – the next adventure

Coming soon…. Embark with us in a journey to discover the “heart” of South America, Paraguay, a destination off the beaten track with a rich history and culture. 


Welcome to the Heart of Darkness Much has been said and written about the Zaire, the present Democratic Republic of Congo. Nevertheless, pictures showing the beauty of the place are not very often encountered. Below, a gallery of images from mainly the Bas Congo Province( former Bas-Zaire Province). At the time of the independence of … Continue reading

Tarocco – the Sicilian red orange

If one passes by Italy, then must try the most fabulous oranges – the Tarocco oranges, or the Red Oranges of Sicilly from December to February. Outstanding flavor, rich and fragrant, also with the highest vitamin C level of all orange varieties. There’s also an online store, of a local farm that produces them and … Continue reading

Central Market of Kuala Lumpur

Inside the Kuala Lumpur’s 1928 fabulous Central Market, at the first floor on your left, you will discover  a historical place that sells really exquisite SouthEast Asian food. It is  the Precious Old China restaurant & bar. Click on the pictures for the gallery mode.

Niger – La terre inconnue

Niger – a forgotten country. A land lost in time, ancient, rich in culture and tradition. A nation of subsistence farmers and herders, underdeveloped, out of touch with the world. Nevertheless, a country that I deeply enjoyed.. might be especially for that! These are my letters to you These are my letters to you. They … Continue reading

Senegal – Dakar Useful Tips

Dakar, the capital city of Senegal, nestled along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, offers even to the most pretentious traveller a great shopping adventure! What to drink Dare to try the famous bissap drink – a fresh cold tea infusion made from the dried red flowers of Hibiscus sabdariffa, a variation of the hibiscus plant, boldly mixed … Continue reading

A tale of two hearts – by Lina Petkova

Danny and Izzie are two children born with a golden heart. With the help of a glass elephant from a very unusual circus, a fire bird, a forest guardian and a Dream Whisperer and his sea warriors, they embark on a wondreous journey to the distant land of Emeria where the sun has disapeared.

Eat like a Goddess by Lina Petkova

A book about food, women and a happy, healthy state of mind! A collection of recipes for healthy, balanced eating that will wake up your inner beauty! Turn your every day eating habits into a fragrant symphony of tastes and wonders! Learn how the ancient secrets of Ayurveda can help you be beautiful, happy, healthy … Continue reading