Two Interesting Pinots

The two interesting Pinot Noirs I’ve tasted recently I want to share my opinion with you on. The first one comes from Western Oregon, Eugene, King Estate Winery.   Acrobat 2012 Oregon Pinot Noir King Estate Winery. It’s a 4-star wine for me, the one you enjoy on a Wednesday night. Good with food, excellent […]

Eating Out in Aruba

In my previous posts about eating out in Aruba, this One Happy island, where life is relaxing, the sea is warm and the sun is hot, I’ve covered some good and bad places to go to in Aruba when you are hungry. I think it’s importaant to be honest with my readers: there are so […]

Where to Eat in Aruba

This is the continuation of my previous post My Delight and Disappointment in Restaurants on Aruba where I started covering the places that I personally tried out on Aruba and I shared my opinion on them. Very soon we’ll find out what the best place to eat on Aruba is, again according to my taste […]

The Three Wines That Rocked My Summer

Hey, guys! After some weeks of summer vacation, I’m coming back with some more great stuff about food, wine and travel! Today’s post is about my best picks of this summer! Two reds and one white. Sounds weird, but that’s true (you know, summertime is a white-wine season…)…    1. Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico DOCG […]

My Delight and Disappointment In Restaurants on Aruba

As I said before, Aruba is a real paradise for you, foodies. There’s plenty of options to every choice, taste and wallet. From Peruvian to Indonisian… We’ve been lucky to be on Aruba for almost four lazy weeks and had enough time to discover some truth about the restaurants on Aruba! First of all, you’ll […]

This Strange, Yet Fascinating Aruban Lifestyle

Before going into detail about dining options here on this One Happy Island, I’d like to share with you some of my observations that came strange or interesting to me while being here and basking in the ever-warm and friendly, but strong (!) sun. First of all, what I’ve noticed is the people who, as […]

This is Why Aruba is #1 Repeat Destination in Caribbean

You already understand I’m enjoying my 4-week vacation on Aruba right now, and I’ve promised to tell you what and where it is. Aruba is a small island situated about 25 km from the coast of Venezuela. This is actually not a country, but an independent unit within the Netherlands, with the governor who is […]

Shokoladnitsa!!

Shokoladnitsa!! Chocolate heaven 🙂              Choco delight! It’s a Russian café chain, located mainly in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg. I was there maaaany years ago and remember their hot chocolate, so it was kind of a flashback for me this time, while waiting for my next connection again at Sheremetyevo Moscow […]

One Happy Island

Aruba, Jamaica…just like in that famous song… Now we are here! Aruba is indeed a paradise. They say that it’s one happy island! And it seems to me more and more that it might be true! We are here for four weeks, and in between the trips to the beach, enjoying wine on the balcony, […]

Aruban Paradise

We are going to Aruubbaaa!!!! When I tell people about this place, they ask me what it is and where it is – almost no-one knows about this hidden gem… But…I lost my book that I ordered from amazon.com about Moon Aruba (Moon Handbooks), eh! Not that I lost it, but forgot on the plane… […]