Miami Yacht Show 2018

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George Town, Penang

This is a very helpful post about Penang in Malaysia.

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Ask anyone in South East Asia which city has the best street food, and they’ll tell you it’s their town! Ask them to nominate another city, and chances are Penang will be their second choice. In addition to the allure of the food, I also wanted to check out the preserved colonial-era architecture, particularly the shop houses. The street art scene in Penang makes for a fun treasure hunt, following the tourist map to find all the key locations.

Key standout locations that I visited

  • Fort Cornwallis, a well preserved British defense fortification which gives a little insight into the historic need to defend the strait.
  • Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi, an impressive clan-house for the Khoo family of Chinese immigrants.
  • Street art, which is liberally placed around the historic old town. Get hold of a tourist map to find all of the sites.
  • Little India has a vibrant shopping…

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Lorenz, Czech restaurant with Austrian flair

When in Czech Republic, stop at this new restaurant in beautiful Kromeriz.


Restaurant Lorenz, a dream come true for Czech & Slovak couple

After working as a chef at a Viennese restaurant for 30 years, Jan Laurencik opened a restaurant in beautiful Kromeriz with wife Eva on this wintry day at the end of January.

Having a restaurant in Kromeriz has been a lifelong dream for this enterprising couple, Jan & Eva. Jan is from Slovakia, Eva is a lifelong resident of Kromeriz in Czech Republic.

The fusion of the Austrian dishes with Czech is apparent in the entrees such as the featured Old Viennese pork knee on a skewer with red cabbage sauerkraut, hot pepper and bread, served on a plank and accompanied by Bernard beer.

“It is delicious with a well-balanced tangy taste of the sauerkraut,” said Emma Palova. Palova visited Kromeriz and the local restaurants many times. “I love this Moravian specialty. The beer washes down the grease from…

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V roce 2018, In the year 2018

Czech festive kolache. Visit Czech Republic and don’t forget to try this treat for the palate.


Sledujte nas v novem roce 2018. Follow us in 2018.

Budeme zverejnovat vybrane recepty, nase i od Vas. Tesime se na spolupraci s nasimi fanousky. Recepty budou publikovany i v USA na Western Herald, coz je krajansky casopis.

We will publish selected recipes including your favorites. Send us your recipes today. They will also be published in the Western Herald magazine.

Zobrazeny na hlavni strance jsou svatecni kolace.

The recipes Evoke memories from Czech homeland.

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