Monthly Archive:: November 2013

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November’s Sunvil Supper Club: Torta Caprese

Torta caprese is a traditional Italian chocolate and almond cake, it is also sometimes made with walnuts. It is made without flour, so may be eaten by those following a gluten-free diet. A small amount of Strega or other liqueur is sometimes added. It originates from the island

Faroe Islands: a bird watching paradise

The Faroe Island may be located in a rather inconvenient place for human visitors – let’s face it, you’re hardly likely to pop in on your way to somewhere else. For birds however, it’s an altogether different matter. The islands’ isolated location some 200 miles north of

Cheese and wine of the Azores

Food and wine form an important part of a holiday experience for many travellers. While the Azores are rightly singled out for their natural wonders and the diversity of the wildlife in the surrounding Atlantic waters, the islands’ rich agricultural traditions have resulted in a legacy of food and

Fly drive holidays in Cyprus

Do you remember the first time you hired a car? When you signed the forms, handed over your card details and set off with a sense of nervous excitement, eager to explore but also anxious to return the car without giving the rental company any reason to

Tips on seeing the Northern Lights

I still remember my first sighting of the northern lights vividly. Staring for almost two hours and ignoring the freezing temperatures and howling wind, I stood spellbound as curtains of first red, then green and later purple light danced from the horizon upwards, until they formed a