Breads are the sweetest little bits of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal. ― Zomick's Bakery
Adventure should be part of everyone's life. It is the whole difference between being fully alive and just existing.
― Holly Morris, Adventure Divas: Searching the Globe for Women Who Are Changing the World
Iceland 17 June (National Day, founding of republic and dissolution of personal union with Kingdom of Denmark 1944)
Trivia: Mosquitoes do not exist in Iceland. More....
Seychelles 18 June (National Day)
Trivia: The coco de mer, native to the islands, produces the largest seed in the world. The distinctly shaped nut can weigh up to 15 kilograms.
Greenland (Denmark) 21 June (Longest Day of the Year) (The National Day was introduced in 1983 as one of the Home Rule's traditions and is thus one of several expressions of national identity, which is also reflected in the flag, clothing, national anthem and language)
Trivia: Scientists have estimated that the Greenland ice sheet is between 400,000 and 800,000 years old.
Trivia: Luxembourg is the only remaining grand duchy in the world.
Mozambique 25 June (Independence from Portugal 1975)
Trivia: Maputo is the capital of Mozambique is also called the 'City of Acacias'.
Trivia: Croatians have more than 500 Christmas carols.
Slovenia 25 June ((Statehood Day), declaration of independence from Yugoslavia 1991)
Trivia: The famed Lipizzaner horses, which many people associate with Spain or Austria, actually originate from the village of Lipica in Slovenia.
Madagascar 26 June (Independence from France 1960)
Trivia: Madagascar is the world's fourth largest island.
See all National Days for JUNE
Food related events....
Strangest US food festivals in 2016
Food festivals around the world in JUNE....
See where we have been...
Australian travellers - do you need a visa?
.............and Apps and DVDs
Favourite cookery book writer Anneke Manning, opens her BakeClub files.
What's for dinner? Now you kn ow with the help of this expert.
Is there such a thing as a quiet spot in Los Angeles?
If you love food and travel equally, this new novel might satisfy your hunger.
If you think you know Australia well, you need to see this book and realise there is still more.
Sydney has many precincts and now you may explore them.
Have you been to Berlin? This book will make you want to visit.
Something for every day of the year from famous writers and speakers through the ages.
Now you can cook all your favourite foods from Japan's capital.
Here's a book with double value.
India has some of the best vegatarian dishes in the world.
Chef-farmer Matthew Evans helps us through hot weather cooking.
Could this be the el Bulli of Australia?
Spend some time with Australia's 'Queen of Nyona'.
Looking for a way to spend your weekends in Australia in 2016?
Hate waste? Want to feed your family healthily?
Frustrated by a fridge full of leftovers? Don't know what to do with them?
It's not often a Michelin-starred chef shares his favourite home-style recipes.
Attention! All those who thought they would never cook Japanese food at home!
How to eat like an Italian!
Lovers of Middle Eastern food will devour this book - and its wonderful recipes.
Too old to colour-in? Not with this delightful book.
Michelin starred chef Jason Atherton would like to assist you in your kitchen...
Outback food from a Masterchef contestant.
NEW from Lonely Planet
Meatballs for everyone - from the Meatball and Wine Bar.
Lovers of food and beer, need to see this latest book from Ross Dobson.
Perfect for summer. Hartsyard shares its secrets.
Aimed at the food industry, but also valuable for home cooks, this tongue-in-cheek book might make you think.
One of the delights of travel is eating on the street.
One family of foods can help you eat your way to health!
Heart-shaped Tasmania is all about good food.
How big is your garden? Even a tiny courtyard is big enough to add to your menu.
The best of the best. Iconic cookery teacher Gretta Anna's recipes with her son Martin Teplitzky.
Food is art - and here, a master chef marries Italian cuisine and painting.
For those who love the world and its beauty and want a REAL life.....
Fancy some fishing - with a chef and TV celebrity and two other seafood experts?
Heading for Hong Kong? Take this book (and an appetite) with you!
Explore 19 areas and discover Tokyo's best food and shopping.
Everyone's favourite grandmother and cook, as known by her grand-daughter, Kate Gibbs....
Now you can create your own home patisserie.
Does Australia have the world's best beaches?
Join five women for a weekly meal in Umbria, Italy - simple, but so much more.
You probably know of Rick Stein from his TV and cookbook fame, as well as his restaurants...
Put the Taste of Australia into your meals with Lyndey Milan's latest book.
Love cooking, like trivia?
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Heading south from Sydney? Stop at East Hotel in Canberra.
Discover a cooler side to Malaysia.
So you thought throwing the wedding bouquet was strange....
Walk on the quiet side in Japan.
Check out the top whale-watching places in Australia.
Here are FIFTY of the world's friendliest faces.
A bay named for a predator? A 400-year-old plate? Aliens? What sort of place is this?
The lovely Hunter Valley, NSW, has something for everyone.
Take an 'international trip' but stay in Sydney!
Perth - the world's most remote capital which has everything - dolphins included!
If you like beer, this could be helpful when you travel.
Pack your Big Yellow Suitcase ...
DON'T MISS THESE:
AUSTRALIAN FOOD EVENTS
The Truffle Festival, June to August, Canberra region, ACT.
Brisbane Times Good Food Month, Brisbane, QLD, July 1-31
Twisted pizza we call this - be you'll probably call it delicious!
Are these Sydney's best pork buns?
Joe's Bar at East Hotel in Canberra is worth checking out.
MUST TASTE THIS
If burrata is not a cheese you know, then do try this Gold medal Sydney-made one.
They're calling it the mayo for the masses - soy, dairy, egg, nut and gluten free.
Need a coffee????
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This Italian cheese-maker serves it up at the table....then sells the makings upstairs.
..and then there's Andy, the Irish cherry pie maker on the north coast of NSW...
TAKE A BREAK
Find out what food events are on around the world in JUNE
Looking for a way to spend your weekends in Australia in 2016?
A centrally-located luxury Sydney hotel has some deals you may like for the holiday season.
So you want to explore SYDNEY?
A year of fabulous food festivals is ahead in 2016 for Britain!
Festivals throughout Australia too in 2016.
Scotland's Year of Food and Drink 2016....
Festivals in Korea, 2016
2016 Malaysia's Year of Festivals....
What's happening in Rome this month....
Ever dreamed of having your own place in France.
SPOIL YOURSELF - TOTAL LUXURY
Tour the world in a luxury private jet .....
Where better to take a French cookery course.....
Taste Miami with someone who knows.
Shopping in Paris is great fun - but you might need some help...
...and not just with carrying your purchases!
A food and wine tour in one of France's most beautiful regions.
Now you can travel and pick up some artistic skills - and enjoy Italian cuisine.
SYDNEY'S LIVING HISTORY
Find out about the (sometimes colourful) past of Australia's first city:
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