Destinations

Destinations

Pack your bags! Here is where you will find Wonder & Sundry blog posts for specific destinations to spark your wonderlust.

The Stone Arch in Zagreb, visible from the side. Photo emphasizes the mace at the top of the tower, which was meant to deter witches. The dragon statue is visible in the left foreground, and a shop building next to the stone gate is visible as well.

Zagreb, Croatia

Here's what you need to know before you go to Zagreb, Croatia! From practical information to can't-miss activities, and more!
Baked Nisu, or Finnish Cardamom Bread, golden brown and sprinkled with pearl sugar and almonds. Image shows one loaf at an angle, with the other loaf in the far corner, cut off. The loaves are on parchment paper and a cooling rack, on a wooden table.

Nisu: Finnish Cardamom Bread

Stunning Nisu, or Finnish Cardamom Bread, has a delightful pearl-sugar studded crust and a pillowy soft crumb, spiced with freshly ground cardamom. Perfect with coffee and brunch!

Small-Batch Boston Brown Bread with Smoked Fish

A classic New England treat steamed in a can, Boston Brown Bread is easy to make at home. The homemade version tastes so much better! The unique serving suggestion from a dearly missed restaurant is a perfect appetizer for an autumn feast! This small-batch version makes just enough. This post may contain affiliate links, meaning that I get a commission if you take advantage of the offer (thank you!).
Pumpkins form the basis for Pumpkin Splendor

Pumpkin Splendor: Roasted Pumpkin with Pumpkin Salad and Pumpkin Purée

Inspired by an unforgettable pumpkin dish I had at Pod Zidom, a Michelin listed restaurant in Zagreb, Pumpkin Splendor is my more rustic New England take. A perfect small-batch starter or vegetable course for your autumnal table, this unique dish is so much greater than the sum of its parts. This post contains affiliate links, meaning that I get a commission if you take advantage of the offer (thank you!).