Finding beauty everywhere

A Little Gem in Munich

A Little Gem in Munich

“I’d rather take coffee than compliments just now.”  ― Louisa May Alcott, Little Women Discovering the best espresso in the city does not happen overnight.  But if you are lucky and your friends are coffee experts, you eventually find it. For me coffee is essential to life. […]

Start Running Again

Start Running Again

“Now if you are going to win any battle you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do. The body will always give up. It is always tired in […]

Summer Reading Wish List

Summer Reading Wish List

There are so many great books out there and not enough time to read them all. I am a little behind with my reading list these days, so sharing my top picks is an extra motivation. 1.  Honey, Olives, Octopus: Adventures at the Greek Table […]

Top Things to Do in Seville, Spain

Top Things to Do in Seville, Spain

No matter when you visit Seville, one thing is for sure – you will fall in love with this amazing place. “Some cities have looks, other cities have personality. The sevillanos get both, courtesy of their flamboyant, charismatic, ever-evolving Andalucian metropolis founded, according to myth, 3000 years […]

The mountain knows it all

The mountain knows it all

“We are now in the mountains and they are in us, kindling enthusiasm, making every nerve quiver, filling every pore and cell of us.”                                           […]

10 things I’ve learned from living abroad

10 things I’ve learned from living abroad

  1. You no longer speak one language, in my case you mix all three. 2. You learn that patience is a virtue. A really important one. 3. You learn how to ask for help. And you learn to count your blessings. 4. There is no normal. […]

March & April Favorites

March & April Favorites

May is almost over but it is never too late to share my favorites for the past two months 🙂 East of the West: A Country in Stories by Miroslav Penkov Thumbs up for this collection of short stories. The author gives a taste of […]

Utrecht 101

Utrecht 101

Here is another post about a beautiful city – this time it is Utrecht.  If you plan a trip to the Netherlands, do not miss the opportunity to visit Utrecht. The best time for a visit is in the warmer months although it has its charm in winter […]

Top 5 books on my wishlist

Top 5 books on my wishlist

Sometimes I stumble upon a good book by chance. This is pure magic. Looking for interesting books has turned into a hobby of mine. Here is my reading wishlist for the next months. Maybe you will discover your next favourite book… 1. Hector finds time, by Francois Lelord I […]

Berlin 101

Berlin 101

“Du bist verrückt mein Kind, du mußt nach Berlin.” (“You are crazy, my child. You must go to Berlin.”) Franz von Suppe Berlin has so many faces, it is really hard to choose the must-see places without missing something worth seeing. This city has everything […]