France

Paris (August 12-13)

After a couple of quite eventful flights I and Arnaud found ourselves in Paris on a Sunday morning. The first time I had been there was eight years back and for Arnaud, it was the beginning of a homecoming after four years away.   When we went out to shop for groceries and lunch we… Continue reading Paris (August 12-13)

Italy

Roma: Arrival and Day 1

From Firenze I, Tess, and the parents took a train back to the Italian Capital. After checking in to our Airbnb we did a bit of grocery shopping and came back with a loot of goodies. Then we were off to Trastevere. The last time I was here it was early afternoon so there was… Continue reading Roma: Arrival and Day 1

France

Eze Village (With An Unplanned Detour In Monaco)

I took the wrong train so I ended up at Monaco. Walked around a little bit, waited ages for the bus, stopped off at Eze station and then waited a loooong time again for the bus, finally arriving 2 hours later than planned. Èze is a small medieval village not far from Nice, known for… Continue reading Eze Village (With An Unplanned Detour In Monaco)

France

A Nice Holiday

Day 1: Place Garibaldi for a glass (or two) of the local rose, amused by Pierre la fou (who seemed to be a regular guy who goes about his business lounging on the pavement in one of the small streets with bars – forgot to take a photo), a walk along Promenade des Anglais at… Continue reading A Nice Holiday

United Kingdom

Newcastle City Centre

​We were back at the Newcastle city centre to explore it a bit more. Luckily, there was a world food market going on at the area near Grey’s monument. There were so many wonderful choices. We got some Dutch pancakes drizzled with lemon and Dutch syrup and a currywurst. There were lots of other cuisines… Continue reading Newcastle City Centre

United Kingdom

Of Supermarkets and Kitchens

I love going to the supermarkets here. There’s just so much variety and produce which I can’t find back home or are too expensive. Anybody who knows me is no stranger to the fact that I don’t eat a lot of fruits. But here the produce looks so good I decided to give them a… Continue reading Of Supermarkets and Kitchens