The new year is upon us and I don't know about you guys, but I am done with 2022. Paul and I started our journey almost 4 years ago and had so many plans, but no one knew that a pandemic would postpone those plans. So 2023 will be the year to restart our big … Continue reading Vegetarian lasagna (recipe included)
I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas! We had the best Christmas, because this year was a special one. We are currently living in Spain where Paul's parents also live. To make it even more special. My mother is there too! Since it is not often (never) that both of our parents are together for … Continue reading Carrot cake (recipe included)
Lately I've been craving pepernoten and other Dutch treats, like licorice. It probably has everything to do with the arrival of my mother next week, and my best friend in January. I miss home sometimes. Not living there, but my family, friends and Dutch food/snacks). Pepernoten are actually very similar to ginger cookies (according to … Continue reading Dutch pepernoten (recipe included)
Yes, yes, yes!! As you know, Paul and I are both HUGE fans of the series Friends! So, you can only imagine how we felt when we discovered there was a Central Perk in Skopje. Oooh-Myy-God! We have to go there! And we did! It was a bit of a walk, because it’s not in … Continue reading Central Perk – Skopje
This was our second time around in Belgrade and it was so much more fun than the first time. Okay, the first time we were there during lockdown, so we didn’t really have a lot of opportunity to explore this amazing city. This time we did!! Craft beers Where do I start?! Well, if you … Continue reading Belgrade, you’re a beauty!
We are so lucky with the life we lead. This year, we spent the full Summer in Vlora, Albania. I didn’t really know what to expect of this country, because it was never on my radar before this year. We rented a nice top floor apartment with a big roof terrace that had a view … Continue reading Summer in Vlora
It's our weekend and there's only one place we want to go to: the beach! As I am sitting on the beach in Vlora, looking around, it makes me happy to see everyone is enjoying themselves again. After the many lockdowns we had to endure, it's time to enjoy the Summer again as we used … Continue reading Beach time!
Since I was young, I have had a love-hate relationship with water. On one hand I loved playing in the pool, pretending I was a mermaid, on the other hand I got fearful as soon as the water got deeper. There is something about that sensation of not being able to touch the ground, and … Continue reading Just keep swimming
As I was saying in my previous post, I feel inspired to cook again! Over the last couple of days, I have made some really yummy meals! I’m not even going to be modest about it, haha!! Paul also really likes my cooking and that is a great motivator to keep going and trying new … Continue reading Garlic Naan (including recipe)
Five months in, and I’m going to be completely honest with you. We ate meat! Not a lot, only one time, but I feel guilty. Why do I feel like that? It was my own choice to do this. I don’t owe anybody any explanation, but somehow it felt wrong to eat meat again. Let … Continue reading My journey on becoming vegetarian – Part 5