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    Tokyo Day #3: Taking it Slow in Tomigaya

    Another neighbourhood recommended in the Monocle Guide was Tomigaya near Yoyogi Park. It was a part of Shibuya we had not yet visited and we were eager to go and explore. The area is…

    May 30, 2016
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    Tokyo Day #2: Discovering Yanaka

    Yanaka is one of the last “old” neighbourhoods of Tokyo that will give you a taste of pre-war Japan. We spent almost all of our second day in Tokyo discovering Yanaka, roughly adhering to the tour…

    May 29, 2016
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    Ways to Spend a Perfect Weekend in Milan

    In Milan in order to celebrate my 33rd birthday, we explored the city, did some fine dining and drinking and some shopping. We also swapped a wintery spring weekend in Zurich with sunshine and blue skies. It…

    April 28, 2016
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    Accelerate & Unwind

    We are going back to Japan! We had quite a hard time to decide where to go on our upcoming vacation, but eventually Japan won the race – especially since we found a very affordable…

    April 17, 2016
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    In the Kitchen

    A Year of Good Eating

    Take a look at the bookshelf in my kitchen and you will realise: I have a thing for cook books. With Pinterest, platforms like Food52 and all those great food blogs that are around,…

    April 16, 2016
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    Notre-Dame du Haut

    Last weekend we went on a little road trip to France and visited Notre-Dame du Haut in Ronchamp. The large chapel up on a hill with its large concrete roof that was designed by…

    April 3, 2016
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    In the Kitchen

    Lamb Roast for Easter – or anytime.

    Easter is in full swing and occasionally I wonder if I might like this holiday even more than Christmas. No stress concerning presents, no family obligations, better weather, longer days and four days off! We…

    March 27, 2016
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    A Thought


    Blogs become more and more irrelevant – at least that’s what I feel those days when I open my feed reader or head over to Bloglovin to see what others have published. It seems only…

    March 20, 2016
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    A Thought

    100 Day Project

    Last year in April, I attempted to take part in the 100 Day Project by The Great Discontent. The whole thing sounded simple, all you had to do was to chose a medium (pen and…

    March 16, 2016