When you are in Munich in the beginning of September you kind of get the feeling of being there just a little to early. The Oktoberfest starts (very much against its’ name) in the end of September. You can see that stores are preparing for the big party as all shop windows already are filling with the traditional… Read More When in Munich…
After some days in Portugal I did not really feel like having codfish or swordfish or tuna or pork chops anymore. Please don’t get me wrong, Portugese food is amazing: the produce is so fresh and exiting and the simplicity with which it is presented is definitely quite nice, but… The range of dishes you… Read More Royal Lunch in Lisbon
I sniffed up this place in Lisbon’s Alfama district. It is a small apartment on the first floor with two small balconies. Perfect size for a couple with a sleeping room, livingroom, kitchen and bathroom. The area is very central and most importantly: beautiful!The owner of the apartment, Joao, was extremely kind and we had… Read More Apartment in Alfama, Lisbon
If you like the combination of eggs and sugar, Portugal is the place to go. I love Crème brûlée and the like but Portugese desserts nearly killed that love of mine. I don’t think I will have another egg based dessert for a very long time! I had this dessert one evening in Lisbon and… Read More Eggs and sugar
My summer holiday brought me to Portugal. What a beautiful country! Here are some impressions from the south west, this is actually the most western part of central Europe. Sagres is a small town with an old fortification from which I had these stunning views.
I went to Stockholm for a weekend this summer. Stockholm is one of the beautiful scandinavian capitals which lies by the water and you will be close to the water anywhere you go in the town. Even though Stockholm, just like Copenhagen and Oslo, is in the expensive end when it comes to food prizes (and prizes in… Read More Stockholm Treats