When someone talks about the Netherlands, you start to imagine a lot of things: tulips, wooden shoes, cheese, wind mills, canals, no fue penal!, or greenhouses. But one thing that never crosses your mind: beaches. And still, in Europe at least, the Netherlands is pretty famous for its beaches. I think is mainly because their beaches actually … Continue reading Scheveningen and Den Haag
I recently made a one day trip to Zürich. So I made my homework: write down all the places I wanted to visit in and fit them to schedule. Not an easy task! Sprungli confiserie A Swiss classic. It was opened on 1836 by David Sprungli. He was one of the pioneers of Swiss chocolate and … Continue reading Sweet Swiss!
I am having a serious obsession with sweets nowadays. Usually, when I visit a new city, one of my first research is: the typical dessert. I didn’t search in beforehand for this specific patisserie, but I was walking around Freiburg hopping to find a nice coffee place where I could enjoy the mythical Schawarzwalder kirschtorte . Instead, … Continue reading Black forest cherry cake at Gmeiner confiserie
This past Christmas I decided to give myself an special gift: a Christmas lunch at the Hotel de Wereld. For a couple of years, I have been curious about experiencing a meal in a Michelin star restaurant specially with all this Netflix documentaries. I currently live in a small town (about 40,000 ha ) in … Continue reading Christmas lunch at Hotel de Wereld
I’ve been reading a really nice book named “Hygge, the Danish way to living well”. I’m not going to comment a lot on this because I would like to dedicate a post to some specific thoughts about this book; but overall talks about how Danish people create intimacy and coziness ambiances around them and how this … Continue reading Conditoriet La Glace
This weekend I made a quick visit to an emblematic place in northern Mexico: Parras de la Fuente. This place is famouse because it houses the oldest winery in the American continent: Vinícola San Lorenzo or better known as Casa Madero. Parras de la Fuente is also a Pueblo Mágico (Magical Village) like Pátzcuaro.
Today, everybody is shocked with the decision of Great Britain to exit the European Union. Leaving aside this huge economical and social repercussions that this decision may cause (which I don’t feel capable of commenting because I have no knowledge in that area at all); I feel like the world is slowly crumbling down because of … Continue reading In a desperate need for empathy