Yes, traveling can be gruesome. In fact, it is very tough on your stamina and energy, and the best thing you’ll want to do after a day of exploring is to crash into a nicely made plush king-size hotel bed, with a dozen or so soft pillows in different degrees of firmness, and just enjoy […]Read more "Sleep Like In A Luxury Hotel Suite"
Once the capital of the mighty Austrian-Hungarian Empire, Vienna is now a monumental city way too big for the small country it is the capital of. But if there’s one European capital of the hearts, it is Vienna. A city so beautiful and beloved by many, it has been the subject of many musical pieces, […]Read more "Vienna Calling"
There’s one ingredient that is so archetypal for Japanese cuisine that you just can’t live without it – for many reasons. I am talking about dashi, a rich, smoky broth made of seaweed and bonito flakes that builds the base for many Japanese udon noodle dishes and many others. See it as an essential staple […]Read more "Mastering Dashi Broth"
It’s one of these things about traveling long distance. If you really love traveling, nothing is complicated. Except this one thing: Sleeping. Going on a flight of more than three hours presents you with a challenge: Either you watch two movies or more, which is difficult, or you just try to sleep. If it’s a […]Read more "Sleeping in airplanes"
There are a few classic dishes around that I could eat every day. Maybe not all of them are the healthiest options, but they are indeed so good there’s almost a daily craving. Most of these recipes I do over and over again I have posted on this blog. And at the very heart of […]Read more "The one and only Beef Stroganoff"
Each year in September the Caribbean islands are preparing for a very special meteorological event that might seem terrifying to the rest of the world, but has become rather normal to them: Hurricane Season. Well, that’s for normal years. But this year, there’s Hurricane Irma. And it is about to hit Puerto Rico. When you […]Read more "Hurricane Season in Puerto Rico"
I admit it. As an Apple ecosystem user, I am an absolute fan of Siri, and I use the voice assistant quite often to do small daily things. In connection with my Apple Watch, this is a real helper. And if you have an iPhone or Watch, you might do the same. But haven’t you […]Read more "What are the most frequent Siri questions?"