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"
It was somewhere in these past two years that I was going through my bucket list and decided to finally get my sailing license. After being licensed to drive just about anything on land and in the air, I thought it was about time to add one of my favorite elements: water. I have always seen […]Read more "Sailing lessons"
Once every couple of years, there’s this epic trip you take, and it totally changes the way you see yourself in the world, and what travel really means to you. And sometimes, these are not the trips that take you around the other side of the world, but right there in some neighboring country. Rediscovering […]Read more "Croatia’s Islands by Sailboat"
Alinea, the 3-Michelin-starred restaurant of celebrity chef Grant Achatz based in Chicago, will close its doors for a month in January 2016 and move to Madrid, Spain. The restaurant is considered one of the top restaurants in North America, with its creative cuisine and perfectionism engrained in every dish. The Madrid Pop-Up will link Achatz’ […]Read more "Alinea goes Madrid"
Croatia has always been kind of my favorite place to spend summer in Europe. Perfectly clear sea, nice beaches, good food, a low-key tourism industry and lots of local flavor everywhere. Croatia is, in most parts, still very original and real. They don’t allow for many large hotel complexes, and beaches are 100% public. Nice. […]Read more "Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel: A New Gem in Southern Croatia"
Summer is coming at an incredible speed. And given the cool beginning, it will be a hot one! Time to plan that trip for the coolest place to be this summer, and it definitely is Europe. From hot parties and beaches in the south to a cool breeze and gourmet food in the north, my […]Read more "Five Top Destinations in Europe This Summer"
Among the many places on earth that I love, there are few that I could call my home. Or, second home. This is one of them – beautiful lake Wolfgangsee in Austria. Where once the emperor spent his vacation time, people are still in a rather relaxed mood. You can feel that this place once […]Read more "The Mountain Lake"
Cooking has always been one of my passions. Traveling, getting to know more places and their food, and then bringing some of these memories home. Recipes of food are an amazing way to bring home those memories, and let them live by periodically cooking some of them, preparing a dish I have eaten years ago […]Read more "Austrian Cooking Class"
Sometimes, all we need is just disconnect from the world, and find this safe and quiet place where we can be for some time on our own, or with our special someone. Apart from traveling and finding exciting places, it is sometimes that our soul longs for some peace and retreat. I had this longing […]Read more "Escaping It All"