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Europe, Norway

Hanasand Gård & Kjøkken – Rennesøy

Did you know we have our own tiny little vegetable plot since this year? It’s maybe not even worth mentioning but we have rocket, tomatoes, salad, chives, parsley, rosemary, thyme and lemonmelisse (not sure if that is the correct name for this herb, will look it up!) O and a lavas plant. Not everything is snail proof I have to…

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Oostende and culinary event l’Ostendaise

  If they know one thing really well (they know more than that ofcourse, but that is besides the point) in Oostende it is how to prepare fish, so when we heard we would be in Oostende during the two day culinary event centered around fish I did a little happy dance. The number of fish restaurants in this Belgian…

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Europe, Italy

Natta cafe – Como, Italy

Going out for dinner for me has a lot to do with the atmosphere of a place.. If I would have to choose between a fantastic meal but an otherwise unattractive and uninviting place or a maybe slightly less fantastic meal but a fantastic place than I would go for the last one Would you? What is the number one…

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Citytrips, Europe, Europe Citytrips, Finland, other stuff, Travel, Workshops

The heat is on in Helsinki – Helsinki Foto 2014

It’s been almost a year since we met Mari during the workshop that Meeta, Sandy and I organised in Amsterdam last year. If we were interested in doing a workshop in Helsinki maybe? On the spot we set the date for Helsinki 2014, on a sunny terrace in Amsterdam. The planning went on for months. Locations, sponsors, participants, the program……

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Europe, Switzerland, Travel

Around Lake Lugano

Part 2 of my travel story to Lugano starts with the beginning really. Because the first thing I did on friday after arriving was take a look at the lake. 😉 For the occassion I had borrowed Hermin’s bike and went bravely on my way. Camera bag around my shoulder and off I went. But uh… as it turns out…

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Europe, Italy

Verona, Italy

The weather forecast for the weekend Lugano and surrounding wasn’t really that great. I would arrive on Thursday and from Friday onwards it would start to rain endlessly until I came home on Tuesday at which point the weather man predicted sun… Yes, really… And the Friday did start rather gloomy; it was dry but it didn’t look like it…

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Asia, Indonesia

Travel: Komodo – Indonesia

One of the highlights of our trip to Indonesia in 2009 was the two day boattrip to the Komodo Islands. Everyone (I think?) has heard of the worldfamous Komodo dragons and how dangerous these prehistoric creatures are. If you don’t know how a Komodo dragon looks than check out the little youtube film (from national Geographic) which shows you a…

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Travel general

Travel preparations… Half the fun!

Anyone that knows me just a little bit will know that I love to travel. And for me part of the fun is the planning and preparations for a trip. Where will we go, which route will we take, where will we sleep, which are the local must-see’s and must-do’s… Can we go on our own? Do we need a…

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