new blog feature + südtirol continued

I wanted to start off this post by highlighting a new feature on the blog. Starting in November, you all will find an additional menu heading called ‘recipes’. I have been getting a lot of feedback from people asking me to post recipes of different dishes I make and I thought it would be a good idea to have them all in one place. I am super excited about this and I can’t wait to hopefully create more interaction with my readers.

And now I want to take you all back to an adventure I had at the end of July in Südtirol. I started an earlier post describing one magnificent hike we took, now I would like to zoom in on some of our surroundings around the place we were staying, because it was full of magic. Continue reading

südtirol | part one

At 9:00 am, a warm latte arrived at my table along with a plate filled with breakfast goodies (scrambled organic eggs, flaky croissants, cherries, raw organic honey and cheese made from healthy cow’s milk). From my table, I had a fascinating view of a valley with many outdoor activity options. Continue reading

flying high up in the sky

Lately I have been very busy with all my projects and trying to keep it together.

Successfully, being adelina events has hosted an amazing corporate picnic for a pharmaceutical company. Super lovely people, great weather, food and everyone enjoyed themselves! I want to throw out there a huge thank you to Tim for helping out on the day of and Anja for her beautifully designed candles! Thank you world for the great opportunities that have come my way lately! Continue reading

vacation week (part 2 of 2)

Here it is: Part 2 of our adventures on a small rocky island called Malta!

After road trip to the southern coast, a long night’s sleep came naturally. The next day, we woke up nice and early and after a grandiose breakfast headed for a day in Valetta.

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In Valetta we saw the Catheral, the Grand Master’s Palace, fortress, and came upon a magnificent restaurant in a cave which we later returned to have dinner. Continue reading

vacation week (part 1 of 2)

I have for the past two weeks been eager to start this post with you all, but a couple of things have kept me quite busy. Having an event to prepare for required time management and getting fair bit prepared ahead of time, so naturally I had to prioritize certain things.

And then came the editing and publishing of my interview with an amazing Canadian diplomat, which by the way, can be viewed online here: http://www.dkg-online.de/2015/04/13/deutsch-kanadische-eindruecke-interview-mit-leslie-reissner/?lang=en. Continue reading

a short, yet pleasant trip

Berlin has a special place in my heart. I see Berlin as the city that not only hosted Amma while she was on her European tour, but also introducing me to her personally, which allowed me to develop a strong connection.

On this last trip we went for a little culture and food, food and more food. We started off with a ridiculous lunch at the Adlon hotel. Why was it ridiculous? Continue reading

one night in brussels

Although this was my third time in Brussels, the city offered a lot of delightful activities to keep me/us occupied for two days. Taking the Thalys from Köln to Brussels is probably your best bet; in two hours you are among the French/Dutch speaking people.

The Bruxellois have an interesting flair. The resemblance between them and the Parisians is uncanny, however they have their very own little twists around the edges. For instance, everyone knows that crêpes are a big thing in France well they are an even bigger deal in Belgium. The twist to crêpes in Brussels is the enormous fire that surrounds the sweet and savoury treats. Just to be clear I am in no shape or form suggesting that the fire twist is a negative thing, but I am pointing out that it’s a Brussels twist that makes them stand out. Continue reading

old amsterdam

Honestly, I don’t even know where to start with this post. There is so much to share and talk about! There we were all bundled up in our winter jackets and excited to hit the streets of Amsterdam, for you see we wanted to welcome 2015 with a new experience. So we did just that!

Everyone has seen photos and videos of the Red Light district, well so have I. However, seeing it live is a whole other ballgame. The Red Light district left me speechless, and for those of you who personally know me, you can vouch for the fact that ‘speechless’ is a rare if not unheard of characteristic of mine. Continue reading