Get that milk right

It’s quite bizarre. Even though I live only a few hundred kilometers away from Italy, and Bavaria is seemingly filled with Italians and their restaurants, but it’s often a quest to find a proper cappuccino anywhere in Bavaria. If you’re lucky, you find a place where they have a proper espresso machine, but it’s apparentlyContinue reading “Get that milk right”

Thanks, Italy – for being you!

Aaah! What a great day. After a hectic and restless morning of juggling two kids and the organization of luggage in our van, we set off this morning for better conditions. Don’t get me wrong. It’s not that I don’t like being at home. I like where we live. It’s just that this summer pretendsContinue reading “Thanks, Italy – for being you!”

They lost my birthday present!

It may not look like much, but this is it. My belated birthday present! I’m a bit of a plant nerd, and although I have lost many plants after moving to Germany, I am now finally at a point where I can say that my plants are not only stable, but firmly on the wayContinue reading “They lost my birthday present!”

Who cares? As long as we can sleep!

Da sind wir wieder! This morning, we ended our Netherlands trip, waving goodbye to in-laws suppressing their tears. It’s not fun saying goodbye to kids and grandkids, not knowing when will be the next time you see them. We made a lunch stop with Heike’s grandparents just across the German side of the border. NotContinue reading “Who cares? As long as we can sleep!”

Enjoy it while it lasts…

On our rest day in the South of Limburg, the final day in the Netherlands before we make our way back to Germany, we decided to go for a walk. The area is characterized by several calcareous grasslands that are quite rich in (plant) diversity. I texted a friend that knows the area better thanContinue reading “Enjoy it while it lasts…”