Bye bye Italy – see you hopefully soon!

I’m not completely sure what was going on last night. We were parked on the beautiful Lago d’Idro shores, where we had spent the day walking from coffee bar to bakery to coffee bar, and ended with a swim. It was a good day. My son Rafa seemed to have lost his appetite over theContinue reading “Bye bye Italy – see you hopefully soon!”

Completo – Full – Ausgebucht

Lago d’Endine – although cute – was getting kind of boring. There wasn’t much else to do than swimming in the lake, which we could enter from a small pier where some rental boats were docked. Our neighbors – two wonderfully sweet middle-aged men, one deaf, the other extremely talkative (a funny match) – recommendedContinue reading “Completo – Full – Ausgebucht”

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!”

It all happened while I was on the plane!

So… Yeah. The first conference I attended this summer has ended. As you may remember from my previous posts here and here, I went to Italy last week. Ten days, alone, which, for me, was very VERY exciting. After a scarring terrible experience a few years ago in Malaysia, I felt very bad about going solo again. IContinue reading “It all happened while I was on the plane!”