Sechseläuten: Spring festival in Zürich, Switzerland

Sechseläuten is a traditional spring holiday in Zürich, one of the first unique Zürich traditions that we got to witness! Tradition of Sechseläuten and the Böögg The tradition of Sechseläuten, which directly translates to the six o'clock ringing of the bells, dates back to 1525. The light faded early in winter causing workers to end their days... Continue Reading →

Beer in Prague and around the Czech Republic

Czech Republic (Bohemia) loves it beer! Trying Beer in Czech Republic is a must! The people in the Czech Republic consume more beer per head than anyone else in the world. The country has topped the per capita beer drinking table for 23 consecutive years! In 2015, the most recent year for which statistics are available,... Continue Reading →

Food Guide for the Czech Republic 

When thinking of the Czech Republic, while beer would probably be one of the first thoughts, food would possibly not feature on the list. However, for us, food is an important way to better learn about a new city or country, so doubtless, our explorations of the Czech Republic included culinary adventures! Meat, especially beef... Continue Reading →

Street art in Florence

Florence is a great city to walk around. Besides all the conventional art and architecture, which in itself is extremely abundant and awe-inspiring, there are hidden treasures which make exploration by foot even more interesting. One such under-appreciated, and largely unknown treasure is the creative street art by the local artists Clet and Blub. Clet Observe... Continue Reading →

Eat-aly part 3: Food Guide for Rome 

Rome is the perfect holiday destination for foodies and history buffs alike We ended our Italian holiday in Rome, a fitting end to a fantastic trip! While the sights took our breaths away, the food of the Eternal City was almost as good and as interesting as its architecture. Read about food in Florence and along the Amalfi... Continue Reading →

Eat-aly part 2: Food Guide for Amalfi coast

From Florence (read about food recommendations here), we drove to Sorrento and along the Amalfi coast, continuing our culinary adventures. With a long coastline and a number of quaint towns perched on the hillsides overlooking the water, the Amalfi coast provided a picturesque setting for delicious sea food! Food we sampled, and would recommend includes:... Continue Reading →

Hidden labyrinths around San Francisco

Looking for something to do off the beaten path in the San Francisco Bay Area? If you don't mind short hikes there are hidden labyrinths worth visiting in Oakland and San Francisco. Both are true labyrinths i.e. only one path to the center rather than a maze, which offers several choices. Read on! Labyrinth at Lands End,... Continue Reading →

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