Saturday Chillin’

Destination: Heidegg Castle, Switzerland (If you are looking for the recipe for chocolate bananas, scroll down to the end of the travel diary!) Travel Diary: It was a beautiful Saturday morning and none of us needed to go anywhere. No work, no school, no other distractions. Our little princess got it stuck in her head …

Home is where your coffee is

Destination: Zürich (Switzerland), London (Great Britain) Travel Diary: This story is about coffee. And about different habits around this topic. If you’ve been reading my stories before, you might have already noticed that I give great value to my coffee. One of the most challenging parts of moving to Switzerland was finding a good coffee …

Silence

Destination: The Middle Earth, better known as Kanton Aargau, Switzerland Travel Diary: Silence. That is definitely one of my favorite things on this noise-filled planet earth. And by silence, I don’t mean the really deaf silence but the kind of silence where you can actually hear your own thoughts. On a normal day, our house is filled with …

Searching the Sun

Destination: Mountain Weissenstein, Solothurn, Switzerland Travel Diary: ”Mommy, where is the sun?” It is the question my two-year-old asks every morning, usually over the breakfast table. And every morning, I give him the same answer: “Sweetie, I think the sun is hiding behind the clouds. This particular morning we were eating breakfast at grandma’s, and …

a Break

Destination: Bad Schinznah, Schinznach Bad, Switzerland Travel Diary: This year we had a rather busy autumn. My dear husband started a new job, we moved to a new home, and we celebrated my 40th birthday just to mention a few things. And of course, our precious princess started in a new pre-school, and we all …

To Finland and Back

Destination: Finland Travel Diary: As some of you may already know, Finland is my original home country. That is probably, why I don’t think of traveling there as ”traveling”… maybe that is also the reason why it is the only one place in the whole wide world where I would go with two little kids, …