A place where you can fly

This is not Hogwarts nor a virtual reality video, but can really make you feel like you are flying above the sky. Located on a mountain called Montaña Redonda in the north-east of the Dominican Republic, this spectacular panoramic summit is said to be the most photogenic place in the world. Once in the Caribbean, I couldn’t […]

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Is becoming rich and famous really the answer?

The magic of words is when you read a randomly encountered quote and it suddenly turns your world upside down. A combination of letters holds a powerful meaning that drastically changes your mood, makes you smile or moves to tears. That happens to me once in a while and I believe I’m not the only […]

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Coffee ice-cream: a five-minute recipe!

Summer in the city often means unbearable heat waves and no sea around. Can there be anything more refreshing and stimulating than a freshly prepared home-made coffee ice-cream? I love this recipe for its simplicity. In the kitchen, just like in life, long and complex undertakings doesn’t always lead to great achievements. There’s nothing embarrassing […]

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Stable & steady: guarantee of happiness?

An ordinary conversation with my grandmother on the phone. After a series of random everyday-life questions, followed by a moment of silence, here is what she eventually says: – I wish it’ll all come out right in the end… – What do you mean? – You know, that you will have a stable job, a […]

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Roasted chickpea: a twist to your salad

When it gets really hot, I tend to stay away from long-cooking-time dishes. A quick, light summer salad is just all I need. Especially on days when my grandma gifts me with freshly harvested lettuce from her countryside garden (it reminds me of childhood times when ready-to-eat lettuce bags didn’t exist…). Apart from being healthy, […]

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Stop postponing, start doing

Here I am again, after numerous months of postponing. Why did it take me so long? Because of the same reasons that – I dare presume – stop most of you from moving forward with plans. Laziness hidden behind the necessity to take rest, busy agenda hidden behind the wrong organisation of time and, finally, the […]

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