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Those of you who have been following me, know that it was very hard for me to leave Mexico and say goodbye to the family we found there. It was particularly hard for my 5 year old daughter who was born in Mexico and considered Carmen and Luigi as much grandparents as our parents. Time […]
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Spring is here and May felt like a promising month to start learning more about Austrian Spring Traditions. Nature is in full bloom. It has renewed itself once more and there is new life all around. Winter is a closed chapter, forgotten and not missed. It was a rather difficult chapter this year. New country, […]
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Christmas is approaching at a fast pace and it feels great to be writing again and this time about Austrian Christmas Traditions. This has been a transitional period for me. When you change countries and you just arrived from a place where you have been happy and have found true friends whom you consider family, […]
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Downsizing is never easy, particularly when you just left a big house where you could fit your extensive library and everything else you own. As I look outside my new kitchen window to the building in front, holding my morning coffee cup, I can’t help feeling nostalgic about my garden in Mexico. It was not […]
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There is nothing like keeping family traditions alive. I have always admired families who in this day and age, are proud of their inheritance and have decided to keep up the old artisan methods. Quality, over mass production commercial gain. In the case of the Fürst family business which is headed now by his great […]
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