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Merry Christmas everyone! Frank Sinatra is singing a Merry Christmas on my laptop and I’m feeling emotional and not that merry. I woke up at five this morning, still feeling jet lagged and decided to check my emails. Among many last minute book Christmas recommendations, there was an article written by the author Catherine Berg. […]
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Where did the light go? I feel I’m always chasing the fading light and it is becoming harder to find it. But first I have been wondering how to explain my long silence. My vacation was a bit later this year but this only explains part of the story. Life has weighed heavily too. Sometimes you are […]
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I cannot believe it has been three years already! When I started this adventure I didn’t know what to expect. Where would this lead me? I remember I was nervous and excited at the same time. When I pressed that button on WordPress and published that first post, it changed my life. It made me […]
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If you haven’t visited the Mercado da Ribeira in Lisbon, you must! What is so special about this particular market? Well, everything! Besides all the fresh produce, gourmet food and nice shopping involved, there is something else I love about this and other markets. The possibility of getting to know a bit more about the […]
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Here I was on the road again to get to know more of our Portuguese traditions. You may wonder about the link between Portugal’s cowboys and the “Forcados”. Well, on a quest to meet the first, I actually ended up by getting to know the forcados as well. The first time I told my husband what […]
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There are no coincidences Claudia Villax told me when we met on a hot summer day in a hidden protected spot of the S. Mamede Natural park in Marvao. A piece of paradise with ancient olive groves, fruit trees, aromatic herbs and vegetables that the land generously offers to those who care for it. At […]
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As I sit on this beach, at the shore of a sea which has taken us Portuguese, to discover distant lands, I can’t help thinking about lost friends and where I’m heading. What does the future hold, on which shores will I be sitting next. This sea has magical properties, its salt cures everything, even […]
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It is official! The sunny, bright and warm days of summer have slowly faded away. No more sunbathing, wearing light dresses, sandals, picnics on the grass! Here come the warmer clothes, the raincoats and umbrellas. And above all the gloominess! For the last two days that is all we’ve had in Vienna. Grayness greets you […]
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