… on the 1st day of Christmas…

I used to love the season coming up to Christmas. Ok, so in South Africa you spend Christmas sweating through it, with watermelons, fresh salads, a braai, loadshedding and the obligatory layered trifle that is soaked in alcohol. Lekker Braai 🙂 I grew up with German and South African traditions. Normally some family member had … Continue reading … on the 1st day of Christmas…

Lady Travelbug – Bergische Kaffeetafel

This is roughly translated into: "Mountainous coffee table", 😁 and a mountainous amount of food it is! But I digress, let me start from the beginning. I live in a suburb that is on the outskirts of Cologne, more towards a country orientated area called Bergisch Gladbach. Bergisch Gladbach is filled with middle age Cathedrals, … Continue reading Lady Travelbug – Bergische Kaffeetafel

Happy New Year! … and a guest out of Africa…

There is always an interesting comparison between expectations and reality... You expect to have a busy time with a family member. You purchase on-line vouchers with various activities of what you will be doing when they are there, and then the reality is that they are so exhausted from all the walking we do in … Continue reading Happy New Year! … and a guest out of Africa…