Where I live in Spain, November is a delightful and warm extension of summer. Once in a while, we spend weekends outside the city looking for new places or charming towns and villages. Cumbre del Sol is situated in the province of Alicante on the Costa Blanca and it’s one of the most picturesque residential developments […]Read more "Vista Mar – Cumbre del Sol"
Visiting Valencia!? Grab some takeaway food, foldable chairs and table and head over to the beach for dinner. You will find yourself among a community of diners that are omnipresent during the summer nights. It is such a vibrant atmosphere! Flamenco music, drinks, food, people gathering in groups, what else could you want! Part of […]Read more "Promenade dining in Valencia"
A vivid reminder of the Islamic occupation, currently the Ethnological Museum and Water Museum. Once a residential home, it is a gem not to miss, located in the beautiful village Anna a short car drive from Valencia. Highly recommended!Read more "Palace of Condes de Cervellón"
Spending the weekend away from the city meant a perfect opportunity to use my old Nikkor AF f/1.4 50mm. I’d fixed it up on the Sony alpha with an adapter a while ago but never really got the time to use it much, especially because it only works with MF and it’s a bit uncomfortable in some […]Read more "80’s Nikon 1.4 50mm does Jávea"
If you genuinely enjoy food, you must have heard about Thai food and the extraordinary street food culture of this fantastic country. I must admit, one of the reasons Thailand was top of the list among countries to visit in Southeast Asia was its culinary reputation. Thailand is a country where you can eat fresh and […]Read more "Thailand’s treasure: street food"
Winter never quite comes around the southern coast of Spain.Read more "Not quite winter"
Spending Christmas outside Valencia was a last-minute decision and so we chose Madrid since neither of us had been before and thought a few days would be a good introduction to the capital. As per the usual custom, we decided on AirBnb for accommodation. A lovely one I must say, situated in an ex-commercial center building […]Read more "Bits of Madrid"
Albufera is a short car drive from the city of Valencia. Perfect for a Saturday brunch escapade it is also the largest lake in Spain, one of the most important wetland areas in the Iberian Peninsula and the setting for many of the works of Blasco Ibañez. The area looks like an intricate web of […]Read more "Escape to Albufera Natural Park"
Food giving patternsRead more "Patterns by the sea"
Vibrant and lively – Green Endless and victorious – BlueRead more "Food for soul"
My mind keeps on going back to this fantastic country. So much so that I managed to make it the theme of my first photography exhibition. It takes place in one of the most beautiful towns in Romania – Brasov, hosted by the coolest bistro in town – Simone Disco Bistro.Read more "Tanzania on my mind"
I have recently revisited Rome, partly because I wanted to spend a few days with my mum and partly because I missed the city. It was also around St. Valentine’s day, I thought, since my partner couldn’t join me, I should just enjoy my Italian love, Rome! Lazy weekend, walking around, eating well, remembering familiar […]Read more "Campo de’Fiori in February"