It was a packed house with the most cheerful people: professional writers warmly becoming us newbies, photographers in all shapes and sizes, chefs, artists, intellectuals, you name it. They were all there and I would not have missed a chance to meet with them. I was addicted to the Weekly Photo Challenges, the Daily Prompts, the courses, all those super quality events hosted by WordPress. … Continue reading WordPress buddies, where have all you gone ??!
It’s been so long! I can’t believe we haven’t even “liked” each other for so many months. I eyed you on IG sometimes though, but I haven’t been consistent at keeping in touch. It’s been a year of beginnings, renewals, discoveries, and I am eager to share them with you. Red wine or champagne? Egg Coffee with a macha scone? or a goo’ ol’ Coffee … Continue reading I missed you !
It’s already been a year since our little family of 4 has settled in Hanoi. Yes, we are totally melting in summer, freezing in winter and we do wear the usual anti pollution masks far too often. But we played it like Vietnamese scooter drivers. We connected to the energy of the vibrant city and kept on moving. There is so much to explore here, … Continue reading Our first year in Hanoi: 3 tips for new expat families
My New Year Resolution is the same as last year and I can be so predictable that I already know it will be the same at least for the next 50 years: do more of what makes me happy! I asked some of my very favorite bloggers what make their heart sing. Their answer is at your finger tips, just click on the pictures and meet with … Continue reading What makes your heart sing?
Fall, winter and boring are not in the Filipino dictionary. Click here and .. we’ll pick you up at the pier 🙂 Continue reading 15 ways to fall in love with the Philippines
“Nothing brings people together like good food, says Yamini in a big smile. In our Indian families, we always welcome guests, it’s a blessing to share and add more plates, Do you like Indian food Beti? Okra, patato dumpling? I hope you always cook with the freshest ingredients, garlic, ginger, turmeric, cilantro.. Beti you are still here? How I wish I had been ‘there’, in … Continue reading How to eat well, travel often and bake our world a friendlier place (almost live from NYC)
I bet our “pause déjeuner “(lunch break) is far longer than yours. Don’t be surprised to read this on shops’ doors, even the busiest and most touristic streets of town. Parisian usually go for lunch by 1ish and forget the time.. to be back around 3. We take lunch pretty seriously and usually pretend we have a business one. Yes, a couple of hours of lunch break, … Continue reading The French word of the day: “Pause déjeuner”