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Aachen Cathedral

Awesome Aachen – Part 1

After a 2-hour drive, Lars and I arrived in Aachen last Monday. After a bit of rest in our hotel, we went to the centre of town, to have some dinner. We chose a restaurant quite close to the Aachen Cathedral, called Rose am Dom. We felt quite at home in the rustic but cosy interior. The menu features mainly…

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Oktoberfest in Berlin Fabrik

Berlin Fabrik is the name of a burger and cocktail bar in Brussels. This weekend, they organise their own version of the famous Oktoberfest. And since we love anything German, Lars and I decided to give this event a try. We took the tram and got off at the Kleine Zavel, made our way to the Grote Zavel and finally…

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An Alternative 60th Birthday in Brussels – Part 2

Thursday, 8 September 2016 was the day that Lars turned 60. And on that sunny day, we went to the Grand Place. The Belgian capital often organises free events, especially in summer. On the birthday of Lars, we could actually watch the Belgian finals of put shot for men, as part of the Memorial Ivo Van Damme, an annual athletics…

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Brussels Food Truck Festival 2016

Lars and I have just returned from the Brussels Truck Food Festival. Around 4pm we headed to the Royal Park where this yummy event took place. It was a warm spring day today, one of these days where you can feel that summer is slowly coming. We started our tour at a food truck, called Madam Fourchette and chose a…

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A Valentine Surprise

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, I think I am cursed. Either I get the flu or another disease 1 or 2 days before or on the day itself, we cook something that makes me ill. This year, Lars and I decided to break the curse and change our traditions by going to a restaurant. Not sure if this makes…

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Tasting Tuscan Wine – Part 2

Another 2 Tuscan vineyards worth mentioning: Azienda Agricolo San Michele Unfortunately, we cannot find the address of this winery, but we remember that it was not far from San Vincenzo. Not an inviting tasting area (it was very cold), but beautiful red wines and a grappa to die for! A big white dog keeps you company while you taste, choose…

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Tasting Tuscan Wine – Part 1

What is better than driving around in Tuscany? Answer: driving around in Tuscany and tasting wines. The tourist information office in San Vincenzo had given us a list of wineries and this is our selection: Caccia al Piano 1868 Via Bolgherese 279 57022 Castagneto A tasting costs 10 € and includes 5 wines and a light lunch. Ingrid and I tasted…

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