A Walk through Boston's North End

A Walk through Boston’s North End

So we had the first summer day of the year today. More than 20 °C. On 24 February. Concerning the climate change, this is very alarming. For me, on a ...

Recipe: Plantain Soup with Plantain Chips

Recipe: Plantain Soup with Plantain Chips

I associate plantains with the south and vacation. Last year when I spent some days with a friend in Florida [here], we ended up going to many Cuban restaurants. And ...

My Playlist to Relax

My Playlist to Relax

Do you also have these songs that you can listen to again and again? I have many different playlists that I listen to depending on my mood. The great advantage ...

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Beauty: Shimmery Makeup for Spring | janavar.net

Beauty: Shimmery Makeup for Spring

I know it’s only the end of February, but I can’t wait ...
Outfit: All Black and White

Outfit: All Black and White

When I collected all the documents for my tax filing, I also ...
^Week in review: 13 - 19 February 2017

Week in review: 13 – 19 February 2017

Some days are just awful. Today for instance. I woke up with ...

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Travel: Sumela Monastery in Turkey

Travel: Sumela Monastery in Turkey

Yesterday I failed the #28daysofblogging challenge, but there were things I really had to take care of that I didn’t have any time to sit down and blog. It happens … I guess that is why I should always have a few posts prepared in advance, but that’s so not me. Today I had an […]

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Why I stay in Boston for winter break

There are only 16 hours left between me and the start of winter break. And just like I was looking forward to all holidays when I was a student, I am as a teacher. A whole week off. Including the weekends that means nine days of sleeping in. Nine days of endless possibilities what to […]

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Beauty: January & February 2017 Empties

I know it is only mid-February, but looking at all my other products I don’t think another one will be empty before the end of the month. Actually, I find it intriguing how sometimes I don’t seem to be able to use up any product for several weeks, and then suddenly it’s three or four […]

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Recipe: İmam bayıldı – or: The Imam Fainted

This Turkish dish is so good that the imam fainted. Or that is at least one version of how this aubergine dish got its name, imam bayıldı. But when the smell of cinnamon and the other spices started drifting through my kitchen, I found that story pretty plausible. Of course I had eaten it before, […]

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15 Things to Do on a Snow Day (or on Any Other Day Off)

Today was an amazing day. I mean every extra day off is wonderful. I am grateful to Mother Hulda and the masses of snow she is granting us with. It actually didn’t snow much anymore, but it was very windy. But seriously, I would never complain about a snow day because there are so many […]

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