Category Archives: Eating

Taking a stroll in Lisbon

The famously tranquil and serene city of Lisboa in economically troubled Portugal is the perfect getaway for even a mere few days. A city that has been rocked on as many woes it lost count to remember, it transcends peace. … Continue reading

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Strawberries from a nearby farmer

And as I picked them on my own, they where the bargain of the day. Something like 1.5kg for less than 9.- Swiss Francs. As it sounds like a very special offer, it isn’t. The one I have been to, … Continue reading

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Getting lost in Shikoku, Japan

It’s hard to actually get off the beaten tracks in Japan in general, and even then you are not far from the next Seven-11 or one of his many look-alikes. Nonetheless we tried and most positively succeeded. The quest took … Continue reading

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Offene Weinkeller (open vine cellars) next Saturday

What once started somewhere in the canton of Schaffhausen, has now spread to most German-speaking cantons. Some vineyards and the handicraft of those masters overlooking the process of juice turning into wine, and you have a nice product to put in a … Continue reading

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Tsukiji Fish Market Tokyo vs. Swiss Retailers Fish Section

I’m quite sure that I know when the air smells fishy or like the sea. So I was quite surprised to smell the fishes on the shelf at the local supermarket from some feet away. Far away from Mondays visit … Continue reading

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The new Bohemia, Zurich

It felt like it was around just as long as the famous Odeon, but actually the Bohemia was first opened at Kreuzplatz in 1999. But its undeniable charming mix of Americana and Cuban influences made it an enduring favourite way … Continue reading

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Naschmarkt, Wien

Clearly, one of the writers of this blog has a fascination, a mild obsession even, with markets. Why do, anachronistic as they are, markets still exist, when you can buy exotic and fresh goods not only at the supermarket of … Continue reading

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Klangkarussel – Sonnentanz

Better for the summer than any song from Brasil. At least for the moment. Any photo on your device with a sunset by the Mediterranean. Strangest thing about it: the oldest comments on the track are several months old while … Continue reading

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An idle day in London

City trips can be a nuisance, so much stuff to see & so little time are hardly ever a good match. So why not skip it all and just do what you’d do at home, but ever so slightly different? … Continue reading

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Adelboden’s World Cup Races or Found a New Thing I Won’t Spend Money For

I was quite surprised that I made it to Adelboden last Saturday. But I won the battle to catch the 0640 bus and was eager to see something delightful.. On the way into this mountain village I was very impressed … Continue reading

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