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Charlotte in Charlotte – a culinary explosion!

Going to Charlotte (NC) – the Queen City – was a big and positive surprise. I had no idea what to expect and didn’t really know anything about the city before going there. I thought it would be really cool to visit a city that shares my name! And then, what happened? Turned out that…… Continue reading Charlotte in Charlotte – a culinary explosion!

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Mini Vacation at the Lindner Hotel & Spa Binshof

Recently, due to certain life-changing experiences, I`ve started thinking about how to make my every-day life as spectacular as possible. I want to enjoy every single day! This doesn`t mean doing something “wow” all the time, it means enjoying every day as much as possible, also the small and simple things. BUT it also means…… Continue reading Mini Vacation at the Lindner Hotel & Spa Binshof

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The perfect summer drink!

I sat on my balcony on a warm and peaceful summer evening with one of my favorite drinks in the glass. Then I thought, this needs to be shared with you guys! Let me introduce you to the HUGO (picture taken at Lino’s bar in Heidelberg, Germany, I don’t always make them myself­čśŐ and they make a…… Continue reading The perfect summer drink!

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A midsummers dream!

Last Friday, my family and friends in Norway celebrated the yearly event of midsummer, or as we call it “St. Hans”. It’s a celebration of the shortest night of the year and a great highlight for us when it comes to scandinavian celebrations. Since I did not have the opportunity to go home for the…… Continue reading A midsummers dream!

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My TOP 6 activities on Norway`s “17. Mai”!

This month I went to Norway to celebrate our national holiday, May 17 (a celebration of our Constitution). I wanted my daughter to experience this day with our family in Norway; her first of many national holidays. So, many people ask me what we do to celebrate this special day? Let me walk you through…… Continue reading My TOP 6 activities on Norway`s “17. Mai”!

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The Rheinstein Castle – a “Rhine” beauty!

The Rhine Valley in Germany is famous for all its castles and good wine. Let me show you one of my favorites! Like a little gemstone in the middle of the Rhine Valley I discovered the beautiful Rheinstein Castle. It has soul! It`s a steep walk up (but very short) to the castle after arriving…… Continue reading The Rheinstein Castle – a “Rhine” beauty!