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Namaste Nepal

Why Nepal? It’s been over a month since I came back from Nepal and the other day I was greeted by friends; Happy Holi, a festival of colours in Nepal where people throw perfumed coloured powder. It is celebrated at the end of the winter season on the last full day of the lunar month….


  If I could give these heart cookies that I have baked, who would I give ethereal pieces to? Well surely to my crew and few close people who have been instrumental to my career switch, from being a chief stewardess to a chef. Did I say chef? Chef.. did I actually say that? Who…

Gambas al Ajillo

It was a very long season. We left Spain in April. The trip took us to Sicily, Athens, the Greek Islands, Istanbul, South Turkey , Thessaloniki, the Sporades and the Ionian Islands of Greece, before crossing the Ionian Sea to Italy again. After dropping off the guests in Olbia, we did not wait long and…

Lucca… a city of vaulting arches

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. ~Lao Tzu Perhaps last weekend’s getaway best described that quote. We had no fixed plans, we could not even rent a car… we did not force ourselves to make it to the train station early. We even thought it would be just…