Our First BBQ of 2021

This post deals with mental health issues. Read this text first. Wednesday 17 February. Temperature 23 C grades (= 74 F grades). Time for the Viking to prepare himself. Look at the weather! The table is ready! Viking looks very concentrated. Apart from my grandmother's china, there isn't much on the table. That will soon …

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Danish Traditions and French Food in a Spanish Village

Introduction There are 2 different nationalities in our couple; during certain festivities, it's therefore important that Lars and I can come to a compromise. Luckily, we do share the same preferences/priorities: The food has to be delicious. Lars and I are foodies; because of my ASD however, I experience this differently. I am hypersensitive, I …

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Green Mountains, White Mountains, … and a Lot of Goats

Since the end of October, we have not been able to make any excursions, because of new COVID-19 regulations. One of the new rules said that we were not allowed to leave our municipality. The second wave hit very hard here in Iznalloz; but instead of a complete lockdown, we now had a partial one. …

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Another Exploration of Iznalloz (and Extra Tapas!)

One of the most spectacular sights in our hometown is the Castillo, whose remains date from the Arab times. First, a couple of pictures taken from the main road: Starting from the church, you can easily climb the streets and look at the ruins. And if you are not afraid of narrow and steep streets, …

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Enjoying a Perfect Day in Calahonda

Calahonda is a small municipality, located at the Costa Tropical (coastline of the province of Granada). Calahonda 40m wide and 1200m long, its beach is very popular. Lars and I had passed Calahonda many times. Finally, at the beginning of this month, we spent a day on its beach. First, a short walk. Next priority, …

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A Voyage to the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park – Part 2

In case you missed it, here is Part 1. Today, we take you to the small municipality of Prado Negro and the Natural Park itself. Prado NegroGranadaIznalloz Prado Negro With landscapes such as these, I would say we were off to a good start. Time to enter the village... Our visit to Prado Negro had …

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The Joys of Belgian Food

It's the Belgian National Day today! Most of the time, I don't miss Belgium... I have to admit, though, I miss my friends and it looks like it will be difficult for them to visit me here this year. And another thing I miss is certain Belgian foods. Let's have a look! Mosselen met Friet …

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A First Exploration of Iznalloz and Its Tapas

Lars and I have been living in Inalloz since the end of February. Now, you will not find our small town in any travel guide. But that doesn't mean that it has nothing to offer. But first, where exactly are we located? Iznalloz We are to the north of Granada, about 25 minutes away by …

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Fine Dining in the Albanian Sky

Olive oil. Fruits. Fish. Vegetables. And seafood. These are the main ingredients used in cooking in the south of Albania. In the summer of 2013, Lars and I found ourselves in Sarandë: Sarandë We were there for a week, soaking up a lot of sun, swimming, exploring natural and historical sights. And eating and drinking... …

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More Foodie Adventures: Tasting Wine in Serbia

Today, we take you to Sremski Karlovci in Serbia. It's located in a region called Fruška Gora, which by the way is also the name of the mountain there and the surrounding national park. Apart from its picturesque beauty, this region is also known for its vineyards. Sremski Karlovci is known for its sweet dessert …

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