Our first morning in London - Northwood to be exact, the town where my family resides when we're there. It was a soggy day, quite typical of the UK, and it was a bit of a bummer because I felt like Hamburg had totally impressed me with its weather and while I was hoping that … Continue reading Castles. Shakespeare. And Witchcraft?
Flo and I checked in for our flight to London late Saturday night before we went to bed. First thing Sunday morning, Flo received a message from British Airways informing us that our 9.45am flight was cancelled. Still, as Jens and Leslie also had a holiday to road trip to, we killed two birds with … Continue reading Goodbye. No, hello again. No, goodbye Hamburg.
I. Am. Happy. It must have been the weather and the sun, but I felt so happy being in Hamburg. I think it's one thing to go about doing touristy things in a city/country, and it's another be immersed into another culture by being with locals. I love discovering new places as a tourist, but … Continue reading Ich bin Fröhlich.
Flo and I mainly commuted around Hamburg by bus or on trains during our stay there. So when we had to make our way to the area where his Mum, Ute, lives, we had to catch one of those fast trains that went out of the main city area. This picture below reminds me a … Continue reading Family & Friends.
We woke up to some German Toast with toppings specially selected by Flo. He introduced me to Frühlingsquark and Kräuter Fleischsalat as spreads. I love love LOVED the frühlingsquark aka herbed quark with fresh cherry tomatoes and a touch of salt and pepper. It wasn't as heavy as cream cheese and not as tart as … Continue reading Hamburg Sights.
I initially wanted to post a picture up of Aunty Judy. But the one I had was too formal, too posed. I didn't like it. I don't have too many photos of her, or with her. I have a couple of her on video at family gatherings, but candid ones. I grew up seeing Aunty … Continue reading My Aunty Judy.
Took one of my longest flights ever - 13 hours to London, then a 2 hour layover before a 1.5 hour flight to Hamburg. All to meet my dear Flo!! I got off really hungry because I'd eaten dinner before my red-eye flight and when they served food at around 1am SG time, I simply … Continue reading To the Land of Brötchen.