Blasting into 2019.

30 Dec 2018 – Sunday. Last weekend of the year and we were treated to a sumptuous brunch of German pancakes aka Pfannkuchen by Sangita. She used bananas to help sweeten them naturally and we were spoiled by her having them cooked for us ala-minute. Honestly, I love the crêpe-traditional pancake hybrid so much that…

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B visits Hamburg.

Carrying on from my last post when B came to visit… 27 Dec 2018 – Thursday We decided to go traditional and take B for some grub at a neighbourhood bakery in Winterhude where where Airbnb was. So breakfast was brötchen galore! I fell in love with Frischkäse aka Fresh Cheese this trip. It’s a…

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Ich bin Fröhlich.

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…

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Family & Friends.

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…

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Hamburg Sights.

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…

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