Coming soon…A road trip to the south of France.

So, it’s time to take a trip once again. It’s been 5 weeks since I’ve fractured my foot, and I’m so happy to say that it’s healing nicely, and I’m up and about without crutches, and limited use of my orthopedic shoe. Not quite flip-flop time yet, but I’m getting there. This time I’m going to be glamping (Bungalow camping) in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon … Continue reading Coming soon…A road trip to the south of France.

A bit of California zest at home in Biel-Bienne, Switzerland.

I remember my very first impressions of Biel-Bienne as we drove into town after being picked-up from Zürich airport. It was the 3rd of June 1998 – my very first time in Switzerland, and I had come over to work as an au-pair with the intention of staying 1 year. I don’t know what I was expecting at the time, but I had gone on … Continue reading A bit of California zest at home in Biel-Bienne, Switzerland.

I had plans…trips to take and stories to tell…

Yes, I had great plans. A road trip to Annecy, France this coming weekend with my close friend Corinne. Then there would be the much-anticipated annual excursion to Art Basel in nearby Basel, Switzerland mid-June. And after that there was the 10 day road-trip to the coast of Languedoc-Roussillon planned for the beginning of July. And then abruptly, my plans changed for at least the … Continue reading I had plans…trips to take and stories to tell…

A five day trip to Northeastern Sardinia in a nutshell.

I’m not sure why, but I always try to be out of town for my birthday, preferably by the sea, and with one or more loved ones in tow. This year I chose Sardinia as my birthday destination. I’ve always wanted to go, so my boyfriend Lukas and I started looking into it early this year, and everything fell smoothly into place. I found a … Continue reading A five day trip to Northeastern Sardinia in a nutshell.

An inspiring trip to Fondazione Prada, Milano.

There are spaces and places that leave me feeling inspired and uplifted, and this was definitely one of them. Fondazione Prada lies in the outskirts of Milano as a permanent cultural complex. The Fondazione Prada was created in 1993 by Miuccia Prada and her husband Patrizio Bertelli as a platform to present modern art, architecture, cinema and philosophy projects. It began as a “mobile” cultural … Continue reading An inspiring trip to Fondazione Prada, Milano.

Milano design week & a short city beat.

Taking place every spring, the annual Milan furniture fair (Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano) is the biggest and best trade fair for furniture, lighting, and interiors in the world. The fair is a big attraction for architects, interior designers, and the design-inclined for checking out all of the newest products and innovations from famous brands like Foscarini, Moroso, and Vitra, as well as smaller … Continue reading Milano design week & a short city beat.