All posts tagged: holiday

Vacation 1/3: Brussels, Belgium

Here is part one of my three part holiday spectacular! Seeing as I went to Brussels, Cologne and Melbourne, I thought I would separate it so you don’t have to go through hundreds of photos. If you click on the pictures a slideshow will open up with captions. Brussels was a wonderful place to visit, so incredibly old and beautiful. It was really interesting because it had such a huge French influence. They speak French and Dutch in Belgium, in Brussels I only heard French but on the subway and streets all the signs were in French, Dutch and English.   We ate the most amazing food there, freshly baked croissants, baguettes and oh my god, the best baguette sandwiches with amazing cheese and meats. Chocolate shops lined the streets of Brussels, wereΒ we visited Elisabeth Chocolatier, Godiva, Wittamer and Pierre Marcolini, just to name a few. We sampled violet infused chocolates, salted caramel and citron macarons, giant meringues, frites (fries) and of course, waffles. The list really is endless. Grand Place was really beautiful, spectacularly …

Penny Pinching Month!

Today I bring you lovely people the beginning of my penny pinching series. I have to save every penny I earn to go on holiday, so I’m going super cheap this month and next month too. This is a great opportunity for me to give you guys some cheap and delicious meals that might help if you’re trying to save money too. Some of the recipes I’ll feature will include cold-pressed coffee, lasagne soup, foolproof pasta sauce, breakfast bites, Japanese curry and many more! We’re saving to fly to Germany for a music festival, it’s only in 2 months away which is why I’m madly trying to save. I live in Australia and we’re so isolated so flights are super expensive. I’m talking $1600 to get to Europe, return. So. Ridiculous. Hopefully we can save the money we need, I’ve never been to Europe and I really want to see the bands. If you’re from KΓΆln, give me a shout :) I also have some news about the new job I applied for. *drum roll* …