Good Bye Holland!

Good Bye Holland! So… now, it is bye bye time. Saying bye to near and dear ones is never easy… Shifting one’s home can be tremendously pain staking, loaded with the stress of packing things right and holding emotions tight. I start writing this post from New Delhi Airport Lounge where we wait to board the…

Tale of five cities – Part II

We said a big bye to Prague and moved towards Bratislava. While I was searching the net to find details on Prague and Bratislava, I came across this beautiful place called Telc (pronounced telsh). Mesmerised by the pictures in the website, we decided not to miss this special spot. We were truly wise and lucky…

Tale of five cities – Part I!

A loooong break… really long! Quite a lot of travel, exploring more and more of Europe.  It is truly a pleasure to travel beyond closer boundaries. So, first we decided to visit Spain. When some of our friends warned us of the heavy summer, we chose to go to Prague, capital of Czech Republic. Then, slowly the travel plan came…

The Dutch Dairy

      Milk and dairy products are providers of calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and protein which are all essential for healthy bone growth and development. The most abundant protein in milk is casein and is protective as it forms a thin film on the enamel surface which prevents loss of calcium and phosphate from the…

Dutch Apple Pie – The Snow Show!

whole wheat (no butter, no eggs) appeltaart/appelgebak    After enjoying snowfall in the past two years – 2010 and 2011, it was natural to expect some beautiful snow filled moments this year too! December went away, January too was sliding away with very cold nights – without any trace of snow… my family was missing snow… my…

The Arrival of Sinterklaas!

Governmental officials making arrangements for a smooth ceremony; Shopkeepers creating innovative themes to motivate purchases; Children excited about the gifts they are going to receive; Parents wondering what gifts to buy this year; Grand parents choosing different presents for their beloved grand children with that special care; Teachers in schools busy arranging events – what are all…