Our first visit to Malta turned out to be so much more than we expected!! While we were planning on lazy days at the seaside with perhaps the odd tour here and there, we quickly became engrossed in the country’s rich and colourful history and the many beautiful sites that Malta and its islands have … Continue reading Vacationing in Malta
I'd been to Loft Five (the bar) recently and liked it so much I promised myself I'd be back again... it took a few weeks, but this morning I made my way back. This time, sitting in the bakery section of the business, literally around the corner from the bar (same building space, but a … Continue reading Zurich: Loft Five Bakery
One thing I love about the coffee group that I've joined is that I am getting a chance to visit cafes and restaurants I hadn't been to yet. This week we met at Cafe Felix am Bellevue. I've heard about Felix but for some reason never got round to going there even though I'm in … Continue reading Zurich: Cafe Felix am Bellevue
As a creature of habit, I always order the same food from restaurants I visit regularly – I have this theory that if its good, why have anything else? Yes, I know its a limiting and rather silly dining policy. So when I went to Bohemia with the ‘Coffee Girls’, I already knew I’d be … Continue reading Zurich: Breakfast at Bohemia!
I’ve known there was a botanical garden in Zurich for a while now, but until now I’d never visited it. On the way back from an appointment the bus I was taking just happened to be going that way, so I hopped off and decided to have my lunch there. If I’d known just how … Continue reading Oasis in the city
“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” ~Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady Spring has certainly arrived in all its sunny yet chilly beauty. The lake shore was filled to the brim with sun-seekers who all seem to have come out of … Continue reading Zurich: Afternoon Tea at the Eden au Lac
We start off our 2012 Dining out year on a really positive note, at Louis Brasserie in Niederdorfstrasse for dinner last night. In spite of having been out in ‘the Niederdorf’ many times over the years, this restaurant has somehow stayed off the radar. Granted, the big Moules-in-white-wine sign is what caught the ex’s eye … Continue reading Dining out