The Westin Grand Hotel in Berlin

You may remember that I was in Berlin a couple of months ago to attend The Hive 2015 bloggers conference. During my four days in the German city I had the pleasure to stay at The Westin Grand, a stylish 4-star-superior hotel in Berlin’s historic center. The hotel is situated less than ten minutes’ walk from city’s landmarks such as Brandenburg GateReichstag, the Museum Island and Checkpoint Charlie.


The Westin Grand Berlin was opened as the Grand Hotel Berlin in 1987. Later on it became part of the Westin chain (itself part of Starwood… Continue reading →

Blueberry & Hazelnut Bircher Muesli with MOMA

Today I am sharing a recipe for a healthy breakfast dish: Blueberry & Hazelnut Bircher Muesli made with MOMA Wild Berry pot.


I was asked by MOMA to share my breakfast tips and a recipe as part of their new campaign “Start Your Morning More Awesome”. The secret for making my morning the best part of my day is to take the time to prepare breakfast and sit down to enjoy it.

I am definitely a morning person so getting out of bed in the morning is rarely a struggle. What makes me want to to get up, of course,… Continue reading →

Smörgåstårta – Swedish Sandwich Cake

Around this time last year I was getting ready to fly to Gothenburg to celebrate Midsummer (and the summer solstice) in Swedish-style. Midsommar is  the most important holiday in Sweden and is usually celebrated in the countryside, with all-night-long parties, food and drinks and dances around a pole with flower crowns on your heads.


My husband and I spent Midsummer last year at My’s home, a lovely couchsurfer who had agreed to host us in her Gothenburg flat for a few nights. Since My had to work in the city and miss the Midsummer celebrations with her… Continue reading →