FOOD & TRAVELS

How to make a Mojito

How to make a Mojito

Since it is Saint Patrick’s week it is the norm to drink green cocktails, and what’s better that an ice chilled Mojito?

This minty drink is very refreshing, and it might be the first non-girly drink I have ever posted.

The Mojito contains six ingredients: Mint, ice, rum, sugar, sparkling …


Chicken Curry Recipe

Chicken Curry Recipe

Chicken Curry Recipe

Knowing that this is one of my favorite dishes, I kind of have a love/hate relationship with this delicious chicken curry recipe , why? Because I love it so much I could eat a whole pot without even noticing, with no counting calories what so ever!

This …


Breakfast Buffet

Breakfast Buffet

Breakfast Buffet

It is very pleasant to invite friends over for breakfast, so here are some fun ideas of fast and tasty snacks. It is very important to start with the beverages such as orange juice, coffee and tea. Placing multi-cereal sandwiches along with other white bread sandwiches gives your …


Snow day Sunday

Snow day Sunday

Snow day Sunday

Snowy days are the best days, so how about spending them with best friends over a hearty feast! last Sunday we went to this place in the mountain for a cruise and a late lunch. The lunch was full with healthy plates such as eggs and something …


Venezuelan Arepa Recipe

Venezuelan Arepa Recipe

Venezuelan Arepa Recipe

Falling in love with food is my specialty, especially when it comes to devouring a hot cheesy Arepa!
This Venezuelan traditional food is one of the best food inventions ever created! Arepa is a delicious corn dough, which is either grilled or deep fried, and stuffed with …


Cheese & Wine Night

Cheese & Wine Night

Cheese & Wine Night

 

My favorite nights consist of a gathering with my best friends chatting over some cheese and wine. I’m so lucky to have common friends with my fiancé, this fact allows us to be present together on all occasions with our most loving people. Where all …


2015 best moments

2015 best moments

2015 best moments

It was a long happy ride!! I would to look back on this year while remembering all the positive and happy moments. I never thought that I would cover that much in a year, but it was blasting with surprises. What I need to keep in mind …


Birthday Date x Engagement

Birthday Date x Engagement

Birthday Date x Engagement

Knowing that I have been with my boyfriend for two years now, the last thing I expected was leaving this date with a ring around my finger. Since it was my birthday a week ago, my lover decided to take me out for a romantic Italian …


Asian food dinner

Asian food dinner

When it comes to Asian food, we are a bunch of hungry monsters who are up to eating the entire house menu! Over the last two years, we have tried a lot of Asian restaurants, but it is fair to say that P.F. Chang’s is the best in this area. …


More about London

More about London

More about London

Throwing it back to my days in London after having a conversation with a friend that lived there for 6 years. It is true that anyone who had the chance to visit this city have realized its historical and cultural characteristics. Walking through those streets and watching …


Halloween party 2015

Halloween party 2015

Halloween party 2015

So last week was Halloween and we all went out to party with our friends in really weird customs. I chose to be dressed as a thug because I’m a big fan of tupac and his music, he’s a true legend. Another reason for choosing such a …


Pizza And Wine date

Pizza And Wine date

Pizza And Wine date

Pizza and red wine date is the best way to end a week. Last month, we had to attend a wedding ceremony two hours away from home, in the evening I was simply starving with nothing to think about other than a hot piece of pizza. …


Italian food Mania

Italian food Mania

Italian food Mania

A couple of weeks ago I was having the busiest day of my life, packed with deadlines and a never ending to-do list. That is when I was surprised by my boyfriend knocking at my office door and inviting me for a quick lunch. Being hesitant due …


Vegetarian linguine Recipe

Vegetarian linguine Recipe

Vegetarian linguine Recipe

Ever since I became a pescatarian (Vegetarian that eats fish), the question of “what to have for lunch?” is becoming more and more difficult. That is why I started tackling new vegetarian recipes during my free time. This recipe is my mother’s favorite, though she calls it …


Ultimate Sushi Date

Ultimate Sushi Date

Ultimate Sushi Date

It’s going to sound too mainstream to say that I am a big sushi fan, so fine, busted! But to be honest my favorite thing about sushi is the raw salmon, where I can eat 100 pieces without feeling full. That is why most of my sushi …


Mediterranean Lunch

Mediterranean Lunch

Mediterranean Lunch

Come and take a walk around the best lunch near the Mediterranean sea. from the Tabbouleh and Hummus, to the most amazing kinds of fish and seafood, the colors will captivate you causing you an Over-eating-syndrome.

Coming from a country that is known for its generosity, I have …


Homemade salsa dip

Homemade salsa dip

Homemade Salsa dip

My favorite element of entertainment is food, which is all about chips and nachos to be specific. That is why, when I invite people over for a “How I Met Your Mother” series marathon, I make sure to have a fresh salsa to serve with my nachos.…


The Midway food Park Austin

The Midway food Park Austin

The Midway food Park Austin has proved to be the best fun places in Austin, due to its great location, good music and delicious food. It is the perfect place for children to play with friends, as well for parents to mingle over a bite. My favorite food truck was …


Hula hut restaurant

Hula hut restaurant

If you have the chance of visiting Austin, then you should know how lucky you are. Taking a walk to the river and dining at Hula Hut restaurant was my favorite memory from Austin. The location and the food makes you feel like you are in Hawaii. There’s even an …


Salt Lick BBQ

Salt Lick BBQ

Salt Lick BBQ

So if you think that barbecue is a big thing in Texas, keep in mind that the Salt lick place is even bigger. This place is crazy, it feels like home for so many people in the south. When my sister told me that she is taking …


Hamilton Pool Austin

Hamilton Pool Austin

Hamilton Pool Austin

Surrounded by a waterfall and a natural pool in a cave full of sunshine might seem like a dream, but it is a good thing that in Austin, Texas such a dream comes true.
The best thing about Austin is its natural beauty, where you can find …


Rudy’s Austin Texas BBQ

Rudy’s Austin Texas BBQ

Rudy’s Austin Texas BBQ

In case you are looking for a fun place that serves an authentic country food, then Rudy’s country store and BBQ is the best place to visit. At Rudy’s everybody is nice, the food is good, and the interiors/exteriors are originally designed. The place serves food …


Banana Daiquiri cocktail

Banana Daiquiri cocktail

Going for the Banana daiquiri was a new phase for me since I wanted to decrease alcohol and add more fruits to my diet. At least I’m trying! As a matter of fact, the Daiquiri is a cocktail that could be made with any kind of fruit; such as: strawberries, …


Chasing Inner peace

Chasing Inner peace

Wars, poverty, politics, racism, terrorism this world is the saddest place. But if you were among the lucky few who are not facing those problem then you should be completely happy. Yet, you surely do not wake up smiling with pleasure every day, because most probably you are facing your …


Pool time

Pool time

 

The best thing about summer is families and friends spending their pool time with cold drinks, good food and some happy music. It is said that the sun is the good mood vitamin that makes you a happier person by the second, and sometimes the peacefulness of the water …


Mount Bonnell Austin Tx

Mount Bonnell Austin Tx

The best part of my latest travel was my visit to Mount Bonnell Austin Tx where the flawless beauty of mother nature makes this mountain interesting more than usual.  The best surprise will hit you at the top of its never ending stairs, where you will meet the marvelous view …


A perfect yoghurt breakfast

A perfect yoghurt breakfast

A Perfect yoghurt breakfast is known to be the healthiest meal of the day, which will wake you up and boost your energy. However, if everyone was as lazy as I am they will know how hard it is to wake up and prepare everything from scratch, so I came …


Texas Roadhouse

Texas Roadhouse

Texas Roadhouse is the go to restaurant in Austin, where the bread is always fresh, the peanuts are always coming and the margaritas are always cold. It is very known food its super tender sirloin and ribs.

The huge frozen margarita is the signature of this restaurant, the perfect place …


Breakfast in Austin

Breakfast in Austin

Always wondered what’s the big fuss about breakfast in Austin ? I used to watch my sister over Skype having those yummy treats for breakfast thinking “doughnuts are over rated”… Until now.

I’m in love with those chocolate doughnuts and the pecan is my next best thing, and my next …


Food in London

Food in London

Someone once told me that the prettier the city you are visiting, the prettier the food that you are going to have in it. Food is the most influential part about London, for the city full with thousands of restaurants from all over the world. Knowing that it is usually …


Summer Tan

Summer Tan

Summer is around the corner, so like every year, everybody is craving that sexy summer tan. But since the sun is not mostly out yet, pretty girls are going for the “easy” Solarium option. with all those beauty shops throwing out hot deals and discount packages, it is becoming very …


Cheese and wine at home

Cheese and wine at home

The presence of Cheese and wine at home are my number one priority during weekdays. Sometimes I tend to leave work early, go home, get in my pjs and pour myself a glass of wine for chillaxation. Then, of course I start working on my projects. But it came to …


Hermes in Wonderland

Hermes in Wonderland

Hermes in Wonderland

“The journey through Wanderland draws its coherence from two intrinsic elements of la flânerie: dreaming and freedom of spirit” – Bruno Gaudichon, curator of La Piscine-Musée d’Art et d’Industrie in Roubaix, Click here for more details.

This exhibition took place in London at Saatchi Gallery, Stroll On!…


Discovering London streets

Discovering London streets

London streets

While I was losing my way around this big city I made sure to take as many pictures of the amazing London streets.  The buildings of this city speak by themselves, they tell you about the history of Britten through marvelous architecture. I started imagining who through those …


My Vogue house visit

My Vogue house visit

The moment I visited Vogue House in London I knew directly that this is going to be the best day of my life, which will spark my fashion inspirations. Knowing that too many things have happened that day, like visiting the Hermes exhibition in London, and attended sushi night in …


Cocktail of the week – Yokatta Martini

Cocktail of the week – Yokatta Martini

It is one of those TGIF days, tired from work and projects I found myself in the streets of London searching for the best bar experience. A typical Friday afternoon would mean crowded pubs and streets, with people standing in front of the bars holding their drinks and chatting with …


Dining etiquette – Table setting

Dining etiquette – Table setting

When dining out or inviting people over, it is nice to have an idea about various aspects of the dining etiquette, in this post I will be focusing on table setting and usage of the dining utensils.

I remember watching the first season of Gossip Girl, when Serena’s grandmother bullied …


favorite soups

favorite soups

Favorite Soups

What’s better than spending a snowy day on the sofa near the fireplace, wearing a comfy cardigan and sipping on a hot cup of your favorite soup? Well that is beautiful, especially when you prepare your soup yourself, it might sound hard and time consuming but it is …


The heavens of feather pillows

The heavens of feather pillows

Half of our lives pass while we are sleeping, so why don’t we get the best out of it? Personally I’m a deep sleeper who can stay in bed till noon during weekends and vacations.
Recently, I decided to try my best to find a healthier sleep, so I started …


Cheese Mania

Cheese Mania

Throwing house parties might sound boring to some people, but if the host/hostess is a fun person then it’s guaranteed to have a good time. To me it is all about the guests’ sense of humor and the coziness of the gathering. I picture my perfect house party to be …


Healthy snacking

Healthy snacking

The holidays are over, and now all what’s left are the bunch of extra pounds I’ve gained during this jolly season. Now you know who ate all the desserts I’ve made!
Usually it very easy to lose those freshly gained pounds by only getting back to eating normal again. Three …


Working From Home – Efficiency Hacks

Working From Home – Efficiency Hacks

Working from home is the coziest yet the hardest thing to do; commonly sitting on your bed with a laptop on your lap and being surrounded by all kinds of entertainment (in my case The Big Bang Theory episodes) or most commonly surrendering for a nap which usually ends up …


Sunday Swiss Rolls

Sunday Swiss Rolls

Waking up on a Sunday morning might either feel happy, because it is still weekend, or sad because Monday is only few hours away. My Sundays are usually spent in my PJs at home especially when it’s raining and cold outside. A hot cup of tea along with a piece …


Celebrating Christmas

Celebrating Christmas

Christmas Eve is known for spending time with the family, but since this is our first christmas together, I decided to spend it with my partner who surprised me with the most amazing gift ever! (I will blog about it soon)
Being young and free of family commitments, we went …


Santa’s Treats

Santa’s Treats

It’s Christmas Eve, children will not sleep today before putting cookies and a cup of milk beside the tree, so they secure Santa’s happiness when he reaches their house and grant them a bigger gift. Smart!

As a person who likes to snap out of reality from time to time, …


The benefits of Lemon water

The benefits of Lemon water

Apparently it is the era of detox, where it’s too difficult to find a celebrity who doesn’t have a cup of warm lemon water every morning. This detox can easily become a part of your daily routine, since it takes seconds to prepare, and could enhance your health due to …


Coloring with Cupcakes

Coloring with Cupcakes

It’s Thanksgiving and so i wanted to say “thanks” to my loved ones through giving them colored cupcakes. Since I’m invited to a dinner I decided to make dessert in an artistic way, and what’s a better desert than cupcakes? I just love baking as well as decorating cupcakes as …


dining etiquette

dining etiquette

Speaking about Chic, it is very rational to talk about manners and especially table manners. Nothing is ever unflattering more than a person with bad eating habits, even if they are the best-dressed people in the room.

I chose a couple of “Dining Don’ts” from The Little Book Of Etiquette. …


Friday Night

Friday Night

The best night of the week! This time it was boys night but I arranged to barge into it and annoy the guys with the strong flashlight of my cam. (Typical gal, HAHA)

It is crucial to choose a cozy place, not fully booked, with amazing music and affordable drinks. …


Mini Cinnamon Rolls

Mini Cinnamon Rolls

As an occasional baker, I decided to challenge myself this time and go for something a bit more complicated.

And nothing beats the warm smell of the soft Cinnamon Rolls (Trust me on this!)

They give me the feeling of security, actually they feel like “Home”! I think that’s the …


Swan Lake on ice

Swan Lake on ice

Those were the best of the 500 pictures I captured, the show was magical and glittery. It’s amazing to watch the performance of such talented dancers. It was such a great pleasure to watch all those talented people kicking it off on ice. Knowing that it was my first time …


My Weekly Mani Rituals

My Weekly Mani Rituals

I’m obsessed with having long well manicured nails and that’s why I visit my usual nails spa once every week. I ask Arline, my nail artist, to trim the excess skin once or twice a month and the rest of my visits are all about maintaining my nails and applying …