Interested in cooking courses in London? Jenius Social, a cookery school in Holloway, has got a few classes you should try...Read More
There are over 500 independent cafes in London. I've just made finding them all that much easier with a Map of London Cafes, your coffee shop, cafe & deli guide. And I've added a list of my favourites.Read More
Today my family is in Michigan celebrating my Grandma's life. Today I wish I wasn't so far. Thoughts on how one person can change your entire outlook on life, and how they really never leave you.Read More
Today marks the final day of Project #365LDNcafes. In celebration, I've put together 5 things this journey has taught me. Hint: why side projects help create a holistic and balanced life.Read More
A 3-Day travel itinerary to Rome including the best places to eat, hidden gems, how to skip the queues and what influencers to trust.Read More
I've got a massive addiction to chocolate. And it doesn't help that there's an excellent chocolate tour in London by Jennifer Earle you shouldn't miss: Chocolate Ecstasy Tours.Read More
My great-grandmother ran the farm and small supermarket throughout the war. Well for as long as was feasible. Food was rationed and farm animals were no longer allowed. But my great-grandmother had around thirty refugees from bombed areas of Germany to feed. Between her and the bakery across the street, they shared a great responsibility.Read More
I can’t quite figure out if this is awkward. Me, actually giving blogging a real go. Again.
Introducing: when i've got timeRead More
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and each year I celebrate first in London with this Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake before heading all the way back to the States just for the long weekend! ALL of the calories are 100% worth it.Read More
A guide to my favourite restaurants, cafes and markets in Barcelona.Read More
A piece on the importance of self-confidence and loving yourself. So stop apologising for being the real you.
Introducing #365LDNcafes, a project to visit one café a day in London.
More than enjoying a good coffee, this project is meant to force me to uncover places in London I’d never think to venture to. In my exploration I hope to fall in love with more neighbourhoods, discover some fascinating interior designs, explore the art of plating, and meet new people.
1. There’s more to a desert than sand
2. Marrakech makes London seem like a village
3. I get why people prefer Essaouira
The home they built atop their grocery store in 1959.
The home where I sat on Oma’s lap as I rolled dough for an apfelstrudel.
The garden where Opa would teach me football and where I’d pick weeds for Oma.
The kitchen where the ticking clock would fill the comfortable silence as Oma peeled asparagus and Opa smoked his pipe, fingers drilling against his chair.Read More
London's best Indian Restaurant in the heart of Spitalfields.Read More
My name is Alexandra, thank you very much.
An argument for why you should actually call people by their name.Read More
If you are moving to London or are brand new to this city, it can be a bit overwhelming. I found it really difficult to find any honest answers on how to get things done from setting up a bank account to finding the right flat to choosing a phone company or even just a place to eat. I’ve put together a simple, but long guide, to help with settling into this city I now call home.Read More