Cooking our Japan saudade away – Onigiri time!

My friend and I have been missing Japan lately…the friendly people, beautiful surroundings and the food! To squelch our saudade (Portuguese word meaning a feeling of longing or nostalgia) of…

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Fiery Exploring: Kumano Kodo – Standing in postcard perfection

On our last full day in the Kumano Kodo, we visited two of the three grand shrines of the Kumano Kodo: Kumano Hayatama Taisha and Kumano Nachi Taisha. We got up early in…

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#Fiery Fridays – Let’s get dancing!

Happy Friday everyone!! As there is always so much going on in Rotterdam, I thought I would share some things that seem fun for this weekend!

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In how many languages can you say “I love tacos?”

I think I can manage to say “I love tacos” in four/five languages…so you could say I really love tacos. Unfortunately I have never been to Mexico, so I am always…

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Fiery Exploring: Japan – Kumano Kodo – Strolling through green hills

After waking up in beautiful sunny Kawayu Onsen, we got ready for our first long walk on the Kumano Kodo! Today we took the bus to Hosshinmon-oji and walked to…

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