A Taste of Home in Geneva: Tinolang Manok (Chicken in Ginger Soup)

Let's face it, it's that time of the year when we are out almost every night for dinners and Christmas celebrations. Before that big Christmas day celebration, I often find myself wanting to just have a night of comfort, homecooked meal as a break from the festive meals. Plus It's been raining for days now [...]

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The Geneva Street Food Festival: My Top 5 Favourites

Last weekend was the Geneva Street Food Festival. I don't know where have I been in the last 8 years that it was actually my first time to come to this fun event. Sure, this is probably the most expensive street food festival in the planet - Aaron and mine's bill at the end of [...]

Homecooking in Geneva: Leftover Stuffed Peppers

So, we had our challenge to clean our fridge and minimize throwing anything that is still edible last week. What’s amazing with this challenge is that out of our usual 500-600 Swiss francs weekly food budget (welcome to Geneva!), we only spent 197 Swiss francs for the whole week and that was from a 3-course [...]

Home Cooking in Geneva: Merguez Pasta

Saving up is not that easy when living in Geneva. So, when my husband moved to Geneva earlier this month, we have been finding ways to maximize our budget but still able to do what we love to do: travelling and eating. One of the things that I find very effective when we talk about [...]

Easter in Grandhotel Giessbach

I am preparing for a series of work trips this year and I thought it would still be nice to have an Easter getaway without taking the plane. So, I decided to stay within Switzerland. I was actually in a middle of a very stressful week when I randomly saw the Grandhotel Giessbach. By just [...]

Winter Weekend Day Trip (That Does Not Involve Skiing): Broc and Gruyères

One of the things I learned when I first moved in Switzerland is that in winter, weekends are meant for skiing/snowboarding. I'm horrible at skiing or any winter sports but I absolutely love going to the mountains and spending the weekend in a chalet with friends, snowshoeing while the skiers ski, fondue and just enjoying everything covered [...]