Category: Short posts

Old man sweeping in Havana

Sweeping the streets of Havana

Even with a capital in crumbles the inhabitants all pitch in to keep the streets clean. Take a stroll early in the morning and you’ll see plenty of people doing their part in sweeping the streets and sidewalks.

Pelicans at El Malecón

Pelicans at El Malecón

Visiting both Mexico and Cuba provides many interesting experiences for a European. One of the things we don’t see in Europe, but that we continuously saw during our two weeks in Mexico and Cuba, were the majestic pelicans. Few birds…

50's car in front of mural in Havana

50’s car in front of mural

As everyone knows, Havana is full of American cars from the 50’s. Lots of more modern cars exists as well, but the old ones are clearly more photogenic than Renaults from the 80’s and contribute to a positive feedback loop…

Amass dining room

Summing up Amass

We didn’t know it was this restaurant, but we’ve been looking forward to encountering a restaurant like Amass for a long time. Restaurants like this are few and far between, where solid groundwork and craftsmanship is combined with great ideas…

S'mores at Amass

Dessert at Amass

This dessert made us feel all giggly and happy. Amass managed to take something as simple as s’mores and make it both delicate and delicious at the same time. Traditionally consisting of campfire grilled marshmallows squeezed within a pair of…

Design details at Amass

The design at Amass

Amass features a pared back industrial design combined with Scandinavian furniture. The two grey and black gigantic murals are just beautiful and colorful details which stand out from the textured, grey walls. It feels edgy and high-end at the same…

Amass pre-dessert

Amass pre-dessert

I don’t know about you, but personally I don’t care too much for one of those super sweet all-in chocolate cakes. That’s why this pre-dessert at Amass was so welcoming after the four savory dishes. Neither sweet nor savory, but…

Walk in the Forest, Vincents

New travel guide page for Riga and Tallinn

After a recent trip to Tallinn I realized that we’ve done a bit of research and visited a number of places in Riga and Tallinn over the last few years. So, we updated the Travel Guide with a new page…

Red Canyon, Utah

Snow at Red Canyon

For someone who grew up in dominantly white or grey winters and spends quite a lot of time in the world of RGB values inside computer files, the saturated red rocks, green foliage and blue sky combined with white snow…

Wine pairings at Amass

Amass wine pairings

All wines we enjoyed at Amass ranged from light yellow to deep orange colors as wines served are organic and ecological, since Amass wants to focus more on farmers than winemakers for their wine cellar. The wines we were served…