Pumpkin Pie

Another all American recipe is of course one of this season’s favourites: the pumpkin pie. It is such a delicious and simple recipe to make, and it’s also quite healthy (or that is what I like to tell myself)! To think that a few years ago I didn’t like pumpkin… so many years of pumpkin pies…

Brownies

Lately I don’t get much time to bake and cook, but brownies aren’t a particularly hard recipe to make, and there are many variations you can make to the traditional brownie recipe. I’ve tried a few myself, such as no butter, or vegan, with fruit, with chocolate chips, … anyway I love chocolate and a…

September 11

  I was thinking about writing something deep and poetic in memory of this tragic day, but I’m no writer, I write from experience and I was lucky not to be touched personally by the tragedy, but this event really changed something in me, and I’d rather tell you my personal experience. As a child my…

Gaslamp quarter

Gaslamp quarter is defined as the heart of San Diego’s nightlife, it is the place to be if you are looking for a vibrant, dynamic and cosmopolitan setting for your evening fun. What is amazing about this place is the fact that it hosts a perfect mix of Victorian-age buildings and modern skyscrapers which stand…

Sunset Cliffs

This 2 mile long stretch of the San Diego coastline is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been to, the right place to take a long, serene and relaxing walk. Its key characteristic is represented by the sheer cliffs which drop straight to the ocean below, creating a breath-taking atmosphere in which…

Coronado Island

The magic of Coronado Island starts in the moment you set foot on the San Diego – Coronado Bridge over the Big bay which is considered by many an architectural marvel. Once you reach the other side, you find yourself in another world, a beautiful world. As in the case of La Jolla, we can…

La Jolla

La Jolla, correctly pronounced ‘la hoya’ as it comes from the Mexican language, is often known as the jewel of San Diego thanks to the spectacular views it offers. The beach Surrounded on three sides by the sea and backed by the slopes of Mount Soledad, la Jolla beach is the destination of thousands of…

Seaport village

Located downtown San Diego right on the harbor adjacent to the embarcadero, you can find this beautiful little village which will make you fall in love. As you arrive, you will feel as if you have entered a time machine and traveled backwards in time 100 years. No matter which time of the day or…

Old Town

This is the place where it all started, where the Spanish settled back in the days and where you can re-live the atmosphere of an 1850s California. As you get to Old Town, it literally seems as if you were transported back in time as you find yourself surrounded by Mexican lore and historical sites,…

California here we come

Right on the tip of California, in the city of San Diego, is where I left my heart. I was as lucky as to be able to spend 6 whole months in the sunniest city on earth and to discover the beauty of the US West Coast. I lived the American college experience at SDSU…

Lower Manhattan

The area around South Street Seaport and the Civic Center hosts some of the most beautiful architectures around the city, some of the oldest commercial or mercantile buildings that were renovated. The area developed in the 1600s when the Dutch West India Company began settling here as a port for their commerce. What used to…

Chelsea

New York has always been alive, as in always changing, moving around, transforming and recreating itself; one of the most recent examples of this is the area of Chelsea. From being a residential area, to the becoming the hip, avant-garde art-gallery and disco area. Also the area closest to the piers and the Hudson River has…