Advent, the time leading up to Christmas, is officially starting with the opening of the first door of the advent calendar today*. Continue reading Aliciouslife: Advent, advent
It’s already been a couple of months since my holiday in Portugal, yet I’m not nearly done in showing you the beauty of this country that often came unexpectedly. Continue reading Alicioustravels: My favourite impressions of Lisbon
Even when we travel short distances and with our car, I rarely bring full sizes. It’s actually a way of getting into travel-mode for me to refill shower gel, shampoo and other essentials into small – hopefully leak-proof – containers. Only when we visit warm locations will I bring a full-sized bottle of sunscreen Continue reading Alicioustravels: Travel Essentials – Toiletries
In my mind I am a cool digital nomad, travelling for a living, whenever and wherever I please – with my little carry-on sized backpack.
Reality differs quite a bit from this mental image of mine Continue reading Alicioustravels: Travel Essentials – Basics
The other week marked the one-year anniversary of my last visit to Chicago, a city I try to regularly visit since a close friend lives there (meaning I don’t have to spend on accommodation and can do a whole lot of shopping instead). Continue reading Aliciouslyvegan: Vegan Chicago
I have been used to going on holidays from a very young age. As soon as I considered myself old enough, I started travelling on my own. Most of my friends will consider me “well-travelled” while I will look at a map and see all those places I have never been to – and many more that I would love to see again. Continue reading Alicioustravels: NEW SERIES Travel Essentials
For a while I’ve been wanting to make gnocchi from scratch. Only my laziness has kept me from doing so. Continue reading Aliciouslyvegan: Pumpkin gnocchi in sage butter
I like to take care of things myself, especially when they are important to me. Therefore, one of the hardest things to learn was that I wouldn’t be able to – and really shouldn’t try to – make everything at our wedding myself. Continue reading Aliciouswedding: What to DIY and what to leave to the pros
When preparing for our trip to Portugal I soon realised that the Portuguese cuisine is not per-se vegan-friendly. With over 1,700 km of coastline and a pretty rugged backcountry, the typical diet is rich in fish, seafood and cheese. I decided I would eat chips and salad very often. Continue reading Aliciouslyvegan: Vegan Portuguese Treats
You are slowly getting used to your ring and may have bought and flicked through your first bridal magazine. Every time you tell someone that you’re going to get married, they ask you a lot of questions that haven’t really occurred to you because your Big Day is still months away. Continue reading Aliciouswedding: …but where to start?!