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Michaela, Bruxelles

Blog : 1001 Voyages Gourmands dans Cuisine

Une blogeuse d´origine tcheque qui vit à Bruxelles depuis 7 ans, passionnée par la pâtisserie et la cuisine végétatienne, ainsi que la photographie et le voyage. Venez me contacter pour changer des idées ou pour découvrir mes avantures sur mon blog (en anglais) http://1001voyagesgourmands.com/en/

Weekend Trip to Normandy

Some time ago during a long weekend in May, I had a chance to visit a lovely corner of France – Normandy. In 4 days we visited Deauville, Mont Saint Michel, the D-Day Landing beaches, Caen, and Honfleur, tasted Camembert cheese and pancakes or... Lire la suite ›

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A Trip to the Sacred Valley of the Incas

The Sacred Valley of the Incas (Valle Sagrado in Spanish) is a fertile strip of land around the Urubamba River, somewhere between Cusco and Machu Picchu. Local inhabitants still live the traditional way of life here – they speak Quechua (the... Lire la suite ›

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Blooming Magnolia Meadow in Arboretum Wespelaar

Every year at the beginning of April, the Magnolia Meadow of Arboretum Wespelaar is a truly spectacular place for the lovers of these beautiful trees. You can see different varieties of Magnolias in bloom, with white, pink or yellow blossoms of all... Lire la suite ›

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Quinoa Salad with Oranges, Feta and Mint

Seems like the cold weekends are now gone! I am happy to welcome spring but still not ready to say bye to weekend days when due to the severe cold weather I decided to just stay home and besides watching movies with a cup of warm tea, I could also... Lire la suite ›

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San Juan: A Colorful Mixture of Life, Music and History

The Capital of Puerto Rico, San Juan, was established in 1521 by the Spanish conquistadores. It is the second oldest city in the Caribbean (after Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic) and the oldest city in the US (Puerto Rico is a territory of... Lire la suite ›

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Brussels Chocolate Fair

The fifth year of the Brussels Chocolate Fair known in French as Salon du Chocolat, took place between 2nd – 4th March 2018 in the premises of Tour & Taxis. Just imagine a surface of 8,000 m2 devoted only to chocolate and cacao, sounds like... Lire la suite ›

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Vieques Island: A Guide to the Wild Paradise of Puerto Rico

After some days spent in the South and East of Puerto Rico, we wanted to visit at least one of its large islands – Culebra or Vieques. As we couldn’t decide whether to do our beach holidays in Culebra or Vieques and we stayed 3 weeks in Puerto... Lire la suite ›

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Upside-Down Pineapple Ginger Cake

With the arrival of February, the very cold weather came back to Brussels. Rainy days are gone and its freezing now! Seems that the winter wants to make sure that we don’t forget it yet. In general, I am not really a winter person. But the... Lire la suite ›

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Culebra Island: A Guide to the Beach Paradise of Puerto Rico

After some days spent in the South and East of Puerto Rico, we wanted to visit at least one of its large islands – Culebra or Vieques. As we couldn’t decide whether to do our beach holidays in Culebra or Vieques and we had 3 weeks in total, we... Lire la suite ›

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Almond Cacao Oatmeal with Raspberries, Goji and Coconut

Today I have a vegan-friendly recipe for you and I hope it will also make happy those of you who have decided to take the New Year’s resolution challenge and start to eat healthily. Especially breakfast is very important and should not be skipped... Lire la suite ›

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My 2017 Travel Year in Review

With the end of each year and a beginning of a new one, I like to review what I have achieved so far in various directions. Travel and discovery of new places is no exception and with regards to this aspect of my life, I think I can consider the... Lire la suite ›

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Christmas Markets in Dresden

My best wishes for the New Year to you! 🙂 Do you also have the impression that December (but also the whole year) has passed quite fast? Even though the Christmas markets in Europe are finishing and we are now in January already, I still have a... Lire la suite ›

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Chocolate-Covered Prunes Stuffed with Marzipan

It seems to me that the Advent is passing very quickly, am I the only one experiencing it so? When I was a kid, I just spent this period wondering about the Little Jesus (the Czech equivalent of Santa Claus) and hoping he would bring me something... Lire la suite ›

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Christmas Market in Monschau

Monschau is a small medieval town in the Aachen district in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany, very close to the border with Belgium. Cobbled streets with half-timbered houses forming a fairytale town build at the Rur River, make it an idyllic... Lire la suite ›

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Durbuy: Charming Town in Belgian Ardennes

The smallest town in the world, as the locals like to call Durbuy, lies in the middle of the Belgian Ardennes in the province of Luxembourg. Durbuy was initially given the status of a city despite a very low number of inhabitants by Jean de... Lire la suite ›

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Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

For the lovers of banana and pancakes, here comes something for you! Banana Oatmeal Pancakes are a great option if you have some ripe bananas. They are delicious, healthy and easy to prepare! I have been making them for some time now,... Lire la suite ›

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Iceland Road Trip (Part III): Golden Triangle & Reykjavík

In order to finish my series about our road trip to Iceland, here I am with the third and last part. After first few days spent between the Snaefellness Peninsula and the East and consequently alongside the South Coast, the last two days we drove... Lire la suite ›

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Iceland Road Trip (Part II): Southeast Coast

Finally, I moved on with treating pictures from Iceland and therefore I can also publish this second part of our Iceland Road Trip (if you haven’t seen the first part which also includes some practical advice, start your reading here). In this... Lire la suite ›

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Iceland Road Trip (Part I)

During the second week of October, my dream came true and I finally made it to Iceland! Together with my cousin, we did a road trip through the main places of interest as it was our first time there. As there is so much to include into one single... Lire la suite ›

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Silfra Fissure: Swimming Between Two Continents

That morning we woke up early as at 9:30 we were about to start one of the best experiences we had in Iceland – snorkeling in Silfra Fissure in the Thingvellir National Park. This is a place where the Eurasian and North American continents meet... Lire la suite ›

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