A place called home: flat-hunting in Hamburg

In a recent post concerning the probable order of your setup in Hamburg, I set out that Flat hunting was going to come after you obtain your Anmeldung and Schufa. Given that the Lovely One already has the latter, we were able to start our house hunt earlier than anticipated, and I‘m happy to report … Continue reading A place called home: flat-hunting in Hamburg

Ein Berlin Flitterwochen

DISCLAIMER: this post has taken a while to pop up. Life, work and some pretty heavy family business got in the way. Editing this really happy, incredible week felt really hard and upsetting when actually, when I came to do it, it was a healing and joyful experience. Mostly because of my lovely Husband who … Continue reading Ein Berlin Flitterwochen

Spanish Steps

What comes to mind when I say "Alicante"? Straw donkeys, strange sticky bottle of green booze left over from a long-forgotten hen weekend? The dubious delights of Benidorm, perhaps? Forget Benidorm. We were invited to the heart of the Valencian Community, the heartland which includes the Costa Blanca, but also stunning mountain ranges, wild cliffs, … Continue reading Spanish Steps