When I received an e-mail at work about a trip being planned to walk from Bratislava to a chocolate factory in Kittsee, Austria I didn't need much persuading. Actually I was supposed to go on a date on Saturday afternoon but sorry men, chocolate comes before you. So, over the bridge we went to Petrzalka and walked over the border between Austria and Slovakia. I still find it somehow weird that that was even possible and so easy :D
I'm due to fly to Finland next week but walking in this spring weather and already being able to wear a leather jacket I don't really feel like going... I'm gonna miss the Sun so much!
Did you know that Chikago is not just a city in the US but also a street in Austria? Well, now you know. Apparently the street was named Chikago because the houses along it were built as speedily as houses in Chikago were... Go figure. The road from Bratislava to Hauswirth chocolate factory is about 3,5km long, so quite easily walkable. It's also perfect for r…
When life kicks
you in the stomach repeatedly for months on end it’s good to keep in mind the wise words of the great thinker, Taylor Swift: Shake it off! Different people have
different ways of ”shaking off” all the shit that life has seen fit to pile on
your shoulders and mine is spending time with friends. How fortunate
then that one of my best friends arriving for a long weekend visit coincided
with so far the worst week of this Autumn! I received a crushing ”Thank
you but no thank you”-message from a job that I was sure was mine (yeah, no
sign of Finnish humility here) on the same day that my friend cruised to
Tallinn and thank goodness for that! I needed her cheering company more than ever. After a quick visit to my local
supermarket we decided to make a little curve on our way to my place. The curve had a conveniently situated sushi restaurant on it. There is nothing in life that sparkling
wine, sushi and good company couldn’t fix!