It is quite apt really, to post this now, as I am flying off to Geneva again today! I will be going to Paris later, but I thought I’d better post something about this ‘City of Refugees’ (known because … Continue reading Geneva; again. (Guide forthcoming!)
While in Switzerland, we stayed in Leysin. It’s a few kilometres away from the wonderful lake-side town of Montreux. I managed to spend a few hours at the famous salt mine on a guided tour. I would recommend this – … Continue reading Bex Salt Mines
It is the second day of the Olympic Games in Rio, and I think it’ll be a fitting time to post about the time I went to visit the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland. The museum was founded in 1993, … Continue reading Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland.
I recently went to the Cycladic Art Museum here in Athens with my good friend Eliza. The exhibition we went to see is close to my heart – 10% of the proceeds goes to METAdrasi – an NGO I have been … Continue reading Ai Weiwei at The Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens
*The featured picture you see is a display of several Octopodes (plural of Octopus, who knew?) that I saw at the buffet area of the restaurant Contango, at The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur. I am back! After a wonderful 2 … Continue reading Makan-makan Ayin: Kuala Lumpur 2016 Edition
I shall be away for several days, (Holiday! with my family) and I will flood my social media accounts with my Instagram posts while I am away. I have 2 posts scheduled here on airinie.com while I am away, and … Continue reading Geneva, here I come!
Food fads come and go, but there is one food ‘trend’ that has captured the hearts (and stomachs) of many Greeks and foreigners here living in Athens; and it is here to stay: falafels. I encountered Falafellas a few years … Continue reading Makan-makan Athens: Falafel Wars
Last Sunday, I spent a part of the day spending time with Alison walking around Athens as part of the OpenAthensWalk which was exciting. We were together with Omaira and her 2 boys for most of the walk. But at around … Continue reading Zampano’s Sunday Brunch
I spent an afternoon recently with Alison from Viv@ellada in downtown Athens, wandering about and trying different food. Alison will have a post about ‘cheap places to eat’ in Athens that I will link up here soon. (Update: Here it … Continue reading Makan-makan Athens: Eastern Flavours: Part 1
Autumn should be upon us, but I am still wearing my summer dresses and it has been exceptionally warm still. We decided to make a trip up north to Thessaloniki this year, and spent a few days up in the … Continue reading Trip to the North
I try to go and catch a play at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus every summer. As part of the Athens & Epidaurus Festival this year, I chose to watch another Aristophanes play (comedies, as compared to Greek tragedies) … Continue reading Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus: Axarnes
Many people know me, know that I love cats. I have been following the prgress of this cafe from the time I read it online. When the place finally opened, I couldn’t wait to get a timeslot booked to … Continue reading Lady Dinah’s Cat Cafe