Category Archives: Travel

Off to German Language Summer Camp

After a beautiful morning run through corn flower blue fields and a healthy all-vegan bagel for breakfast, it was time to get Julius to pack his stuff for his 5th German Language Summer Camp. Around noon we hopped on the … Continue reading

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Frankfurt City & Rain Run

This morning we headed into the center of Frankfurt under blue skies. We ended up with another burger lunch, Fletcher’s Better Burgers now also offers BeyondMeat Burgers WITH vegan cheese on a vegan brioche. Somehow Julius’ regular bun looked better, … Continue reading

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Speedy Dark Skies Run

With the great air quality here I am very happy that I can still run sub 5/km when I really push it. And here a quick look at the Greek-ish dinner I made for my meat eaters, who look quite … Continue reading

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Hi Cow!

Started as a rain walk, but then the skies turned blue again!

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Fronleichnam Holiday Run 15K

Today is a holiday here in the catholic parts of Germany (Corpus Christi) and I managed to accidently run straight through that mini procession they had in our village. You can see some of the bystanders look at me in … Continue reading

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Shopping Shenanigans & Vegan Burgers

One of our first shopping destinations was the Nordwest Zentrum where we looked around for things that Julius might need for summer camp. But of course we also found other odds & ends. And I discovered that my favorite kind … Continue reading

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Spargel!

The coming weekend marks the end of the season for German white asparagus … so, better hurry and get our annual fix in While Jr.&Sr. got lamb steak and ‘real’ hollandaise, I had a veggie based faux meat piece and … Continue reading

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Reunion

We arrived in Frankfurt on time and quickly found my dad. And a short ride (stick shift and other side of street, no problem 😉 ) and some basic breakfast shopping later we arrived home.

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Here we go again …

With a delay of 6 days we are finally off for the summer …

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SG Day 4 Part III: Chinatown

Lunch at Maxwell Hawker Center, J&R have the Tien Tien Hainanese Chicken rice (surprisingly short line, but seems they have expanded and stream lined the operation successfully) while I try yet another laksa after having a rare find: oyster cake. … Continue reading

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SG Day 4 Part II: Singapore City Gallery

For today’s entertainment we headed to Chinatown, J&R enjoying their MRT cards while I walked the 3km. Our first stop was the Singapore City Gallery which is a fantastic (and free) museum about the history, present & future of the … Continue reading

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SG day 4 part: River Valley Run

Leaving 7 for a 6K run along river valley, very nice, but already getting hot. Always amazed by how runner friendly this city is.

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Rest of Singapore Trip Day 3

After this exhausting morning, a nice long shower and a bit of rest, this was my awesome lunch: We found that most hawker centers have a stall for ‘3 veggies with rice or noodles’ buffet. So I got okra, broccoli … Continue reading

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East Coast Park Half Marathon

Got up very early at 5:40AM to leave just after 6 for a nice long run in East Coast Park. Some of it I ran last December for the marathon and some I biked with Julius 4 years ago. But … Continue reading

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Singapore Trip Day 2

This morning I was joined by my lovely wife for a mellow 5K sight seeing jog: While I was enjoying my dentist adventure, J&R went out to the Gardens by the Bay and explore the Cloud Forest … … as well … Continue reading

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