Lifestyle

It’s hard to ignore that plant-based eating has become more of the mainstream, rather than on the fringes. That doesn’t mean that people are committing to vegetarian or vegan diets; instead, there’s an increase of people incorporating meals-without-meat into their regular routine.
A day of wellness and detox in a German Therme or Italian Terme—luxurious spa facilities offering warm pools, saunas, steam baths, Jacuzzis and other means of pampering—is a welcome treat for body and soul, particularly in the dead of winter.
With memories of the lockdown life we endured still fresh, even now, the simple act of shopping in a department store or sitting down in a cafe or restaurant with friends feels like a treat.
Life is busy, but it can be less stressful if you take the time to do the things that better you and lift your mood. It’s easy to put the things you enjoy to the side because you’re buried under the piles of demanding tasks and stress that come with life.
One evening, my husband placed a paint jar in front of our two teenagers. He asked them how to open it. Both of them looked up at us with wide eyes. After minutes of deliberating, they resigned and shrugged their shoulders.
Moving to Germany? Here are 10 mouthwatering snacks to look out for.
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Indulging in street food is nowadays recognized as a perfectly respectable vacationer's pastime. But even when there’s not a food truck in sight, there's one treat that’s always a snap to get hold of.
If there’s one kind of food that will get me buying a plane ticket to a new place, it’s dessert. And with these fried cheese-filled, donut-like beauties, you can bet I’m pulling out my passport and credit card for a trip to Romania—right after I make these, of course.
One of our go-to meals on the weekend is a breakfast hash, using whatever veggies are in our fridge or in season. While hashes are great for brunch, this is also a very easy weeknight dinner and a great way to use up any odds and ends!
You’ve been committed to the gym for a while now and yet you still feel as if you’ve made little to no progress. While there are different variables that may be at fault, here are seven common mistakes people make in and outside the gym that you might also be making.
Is your New Year’s resolution to lose 30 pounds? Stop smoking? Give up junk food? Complete your degree? The new year is an opportunity to improve your life, but there’s one problem.
It’s all well and good to set lofty goals at the start of the New Year, but how often it happens that one week in, we find ourselves flailing already. Instead of kicking yourself for not having arisen at 5 a.m.
I run a water management system in my house. Depending on if it’s raining, if it’s laundry day or it has been extra humid, you’ll find various pitchers, buckets and other vessels placed around my house.
Across northern Europe, the crops have been sown in the fields, and soon we’ll be feasting on freshly-grown fruit and veggies such as new potatoes, crisp radishes, asparagus and strawberries.
It’s cold outside and you might think that sun protection is for the summer. Even though the temperature is cooler, the sun is still powerful, so continue to wear sunscreen with sun protective factor (SPF) of at least 15 with both UVA and UVB protection every day.
Each new year brings a plethora of resolutions. From reading more books to hitting the gym more frequently, there is no end of ways to improve your life for 2022. Consider trying clean eating for weight loss or just to feel better!