Savoir faire – shopping for Dirndl

A Dirndl is a traditional dress (or as they say ‘trachten’) worn in southern Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Very recently I had an opportunity to wear a Dirndl to one of the Volksfests in Germany, the Cannstatter Wasen in Stuttgart. My excitement (of wearing a Dirndl) knew no bounds when a friend asked us to…

Maribor: the grapevine says it all!

It all started during the summers of 2014. Our plans for visiting Croatia have always been getting postponed, until then, due to long driving hours. But we finally did survive. The drive to Split from Heidelberg is almost 1200 km, and needless to mention every two-hundred kilometres unfold a new story. Before beginning our two-week long trip…

Cakeology V

…As the evening ended, while Amit drove towards our home, I, sitting next to him,  hoped of dreaming the Genie again to complete his last sentence. “Last but not the least, a day in ‘ts phase three, smileth visages b’coz of thee ……” I am back as promised with my version of the third part of…