Tag: lifestyle

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Not feeling at home anywhere?

Where is your home? Where do you feel most at ease, laid back and comfortable? Is it the place where you grew up? Comfortable and cozy in your familiar surroundings? Or is it somewhere far, far away from the environment that felt so close before? Could it be anywhere? Could it be nowhere? Where do I feel at home? This question has been with … Read More Not feeling at home anywhere?

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Why reading is so important

When I was little, I loved to read. 3-year-old me would even sit in our living room with a book in her hands “reading” out loud while turning the pages. Well, I couldn´t read yet, but I already pretended to do so as I knew all my favorite stories by heart and knew exactly where I had to turn a page. In fact, I … Read More Why reading is so important

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How to travel on a budget

How come you always travel? How can you possibly afford that? Travelling on a budget is way easier than it might seem. Once you figured out where to cut and where to spend money, it’s easy to go to a lot of places without hundred-dollar bills in your pocket. The most important parts to figure out are: accommodation and transportation. Everything else will be … Read More How to travel on a budget

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How Yoga is changing my life

Yoga. A practice I didn’t know much about and therefore would consider boring not so long ago. A practice I will now go to India for. To become a certified yoga teacher and to learn more about the philosophy behind it. More than just stretching Until recently, I taught about yoga more as the mere act of stretching. When I watched a YouTube tutorial … Read More How Yoga is changing my life

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Peanut Butter Curry with Butternut Squash

Recipe: Vegan Peanut Butter Curry Ingredients (for 2 hungry people) Curry 2 cups of dried soy 1 Zucchini 1 can of corn 1 onion 2 cloves of garlic ½ cup of soy milk 3 Tablespoons of soy sauce 1 Tablespoon of tamari 2 Tablespoons of peanut butter 2 Tablespoons of Chili sauce Curry powder Paprika powder Salt Pepper 1 Butternut squash 3 cups of … Read More Peanut Butter Curry with Butternut Squash

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“What? You have a computer?”

Interview with a girl from Tunisia Which country do you consider to be your country? Actually, I can´t respond to that directly because I consider both, Tunisia and Turkey, to be my countries. I was born in Tunisia, but I lived in Turkey for two years and I know their culture very well. People would even consider me Turkish. I know all their jokes, … Read More “What? You have a computer?”

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“The political situation in Russia is just sad”

Interview with a Russian Girl Which country would you consider to be your country? Well, I haven´t been to too many countries to define it, but I was born in Russia, yes. And I like my country, I like the culture, I like the people and many things that I remember from my childhood. But, to start with, I was born in Kazan which … Read More “The political situation in Russia is just sad”

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Samosa filled with Seitan and Veggies

Ingredients (for 2 hungry people) Dough 3 cups of flour 1 cup of warm water Oil Vinegar Salt Filling Zucchini Onions Garlic Paprika Seitan BBQ spice Salt   How to? First I want to say this recipe is not meant to be a real Samosa. It was just the best translation I could find as I don’t know what to call it yet. Anyways, … Read More Samosa filled with Seitan and Veggies

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“The Catalan Society is broken today”

Interview with a Spaniard Which country do you consider to be your country? Well, I was born in Spain, but I don´t like to say I´m from here and only from here. I think we are all part of the world. Our DNI is all the same. Of course, on our passports, there is a name of a country. But I’m not married to … Read More “The Catalan Society is broken today”

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BBQ plate with Vegan Sausage

Ingredients (for about 6 sausages) Vegan Sausage 3 cups of white beans Flour Soy sauce Salt Pepper Paprika powder Aluminum foil Parchment paper BBQ plate Potatoes Salt Pepper BBQ spice Paprika Zucchini Avocado Hemp seeds (optional) Cashew nuts (optional)   How to? Since if tried them the first time, I love these vegan sausages. They are easy to make and come out so delicious. … Read More BBQ plate with Vegan Sausage

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“Brazilians work a lot harder than Europeans”

Interview with a Brazilian Which country do you consider to be your country? I would still consider Brazil to be my country as I lived pretty much 95% of my life there. I grew up there and the way I act, the things I eat, the way I think is very related to Brazil still. You live in Spain now. Do you think this … Read More “Brazilians work a lot harder than Europeans”

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Sweet Potato Curry with Rice and Naan-Bread

Ingredients (For 2 hungry people) Curry 2 Cups of chickpeas One cup of brown lentils 1 Sweet potato ½ Butternut squash ½ Onion 2 Carrots Curry powder Curcuma Pepper Salt 2 cups of rice Naan Bread 3 cups of flour 1 cup of water Oregano Pepper Salt Garlic powder   How to? Curry is one of my favorite foods and I already experimented a … Read More Sweet Potato Curry with Rice and Naan-Bread