Are you looking for an easy, cost effective, few ingredients bread recipe? Here it is!
After 14 months of wanderings, it's time to finish the journey. This is the missing, long overdue report from the last part of our trip.
Recycling at its best! Cute, yet simple project for a fashionista.
Portland is one of those cities that you either love or hate. We visited downtown for only a few hours, but we got the essence of it: naked bike riders, gay pride festivals, homeless people dancing in the streets, etc...
My obsession continues. What else can you turn a toilet paper tube into? How about some chocolate boxes..
Unlike normal people, we hate weekend. And Memorial Day is probably the worst of them...
Forced to cut our visit to Yosemite short, we thought we were not going to see much...boy we were wrong
From Grand Canyon to Fresno, California. We are on the move, but hoping to be able to stop somewhere for at least a week. By now, setting up and folding down the camp is our second nature....
For a real foddie it is like going to Disnayland for a kid. A recent visit to glamorous Whole Foods was quite the eye opener, certainly not my first choice in the future. Here is why...
A little rewind... still posts from SMA that I did not have time to publish. How to make a beautiful mobil from recycled materials.
Just a quick update on our whereabouts. Don't really have enough time for a longer text...
Wild donkeys roaming free in the desert, at night come out from their hiding places to check out trash cans and drink water from the fountains.
Almost ready to leave, but catching up on some posts that should have been written long time ago...
Some people are better suited for the traveling life. Seems as they take it seriously. In comparison, we fly by the seat of our pants...
The Holy Week preceding Easter Sunday is one of the most festive times in Mexico. Semana Santa draws crowds to the beaches.
We have left San Miguel de Allende, but that's not the end of the road yet. Actually, very, very far from it!
To say goodbye to beautiful SMA I present a gallery of the colorful doors that I found wondering around town.
After visiting one of the biggest pyramids of the Ancient World, we weren't expecting to be impressed with something more spectacular that same day. As usual we were wrong, very wrong...
Time to leave San Miguel de Allende. We loved it here, and we'll definitely keep it dear in our hearts, but it's time to start a slow descent back to reality.
Just in time for St Patrick's Day a lucky shamrock made out of... a toilet paper tube.
Agnieszka, our fitness expert shares a few insights about lifting weights. Ladies only:-)
There are so many misconceptions regarding this fruit, Agnieszka decided to clear them up.
Fast and easy receipe for nutricion packed dessert. Your Family will love it!
Wake up in the morning and there are Indians playing drums and dancing in front of your windows. Only in Mexico!
Christians came to convert and safe the indigenous people of Mexico. Now, the ancient civilizations are extinct and their sacred structures are literally topped with Christian temples...
Caution: This article is only for people with nerves of steel and serious appetites! Agnieszka shares the intimate details of Mexican cuisine specialties.
Our Sabbatical would have been much more complicated if I was still blind as a bat. Fortunately, the marvels of today's medicine liberated me from prescription eye glasses, and allowed my son to climb my head any time of the day!
Agnieszka shares her beauty secrets and explains how to save hundreds of dollars, while treating yourself to a SPA-like experience.
Agnieszka unravels the secrets of an ancient old natural antibiotic that helps us stay healthy in the most difficult situations.
If you have small kids, chances are you spend quite considerable time on playgrounds. You can either read a book, run after your kids or... do some exercise! Agnieszka explains how she turns every playing field into a membership free jungle gym.
San Miguel, a World Heritage site, known for it's beauty and rich cultural life, where trash and dog excrement adorn cobblestones streets.
We've been traveling for almost 7 months now. In that time we had only one case of a mild fever and two ticks. Agnieszka explains what we do to stay healthy on the road.
A few savoir-vivre tips for tourists crazy enough to visit San Miguel de Allende, Mexico or any less civilized country in general.
The biggest colonial town in Central Mexico is always sunny and inviting. Despite being very European, it is quintessentially Mexican.
Mexico is a wonderful country, but despite it's unquestionable qualities, there are a few things we'd love to see changed.
The New Years Eve of our dreams - beach party, Ocean... contaminated sand, storm, floods and tons of garbage.
For many it's just an ordinary, blue house. For others it's the most sacred place in the heart of Mexico.
The first pre-Columbian ruins we've visited in Mexico guard secrets of their founders. Some of them, we were about to discover. Against our will...
Sir Edward James filled this garden with concrete sculptures and turned a piece of subtropical Mexican jungle into a surrealistic gallery.
First of all, we're all safe and sound. Last few days have been challenging, but we've survived. Today, directly from a beautiful town of Puebla, I'd like to wish you all that your dreams come true in this New (and definitely not last) Year of 2012...! And by popular demand...
From the heart of Mexico, to all our loyal readers - Feliz Navidad! We want to wish you a Merry Christmas!
Getting ready for Christmas, Mexican style. A short update on what we've been busy with in the last few days and how we plan to spend the Holidays.
Alex, our youngest scamp presents an instructional video for all his fellow misfits in the World. In this short video, he'll explain, how to prepare a 'delicioso' lemonade.
Agnieszka explains how she stays fit on the road. Experience based practical advice for travelling families and stay home moms alike.
Short on cash this Christmas? Are you conscious about our environment? Here's a simple Christmas Tree project you can do with your kids.
Fireworks and great music, a true feast for the senses. Fernando de la Mora gave a great concert in park Allende.
Our "Family Philosophy" explained. As of a week ago, I didn't know that we had one, today I list all (or most) of it's rules.
Is a cold autumn day possible in San Miguel de Allende? Apparently so. We were exposed to one recently. The one of five every year, when you wish there was some sort of heating here. To warm up, we went to a rodeo - Mexican style!
Not only the Parents, but the entire Family is now involved in creating this blog. Today, Nadia and Alex explain what is Jugo Verde and how you can prepare one at home.
Agnieszka offers a glimpse of Mexican cuisine. She talks about observed eating habits, food nutritional values and typical dishes.
What would you do if you end up in a strange country, not knowing the language, not having any friends and your child was about to turn seven years old...? We improvised...
Finally, a post by Agnieszka, describing our experiences in finding the perfect Mexican school for our kids. In this article she Agnieszka shares her views on the Mexican education system and explains why a bilingual school is really not an option if you're serious about learning a new language.
It's not only roses here in San Miguel de Allende. This town has it's problems and I'm about to disclose all of them (whether I want that or not).
A couple weeks late, but still wort it - a few pictures illustrating the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) celebrations in San Miguel de Allende.
Last minute preparations before we cross the border. Or have we crossed is already? Is Laredo still in the USA...?
After leaving New Orleans we couldn't find a place good enough to stay longer than a few days, which means we're ready for the next milestone - Mexico, here we come!
Welcome on the bayou! A field trip to New Orleans earns us Junior Ranger badges and a real pirate story!
Greek street festival in Pensacola draws a people from all walks of life. For one night we all were Greek.
We've visited the military base in Pensacola, walked on board aircraft carrier and piloted a few planes. Well, almost...
Another week on a dreamy island proves that life on a beach is not bad at all. Sometimes windy, but overall very pleasant.
Chattahoochee and Fort Pickens are two completely different places, but for some reason we like them both.
I wish we had more time to waste in Savannah. It's a truly marvelous city - laid back and very friendly, even though not really bicycle friendly.
For the first time in our life, we had to fight with our lunch before consuming it. An interesting experience indeed.
Being a beach bum is a state of mind. It does really help to have a beach to bum on, but many of us can’t do that year round. We enjoy our time right here, right now.
How a town in the middle of nowhere turns out to be one of the most interesting stops so far.
Fun time on the lake including a free lesson in knee boarding for Agnieszka and Nadia.
Four states in two days - a story of an epic storm, flooding and search for a better weather.
On our way from Gmunden to the Czech republic, we've stopped for a couple of hours in Vienna.
A second trip in the mountains, this time much higher and... much more comfortable (despite terrible weather at first).
The way to the top of Grünberg, a major accomplishment for the younger members of the Family Quest and what it takes to convince the Captain to the Austrian health system.