Kumihimo Braiding

Kumihimo Braiding

Kumihi-what? Kumihimo is Japanese for “gathered threads”  I discover this term for nicely braided bracelets while looking at a bracelet crafting book I borrowed at the library. I started doing one bracelet for my daughter and one more, for my son, and another pattern, and … And I ended up braiding half a dozen. After… Continue Reading Kumihimo Braiding

Exotic Cooking Class

Exotic Cooking Class

While traveling, try a cooking class to learn how to prepare local meals. You will get the chance to learn about the culinary culture and have a good time. I have taken 3 different cooking classes so far. Each one was fun, but very different. My Experiences Lisbon, Portugal This is the first cooking class… Continue Reading Exotic Cooking Class

Painting Like Banksy

Painting Like Banksy

Painting and Prosecco PopUp Painting is a good way to spend a nice evening, drink Prosecco and learn painting, all at the same time! I enjoyed one of their activities a few weeks ago when I was in London. The proposed painting for the workshop was an interpretation of Banksy’s Flying Balloon Girl. #popuppainting They welcomed… Continue Reading Painting Like Banksy

Breaking Bad in London

Breaking Bad in London

If you have watched the Breaking Bad TV series and happen to be in London, then you must read this. If not, you can also read, of course, but the references to the show won’t mean anything to you. The ABQ London immersive molecular cocktail bar experience is a lot of fun either way. #abqlondon ABQ… Continue Reading Breaking Bad in London

Origami Towels

Origami Towels

Let’s make laundry a little bit more exiting with origami towel folding! You can now stop wondering how they do this in hotels. I found the instructions below on the web and tried all six animals: swan, crab, mouse, monkey, elephant and snake. Honestly, the snake and the elephant are my favorites. My Results More… Continue Reading Origami Towels

Make a Secret Hollow Book

Make a Secret Hollow Book

There is definitely something fun about mystery and secrets. If, like me, you really like the idea of a secret hidden storage compartment (even if, like me again, you have no idea what to hide in it), then there is no doubt: a hollow book is the thing for you!  Of course, you could just… Continue Reading Make a Secret Hollow Book