Grüne Soße – Frankfurt Green Sauce

There is a lovely sauce that we have just discovered in Frankfurt that heralds the beginning of spring called Grüne Soße  (or green sauce for those of us whose German is lacking.)  It is very traditional to the Frankfurt area and is … Continued

The Smell of Fresh Bread – Guatemala

Is there anything better than the aroma of bread baking in the oven?  One of our cooks, Carmen bakes bread that makes your mouth water – especially when it is covered with her home-made blackberry preserves.  Breakfasts at our Casa … Continued

The View from our Casa in Lake Atitlan

The view from our Casa in Lake Atitlan in Guatemala is constant but ever-changing based on the light and time of day.  The landscape is calming yet awe inspiring.  The lake was created 65,000 years ago when a massive eruption … Continued

Markets Around the World

Wherever we are, our first stop is usually a local market, often outdoors (but covered) and along a neighborhood street. Markets around the world each have unique sounds, wares, smells, people and traditions. You know what I mean if you’ve ever … Continued

Hasta la Vista — Some Parting Guatemala Trivia

Well, all great things come to an end.  But in parting, for now, let me share some random bits of information and Guatemala trivia that stick with me: Favorite sayings of Daniel, our guide: “If a Guatemalan tells you ‘it … Continued