Beautiful Skin Natural Way

Tried and Tested Natural Beauty Tips from Family and friends.

Salad cucumber

Cucumber –  Slice Cucumber- Place on closed eyelids – Relax 15 mnts – Reduce dark circles around eyes.

Gram flour-  Mix with water – Make Paste – Use as facepack  – leave on skin for  15 mnts.  before shower – Soft Smooth Skin.

Eggs – Apply a little Egg white  to face – let dry. – Wash face Luke Warm Water –   Tighten Facial skin –  Regain Youth.

Honey –  Apply on face – Leave 20 mnts – Lighten your skin.  Antiseptic and Antifungal.

Butter – Apply butter on  lips –  Before going to sleep – Wake up with Soft  Lips

These are a few of the natural foods we use in India as beauty aids regularly.   Beautiful Skin Natural way for the whole family.  

Other Natural tips for skin care are welcome.  Please share your tips too in comments below.

Looking for Fresh Air in Abdij van Park Found Fresh Organic Drink!!

Going for an evening walk in Abdij van Park  for a breath of fresh air.  A park with stunning views, a monastery and 3 beautiful lakes.

Grazing cows such Beauty!!

We came across a beautiful lady by the New Milk vending maching.  She was refilling the Vending Maching with Fresh Warm Milk from the cows grazing in the pasture.   There’s nothing quite like Fresh Milk straight from the farm Tasty and  Organic.

milk info

Here a few words from beautiful Ine about the fresh milk from the Farm.  Oops !! my Video taking skills are not perfect.  No worries only start is upside down!!

Dont forget to take your own bottles if you want to buy it.

All info at

Dear Friends if  you live in Leuven or nearby  hope you check out this milk, share info with friends and enjoy!! 

In India we boil the milk  before drinking.    For a lighter texture add some water when boiling.    Cooling the milk after boiling gives a thick layer of cream on top which can be used to make Butter.  Homemade Cheese and Yogurt with Fresh Milk is so delicious.

I will be posting recipes with homemade paneer cheese and  yogurt in my blog soon.

Hope you enjoy some beautiful walk in Abdij van Park too.


A Boat Song from Kerala

Kerala God’s own Country is a land of  Sea, Sand and Sun.  The Panoramic view, the  rivers and the lakes of Kerala are a  Feast for the Eyes.

Kerala has many colourful festivals and dances.   Here is a  traditional music of Kerala with a Modern twist.

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Souvenir Shopping Sunny Stroll in Brussels – City of Temptations!! 

Brussels a City of Temptations!! 

Absolutely Irresistible Belgian chocolate!!

In Search of Fridge Magnets walking through  the Streets of Beautiful Brussels the Belgian Capital.


If you are not  a Chocolate Fan then there is always Belgian Beer.   It is said that Beer is Cheaper than water in Belgium.

1600 Different Kinds of Beers in Belgium!!

The Adventures of Tintin comics was written by Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi published in more than 70 languages !!

The Hergé Museum – The World of Tintin

 The origins of Manneken Pis is shrouded in mystery. Many  incredible tales  surround this  statue, most popular being how the little boy saved the City of Brussels.

Manneken Pis Symbol of Brussels

The Many Faces of Belgian Waffels. Tempting Waffels topped with Fruits, Cream, Chocolate or Caramel.   So many Toppings.  Need good decision making skills to choose the right one!!

Waffels Waffels Everywhere!!  Mmmm… which one should I choose….

Brussels a City for Chocolate Lovers.

Chocolate Founatin a Flood of Love ??

Oops still need to  buy my magnets!!  Sorry Shya will definetly find some for you before the shops close!!

Brussels A City  with High Choco Content!!

A Magical Garden in Brussels – Park Tenbosch


Today I would like to share the Joy of Tenbosch Park  with a few words and many pictures.

Park Tenbosch

Brussels a City of Contradictions. Hidden among the hige rise Buildings  and Busy traffic,  are many Beautiful Parks and Lakes.   Natures Limitless Beauty !!  Secret Paradise known only to the Locals!!

Camilias entwined with other Spring Blooms
Magnolias in Full Bloom

Park TenBosch is Magical Heaven right in the Middle of the City.  Close to Avenue Louise a few meters from the Indian Embassy.


Crocus Blooms
Oops call from Sita!! Magnolias Again.

As you Step into the Narrow Entrance of the Park  nature welcomes you with the fragrance of the flowers!!   It is Natures Aroma Therapy. Whole Body relaxation.



In April the park is filled with Spring flowers of all kinds.   Beauty Everywhere. Winding paths  with Flowers , trees, ponds, playgrounds and picnic spots filled with easy chairs.  Small Park with so much to Offer!!

Sooooo Many Flowers!! 

A Brisk afternoon walk in the Park is Tonic for the Soul.  My collegues  and I have enjoyed countless picnics here.

Tranquil Moments – Beautiful Park – Beautiful Friend

Playing tourists during Lunch time!! The Beauty of Expat life!!










Capital of Alsatian wine Colmar France


April 2017. The girls were home for Easter Break and we decided to do a go on a long weekend Trip  to Colmar.

Fairytale land or a real city??

Driving south west from Strasbourg along the Alsace Vine Trail  we reached this ancient gem of a town. Colmar is at the very heart of Alsace is the perfect starting point to explore the picturesque towns and villages along the Alsace wine country. Alsace in the Vosges mountains is an experience not to be missed.

Enchanting Vineyards along the Alsace Wine Route

This region is situated on the eastern edge of the Ballons des Vosges Nature park, a protected region of woodlands and historical sites including the imposing Haut-Koenigsbourg castle perched on top of a mountain.

The little Venice of France Colmar

Colmar enjoys lots of sunshine between March to October and said to be the driest part in France. Beauty of Colmar lies in its exquisitely maintained city center with little canals and very colorful houses.


Highlight of the day being chased by a Swan!!

Taking a canal cruise is a must-do while in Colmar. The nesting Swans are the Real Rulers of canals protecting their territory and their little ones. The swan in this picture was trying to chase our boat in the opposite direction and almost toppled our boat.  The boatman is used to this show and able to navigate around her.

Chased by a Swan!!

The French sculptor who crafted the Statue of Liberty, Frederic Auguste Bartholdi is from Colmar.

Comlar’s Statue of Liberty

Colmar is indeed a pretty little town, and worth a weekend visit. Must see places would be Tanner’s district, little Venice, Dominican church, Maison Pfister, Koifhus and a boat trip on the canal.

Surrounding places of interest would be the Vosges mountains and the Alsace wine trails. The black forest region in Germany is about two hour’s drive from Colmar.

This post  was shared by  Antony Joseph who is an avid traveller with lots of travel Stories to Share.  He is always planning a new trip either for work or for pleasure. He loves adventure and our dinner time is filled with a collection  adventure stories from his travels.

Hope this post has inspired  you to visit Colmar when in Europe!!  Happy Travel.

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