Fun things to do in Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre, or „five villages“ in English, is located along the coastline of North Italy. It is very popular among tourists, I mean, look at all the colourful houses! <3 I fell in love with this place and I really enjoyed my time there in each one of those five villages: Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore (West to East)! I could go back any time! Here is my list of fun things to do in Cinque Terre: Hike and take a dip on each village’s own beach(es) You can hike your way through Cinque Terre, unless a hiking trail is closed for maintenance. Besides taking the train, this is the best way to get around Cinque Terre. You will be …

How intermittent fasting keeps you fit and healthy

Did you know that digestion consumes the highest amount of energy out of all bodily functions? When too much energy is used for digestion, there will be less available for repair and detox. As a result, we age sooner, get sick easier, and it takes longer for us to heal. There is a reason why fasting is present in so many cultures. It is not only beneficial for your body, but also for your mind. As a matter of fact, not only will you lose body fat during your fasting period, but you will benefit from greater mental functions. Thus, fasting increases your productivity! 1. What is Intermittent Fasting? It is a way of eating and scheduling your meals within …

How to enjoy a lavish feast without feeling stuffed

It is Christmas time and like any festive holiday, we tend to celebrate it with a lavish feast. This certainly applies for the Chinese New Year, which is mainly celebrated by eating with your family and friends. In this article, I am going to give you some tips on how to eat a generous amount and still feel good afterward! Yes, you can eat a lot without feeling stuffed later on (of course, still up to a certain extent) 😉 So here are my tips… 1) Do not mix high-protein with high-carbs in one meal! This will make a huge difference and is one of the main principles of food combining. Small amounts of each can be eaten together though …