Travel

3. July 2017

Romania: Arad – Scarisoara Cave

The reason for our journey I am born in Romania, but apart from my childhood I didn’t spend much time in the country. The annual visits to my grandmother gave […]
3. July 2017

Romania: Cluj Napoca – Salina Turda

A day in Cluj-Napoca After a relaxing night, our second day started with a delicious breakfast near the St. Michael’s Church in Cluj. Since we had already checked the buildings […]
4. July 2017

Romania: Sighișoara – Cetatea Rupea – Brașov

Sighișoara – A flair of Dracula After arriving in Sighișoara in the evening, we moved into our room and went on a discovery tour. By the way, the hotels in […]
23. July 2017

Romania:Bran – Transfagarasan – Sibiu

Castle Bran… The next morning we drove about 45 minutes from Brasov to Castle Bran. This building is marketed to tourists as Dracula’s castle. The truth is, however, that Vlad […]
28. July 2017

Romania: Hunedoara

Hunedoara – a castle from a fairy tale After a good hour’s drive we reached our last planned stop on our tour through Romania: Hunedoara.  The German name “Eisenmarkt” (roughly: […]
1. August 2017

UK: London

Why London? From the end of January to the middle of March, Tes and I lived in beautiful London. Unfortunately, the relationship with our common employer went downhill and drove […]
3. September 2017

Morocco: Agadir

Why Morocco? After we returned home from London, Tes and I just didn’t know what to do with ourselves. We had sold or given away all our belongings – i. […]
3. September 2017

Morocco: Taghazout – Paradise Valley

Morocco´s Surf During our stay in Agadir we booked a week of surfing at www.surflevelmorocco.com. This was the cheapest provider and did not give the impression of “mass processing” the […]
3. September 2017

Morocco: Essaouira

Arriving in Essaouira Essaouira is a harbor town and has about 85,000 inhabitants. The houses in the old town (medina) are part of the UNESCO World Heritage and to me, […]
3. September 2017

Morocco: Casablanca

First steps in Casablanca We took a bus from Essaouira to Casablanca, got out at the bus station and took a taxi to the city center. The first contact with […]
4. September 2017

Morocco: Chefchaouen

Taxis in Morocco We reached Chefchaouen in the late evening and got a taxi right away. If you take a cab in Morocco, you should always ask whether a taxi […]
4. September 2017

Morocco: Meknes – Fes

Meknes Once again we took the bus to Meknes and a taxi to the medina. In the old town, we found our hotel by chance: As we were talking on […]
5. September 2017

Morocco: Roadtrip to the Sahara – Merzouga

A guided trip – better than expected! To get from Fez to Marrakech, we did some reflecting: Going by train or bus along the coast to the south was too […]
6. September 2017

Morocco: Marrakesch

Marrakech – The cradle of mankind Marrakech is also called the “red city” or the “Pearl of the South”. During excavations not so long ago, 300,000 years old bones (including […]
5. February 2018

Germany: Nuremberg

Why Germany? As a small marketing campaign,  Tes and I started a tour through Germany in autumn 2017. We were planning to visit a total of 13 cities, all of […]
5. February 2018

Germany: Bayreuth

An afternoon in Bayreuth After our visit to Nuremberg we set off to our accommodation for the night – Bayreuth. Unfortunately, we only had a few hours to explore the […]
5. February 2018

Germany: Leipzig

Share a ride via App We arrived in Leipzig via BlaBlaCar. This App/ Website is used by travelers to get from town to town cheap and easy. People list vacant […]
5. February 2018

Germany: Dresden

A beautiful old-town The state capital of Saxony offers with the Frauenkirche, the Zwinger, the Semperoper and countless other buildings an incomparable, history drenched old town. The city itself ranks […]
5. February 2018

Germany: Berlin

The capital – Die Hauptstadt We came to the city with a Flixbus and used public transportation to get to a friend´s apartment. He hosted us for four days and helped […]
6. February 2018

Germany: Hamburg

The sights Hamburg is with almost 2 million inhabitants the second largest city in Germany, putting Munich in third place. The town has approximately 2500 bridges – more than Venice, […]
6. February 2018

Germany: Ulm

Bisected through the Danube Ulm is a city with approx. 120,000 inhabitants and is located on the outskirts of Baden-Wuerttemberg. In the year 1810 the city was given to the […]
6. February 2018

Germany: Stuttgart

Stuttgart – I like it better somewhere else I’ve been to Stuttgart a couple of times, but never really acquired a taste for the city. Even if you search Google […]
6. February 2018

Germany: Frankfurt

The book fair The book fair in Frankfurt has a over 500 year old tradition and is visited by around 280,000 people every year. A total of approximately 7300 exhibitors from […]
6. February 2018

Germany: Muenster

Muenster – much nicer than expected Originally, a visit to the city with 300,000 inhabitants was not planed, but a spontaneous idea. In the end, we were both positively surprised […]
6. February 2018

Germany: Dusseldorf

The largest digital clock in the world We spent a day enjoying the autumn sun on the attractively designed Rhine promenade in Dusseldorf. In the gallery you can check out […]
6. February 2018

Germany: Cologne

A city with lots of history The city of Cologne can look back on more than 2000 years of history. Founded in 19 b.C. as a Roman colony, the town […]
11. February 2018

Ecuador: Mompiche

Why to Mompiche? Traveling educates, they say. In Mompiche I learned a lot, especially handling resources. But let’s start at the beginning: To hibernate outside of cold Germany, we searched […]
11. February 2018

Ecuador: Otavalo

Coca-tea for altitude sickness Otavallo is located at an altitude of 2532 meters above sea level and has about 40,000 inhabitants. Tourists visiting the city are generally advised to drink […]
12. February 2018

Ecuador: Tena – Amazon

Tena – the gate to the Amazon Tena is a city with 20,000 inhabitants and located on the border to the rain forest. Most tourists come to the area to […]
12. February 2018

Ecuador: Papallacta

The perfect end to our trip There is only one thing to say about Papallacta: It was the perfect end to a perfect stay in Ecuador. We rented a room […]
31. March 2018

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico – after the hurricane Translated, Puerto Rico means “rich port”. Before hurricane Maria hit the island on September 20th 2017 and destroyed it more or less completely, about […]
16. April 2018

US Virgin Islands: Saint Thomas

Saint Thomas via cruise During our time in Ponce, we examined a cheap way to visit more islands of the magnificent Caribbean. After we informed ourselves about flights, connections by […]
17. April 2018

Barbados

Barbados, my favorite Barbados is a 430 km² (160 mi²) island with about 280,000 inhabitants. Most of them have African roots and came to Barbados because of slavery. The island […]
18. April 2018

Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia St. Lucia is the world´s only country named after a woman (Lucia of Syracuse). The Caribbean island has an area of 616 km² (238 mi²) and is home […]
19. April 2018

St. Kitts and Nevis: St. Kitts

St. Kitts and Nevis St. Kitts and Nevis is an island nation with 56,000 inhabitants, has an area of 269 km² (104 mi²) and is one of the 12 smallest […]
20. April 2018

Sint Maarten/ Saint Martin

Sint Maarten or Saint Martin The last stop of our Caribbean cruise was Sint Maarten/ Saint Martin. The pronunciation changes, depending on which half of the island you are. After […]
4. May 2018

USA: Miami; FL

Miami and Miami Beach The Miami metropolitan area is located in the state of Florida and has a total of 5.5 million inhabitants. However, only 500,000 people live in the […]
13. August 2018

Spain: Barcelona

Barcelona – better than I thought Barcelona is the capital of the Spanish region of Catalonia and is one of the most frequently visited tourist cities in Europe. About 1.65 […]
14. August 2018

Spain: Valencia

Valencia in a day At that time we did a day trip to Valencia from our home in Vinaros. We mainly figured, that one day is too little to explore […]
15. August 2018

Spain: Girona

Girona – my favorite During our visit to Girona, we rented an Airbnb outside the city in a small village. There, we had a beautiful view of the surrounding hills […]
16. August 2018

Spain: Vinaros

Vinaros During our housesit, we lived about 15 kilometers away from Vinaros (30,000 inhabitants). Our finca was three kilometers from the nearest village, in the middle of the orange and […]
26. October 2018

Hungary – Budapest

Buda and Pest After a brief visit to Romania, we spent a few days in Hungary’s capital Budapest. The 1.7 million inhabitants metropolis formerly consisted of two cities, located west […]