Apples and chestnuts

(Werbung/advertisement as I was invited by Lana Tourism) As the leaves slowly began to turn and the air had already grown a wee bit cooler, we visited Lana region for the second time this year. We got up to so, so many things (well mostly eating our bodyweight in good food), it would take three [...]

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Hello Spring!

(Werbung/advertisement as I was invited by Lana Tourism) You wake up, the sun is gently falling through the curtains and dust is idly dancing in her beams. She warms your face and when you open your sleepy eyes you have to blink a few times to get used to the bright light. And it is [...]

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The Colours Of A Croatian Summer

(Werbung/advertisement) Some places will captivate you with their snow-capped peaks, others will delight you with native animals that you don’t see at home, and then there are those that stay with you because of the fantastic food. Croatia may not be known for its mountains or its exotic wildlife, but there is something charming about [...]

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Where Time Passes More Slowly

(Werbung/advertisement as I was invited by Lana Tourism) Every time Philipp and me need to book a hotel one of us will ask „On a scale from 1 to Schwarzschmied – what’s the hotel like?“ And it’s a legitimate question once you’ve experienced the relaxing way of life in the family-run hotel in Lana, South Tyrol. The [...]

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Te Waipounamu Part I

It’s no secret that I lost a huge chunk of my heart to Aotearoa, New Zealand ever since I stepped off that plane back in 2013. I might be back in Germany now but that slice of paradise on the other side of our Planet is on my mind every. single. day. And this is no [...]

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Sunrise And Sunset Magic

(Werbung, advertisement) It’s 4 o’clock in the morning. Outside it is still pitch black und the world is fast asleep. Not even the birds have begun to perform their daily morning concert. But what’s that? There’s that one crazy person, rubbing their eyes, yawning, after their alarm had just ripped them out of deep, beautiful dreams. [...]

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Aotearoa – Your Questions

Shortly after we got back from Aotearoa, New Zealand last October I asked you what you would like to read about if I put together a new journal entry about my home away from home. It took me a wee while but here’s me answering your questions and showing you some really old photos from [...]

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The Baltic Sea

To let the salty air fill my lungs. To feel the sand between my toes. To let the rough breeze tousle my hair. And to let my self be engulfed by the vastness of the sea. March is a rather gloomy month, at least in Germany. Rain is falling every other day, the sun is hiding [...]

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Summer Time In Lana

(Werbung/advertisement as I was invited by Lana Tourism) The warm season invites you to spend your time outdoors. It’s a good thing there are a hundred different things you can do in Lana, South Tyrol to get the most out of a Summers day. Out of these 100 things I’m passing 9 on to you, which [...]

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10 Places Scotland Didn’t Conceal From Us

‘Rain, rain go away. Come again another day’ that’s what I felt like singing many a time during our Scotland travels. But the rain didn’t feel like leaving at all, and it sure came back another day. Almost every day. Moody weather usually doesn’t get me down and I do like dramatic clouds, cold winds and [...]

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