City breaks are one of my favorite types of travel. On the one hand because there are so many beautiful cities and on the other hand because you can experience so much in a short time. In the past few years, we have particularly taken extended weekend trips to cities in Germany – in Bavaria or Baden-Württemberg alone there are so many cute cities that are really worth investing 2-3 days in: For example these Festival city of Bayreuth. Even if you look a bit beyond the borders of Germany, there are great opportunities for a short or longer city trip: The Austrian capital Vienna did it to me too. Or of course the City of love: Paris is always worth a trip.
Traveling by train in Switzerland: Traveling with the Belle Époque train on the Golden Pass line from Zweisimmen to Montreux
Would you like to take a little journey back in time? On the occasion of our first wedding anniversary, we wanted to treat ourselves to something special and decided to take a ride on the legendary Belle Époque train. We have long been fascinated by romantic train journeys that take us back for a moment to the fascinating era of the Belle Époque.
Emser Therme in Bad Ems: Wellness weekend in the world heritage city
From spa town to spa town: Oops, am I back in the Black Forest? At least that's what I thought for a brief moment when I arrived in the picturesque spa town of Bad Ems after a train journey of several hours. Living in a spa town myself, I can't help but notice the similarities...
Honeymoon round trip to the tulip blossom in Holland
For a long time we wanted to visit our neighboring country to see the tulips in bloom, but unfortunately the pandemic got in the way. In 2022 the time had finally come. A journey through a sea of flowers - what could be more romantic? If you want to spend your honeymoon in Holland in spring, you have…
9 tips for a weekend in Bayreuth - sights and excursion destinations in the festival city
At the end of September we went to the city of festivals and culture. Admittedly, anyone who thinks of Bayreuth first associates the Franconian city with the famous festival. They are also omnipresent in Bayreuth, just like the centuries-old love story between the city and music.
Malta trip in summer - My top 8 sights & tips in Malta including a small Maltese dictionary
Sometimes dreams come true. I still remember how much I longed for the beach and the sea two months ago. However, the mere idea of carefree Mediterranean summer days seemed unreachable to me. Crazy, right? At least we have summer! But a short time later, the invitation to a blogger trip to Malta landed in my mailbox.
Vacation in Germany: My top 8 regions for your vacation in Germany
Since vacationing in Germany will probably be the most popular travel option this year, I would like to present my top 8 places and regions in Germany that have enchanted me personally. I have a colorful mix of nature and city holidays for you. Be it idyllic cycling and hiking trails, sweet half-timbered houses, breathtaking waterfalls, wonderful bathing lakes or car-free islands like from a dream world.
The Four Seasons Prague – A pleasure in all seasons
You could say that it has almost become a tradition for me to travel around Christmas time. Because I always find it exciting to experience how other cities and countries prepare for Christmas and celebrate the festival of love. This time we went to the Czech capital at the end of 2019 - to Prague.
The most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany: My top 5
When the year is slowly coming to an end, there is a seductive smell of roasted almonds, punch and mulled wine outside and the first Christmas carols sound, then the time has come: the Christmas markets have opened their doors again and, in the truest sense of the word, sweeten our time until the holidays. On this occasion I have put together my personal top 5 of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany for you. And they hide in the most unusual places.
Window to Paris: From the Grands Boulevards to the Eiffel Tower
One of my favorite childhood movies is the Russian film Window to Paris. The film is about several protagonists who find out that they can get straight to Paris through a window in a St. Petersburg apartment by simply climbing through it. How much I wished for a window like that back then. So this time it was clear for me to find my own window on Paris. And I can tell you one thing: I found what I was looking for. Even three times.
Taschenbergpalais Kempinski in Dresden: A winter fairy tale in a grand hotel
With Teddy in my luggage, I went to the Grand Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski in Dresden in December before Christmas. Anyone who has been following my blog for a while knows that my heart beats for unique hotels with history. Stories not only make us unique, but also the places where we find ourselves. You can feel the special atmosphere in the rooms and you might even feel transported to another time.
The sky over Berlin: What can Berlin do in summer?
Berlin: The city of artists and hipsters, investors, the found and the lost. Not long ago I was in the middle of summer and in the middle of Berlin. The city, which I regularly visit from time to time, is worth a visit at any time of the year, but in summer Berlin is actually just wonderful.
Short trip to Vienna – to a waltz in Vienna
There are those places that move with the times but still manage to preserve the beauty of the past. Places with a lot of history and even more emotions. One such place is Vienna. In this city it is worth looking for treasures from the past to get to know the real, world-famous Viennese charm.
Porto in December - a trip to the pearl of the Atlantic
Do you know this place that you immediately take to your heart? A place you've never been to, but one you instantly fall in love with because of its warmth. Such a place is Porto. When traveling to Portugal, the country is quickly associated with Lisbon, bizarre rock formations and hot surf spots.