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Greetings from Tallinn…

This is Tallinn, the capital of Estonia – and also my favorite city….I could give you lots of reasons why I like it so much: it’s old (but perfectly restored) […]

Karlova in Tartu

A few days ago, I spoke about Supilinn, but there’s another gorgeous district in Tartu. It’s called Karlova. It’s much bigger than Supilinn, so there are, of course, many more […]

Greetings from Tartu in Estonia

Tartu is the second largest city of Estonia and it’s often considered the cultural centre of the country. That’s because of the University of Tartu, which is the oldest and […]

Gmünd

If you’re visiting Carinthia, make sure you go to Gmünd. Surrounded by mountains…It’s small but really charming… With a couple of interesting art galleries… And an old castle on the […]

Graz – Gracious and Grand

This is what I liked about the second-largest city in Austria: Schlossberg (Castle Hill) with the clock tower (Uhrturm)The view from the hill was marvelous! 2. The double staircase … […]

Bye-bye Gdansk

After seven weeks, we’re leaving Gdansk. If you don’t know Gdansk, make sure you go and visit it one day. It’s such a pleasant, livable and inexpensive town. This is […]

Greetings from Gdansk!

We always feel at home in Poland. The people are friendly, the food is delicious and there’s so much to do and see. And yes, we are back! After Krakow, […]

Bye-bye beautiful Riga

Time flies – that’s for sure! And the time has come to say goodbye to Riga. This was our neighborhood… Some interesting details that caught my eye while walking around the […]

Central Market in Riga

I like markets. Except if there are too many pigeons. Then I try to avoid them. But the Central Market in Riga is safe in that sense. It’s neat, well-organised […]

Greetings from Riga

In 2011 I visited Riga for the first time and I instantly fell in love with it. My boyfriend and I spent a long weekend wandering around the town and […]

Taipei 101 – an architectural marvel

Paris has the Eiffel Tower, NY has the Empire State Building, London has Big Ben… and Taipei has Taipei 101. This extraordinary building consists of 101 floors above the ground […]

Greetings from Taiwan

We flew to Taipei from Amsterdam. It was a direct flight and it took about 12h. It was 6°C when we left Holland and 32°C when we arrived in Taipei. […]