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Greetings from Nuremberg!

Nuremberg is where we spent the month of August. We were really lucky because the weather was simply fantastic during the whole month, which allowed us to travel around and […]

Interesting places around Tallinn…

Pakri lighthouse – Estonia’s tallest lighthouse (52m)… Paldiski, a former Soviet naval base known for its spectacular coastal limestone cliffs… Rocca al Mare, where you can visit the Estonian Open Air […]

Russian Theatre in Tallinn

If you find yourself in Tallinn, make sure you visit this beautiful theatre. It’s a real Art Deco jewel in the heart of the town… Thank you Urve Laanela for […]

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) […]

Must-see sights in Tartu

Tagurpidi maja – an upside–down house located in front the Estonian National Museum. My absolute favorite! http://www.tagurpidimaja.eeAHHAA – a science theme park for families.  The centre has everything: from turning tunnels and rooms, to […]

Supilinn (Soup Town) in Tartu

Supilinn is a historic district located in the northwest of Tartu and it, actually, means Soup Town. Due to its many gardens,  its residents gave the streets vegetable/fruit names such […]

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 […]

Greetings from Trogir in Croatia

It’s kind of strange to be in Croatia at this time of the year. Most cafés, restaurants and hotels are closed, and there’s hardly anyone around. Apart from the locals […]

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, […]

Angla Windmill Hill

You can already see them from the road – 5 old windmills. But for a modest price of  EUR 3,50 you can actually see what they look like from the inside. […]

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 […]

Miniatures Museum of Taiwan

I love this town! I love this country! There’s culture, there’s wonderful nature and people are more than friendly. They’ll go out of their way to help you. Anyway. This […]

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. […]

Bye-bye Vienna

We left Vienna a few weeks ago. I must say that we were really lucky with the weather until the very last day of our stay. And we saw most […]