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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 […]

The Fairy Tale World of Hundertwasser

Friedensreich Regentag Dunkelbunt Hundertwasser was an Austrian painter, sculptor and architect. Born in Vienna, he became one of the best-known contemporary Austrian artists. The common themes in his work utilized bright […]

Greetings from Vienna

After Jelenia Gora and Poland, Vienna is our new home away from home. This is where we’ll be staying for a month. Moving from one country to another can be […]

Bye-bye Jelenia Gora and Poland

This was the view from our window during the month of August; so calm and peaceful… I will miss this lovely little town! Its unusual wooden balconies… Some interesting details […]

The Church of Peace in Jawor

A few years ago, my boyfriend and I visited the church of peace in Świdnica. We booked the visit in advance, we arrived at the appointed time and our guide, a friendly […]

Bolesławiec – Ceramics City

Bolesławiec in Lower Silesia is one of those towns that has a lot to offer but that is not on the tourist radar. They call it Ceramics City because of its […]

Bye-bye Poznan

After two months, it’s time to say goodbye to this fascinating town. On this occasion, I’ve selected a few pics for you… Stary rynek (the old market) with its gorgeous […]

Lübeck – a gem awaiting to be discovered

Lübeck is a town of tall brick churches, small brick houses with crow-stepped gables, cobbled streets and many tell-tale signs of its remarkable past. It is a city in northern Germany and it was a key […]

Schwerin – a fairytale town

When we left Portugal, we were really worried about the weather in Germany. But the weather here is, actually, amazing. It’s hard to believe that we are NOT in July. Everyone […]

Greetings from Wismar in Germany

This is our new hometown for the next few weeks. Why did we choose Wismar? We like discovering new places. Having lived in the big cities like London, Paris or […]