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Rostock – A Town Rich in History and Culture

Rostock is a town of many interesting monuments, beautiful gabled houses, great churches and impressive gates. In 2018, this seaside town will celebrate its 800th anniversary. Many monuments were built in […]

Rostock Zoo

I never know whether I should hate or love zoos; I feel bad about displaying captive animals but I’m aware of the fact that there are also many benefits of […]

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 […]

Bye-bye Nazaré and Portugal

The time has come to say goodbye to this lovely fishing town. I would like to share with you some random photos that I took during our stay in Nazaré. I saw […]

Leiria

Leiria used to be one of Portugal’s most important towns, but these days, life in Leiria is calm. The old town is focused on the Praça Rodrigues Lobo, with many […]

The seven skirts of Nazaré

In the old days (but not that long ago), the women of Nazaré would sit on the beach in cold, wet and windy conditions and wait for their husbands or […]

An old tradition in Nazaré

If you stroll along the seafront in Nazaré, you will meet some old women selling dried fish. You can also see the fish drying in the sun… Many of these women are widows.Traditionally, if […]

Alcobaça

Alcobaça is definitely worth a visit if you are traveling to Central Portugal. The town is mainly known for its Cistercian monastery, which was the first fully Gothic building and the largest church of any style in […]

Coimbra

Coimbra is one of those towns where you feel good. It’s neither too big nor too small, there’s culture, there are nice cafés and restaurants, people are friendly….and there is seemingly […]

The biggest waves in the world

I always do some research before booking our next “home”. All the articles I read about Nazaré said that it was small but pretty and that it was well-known for the biggest waves in […]

Nazaré in Portugal

Nazaré is one of the most popular seaside resorts in Portugal and you shouldn’t confuse it with Nazareth in Israel. The town consists of three neighbourhoods: Praia (along the beach), Sítio (an old village, on top […]

Hiking on São Jorge

Now, here’s the thing – there’s no poetry or prose to describe this place. It would be like describing a sunset to a blind person (this is what my Scottish […]