Szczecin’s modern side

Before I visited the polish city Szczecin for the fist time, I was expecting a city style that is mixed between Art Nouveau, Renaissance and Socialist architecture – and that is true for most parts of the city. The mix of different architecture styles is interesting to see and gives … Continue readingSzczecin’s modern side

Amrum’s Lighthouse

I love spending time at the coast, but not just during summer. I particularly like the North Sea during autumn when the temperatures wind down and the winds are getting stronger. It may not be time to go for a swim anymore during this time, but I love to walk … Continue readingAmrum’s Lighthouse

Swedish Summer

In the Swedish countryside time seems to be standing still sometimes. You can take endless strolls through enchanted woods and along crystal clear lakes. And every once in a while you will pass by an old farm house or a secluded holiday home – and it all looks so calm … Continue readingSwedish Summer

Living under the rainbow

When they hear the word “Plattenbau” or industrialised apartment block, most people think of grey, cheerless facades stretching into the distance that make it hard to believe it is possible to live a happy life there. But not so in Berlin Lichtenberg! The area is full of apartment blocks – … Continue readingLiving under the rainbow

The American Dream

There are few places that symbolize the American Dream and are so deeply connected to the history of the United States of America as Ellis Island. From 1892 to 1954, nearly 12 million immigrants arrived at the shore of New York City hoping to find a better life in this … Continue readingThe American Dream

The Seven Bulls

The Seven bulls are a popular tourist attraction in Kyrgyzstan. The massive stone formation is particularly beautiful in late spring and early summer when the rich greens of the surrounding valley contrast the red stone. The legend of the Seven Bulls tells the story of two Khans who were fighting … Continue readingThe Seven Bulls

Coffee Break

Now that the days are getting shorter, I enjoy a cosy day inside wrapped up in a warm blanket, a book in my hands, and a hot drink right next to me. As much as I love a cup of tea, I enjoy freshly brewed coffee just as much. But … Continue readingCoffee Break

Amrum

Now that summer is in full swing and travelling – with all necessary precautions, of course – is possible again, it was time to get away from the city for a while. I have always loved the North Sea, so why not visiting one of the islands up north to … Continue readingAmrum

Outer Space

Exactly 60 years ago, the first human travelled to outer space: On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin orbited the Earth for the first time. After is save return back to Earth he quickly became a world-known celebrity travelling around the world. He had a reputation as an adept public figure … Continue readingOuter Space