Europe

Here you’ll find all blog posts about Europe: the most helpful travel tips, most exciting destinations, most spectacular itineraries, extensive packing lists and much more!

Zirbitzkogel

Kreiskogel and Zirbitzkogel – Hiking in Austria

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Kreiskogel & Zirbitzkogel – simply made for each other! Summer is approaching, the weather gets warmer – nature is calling! A lot of people, including me, are drawn to the mountains to enjoy our beautiful nature and to recharge your batteries hiking. There’s so many hiking routes to choose from – really one is spoilt for choice! Today I am excited to show you an amazing hiking route in the Seetaler…

Caminito del Rey

Will you dare? The most dangerous hike in the world: Caminito del Rey in Spain

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Caminito del Rey – the most dangerous hike in the world? Frightening heights, a narrow valley with sheer rock walls, a small wooden path, … to some this might sound terrifying, to me it sounds challenging. And that’s the reason why I chose to travel to Spain once more and revisit Andalusia. Not only National Geographic and The Washington Post loved and wrote about it, but also Lonely Planet dedicated an article to the…

Flying Fox in Leogang

130km/h and not lacking any fun: Flying Fox XXL in Leogang

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Pure Adrenaline – the largest and fastest zip line in the world Do one thing that scares you everyday A few days ago I travelled to Leogang with exactly those words in mind. I was anxious and happy like a child and didn’t want to wait any longer for the Flying Fox in Leogang (= zip line) to happen. I’m always looking forward to travelling to this part of Austria, because we…

Easter Palm Sunday Procession Ronda

Easter in Andalusia: Palm Sunday Procession in Ronda

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Palm Sunday Procession through Ronda in Andalusia To the Spaniards the Holy weeks is indeed holy – and that’s the reason why they celebrate it. Especially in the south, in Andalusia it is celebrated at a large scale. During the whole Holy Week many processions throughout the cities take place. More than a hundert people are part of those processions. The Processions In Spain many so-called hermandades – brotherhoods –…

running tour prague

Prague, beer and morning runs

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How to spice up a weekend in Prague Who of you dream of a weekend away from home? Who wants to experience more than the usual sightseeing and checking off bucket list items? Who is looking for a weekend in an inspiring and vivid capital in Europe? So: Start dreaming and planning your next trip to Prague! I want to share with you some uncommon yet super fun things to…

Lima56 Vienna

First try of Peruvian Cuisine – Lima56

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Latin America is right around the corner – Peruvian delicacies at Lima56 in Vienna Today I want to take you on a different journey – a journey that won’t involve any planes: a culinary journey to Peru – without having to fly all the way to Latin America. If you know me you know my love to almost anything from there: the language(s), people, landscapes, beaches, mountains, valleys, long bus rides, pure…

Prague Beer Spa

Some drink beer, I bathe in beer – Beer Spa in Prague

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The story of how my love for beer got even deeper The Czech Republic is known for its beer, many beer lovers go on a holy pilgrimage to their Beer-Mekka. Breweries can be found all across the country and you will also love another thing about it: Beer is cheap here and it comes in just so many different colors and tastes that won’t leave you wanting more (maybe less, but…

brussels comic book walls

Brussels for 5 Euros – how to experience the Belgian capital for real

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or: Why I didn’t like Brussels but still had a great time A few weeks have passed since I visited the Belgian capital. Finally I have found the time to deal with my trip and share my experiences in Brussels. I spent the last days with friends in Flanders – the Northern (and not French) part of Belgium. We had a blast, laughed a lot and tasted quiet a few…

Malta Gozo

Malta: Daytrip to beautiful Gozo

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How to spend a successful day in Gozo, Malta I just had the greatest day in Gozo, the 2nd biggest island of Malta! We arrived by ferry in the morning and had a great view over the south part of the island and Comino, the third main island of Malta inbetween Malta and Gozo, while passing it. The first stop was at the Ggantija Temples, pretty close to the harbour….

A Night at The Icehotel Jukkasjärvi

A Night at The Icehotel Jukkasjärvi

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A Night at The Icehotel Jukkasjärvi: A night in snow and ice! 200 kilometers above the Arctic Circle in the most Northern part of Sweden, about 17 kilometres from Kiruna, lies the little village of Jukkasjärvi where dogs nearly out number humans, but from December to March each year it becomes host to the world’s original and also largest „ice hotel,“ which has been melting and being rebuilt since 1989. It all started out…

Malta Chronic Wanderlust

Malta: One Day in Valletta

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How to spend a day in Valletta Valetta is a great spot to go because in Malta it seems as if the weather was always good. Also, Valetta was built after the victory in the great siege of 1565 against the Turks and therefore carries a great cultural heritage. It is a peninsula with harbours on both sides that was planned to be unconquerable so there are big walls around…

Lucerne

An idyllic city in midst of mountains. Lucerne. Switzerlands secret gem.

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Lucerne’s central location makes it a popular tourist spot in Switzerland Located very close to Mount Rigi and the Rütli Meadow it is a perfect travel base to explore famous sights in Switzerland. Lucerne is also very close to many beautiful cities like Zürich and Berne which can easily be reached by train. Lucerne itself is separated by the River Reuss. Dating back to the 8th century, the city of…