Archive for 'Europe'

Rolling on a river: A different way to experience Europe

Posted on 11. Aug, 2014 by .


A trip to Europe is on most people’s bucket lists, and whenever I hear people plan out their hectic multi-country itineraries, I can’t help but feel sorry for them: trying to fit in as many cities as possible in a couple of weeks, their schedules usually leave no time for relaxation. Over the last few […]

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My six favorite London markets

Posted on 21. Jul, 2014 by .


London has so many great markets – it is tough to choose only a few on a quick trip to Britain’s capital. I am sharing the London markets that I think you shouldn’t miss!

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See Barcelona like a local: My six favorite off the beaten path experiences

Posted on 03. Jul, 2014 by .


Everybody knows about Barcelona’s main sights, but most people have no idea how to experience the city like a local. I am sharing my six favorite off-the-beaten-path places!

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Four unusual places in Munich that you should include in your itinerary

Posted on 20. Jun, 2014 by .


Munich is one of the most popular cities for travelers who are on a European vacation and visit Germany – almost everyone who I talk to tells me that Munich is on their itinerary. I can’t blame them, the city is popular for a reason: beautiful architecture, world-class museums, the well-known Bavarian beer culture, and […]

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Easy-breezy island life: Highlights from a Malta road trip

Posted on 10. Jun, 2014 by .


The best way to see Malta? Hire a car! You can see most of the island in a day, it is cheap and you’ll get to experience authentic island life, fishing villages and stunning beaches!

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Gozo: Much more than just Malta’s little sister

Posted on 23. May, 2014 by .


Gozo, Malta’s tiny sister island, is the perfect island getaway: Lush green hills, hidden bays and golden sand beaches with plenty of hiking paths make this the ideal place to get away from it all.

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Eating my way through Malta

Posted on 20. May, 2014 by .


Join me on a tour of culinary Malta – including dishes that can’t be missed on a visit to the island nation, my favorite restaurants and where to find the best sweets!

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Medieval Mdina: Stepping back in time in Malta

Posted on 06. May, 2014 by .


Visiting the medieval town Mdina in Malta felt like stepping back in time! The well-preserved historic town still feels like hundreds of years ago!

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Polaroid of the week: Sunset over Tempelhof Airfield, Berlin

Posted on 04. May, 2014 by .


A visit to Berlin is not complete without a visit to Tempelhof, the former airport that was turned into a public park – one of my favorite green spaces in the world!

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Polaroid of the week: Picturesque Erfurt, Germany

Posted on 27. Apr, 2014 by .


Even though visitors usually fall in love with my hometown, I was never a big fan of Erfurt, the city I grew up in. Sure, the town is pretty, with a magnificent cathedral, lots of historic churches and buildings that date back to medieval times and the famous Krämerbrücke, a bridge covered with inhabited half-timbered […]

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