Get lost in the colours of unpolished Porto

I got really excited when my girlfriend handed me an envolped at a café in Madrid. This was a couple of years ago, and for days she had been talking about a surprise… Continue reading

Travel thoughts: Look up from your phone, for the love of… cities!

I notice it a lot when I’m walking around a big city like Madrid and have to navigate through hordes of mobile-clinging zombies. Looking like they’re remote-controlling themselves through the streets. The phones… Continue reading

10 pros and cons of pursuing a career as a travel writer

You might have had the thought. How it would be to live as a travel writer or a blogger. Snapping Instagram-shots from a hammock at the beach or scribbling a few words down… Continue reading

Madrid: 5 wonderful cafés in Malasaña

Having temporarily returned to Madrid for a few weeks, I truly enjoy re-visiting all those homely cafés I found while living here last year Cafés where I have spend many hours writing and… Continue reading

Back in Madrid: Feeling home away from home

I guess many of us have it. A place away from home that has a special meaning for us and where we can feel home even in a foreign country. Especially those of… Continue reading

7 amazing dogs I’ve met while travelling

Meeting dogs around the world on your travels can lead to good stories and local experiences. Because if you meet the dog – you meet the owner. Our four legged friends are good… Continue reading

Photo Feature: Street art in Glasgow

When travelling in Scotland no one should miss the beauty of Edinburgh, which is personally one of my favourite cities in Europe. And while staying there several people told me I would probably… Continue reading

Inside Cities: 3 places I love in Bristol

I love Bristol – for its street art, its culture and for its atmosphere around the harbour. While living in Cardiff, just across the border in Wales, I had the pleasure of visiting… Continue reading

Inside Cities: My 3 favourite sunset-spots in Paris (without the Eiffel Tower)

You gotta be a romantic to truly appreciate Paris – or maybe just completely crazy about croissants. But it’s no secret that Paris is regarded as one of the most romantic cities in… Continue reading

Great news for all Interrailers in 2016

I have mentioned it before here on – I love travelling by train. That’s why I added the TRAIN ADVENTURES section to blog in the first place. Trains just give a complete… Continue reading