Travel writing – the pursuit of a passion

It’s a true blessing to have a goal. To have a passion to pursuit. A passion that you might be able to make living of one day. Who knows. I only know it… Continue reading

Naturally Edinburgh: 5 gorgeous green spots in the Scottish capital

Edinburgh isn’t just cobblestoned streets and whisky-pouring pubs. The Scottish capital is greener than most and offers some excellent spots where you can disconnect from busy streets and enjoy a walk with a… Continue reading

Liverpool: A daytrip to “Beatleville”

When I travel I try to make the most of it and see as much as possible – so when I found myself with an open train pass and a few hours to… Continue reading

Switzerland: On tracks to the Top of Europe

What if I told you that you can “climb” a mountain in the comfortable seat of a train – but still be rewarded with some of Switzerland’s most glorious views to snowclad alpine… Continue reading

Travel thoughts: I love Monday mornings

Well, let me specify. I love Monday mornings when I’m visiting big cities. Because on a Monday morning – especially out of the main tourist season, I get to see the “true colours”… Continue reading

Wonderful walks in Madrid: ‘Big Attractions Edition’

Despite its size the Spanish capital is surprisingly walkable and offers endless hours of free entertainment – just by wandering its streets, squares and parks. I have been walking A LOT in Madrid… Continue reading

10 excellent reasons to go to Belfast ASAP!

I love to “discover” and explore underrated cities around Europe, and then to inspire people to do the same. Not at least when it comes to capitals that for one reason or another… Continue reading

North Wales: 4 great reasons to visit Llandudno

Llandudno on the Welsh north coast was the last stop on my ‘Epic Train Tour of Wales‘, and I certainly didn’t expect to find palm trees and an atmosphere that you normally connect… Continue reading

Snowdon Mountain Railway – on tracks to the top of Wales

As a lover of trains and Wales, I wasn’t going to miss out on a trip with the Snowdon Mountain Railway, as I travelled around North Wales. A railway that takes you from… Continue reading

Daytrip from Madrid: Alcalá is home to hundreds of storks

Shortly after exiting the humble train station in Alcalá de Henares, my partner and I spot the winged wonders that make this one of the greatest daytrip-destinations from Madrid. Because hundreds of nesting… Continue reading