Spoil yourself: A once-in-a-lifetime-stay at the Juvet landscape hotel

Have you seen the movie “Ex Machina”? If you have, you might remember the gorgeous nature-setting where the secret KI-research facility was located that serves as the movie’s main site. I can still recall pretty specifically how fascinated I was by the lush greenery, the beautiful mountains, the waterfalls and the secludedness of it all …

In love with Norway

This summer one of my travel-dreams finally came true: we went to Norway for two weeks! Read this if you are interested in suggestions for your Norway-cation (wink wink) This summer one of my travel-dreams finally came true: we went to Norway for two weeks! Read this if you are interested in suggestions for your Norway-cation (wink wink) or simply if you’re in the mood for looking at beautiful pictures..

Italy at its best: Cinque Terre

I bought a wonderful book at the Frankfurt book fair in 2017: it is called “Wanderlust” and presents the most amazing hiking trails in the world. One of the easiest trails of the book is located in Italy in an area protected by the Unesco called “Cinque Terre”; a natural reserve I – at this …

Five reasons why you should spend your summer vacation in Croatia (and two why not)

It’s not even 8pm and it is already dark outside. I am sitting at home on my couch, sipping tea and trying to cure the inevitable cold I get each year when summers turns to autumn and temperatures drop. What better moment to think back to the awesome summer we had this year! If you are already thinking about next year’s summer vacation let me give you five reasons for spending your precious leisure time in beautiful Croatia.

2017: A retrospective

Every year around christmas there comes a day when I sit at home on my sofa, wrapped up in a blanket with a Marshmallow-hot-chocolate in my hand, and reflect on the past year. What my mind does in those moments is essentially something we do at work every second week: a retrospective. At work we …

Highs and lows in Austria | 7

Day 8+9: Perfect imperfection I fell in love with country life. The mountains. The friendly people. The awesome food. The deliberate slowing down of life in general. I even almost bought a super expensive Dirndl which I would have probably worn only once at the Oktoberfest and then never again. What happened to me? Since …

Highs and lows in… ugh…Germany | 5

Day 6: Royal pleasures at the Königsee Sun! Heat! Clear skies! I got up giddy with pleasure and took a moment to decide very carefully how to spend this rare summer day – who knew how the weather was gonna be like tomorrow. At the breakfast table it became clear that this marvelous day had …

Highs and lows in Austria | 4

Day 4+5: Klaus and Anneliese The weather had been improving in tiny increments and on day four – to my outmost delight – it rained only a little. We decided to take a trip to Kitzbühel in order to check out this celebrity skiing hotspot. To make a long story short: Kitzbühel is cute. You …

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