Germany: Easter Walk

This year Eastern is way different as we usually know it. Normally it is the time to met family, have a nice Eastern Lunch or Diner together. Or go on a trip with the partner and extend the public holiday for a short vacation. As this year we nearly can not leave the state - in Germany - the options are limited to do a small or larger trip. Nether the…

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Germany: The world around us

This week we started week four of the lockdown in Germany. As of now it is not clear by when life is coming back to a normal state as we knew it before. Luckily we are still allowed to go outside for walking and biking. I made it a habit in last weeks to walk or bike everywhere. I took the time to make photos of the nature around us and…

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Story Time: What if, how our trip around the world would have looked

It already feels a lifetime ago, that we decide to cancel our trip around the world for 2020 due to the coronavirus. At the moment it seems that this was the right decision, as nothing is certain this year. We are currently in week 3 of the lockdown in Germany, without knowing when life is coming back to a normal reality. Worldwide the picture totally unpredictable, every country is doing their…

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Germany: Staying Positive, our hardest decision

One week ago we make the decision to call of our Around the World trip for 2020. That we were planning for the last year and preparing intensively for the last 5 months. Due to the current worldwide pandemic of the coronavirus, we need to be reasonable. At the moment nearly every country is closing borders and tourist flights and travel is just not possible anymore. As it is really hard…

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World: Rewind 2019

This year was all about exploring more of the beautiful Europe. Find nice nature places. Places that are still uncrowded and just stunning. With our pick this year with Madeira, the Pyrenees in France and Spain, the Dolomites in Italy, as well the beautiful Slovenia, we choose amazing outdoor locations. A winter escape (Madeira) This year we visited Madeira at the End of January. As Madeira has the same weather nearly…

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Italy: A day in the Puster Valley

The accomodationIn case you have only one full day in the Puster Valley in Italy, here some tips how to fill our day. One of the most important things in the Italian Alps is to have apartment that is facing the mountains - look here for inspirations. Just waking up with a view to the mountains in a cozy Italy home. Enjoying the great breakfast with fresh bread and a cheese/meat…

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Italy: Hike around Sexten

After our amazing days in Slovenia we soon needed to go back home. But on our way back to Germany we stopped again for a couple of days in the Dolomites. This time we stayed in the Pustertal in Sexten (Italy). As we knew the place from our visit 3 years back. We knew it would be a great ending for this year's Europe trip. In Sexten we stayed in the…

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Slovenia: Tips

General In general Slovenia was everything but what I was expecting it to be. Honestly I did not have any clear picture of what to expect. Slovenia is a beautiful natural side, with good infrastructure for self driving, as well for internet and phone. In addition, it was really clean - reminded me in that point a lot of Norway - toilets at every parking lot, no rubbish at any side.…

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Slovenia: Around Lake Bohinj

Our first impression of Slovenia in the Soča Valley was great. Still, we were excited with what the Lake Bohinj area had to offer. Our drive from Bovec lead us through the beautiful Tolmin Gorge to the small town of Stara Fužina. The settlement is surrounded by mountains of the Triglav National Park. It is located at the Lake Bohinj. The town itself offers a lot of private apartments to choose from.…

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Slovenia: The beautiful Tolmin Gorge

On our way from your first location, in Bovec to Lake Bohinj, our second location, we visited the beautiful Tolmin Gorge. The gorge is the lowest entry point to the Triglav National Park. It is a stunning nature side that should not be missed. The side provides three different parking lots. One close by that needs to be paid. The two other once are for free and can be hiking in…

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