Tag Archives: Europe architecture

The Surprising Architecture of Lausanne, a Photo Essay

Posted on 16. Nov, 2011 by .


When I decided to go on a Lake Leman roadtrip, I had no idea what to expect from Lausanne. I was super inspired by Katherina’s blog, but I decided to visit it with an open-mind and decide for myself what my impression was. Well, to be honest, I was completely blown away - I had [...]

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Exploring the Moorish Architecture at the Alhambra

Posted on 04. Nov, 2011 by .


My last trip to Spain was absolutely not planned in advance. It was a total spur of the moment kind of vacation, due to a simple Facebook status change from two of my long lost friends. They had just moved to Granada! And since the February thick clouds over London had me longing for some [...]

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Tirol, Oetz Valley and Innsbruck, an Austrian Photo Essay

Posted on 19. Sep, 2011 by .


When I decided to attend Travel Bloggers Unite in Innsbruck, I knew I was in for a treat. Not only was the city absolutely stunning, but the trip to the Oetz Valley afterwards, including the relaxing spa day, was nothing short of perfect. Austria and I had a rendez-vous manqué in 2009 - I longed [...]

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Quick Getaway to Prague, Take 2

Posted on 22. Aug, 2011 by .


I’ve wanted to return to Prague for a long time. I felt I wasn’t quite done with it last time I visited, so I was glad to have more time on my hands on this trip (more time is a slight exaggeration - I only had 48 hours to be exact, as opposed to 24 in the [...]

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Ile de Ré, an Ideal Daytrip from La Rochelle

Posted on 10. Jun, 2011 by .


When I planned my trip for La Rochelle, I made sure to keep some time for the lovely Ile de Ré, which I only heard great things about. The peaceful island is linked to La Rochelle by a pretty impressive 3 kilometers long bridge, which costs 9 euros to cross (but trust me, I have [...]

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