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Welcome to the Plitvice Lakes – Croatia’s surreal beauty

June 13, 2017
Plitvice what to see

Sometimes there are places which are too overwhelming and seem impossible to describe in a few words and photos. The Plitvice Lakes National Park in the heart of Croatia definitely belongs to those places. That’s why it took me almost two months to write an article about it. I had to choose from more than 300 photos and I thought it’ll be impossible to do so. But finally – after many hours of brain work and painful decisions – I…

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Achensee – Lake. Mountains. Good happens. (+Giveaway)

May 7, 2017
mountain lake hiking Austria

[In friendly collaboration with Tranquini and Achensee Tourism] How do you relax? I’d like to know! I’m happy to announce a giveaway at the end of this post – so please stay tuned 😉 While traveling is my favourite thing to do on the planet, it’s not always very relaxing. But a little getaway in your home country is a different story: There’s no language barrier and the travel time is usually short – perfect preconditions for being positively relaxed, isn’t it? …

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A walk on frozen Lake Neusiedl

January 28, 2017
frozen lake Neusiedl

After my rather sensory-overloaded post about Tunis, I’m sharing something on the quieter, more winter-ish side this time: We’re experiencing a rather harsh winter this year and not often you get the opportunity to walk or ice-skate on a natural frozen lake. Last week I did a little excursion to nearby Neusiedlersee, a favourite relaxation destination for us Viennese (see also here) .…

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(Late) summer vibes in Zurich

September 23, 2016
Lake Zurich

Switzerland: Our “little” neighbour to the West is a country similar to ours yet different in many ways. I’m not going into detail about its history and politics although both are undoubtedly interesting and unique in the world. Together with my bf I was visiting some old family friends after I haven’t been to their place since more than 10 years. The weather god was with us and pleased us with summer-ish temperatures in mid-September!…

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