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The best (half) day trips in and around Salzburg

December 12, 2017
best day trips from Salzburg

One of my recent articles was a detailed guide about Salzburg, but in my opinion, a trip to Salzburg would be incomplete if you’re missing out the spectacular surroundings of the city. Salzburg is lucky to have some of the most idyllic landscapes on the planet right at its doorstep and there’s dozens of places waiting to be discovered. Even if you only have half day off, it’s easy to venture out and catch a fresh breeze in the mountains,…

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Welcome to the Plitvice Lakes – Croatia’s surreal beauty

June 13, 2017
Plitvice what to see

There are places which are boasting with beauty 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
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[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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