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Austria Destinations

Bad Gastein – a grand jewel in the alps

January 7, 2017
Bad Gastein winter holiday

I hope you had a great start into 2017 everyone! It’s my first weekend at home after traveling to different places and I finally can show you what I’ve been up to during the Christmas holidays 🙂 Christmas itself was rather quiet: I spent some relaxing days with my bf and family in Salzburg, before we headed off to the mountains of the beautiful Gasteinertal.…

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Americas Destinations

Fall foliage in the Pocono Mountains

November 5, 2016
Pocono mountains fall foliage

Pocono mountains, you may wonder where they are? After some research about the best locations for viewing the autumn/fall foliage or Indian summer I came across this rural gem in Pennsylvania, only a two-hour drive from NYC but worlds away. We spent a weekend in and around the cute town of Jim Thorpe (named after one of the most successful native American athletes) and stayed in one of Jim Thorpe’s grand mansions, the lovely DeFeo’s B&B.…

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Austria Destinations

Countryside escape: Schwarzenberg and Bregenzerwald

October 19, 2016
Bregenzerwald Schwarzenberg

This time I virtually wanna take you to Schwarzenberg – truly one of the most beautiful villages I’ve ever seen: The traditional architecture consists of perfectly maintained, wooden houses, most of them several hundred years old! It’s located in an area called Bregenzerwald (named after Bregenz, the provincial capital) in Austria’s westernmost province of Vorarlberg.…

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