When I stumbled upon crazy cheap tickets to fly to Rome from the closest airport to my home (only a 35min drive, you guys!) my inner wanderer couldn't be stopped! A four day citytrip in July was booked! Yay! But then came the unpleasant realization that summer in Rome means immense heat. From mid June… Continue reading 7 tips to survive 38°C (100°F) weather in Rome, Italy
After two and a half years of training, D-day had fi-na-lly come! Four times postponed, but at last I was on my way to Lisbon to compete in the Olympic Triathlon of Challenge Lisboa. The experience of a lifetime! Not only the triathlon itself was something I had been looking forward to, but of course… Continue reading Returning to one of my favorite cities: Lisbon!
Yes, people do go on a winter holiday without skiing. Or snowboarding. The snowy landscapes aren't just reserved for those typical winter sport activities. Although we have found out that, in certain areas and places, you definitely are the odd one out if you're not engaging in those activities. But that didn't stop us from… Continue reading What to do on a non-skiing holiday in the French Alps? – part 2
While many, many bloggers are way more well-traveled than I am, I'm still pretty satisfied with the amount of places I've already been able to scratch off my travel bucket-list. There of course are still a ton of destinations on that list, but this time around the actual destination wasn't a thing I was ticking… Continue reading What to do on a non-skiing holiday in the French Alps? – part 1
When we left for Italy early November last year, the plan was to explore Napoli and the Amalfi Coast. Nothing was booked in advance and due to a few days of less good weather, we finished our checklist of sights over there sooner than expected. Now what? The weather around Napels wasn't going to get… Continue reading Highlights of Puglia, Italy, in two days
While there are many ways to get to Capri during high season and summer, in November the options to make it to this beautiful island near the Amalfi Coast are more limited. But since this place was described as not to be missed, we obviously didn't want to just skip it. So here's a bit… Continue reading 24 hours of pure bliss on Capri – Italy
Yeah, those thinking 2021 would be their year might be hugely disappointed by the outcome. All those promises of freedom and traveling wide and far again didn't really end up being fulfilled... But that doesn't mean this year isn't worth it to look back on and still be grateful of what we got. It wasn't… Continue reading Will 2022 finally be the year?
Considered to be one of the most beautiful coastlines and UNESCO world heritage; the Amalfi Coast in Southern Italy. It seems to be one of those destinations that's on every traveller's bucketlist. Including mine. So when I gave my boyfriend free reign to choose a travel destination for our week off work in November and… Continue reading Highlights along the Amalfi Coast – a November trip
It's official; I've kicked off the last year of my twenties! Thirty is looming, oh my oh my. But that's still an entire year away. First, it was time to celebrate twenty-nine! And is there a better way to spent a birthday than abroad? I don't think so! It's a rule for me not to… Continue reading A royal celebration of my aging in Paris
Our trip through the North of Spain sadly ended after we finished our hike through the Ordesa valley, but it wasn't the complete end of our roadtrip. We still had to drive back home and for that, we had to cross the Pyrenees. Oh beautiful mountains, I can't just drive past you, can I? Late… Continue reading Tackling two mountain passes and Lourdes in the French Pyrenees