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7 tips to survive 38°C (100°F) weather in Rome, Italy

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

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From buckets of rain to brilliant sunshine in San Sebastian, Spain

It's crazy to witness how fast the weather can change from one opposite to the other. When we arrived in the city of San Sebastian, or as it is known in Basque language; Donostia, dark gray clouds were not just threatening to drop their load. They did, full force. All evening and night. But then… Continue reading From buckets of rain to brilliant sunshine in San Sebastian, Spain

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Fast exploration of Bilbao – one evening and one morning

A few years ago a friend of mine told me that one of her favorite trips she'd ever taken was to the North of Spain and Bilbao. For reasons unknown we didn't discuss it in dept, but ever since that conversation this city had been on my radar. Our initial plans of a roadtrip through… Continue reading Fast exploration of Bilbao – one evening and one morning

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Falling in love with the charm of medieval Monschau, Germany

When we set course for the High Fens two weeks ago, the weather wasn't all that great. Big, dark clouds threatened to literally rain on our parade on the very first day of our trip. And hiking in nature isn't really that idyllic with that hanging over your head. So, it was time to go… Continue reading Falling in love with the charm of medieval Monschau, Germany

Europe · Planning

All things practical for a citytrip to Vienna

Oh how I wish I could go back two weeks in time. Then I was packing my bags and making some last minute arrangements for our upcoming citytrip to Vienna. Those few days right before a trip are almost as exciting to me as the trip itself. Almost. For such a long time, Vienna had… Continue reading All things practical for a citytrip to Vienna

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An afternoon in historical Bergen, Norway

The day after our victory on Trolltunga, it was already time to hit the road again and continue our trip across Norway. Destination for the day; Bergen. Our planning only put us in Bergen sometime late afternoon, but when we checked the weather forecast and it was all rain and cloudy in the area around… Continue reading An afternoon in historical Bergen, Norway