How to have the best summer – things to do

It´s summer! YAY! Even in middle Europe summer has finally arrived. I am so so happy. The sun is shining, I don´t need to wear jackets anymore, people are happier than ever and I just want to make this summer unforgettable. If you´re like me and you want this summer to be the best then I […]

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Grid – Weekly Photo Challenge

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Grid.” This is my entry to the Weekly Photo Challenge of the Daily Post! I hope you enjoy! The posts I wrote about the places these photos were taken are linked underneath each photo!

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A little crooked everything – Day 6 Italy – Pisa

Day 6 Italy and Tuscany, the last day of seeing so many impressive and beautiful things and places. To top it all off we went to visit Pisa. My first association with Pisa had and has been (and still is) the leaning tower of Pisa. When I was a kid and someone had built something […]

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A day with the vampires – Volterra – Day 5 Italy

On our way to Volterra, from the place near San Gimignano where we were staying, we drove a very curvy way and to our amazement the countryside started changing from the beautiful vineyards to a rather rough landscape. Up on the hill we arrived and were so lucky, because we got a parking lot. So […]

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Day 4 Italy – Siena 

Hey guys, I´m back! Coming at ´ya with my 4th day of italy! Hope you enjoy! The first thing we did after we parked the car, was go straight for the cathedral. The medieval cathedral is called “Santa Maria Assunta”. It´s gigantic! Looking at it both ways, it´s a huge building and a real masterpiece! […]

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San Gimignano/Certaldo – Day 3 Italy

On this third day, our destination was San Gimignano, a small medieval town located in the heart of Tuscany. We arrived there by car and parked right outside the city, already getting a good look at the large towers. Our first stop was the “dome”, it’s rather small, but definitely worth seeing. All the old […]

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Florence – Day 2 Italy

  We woke up quite early and so had time to pack everything. Yes, we only were here for a little more than 24 hours, which I’m ashamed to admit. We did our best though to try to see as much as possible in this short time, you’ll read yourself, so I’ll just go ahead […]

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Arrival in Florence – Day 1 Italy

Arrival at the train station of Florence at 3:30pm. First impression: It’s raining. Second impression: It’s so hot and humid Third impression: The market works very well here obviously, since there were people selling umbrellas at every corner. Walking through the historic city center and along famous sights we went to find our room. That […]

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Day 1: Como, Italy

Day 1 When we arrived in Como, after our journey there, at about 2 pm, we had the first Problems, that is to say we were in Como and we knew where our Hotel/Check-in (We stayed in a vacation rental) was, but we couln´t get there. It was in the historic City Center and everywhere […]

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