Why I love where I’m from

Am I alone in saying that in my teenage years I was obsessed and utterly in love with any other city than my own? In my case this city was London. I suppose it was more or less because I’ve always loved the English language, specifically British English, to the extent that I now study…

the wonders of the isle of wight

I finally got to see the Isle of Wight. For people living in England it might seem redundant as it’s “just an island” but to me it was a place I’ve been craving to see. And I can only recommend anyone to go and see for themselves, even if it might seem boring to you,…

The wonders of Tallinn.

Tallinn. I’ve been to many beautiful places but I don’t think any of these can top Tallinn. It came unexpected but yes, it has now become my favourite place in Europe so far. I will write about Tallinn in a series of separate blog posts, as there is so much to say and show you…

7 places you need to see in Stockholm.

In September 2016 I ended up in beautiful Stockholm. Finally – as Scandinavia is the part of the world I need to experience, ideally multiple times.  I won’t bore you with the typical, must-see attractions you know about already anyway and instead, show you eight places you might not find on sightseeing lists or must-see attractions….

the beautiful Wachau and Melk Abbey

The Wachau is a region you should definitely not miss out on. Unbelievably, it took me  22 years until last week I finally went to see one out of my country’s ten UNESCO world heritage sites. Me, my sister and my mum hit the road one very early bank holiday morning and took the train…

die wunderschöne Wachau und Stift Melk

Die Wachau ist eindeutig ein Ort, den man nicht missen sollte. Eine 22 Jahre-alte Wienerin bin ich schon, und es hat bis letzte Woche gedauert, mir einen Ort meiner Heimat, der zum UNESCO-Weltkulturerbe gehört, anzusehen. An einem sehr frühen Morgen eines Feiertages brachen also ich, meine Schwester und meine Mama auf und fuhren nach Krems….