Horses of Iceland

Finally, a few pictures of our recent trip to Iceland. And obviously, I have to start with the quintessential – the very reason I have wanted to travel to Iceland since I’ve started horse riding some 20 years ago. The Icelandic horses. As a kid, I borrowed all the books from our local library that …

T O K Y O

A few impressions of our trip to Tokyo. We only spent three days in the city which was hardly enough to cover the essentials. We were based in Shinjuku and could easily move around the city on the Yamanote line which is included in the JR Railpass. Shibuya and Harajuku are a short ride on …

Osaka: megacity madness

  While Kyoto emanates old imperial charm, Osaka breathes big city life. When ascending to the top of Umeda Sky Building, one looks over a city that stretches out to the horizon. Rows and rows of multi-story houses, a few skyscrapers in between, all dissected by an ever-growing network of highways and train tracks. Very …