Charming Venice

Although I only spent a few hours in Venice and although some mean abdominal cramping complicated the trip, I was still immediately captured by Venice´s charm – once I escaped the flocks of tourists and wandered through some smaller alleys, I was inspired by the coloured houses, the Italian laissez-faire style (so antithetic to clean …

Bordeaux-mon amour

Bordeaux was my home for six incredible months – six months full of red wine, beautiful scenery, inumerable walks through the city, wonderful new people, awesome roommates, really good French food, nice cafés and bars, impromptu picnics all over the city, afternoons in the park, concerts in the streets, lovely weekend trips, adventurous wild camping …

Paris, je t´aime

Paris- this time from a local point of view which changed my picture of Paris and made me love it even more! After visiting art galeries in St Germain-des-Près and a stroll at Père Lachaise, an awesome barman in Rue Oberkampf made us spend the best afternoon in a long time, thanks to his great …

Random markets

Our host recommended a special kind of market to us….a kind of flea market where the belongings of departed people are sold. If an old person fades away without leaving somebody behind to take care of his or her heritage, there are people specialised in emptying their apartments and selling the whole interior decoration on  …