Time for memories: US Westcoast

Today is one of those days were you would like to stay in bed and drink coffee and tea the whole time: It’s dark, cold and rainy outside. And what’s better in this situation as … Read more

Light Festival in the city of Essen

It’s wintertime and usually it’s cold and dark. And this makes it the best time of the year to illuminate the city of Essen. Until January there are several attractions and events around the subject … Read more

Travel tip: Duisburg Rheinpark

One thing I’d like to mention: Even when talking about a travel tip, it’s not worth to go there when you have a longer journey. The place is very nice, but it’s only interesting when … Read more

Visting the “Herrenhäuser Gärten” in Hanover

As I already mentioned in my last blogpost we’ve been in the city on Hanover last weekend for a concert. We decided to visit the “Herrenhäuser Gärten” before the concert, since we wanted to explore … Read more

Southern Rock in Northern Germany – Blackberry Smoke

We’ve been in Hannover last weekend to enjoy a concert of the US Rockband Blackberry Smoke. One good thing about unknown bands is, that you don’t need to be at the place hours before the … Read more

Easy walking in Bochum

There are still many prejudices that the region where are living right now, the “Ruhrgebiet”, is ugly grey and not attractive at all. My mom who spend some years of her childhood here, told me … Read more

The Botanical Garden Bochum

After we moved to the city of Bochum we now have totally different possibilities of things we can do (mostly on the weekends). We lived very rural before, right in the middle of Bremen, Hamburg … Read more

Photo walk: Zeche Ewald

One good thing about the year 2018 (despite many other things, just thinking of a dentist pulling out a tooth, instead of a vet 😉 ) is that it’s easy to find other people with … Read more

Pellworm the green island

Sometimes I ask myself where the time has gone. My plan was to write this blog post weeks ago but there where so many things going on in my life that I did not have … Read more

Back to North Rhine Westphalia

Before I started blogging in 2012 we lived in Essen, North Rhine Westphalia. Then Canada was our home for some time, before we moved into the Lueneburger Heide in 2014. And now we are back … Read more