Easy walking – The “Baldeneysteig” in Essen

Live is running so fast at the moment. Winter is over and we had almost 20 degrees Celsius last week. I had many things going on in my family, so I did not have much … Read more

Many birds and a Sqirrel

Yes, even in the urban area of the “Ruhrgebiet” you can find places where you can spot birds and other animals. And surprisingly it wasn’t that difficult. The place we lived before, the “Lüneburger Heide” … Read more

Düsseldorf at night

When talking to other photographers you sometimes might hear the sentence “I love to take pictures at night, but my motivation to go out alone when it’s dark and cold is not very high”. That’s … 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

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

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

The Ruhrgebiet in Germany – part 2

As promised I’d like to show you the rest of our weekend in the Ruhrgebiet. Tiger and Turtle sounds like a zoo or something but is is actually an art installation in Duisburg. The weather wasn’t … Read more