Attention, snake!

We just came back from a sunny, slightly easy extended walk through a Heather area nearby. After we started our walk on a crowded parking area and entered a small wood, Anna suddenly shouted “AHHHH … Read more

A visit in a zoo which makes me thoughtful

We’ve been in a Zoo on Tuesday. Yes, this actually works in Germany these days. You just need two things: An official negative covid test and a reservation. The Zoo in Gelsenkirchen, where we went … Read more

Covid Tristesse

The french word Tristesse is probably a pretty good description of what people feel like all over the world in these days. Every day feels like the same and the media is flooded with negative … Read more

Springwalk in Switzerland

You may ask yourself now: Switzerland? How does this work in these times? I need to admit that the topic I have chosen is not 100% correct. The truth is: We were out for a … Read more

Winterwalk in the Sauerland region

First of all a happy new year 🙂 There are things going on here, which I cannot understand at all. The Covid pandemic is still here, we still have restrictions and recommendations and many people … Read more

Mushroom walk in the woods

At least in Germany you may see a mushroom from time to time. But I’ve not seen as many as this year. It’s really a relief to be outside these days. The media is full … Read more

Autumn hike

Autumn is slowly coming in Germany. And since the weather forecast from yesterday forecasted no rain, we decided to go for a hike, one of the things we love to do in these Corona times. … Read more

A summer day in Cologne

I am a little behind my personal blog post schedule. There are several reasons for that. One is that we moved into a new apartment a while ago and there are still many things to … Read more

Pellworm – Sunny autumn vacation

After the heater in the apartment on the island of Pellworm totally broke down, we were lucky get an alternative option. Our AirBnb hosts have another house on the island which we could use. That … Read more

Ruhrgebiet in two days

Hamburg, Berlin, Köln, München Many people know all the places in these cities. But why not do some Sightseeing in the “Ruhrgebiet”? Yes, I am biased due to the fact that I am living here … Read more