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

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

Catch some fresh air

Rain, snow wind and mud. During the last weeks the weathergod sent us everything, but no of sun. That’s how I start almost every blog post lately. But that’s January. And based on the motto … Read more

Tierpark Lüneburger Heide

The weather in northern Germany reminds me a little bit of Vancouver, since it is raining all day long. But why don’t visit the “Tierpark Lüneburger Heide” anyway? The animal park is about 40 minutes … Read more

Ten lakes and a canoe – Part 3

Paddling for several days is nothing for couples with relationship problems – the funny thing is that you’ll probably hear that from every couple who made such a tour. But no worries, we didn’t kill … Read more

Ten lakes and a canoe – Part 2

After leaving the canoe station, we turned into a small river which leads right through a national park – the water was crystal clear and the only thing we could hear was the sound of … Read more

Ten lakes and a canoe – Part 1

Ten Lakes, a canoe, four days and about 40 kilometres. That’s what part 1 of our summer vacation looked like in 2014. The lake district in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania is well known for it’s canoe tourism, … Read more