A few pictures from my 24 hours in Alicante in June 2017 after I visited Valencia (recap) and Calpe. Breakfast on the rooftop terrace of my wonderful B&B La Milagrosa. It’s right in the old town and also close to the beach and single rooms cost a little as 40€/night. I highly recommend this place… Read More Spain. Alicante. A photo post.
After five nights in Brooklyn and two on the Bowery (the recap is here) I moved to the Chelsea International Youth Hostel. My single room with a shared bathroom (though you have a sink and a mirror in your room) cost me about $90 a might, which is a sweet deal for Manhattan. A breakfast… Read More NYC in summer 2017. Recap Pt II: 4 days in Chelsea.
A recap of my three days in Valencia, Spain at the beginning of June.… Read More Recap. Three days in Valencia.
Last week I finally made it back to Venice Beach after 3 years. I fell in love with this place when I visited for the first time in 2012 and have been dying to go back after my last visit in 2014. I stayed at the wonderful Samesun Venice Beach, right at the beach, Boardwalk… Read More Los Angeles. Back to Venice Beach!
Largo do Intendente is a beautiful square in the city center, a short walk from Martim Moniz along Avenida Almirante Reis. The square was a bit run down and was used as a parking lot but got recently remodeled and now shines in all its glory again. The square is surrounded by houses with the… Read More Lisbon. Exploring Largo do Intendente.
Within the last years we always stayed at Dona Ana Garden when we are in Lagos. It’s a small complex just a 3 minute walk from the famous Dona Ana beach and a 10 minute walk from the town center. Other beaches like Praia do Camilo and Praia do Pinhao are also just a short… Read More Lagos. Staying at Dona Ana Garden.
I wanted to visit Chicago since years but I had never enough time, or flights were too expensive or it just wasn’t the right season (I didn’t wanna go in late fall or winter … brrrr). But this year I found cheap flights from NYCs LaGuardia Airport to Chicago O’Hare for just $110 return! The… Read More USA. Three days in Chicago.
From Madrid I flew straight to JFK and was lucky enough to get through immigration within 45 minutes! A new record for me at JFK, I rememberd the lines to be much longer during last vistits. For this weekend I stayed at International Student Redisidence on 341 Broadway in Williamsburg, right a the Marcy Avenue stop.… Read More NYC. A weekend in May – recap
On my way to New York I had a 21 hour long layover in Madrid and this visit could be summed up as “walk, drink, eat, repeat”. After checking into my hostal on Calle Fuencarral I walked over to the Mercado de San Anton in Chueca. This market sells fruit, vegetables, meat, fish and cheese… Read More Spain. 21 hours in Madrid.
This year we spent the first 6 days of our annual Portugal trip in the beautiful town of Lagos in the western Algarve. As in the past years we stayed at Dona Ana Garden, a 2 minute walk to the famous Dona Ana beach and also only a short walk from the old town. They offer double… Read More Recap. 14 days in Portugal – September 2015