We spent the last week of August in my favourite town: Lagos – on the western Algarve in Portugal. We didn’t get to go to all of Lagos’ seven beaches but we visited our favourite ones: Praia Dona Ana: Praia do Pinhao: Porto de Mos: Praia do Camilo: And we took a… Read More Portugal. The beautiful beaches of Lagos.
In about one month we’ll head to Portugal – it’s my favorite time of the year! Unfortunately we probably won’t make it to Carrapateira this time, but last year we stayed in Carrapateira for three nights. I keep coming back to Carrapateira since 17 years. And in all those years not much has changed: there… Read More Portugal. Carrapateira – my favorite village on the west coast.
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
Riomaggiore was the first of the 5 villages of Cinque Terre that I visited since it is the closest to La Spezia, the town where my hotel was. The village -with less than 2.000 residents- dates back to the 13th century and is everything you imagine Cinque Terre to be: colorful houses built along the… Read More italy. cinque terre. riomaggiore.
[all pictures above were taken in Bologna’s centro storico] I just got back from a short vacation in Italy. Even though the school holidays in Germany just started I found a cheap flight to Bologna with Ryanair (85€ return). I spent the first 3 days sightseeing in Bologna, Florence and Pisa but the heat and… Read More italy. bologna, florence, pisa and cinque terre. recap.
Bologna, Florence and Cinque Terre … here I come!
visiting Venice Beach as i said before: i fell in love with venice beach the second i got there. this place is so special and i can’t wait to go back. unfortunately my bank account won’t allow me to do that anytime soon, but i’ll keep dreaming of it. my best memories of the 3 days i spent there… Read More 2012. 2 of my travel highlights.
[pictures from a day trip to lindos, the most beautiful town on rhodes, from way back in summer 2009 when i was hopping from one island to another in greece.]