After arriving at Gare du Nord at noon and checking into my very basic hotel (very cheap and central – you can’t have it all), I strolled leisurely to my first stop: the restaurant Marcel on Rue de Montmartre for a very late breakfast. They have great iced coffee, waffles, eggs, sandwiches and salads –… Read More 3 days in Paris – June 2016. Recap.
I got back to NYC from Chicago around noon on Friday and checked into my hotel on the Bowery: the Bowery House where I had already stayed last year in May. The Bowery House is a former flop house which was made into a stylish hotel. The location is perfect: on the Bowery between East Houston… Read More NYC. A weekend in the city. (May 2016 recap)
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
At the beginnig of March I spent one week in South Florida visiting a good friend of mine who moved there a couple of years ago. I got super cheap flights (300 € return!) with Jetairfly from Brussels to Miami. On my first full day there we visited the beautiful Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach where we saw all… Read More Recap. A week in South Florida.
I just returned from a weekend trip to Rome and it was everything (and more!) I imagined it to be: I spent most of my time strolling through the city center and thereby seeing most of the main sights, such as the Colosseum (1), Piazza Venezia (2) & Monumento Vittorio Emanuele II (5), the Trevi Fountain… Read More Recap. A weekend in Rome.
For my birthday last week I bought myself tickets to Milan for a short weekend trip. It was my 3rd time in Italy and first visit to Milan. The famous Duomo, its square and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II were unbelievably beautiful. The mosquitos ( I got 20 bites within the first hour there!) and importunate selfie-stick… Read More Italy. 3 days in Milan.
From NYC I flew to Madrid and arrived at the airport about 10 am. I took the metro to Plaza de Espana and checked into my hostal on Gran Via. The single room costs 30,-€ a night with a shower and sink in the room, just the toilets were shared. It was a beautiful old building… Read More Madrid. Recap – May 2015.
I just came back from my trip to New York and Madrid. For the first 3 nights I stayed at the Bowery House: a former flop-house now turned into a stylish hostel. The rooms (cabins) do not have a ceiling and only thin walls but the price (~$75/night) and location are unbeatable. I loved their… Read More NYC. Recap & favourite Instagrams. May 2015 – Day 1-5
Last weekend I revisited Heerstraße in Bonn aka the “Cherryblossom Street” and it was even more beautiful than last time I visited. I went on Saturday afternoon during beautiful sunshine, so the street was crowded with people strolling along, admiring the blossoms, taking pictures, eating ice cream, sitting outside drinking coffee, biking – such a good & happy vibe! I… Read More Bonn. The cherryblossom street.