I just returned from 12 day trip to New York where I had a fabulous summer vacation. I always wanted to do NYC in summer (almost did it last year) to enjoy the parks, beaches, coffee shops and flea & food markets in the sunshine. Within the first week in NYC I spent five days … More NYC in summer 2017. Recap Pt I: A week in Brooklyn and on the Bowery.
A recap of my three days in Valencia, Spain at the beginning of June. … More Recap. Three days in Valencia.
I just spent a weekend in Budapest and it was absolutely amazing. I had never been to Hungary before and didn’t know what to expect, lots of people have told me how much they loved it and how pretty it is, yet I wasn’t sure if I gonna love it too. But I did! I … More Hungary. A weekend in Budapest.
Last week I spent 2 days in the beautiful capital of Sweden. Stockholm was never on top of my where-to-go-next lists, I just wanted to visit a city in a Scandinavian country someday. But when I read about the Yayoi Kusama exhibit at Stockholms Modern Museum I wanted to go instantly. I found great flights … More Sweden. A quick trip to Stockholm.
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 … More NYC. A weekend in the city. (May 2016 recap)
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. … 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 … More Spain. 21 hours in Madrid.
Before I flew to Florida in March I spent 3 days in Brussels. As a child and teenager I visited Brussels many times and always loved it but I hadn’t been back in about 15 years! So of course I took the time to see most of the tourist attractions, such as Kunstberg/Mont des Arts (photos 1&2), Galleries … More Recap. A weekend in Brussels.
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 … 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 … More Recap. A weekend in Rome.