Carcassonne Castle: Fabulous medieval town

The Carcassonne Castle, in southern France, comprises one of Europe’s best preserved medieval towns. Additionally, it is the largest walled city in the whole of Europe. Within these age old walls you will find … Read More

Yogyakarta – Fit to Prosper

In 2014 we started our Indonesian journey through its capital Jakarta, which pretty much disappointed us. On the other side, the second stop Yogyakarta was promising. Historically one of the country’s most important cities … Read More

Cappadocia – The Land of Beautiful Horses

Turkey’s most famous region Cappadocia lies in central Anatolia, halfway between Ankara and Adana. Known for its spectacular landscape, with thousands of fairy chimneys spread all over the valleys and mountains, cave churches and … Read More

Salzburg – Mozart’s Birthplace

Salzburg, Mozart’s birthplace is one of the best preserved baroque towns in the whole of Europe. The magnificent historical center lies between the River Salzach and the monumental 11th Century Hohensalzburg Fortress on the … Read More

Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide

Few cities in the world have such a spectacular natural setting as Rio de Janeiro, the former Brazilian capital. Endless lush green mountains, hills and valleys come down between lagoons and the sea, separating … Read More

Beirut – Long Road to Beautiful Wells

The star of my 3 week Middle Eastern Holiday in 2004 was definitely Syria, but the most exciting adventure happened in Beirut, the capital of neighboring Lebanon and the road connecting both countries. I … Read More

Siena – A Bird from Heaven

One of the true gems of Tuscany and some would say Italy too; Siena stands out for two things: it has a unique central square and the views from the town hall are spectacular! … Read More