Carcassonne is one of Europe’s best preserved medieval towns. Inside the city wall there is a castle, a basilique, a theatre and tons of art and crafts shops.
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 it even was the nation’s capital … Read More
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 underground cities, this is a large … Read More
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 Rio’s different neighborhoods into almost separate … Read More
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 didn’t travel alone, with me there … Read More