Discovering Riga on my own

I spent all morning walking around the old town of Riga with a free walking tour. Finally it was time…

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Discover the city of Riga with a walking tour

In the hazy days of August I traveled up north to Riga only to arrive there for rain. All summer…

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Reasons why you should visit Latvia

Riga is the capital of Latvia which is in the middle, geographically speaking, of the Baltic states. This and not…

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Books

The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson: It didn’t think it was necessary to write a second book for…

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Wirtshaus im Steirereck – Pogusch

To plan a day trip in Austria around a restaurant is a superb idea. Even more so when the restaurant…

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Exploring Oberkarpfenberg Castle and watching birds of prey

Austria has an abundance of castles and fortresses in each province. Personally I don’t think it is possible to see…

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What I learned in Bergen

Last year I was in Oslo for a long weekend and while there I already noticed a couple of differences.…

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The doors of Bergen

The doors of Bergen are mostly made of wood and don’t have like the doors of Oslo an open grill…

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More impressions of Bergen

Arriving in Bergen amidst an array of clouds prepared me for the weather during my four-day stay. Except for a…

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A foodie weekend in Bergen

Besides a fjord cruise and walking around in the rain what I really enjoyed in Bergen was to discover new…

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