The Colosseum and the Forum Romanum

To discover the history of Rome we had booked a guided tour for the Colosseum and the Forum Romanum. The…

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A day trip to Byblos

After an amazing day amidst the ruins of Baalbek we headed the next day to Byblos. Since the guided tour…

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Baalbek – a Roman Heliopolis

We had spent the morning watching cedars and the rest of the day Roman stones. The last stop for the…

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The Cedars of God

The day trip to Baalbek started with our driver taking us through the Quadisha valley to the last cedars of…

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A guided tour through Kiev Pechersk Lavra

The Kiev Pechersk Lavara or the Kiev Monastery of the Caves is a sight to behold. Together with the St.…

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Discovering Yogyakarta – what’s there to see inside the Kraton

Indonesia had all sorts of kings and sultans during the centuries and even does so now. Some of these kings…

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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 Ecuador

I haven’t been to South America since 2015 which is ages ago already. And a trip to another continent is…

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More impressions of the Galapagos Islands

To say that the Galapagos Islands blew me away is an understatement. From the moment we arrived on San Cristobal…

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The turtles of Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is the most populated island of the Galapagos and only a short boat ride away from Isabela. With…

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