The many beaches of Syros

Of course I knew that Syros has beaches, this is a Cycladic island after all. But arriving in Ermoupolis made…

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A week on Syros – why this island is worth your visit

Traveling during a pandemic is something I already got to know last year when I went to Milos. Therefore the…

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A spring walk in Vienna – along the Ringstrasse

The Ringstrasse or ‘Der Ring’ as this boulevard is better known in Vienna got its current look in the second…

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More walks in Vienna during lockdown

In the perpetual state of lock down there was nothing much to do. Besides walking in Vienna. Since I kept…

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A spring walk in Vienna – Wertheimstein Park

The Wertheimstein Park is a park in the 19th district of Vienna. It was formerly in private possession and came…

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A spring walk in Vienna – Schönbrunn Palace

Schönbrunn Palace is the former summer residence of the Habsburg family. The days of Habsburgs are over, at least as…

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A spring walk in Vienna – Belvedere Palace

All we ever do during this pandemic is walking. I have upgraded to running though during the week, mostly because…

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A spring walk in Vienna – Stadtpark

Winter walks have given way to spring walks. Seasons come and go, but in Vienna we keep on walking. Never…

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Hallstatt and the Hallstätter See

When you look at the Salzkammergut from above you will see many, many mountains. In between, in the many valleys,…

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A weekend in Bad Goisern

The Salzkammergut is a unique region in Austria. It’s lovely to go there from time to time and explore the…

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