A long weekend on Orkney – a Scottish adventure

Obh obh (that’s ‘oh dear’ in Gaelic), how I have missed Scotland in 2020. Due to the pandemic we couldn’t…

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A day trip to the castle ruin of Aggstein

Day trips from Vienna are fun, especially in summer. There are a lot of castles and palaces in the near…

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What I learned on Syros

Another year, another vacation in Greece. This time it was a week on Syros and again I appreciated how Greece…

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The doors of Syros

All of these doors are from Ermoupoli, so maybe it shouldn’t surprise me so much that all of them were…

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More impressions of Syros

The week on Syros seems forever ago. Now we just hear of the terrible fires everywhere, the pandemic is gearing…

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The food of Syros and where to go

Greek food in Greece is so good, it makes me wonder why it never achieves this level of tastiness at…

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The many sights of Syros

Most of the sights of Syros are concentrated in and around Ermoupolis. According to the map there are a couple…

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The many stairs to Ano Syros

Who would have thought that we would get some rainy days while in Greece? As it turned out, it was…

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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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