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Photo Essay: Spring Days in Madrid

Written on 20.04.2014 by Julika

Exploring the Flavors of Rome

Written on 11.04.2014 by Julika

Serra da Estrela – That Other Portugal

Written on 03.03.2014 by Julika

Of Baguettes and History – Jardin du Luxembourg

Written on 11.02.2014 by Julika

Seven Free Geeky Things to Do in Dublin

Written on 26.01.2014 by Julika

27 Things I have not learned in 27 Years

It was my 27th birthday this week and after my last post on turning older was filled with self-doubt, question marks, and worries about the future, I thought it was time for a little comic relief. Because no, I’m still not a proper grown up yet. Here are 27 things I still have not learned […]

On Wasting The Twenties

Maybe I’m a bit too dramatic about numbers, but I’m turning 27 in a week and I somehow I’m afraid of turning older yet again. It’s not that I’m afraid of growing older in general, or getting wrinkles, but of the thought that I will soon be categorized as a ‘girl in her late-twenties’. However, it’s […]

Hamburg via Instagram

Although I visited three different European capitals this spring, I was a bit travel-deprived lately. My springtime travels were amazing and I was getting used to sleeping in another bed every other three days. Of course, I loved being in Germany to see it turn from grey and frozen to blooming and colorful during the lasts […]

Market Days in Germany

In my mind, I’m always traveling: I have photos from Paris and Croatian beaches on the walls of my room, and a picture of the Irish coast as my desktop background at work. My mind is always racing, looking for new places to dream of, planning trips I might take someday. It’s not that I’m […]

Photo Essay: Looking Down in Ireland

Despite how much I loved my time in Ireland last fall, I’ve written only rather little about my experiences yet. So the other day, I was going through my photos from the greater Dublin area and a few days in rural Tipperary and noticed that I apparently took quite a lot of photos with a […]

Catching my Breath in Rome – The Cimitero Acattolico

We all want to be travelers, but we don’t want to be tourists. “Those” tourists. We don’t want to be a part of the crowds that line up in front of sights and information desks. Those people who just visit the Louvre to take a selfie with the Mona Lisa, and those who pose to […]

Photo Essay: Spring Days in Madrid

I love spring in Europe. And I love traveling in Europe in springtime, because of fewer crowds and the possibility of amazing weather. But it’s always a bit of a poker game — you never know what you’ll get until are really there: Last year, I saw beautiful Strasbourg on an almost summer-like April day, […]

Exploring the Flavors of Rome

Until a few years ago, I had never really cared about food abroad. As a picky pescetarian, my options have always been pretty limited anyways. Back in 2009 I didn’t care about croquet in Amsterdam; back in 2011 I didn’t care about goulash in Budapest – because these dishes are not vegetarian, but also because I just really […]