New Year, New Attitude

I’m not the New-Year’s-resolutiony type. Usually my gym related, or diligence related resolutions don’t work out the way I planned it. So, over the last years I didn’t think of any resolutions at all. But this time, I feel like I should change something. Not about my appearance, or style of studying, but about my … Continue reading “New Year, New Attitude”

The 2012 Review: Photos, Numbers and Lessons

2012 has been quite the year for me. When I think back, it’s crazy how it went by so fast – yes, such a cliché, I know. But there really has been a lot going on this year. It has been a year full of difficult decisions, travel, and life lessons. From finishing my amazing … Continue reading “The 2012 Review: Photos, Numbers and Lessons”

A Little German Christmas Market Competition

Although I didn’t leave the borders of Germany in December, I traveled a lot. In Germany. My objective: Finding my favorite German Christmas market. So I explored the Christmas markets in five different cities and four different states. I didn’t go for the markets in the big touristic cities (there is a lot of coverage … Continue reading “A Little German Christmas Market Competition”

A Tale of Temporariness

December is here after all. The festive but final month of the year. Here Germany it has been snowing since the very beginning of December, and I’m living in a true winter wonderland right now. Although it’s so pretty and Christmassy outside, December also forces me to reflect on the almost past year. 2012 has … Continue reading “A Tale of Temporariness”

Croatia – Endless Shades of Blue!

It’s true what they say: The Adriatic Sea is so very blue it’s unreal! While visiting Croatia, I couldn’t get over how divine these blues were. Blue definitely is the color of Croatia: The water, the sky, the house doors – all blue, all in a different shade, all shimmering, all mesmerizing… See for yourself! My little collection of favorite … Continue reading “Croatia – Endless Shades of Blue!”

Around the World in 80 Coffees?!

When I was skimming through the pictures I took on my trips during the last year I realized that I developed a strange habit: I take pictures of my coffees. A lot. It may be an unconscious result of my addiction, but I consider coffee to be picture-worthy. And pretty. And very cultural. Are you aware … Continue reading “Around the World in 80 Coffees?!”

The Dilemma of (Fake) Fantasy Travel

I few weeks ago, I finally gave in to the social media circus and signed up for Pinterest. One of the very first things I did, naturally, was checking out the travel category. Besides the 4569 photos of different angles of the Eiffel Tower, I found places I’ve been to, places I’d like to go to, … Continue reading “The Dilemma of (Fake) Fantasy Travel”