Photo Essay: Croatia’s Lovely Little Streets

I love Europe’s medieval little streets: Tiny alleys, cobblestones, hidden house entrances. I have been surrounded by them all my life — yet, I never get sick of falling in love with them all over again. And, I must admit, Croatia’s little streets are exceptionally beautiful. At night, these streets become even more magical. Especially in the … Continue reading “Photo Essay: Croatia’s Lovely Little Streets”

Photo Essay: Tower of London Through the Fence

I recently discovered my love for macro pictures of details, which put the actual sight in the background and coin a whole new perspective… So, here’s a rusty fence, a few leafs of ivy lit by the setting sun – and the Tower of London almost inconspicuously in the back…  

Photo Essay: Porto’s Colorful Ribeira

Although nothing compares to my beloved Lisbon, Porto may be just as pretty… It’s so Portuguese, yet so different from Portugal‘s capital that it repeatedly took my breath away. The Ribeira do Porto is the old heart of the city on the riverside of the Douro river. I think I will never get sick of staring at … Continue reading “Photo Essay: Porto’s Colorful Ribeira”

Photo Essay: Flying Umbrellas in Évora

This was just one of those perfect little moments when you enter an unknown street in a city you have never been to before and it surprises you – with an installation of colorful umbrellas hovering over a little square to offer the restaurants in it shade from the hot Portuguese summer sun… In Évora, a … Continue reading “Photo Essay: Flying Umbrellas in Évora”

Photo Essay: Big Ben Bathed in Sunlight

Today’s Photo of the Week is dedicated to my great trip to London last April: When my friend Sarah and I were walking across the famous bridge over the river Thames, the British weather was just as capricious as it is known for — but when we turned around the late afternoon sun suddenly broke through the … Continue reading “Photo Essay: Big Ben Bathed in Sunlight”

Photo Essay: The Shadow of the Eiffel Tower

Introducing my new weekly photo series in which I’m posting one chosen favorite (and maybe slightly) artistic picture from my past travels each monday!  This week’s Picturesque Monday: Paris – the most picturesque city of all! A photo taken from an Eiffel Tower platform on a hot June day showing the wonderful squiggly ornaments the shadow … Continue reading “Photo Essay: The Shadow of the Eiffel Tower”