How to Plan a Girls Getaway in Europe

I’ve traveled with lots of different people in lots of different situations: From exchange student weekend trips to the Algarve with way too many drinking games to a family vacation with my grown-up sisters in Croatia; from a 12-person-pilgramge to attend a wedding in Romania to spontaneous city getaways from Bruges to Budapest with the boyfriend. I … Continue reading “How to Plan a Girls Getaway in Europe”

The Best Food Finds in Madrid

Strangely enough, I’ve written a lot about food lately. My story with learning to love food abroad (and in general) is long and complex, but the more I eat and the more I travel, the more I get obsessed with food abroad. From unexpectedly falling in love with the quality food in Utrecht, The Netherlands, … Continue reading “The Best Food Finds in Madrid”

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, … Continue reading “Photo Essay: Spring Days in Madrid”

Barcelona, Baby!?

To be honest, this trip was one of my first real city getaways and I’ve made a few mistakes back then: Choosing the wrong accommodation, the wrong flight company, the wrong priorities when it came to food. But traveling is something you can only learn along the way. This trip was still a lot of … Continue reading “Barcelona, Baby!?”