Sandwiched between Dortmund and Essen you find Bochum. A bit smaller than Dortmund, not famous because of something specific, but it has a laidback, vibrant vibe. Compared to Dortmund, Bochum is the greener little bro. It has a fresher look and feel due to the...

One of the positive things that COVID-19 has brought us is the switch from traveling to the far away tropics to planning trips nearby our own habitat. But if ‘Costa Balconia’, ‘Gardenesia’ or ‘Bad Meingarten’ bores you a little,  there are plenty of destinations just...

Did you know that Germany has beaches? In fact, they have more than 10 islands located on the North shore that you probably haven't heard of. We took the boat to one of the larger islands; Norderney. Norderney is quite a popular island amongst Germans that...

Berlin, Hamburg or München. All cities that you have heard of. But today we want to introduce you a lesser known German city that deserves a mention; Konstanz. Located next to Lake Constance (Bodensee) and near the border of Switzerland, Konstanz is a great option if...

Switzerland is simply one of the most beautiful places in the world! We never received so many direct messages on social media as we did on Elke's last trip to the Swiss Bern region. So here it is, the Switzerland Guide 2020 with all those...

Arriving in the Jungfrau region in Switzerland is rather special to say the least. The landscape changes and massive mountains will pop up around you. Lauterbrunnen is the cherry on the cake. Lauterbrunnen is situated in the Swiss area of Bern in an area known as...

It all started when I planned a visit to my sister, who lives in the south of Germany. It takes about 7 hours to drive there as she lives near the black forest, close to Switzerland. So why not make a stopover? Germany is a beautiful...

The black forest is a huge forest located in the South of Germany, which is well known by many outdoor fanatics. I've been coming here for years, because my sister lives in the area. After all these years, it was about time that I wrote...

Austria, the country of the Von Trapp family, the boot-sized wiener schnitzels and Viennese waltz. When I was a little kiddo my travel enthusiastic parents took me to Vienna. That was the one and only time I’ve been on holiday in Austria. And to be...

If you have kids and you're looking for an awesome day out, we have a weekend tip your child(ren) will love! Oh, and we think you are going to like it too! We sent Elke's sister Miriba and her family to Germany's Europa-Park in Germany. Europa-Park ...