The Best Christmas Markets in Salzburg, Austria

Die schönsten Weihnachtsmärkte in Europa

Salzburg is known for The Sound of Music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Joseph Mohr and his famous “Silent Night, Holy Night”, AND for the Advent markets at Christmas time. I was there twice and want to share with you the best Christmas markets in Salzburg. Among them are the most romantic, the largest and oldest Christmas … Read more

Barcelona: Colorful Metropolis

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia is one of the cities to see when being in Europe. Why? Because it´s one of a kind. It´s different. Maybe mostly because of Gaudís influence. But what to do and see while being in Barcelona? Here are some tips and places for your Barcelona bucket list: Sagrada Família – the uncompleted … Read more

One day in Bruges – Things to do

Sehenswürdigkeiten Brügge: Ein Tag in Brugge

Bruges is a city in Flanders, Belgium. Because of its medieval charme and the historic center, Bruges is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Bruges, also called Brugge is very popular among visitors from all over the world. updated in November 2019 Being one day in a beautiful city like Bruges in Belgium is probably … Read more

Salzburg: Impressions from the city along the Salzach

At the end of November we visited the city along the river Salzach. We searched and found the Best Christmas Markets in Salzburg and attended the Gnigler Krampuslauf, where wild creatures roam the streets.

Old meets Young, Antique meets New – our best pictures from Salzburg

 

Salzburg: Impressions From The City Along The Salzach
Streetart by JanaundJS – Antique shop meets new art

Walking along old alleys in Salzburg we spotted this work by JanaundJS, a couple living currently in Salzburg. An old, abandoned grocery store became a new life with this art project.

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Old Tradition in Salzburg: Perchten and Krampus

Bells ring, chains rattle and suddenly you look into the eye of a wild creature. That´s what might happen to you when you are spending your time in Salzburg, Austria during Christmas time. A couple of days before the 6th of December Krampusse accompany St. Nicholas. They are wild looking creatures traditionally with 1 pair … Read more

Ghent – When houses tell their stories

Ghent Belgium Flanders

Ghent is a real open-air museum. When taking a second glimpse you are rewarded with beauty and interesting facts.

At every corner old and new mix.

Numerous facades tell their own story. That´s why you should take a closer look while talking a walk through the old part of Ghent.

Orientation for the illiterate

Ghent - When houses tell their stories
No need to read. Signs show the houses´meanings.

At the Korenlei it was a lascivious place in the Middle Age and later. Right at the harbor two golden swans remember at the facade about this time.

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Visiting The Twin Cities Vienna And Bratislava

Vienna, capital of Austria and Bratislava, capital of Slovakia are rich in history and only 60 kilometers (37 miles) apart. While visiting one city, it´s a smart idea to travel to the other city as well. Both countries belong to the European Union and have the same currency (€). That´s what I really like. Not … Read more