‘Cash or Maestro only’ – Dutch travel tales part 2

When your hotel’s minibar list includes a ‘Leisure Item (The Love Bag)’, it makes you wonder what kind of accommodation you may have booked. This is what happened to us in The Hague although luckily the hotel turned out to be perfectly fine. (The bag was available upon request at 25 Euros and that was just too… Read More ‘Cash or Maestro only’ – Dutch travel tales part 2

Miniatur Wunderland – the world where tiny people rule

Sometimes the decision to visit a place can be based on something quite small. In the case of my and hubby’s recent trip to Hamburg, however, that something small turned out to be something quite huge. As a bit of surprise to myself, I ended up having a great few hours in Miniatur Wunderland, the world’s largest model railway… Read More Miniatur Wunderland – the world where tiny people rule

Tastes and colours of Hamburg’s Christmas Markets

There is something magical about German Christmas markets. They are vibrant and bustling, yet hold a certain warm, relaxed old-time charm that so often seems to be missing from many current Christmas events. I was recently heading to Hamburg for a long weekend convinced my timing was slightly off and I would just miss the city’s… Read More Tastes and colours of Hamburg’s Christmas Markets

“Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!”

There is so much hatred, uncertainty, and fear going around right now. If you follow the news and related discussions on any economic, political, or environmental decisions, it’s easy to feel hopeless and powerless. The world can seem volatile, divided, and threatening, instead of a place full of hope and opportunities, something to embrace with open arms.… Read More “Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!”