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  • A Schwerin Recharge

    A Schwerin Recharge

    In case you live in Berlin but need a quick recharge away from the city, a recommendation, Schwerin, the capital of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. A quick two hour drive away from the German Capital, the mid-sized city moves at a relaxed pace.

  • Confusion

    What are the rules for traveling with a carry on luggage? “Confusion” is the word that comes to mind. Size limits on different carriers, hidden fees during check in mean more travel stress. There is a sign of hope. The EU could enforce rules on airlines regarding hand luggage fees.

  • Naples Revisited

    Naples Revisited

    A recent article in The Guardian newspaper described Napes as “the city of imminent doom.” A place where cool books and tv shows are set. Agreed. After my visit to the city in August 2021, in my opinion the Southern Italian city has an eccentric vibe. A place where everything past and present meet on […]

  • A Travel Gem

    As a traveler I spent time in Senegal on my West Africa journey, one day I will return. Meanwhile, stay tuned for a quick podcast interview with the tourism head about this gem of a destination.

  • An Underrated Place to Go

    An Underrated Place to Go

    Meissen, the Capital of Porcelain, is an underrated town. Located 25 miles from Dresden, the hilly, 11 centuries old Saxony German settlement proved me wrong, underrated came to mind. Why? I had little expectations for a day trip. With only 30,000 inhabitants, pleasant surprises come from small packages comes to mind, picturesque scenes, wine tasting and a […]

  • In the Pipeline

    Stories we have in the pipeline, Glashütte Museum on the Clipper Inspired Podcast, the other worldly scenes from Dresden, Glashütte Original timepieces and the Moritzburg Palace.

  • Feeling Like A Danish Version of Bridgerton

    Feeling Like A Danish Version of Bridgerton

    A stay at the Hvedholm Slotshotel makes a guest feel as if they have entered a live set from the hit series Bridgerton.

  • Pompeii Vista

    Pompeii Vista

    The ruins of Pompeii in Southern Italy show off some spectacular views.

  • Wine Festival Iphofen

    Wine Festival Iphofen

    Just in case if you are in the area, the Franconia city of Iphofen is having a wine festival this week. The romantic walled city delivers a lot of charm and wine.

  • Never Heard of Marktbreit,

    Never Heard of Marktbreit,

    Another place on the Main river, but Marktbreit wins the Picturesque Award. The romantic small town of around 3,700 sits in the middle of wine country with its old city wall and canal. I have never heard of the ancient Roman settlement until a recent quick visit on a warm German day. It was time […]