Monthly Archives: January 2017

In the Land of Giants – Carlingford on the Cooley Peninsula

Cairlinn (in Irish) is situated within the Cooley Peninsula next to the Northern Ireland border. It’s a tiny super tidy town (1988 it won the Irish Tidy Towns Competition) next to the sea and int the Cooley mountains with a … Continue reading

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Hiking in the Snow in Southern California

It was a sunny day, not too cold, and friends wanted to go for a hike… We were heading east out of San Diego towards the mountains. Slowly slowly the landscape changed, slowly I had the impression that weather could … Continue reading

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My First Time with Air b&b – And I Loved It!

I wanted to get away for a few days between Christmas and New Years Eve. But it’s also one of the most expensive periods. So what to do? Airbnb is the solution. And we decided to go for a couple … Continue reading

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The House of Hanover in Great Britain – Hans Caspar von Bothmer and the English Queen

It has been years that I’ve wanted to see this little castle in Klütz in the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern region in north-east Germany. But it was under restoration and opened only recently. When last summer I have learned about the re-opening I … Continue reading

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Princess For a Day – My Best Ever Birthday

I am no birthday party person and so normally I would not talk about my own birthday. But this one was so super special that I have to write about it. It was my best ever birthday, something so unexpected … Continue reading

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