Monthly Archives: July 2018

Impressions of Pienza in Val d’Orcia in Tuscany

Pienza is a little Medieval city in the beautiful Orcia Valley south east of Siena. For me it is a very typical Tuscan city even though it is very well visited by tourists. It’s a World Heritage Site, not only … Continue reading

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An Sord – Between Malahide and Dublin

Swords – that was the first village I ever visited in Ireland. I came here in spring 2006 because I had a job interview. I realized that I didn’t want the job, but I did want to live in this … Continue reading

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The Oldest Occupied Castle in Ireland – Malahide Castle

When I came the very first time to Ireland in 2006, I stayed in Swords, just north of Dublin and near to the airport. I stayed only a couple of days but had time to visit a sight. It was … Continue reading

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Ice Cream in a Chocolate Coat

Summertime and ice cream – there is no way to avoid this cool treat. I have a friend visiting me for a few weeks and she asked me about ice cream. I thought that it is a good idea and … Continue reading

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Graz by Night

A couple of weeks ago I was in Graz to visit a friend together with my honey. We had some wonderful time together. And my sweetheart enjoyed very much the food (I think in the first place) and the sight-seeing. … Continue reading

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