Whilst it took me 24 years to first visit Barcelona, I have now been in the Catalonian Capital twice within a year. Last weekend I met up with some uni friends as one of us is currently living here. The visit was less about discovering the touristic gems in the city, but to have a good time longtime friends. Continue reading
Barcelona is one of European hot spots. It took me 23 years to find my way to the buzzing city along the Mediterranean, only to end up loving it. The architecture, the nearby beach, the relaxed people, skateboards all over the place, long nights and not to forget delicious food anywhere you go. Anem! Continue reading
Recently, a lot of readers have approached me to reveal what I take on travels with me. Inspired by their comments, I want to introduce a new category: in my carry-on. I declare myself as the queen of carry-on because I travel mostly only with my small suitcase, even for trips of 10 days. You think that this is impossible? Well, here are my tips for the first destination: Barcelona where I have just spent some fabulous 4 days. Continue reading
One of my best friends studies in Madrid which was the perfect opportunity for me to jump on a plane to actually travel to the “real” Spain for the first time. No hotel resorts, no islands, no tennis courts – just a city with elegant and proud people that I admire for their resistance against the heat. 40°C during five days killed me which is why we spontaneously squeezed in a two day escape to the beach village of Oliva at the Mediterranean Sea.