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Europe, United Kingdom

Fifty Shades of Grey in Aberdeen

On the flight to Aberdeen, a passenger said to me: “Aberdeen is a special city. Everything is grey. The whole city. I bet you’ve never seen so much grey at one place in your life!” Ha. Well, he didn’t know that I grew up in an industrial area in Germany, the “Ruhrgebiet”, a place which was dominated by the coal and steel industry for a long time and which isn’t very famous for its beauty. I basically grew up between the rests of a dying industry – so I thought, Aberdeen couldn’t shock me.

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Croatia, Europe

Speed Sightseeing in Zagreb

Unfortunately, the days of endless layovers at European cities are long gone. Our stays get shorter and the working days longer. But I still try to get to know the cities I sleep in – and if I have to decide between eating, sleeping or sightseeing, I still choose the latter!

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Europe, Poland

Wroclaw – Street Art City!

Sometimes traveling teaches us valuables life lessons, here is one of the most common: Throw your preconceptions overboard! Don’t you love it when you have your preconceptions about a place, but in the end it turns out to be totally…

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Europe, Mallorca

Majorca: Market day in Esporles

For over 15 years, Mallorca is sort of my second homebase. Whenever I have some time, I’m visiting and over the years, I got to know the island very well. So I’ll be sharing some island stories and secret spots for your next stay on Mallorca from time to time here on the blog.

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