Architecture · City Tours · Culture · Europe · Italy · Rome

The Colosseum – History, Architecture & Trivia

The Colosseum is one of the most iconic remnants of the ancient world. A gargantuan building that has stood for almost 2000 years, damaged only by the looting activities of modern humans, it never fails to impress those who lay eyes upon it for the first time. Its enormous size, ingenious architectural features, fascinating history,… Continue reading The Colosseum – History, Architecture & Trivia

Culture · Travel Hacks · Travel Photography

Practical & Creative Travel Photography Tips

Having travelled a fair amount, and also being a passionate amateur photographer, I have learned a lot about taking great travel pictures. I learned mainly by trial and error, and everything I know I want to share with you, so you can make your own travel photos more creative and capture amazing moments without camera catastrophes.… Continue reading Practical & Creative Travel Photography Tips

Africa · City Tours · Coffee · Culture · Day Trips · Food · South Africa

Kalk Bay – Seaside Whimsy in Cape Town

I visit Kalk Bay every time I return home to Cape Town, and it has become one of my favourite places in the world. I sifted through several years of my own photographs of my adventures there, and decided to do a full-length article on this quirky, nostalgic, and magical corner of my home country. ❤ I… Continue reading Kalk Bay – Seaside Whimsy in Cape Town

City Tours · Culture · Day Trips · Germany · Hannover

Top 3 Hannover Highlights

Hannover was the first city I called home in Germany, and it remains one of my favourite cities in the country. Situated in Northern Germany, about 1.5 hours away from Hamburg by car or high-speed train, Hannover is a small and laid-back city that is often overlooked by travellers. Known as the “City of Gardens” in… Continue reading Top 3 Hannover Highlights

Berlin · City Tours · Culture · Germany · Travel Hacks

Berlin on a Budget

Berlin – the cosmopolitan capital of Germany. A gigantic, gritty city that effortlessly blends East and West – acknowledging the past by building a future right around it. A city saturated in history, horrors, and social liberation. A city of modern art and hipster culture, quirky street fashion and vegan restaurants, and open public green spaces in every… Continue reading Berlin on a Budget

Africa · City Tours · Culture · South Africa · South Africa

Cape Town – Summer 2014

Sitting here in snowy Germany, in the dark at 4:30 pm, it’s hard to believe that we had three weeks of sunny summer bliss at the beginning of December! Marco and I flew home to Cape Town for a holiday and my best friend’s wedding, and the weeks simply flew by, leaving us breathless. We… Continue reading Cape Town – Summer 2014