Category: Europe

A short résumé and report on the ITB Berlin

The ITB in Berlin the world’s leading travel and trade show. It opened its doors for about a week for trade visitors and during the last weekend the public had been allowed as well....

Border control on French-German border

After the tragic terror attacks in Paris France temporarily re-introduced border controls. As I travel to France quite frequently to go shopping because my parents life quite close I experienced the first “real” border...

A bit of Warsaw

On our way back from Latvia to Germany we briefly stopped in Warsaw. The total route is about 1700 kilometres, so having a bed for the night felt quite well. Besides sleeping in a...

Turaida Museum Reservoir

The Turaida Museum Reservoir is about an hour by car or train from Riga. Besides a castle there are gardens and a cave to explore. I just found out that I don’t really blog...

Walking around in the Old Town of Rīga

Today’s post is about a walking tour in the Old Town of the Latvian capital Rīga. Everything is easily accessible on foot so no transportation has to be planned. I almost would that’s not...