NEW PALACE – THE PRESTIGIOUS PALACE OF FREDERICK THE GREAT

Hi my lovely readers! As you may know, or maybe not, I am originally from Berlin, Germany. I love my hometown, there is plenty to see and do in Berlin. However, if you ever plan to to travel to Berlin, make the time to go to Potsdam to visit all the sights that are situated in Sanssouci Park, especially the New Palace, which this post … Continue reading NEW PALACE – THE PRESTIGIOUS PALACE OF FREDERICK THE GREAT

STEPPING BACK IN TIME – A VISIT TO THE SITE OF THE 1066 BATTLE OF HASTINGS, UK

Hi my lovely readers! I am always keen to learn more about the UK and this time I stepped back almost 1000 years in time! I visited the site where the most talked about event in English history took place, the site of the 1066 Battle of Hastings. This battle was very significant and changed the course of England forever. It was super interesting to … Continue reading STEPPING BACK IN TIME – A VISIT TO THE SITE OF THE 1066 BATTLE OF HASTINGS, UK

VENTNOR BOTANIC GARDEN – BRITAIN’S HOTTEST GARDEN, UK

Hi my lovely readers! The Isle of Wight, just of the cost of mainland England, is such a popular holiday destinations for Brits and I can see absolutely why. The island is so scenic, the views are just breathtaking and there is plenty to do. One of the popular tourist attractions on the Ilse of Wight is Ventnor Botanic Garden in Ventnor. WHY IS IT … Continue reading VENTNOR BOTANIC GARDEN – BRITAIN’S HOTTEST GARDEN, UK

CROSSING TO THE ISLE OF WIGHT – RED FUNNEL CAR FERRY, UK

The Isle of Wight is a famous and popular holiday destination in the UK, a small island visible from mainland England just of the coast of Southampton. It can be reached by ferry and many companies offer connections from several English ports such as Southampton, Portsmouth and Lymington to the island. I decided to go from Southampton with the ferry company Red Funnel as this … Continue reading CROSSING TO THE ISLE OF WIGHT – RED FUNNEL CAR FERRY, UK

TRAVELLING DURING COVID TIMES IN THE UK – MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

I took a small weekend trip a few weeks ago to the Isle of Wight. One ferry crossing with the car, one night in a hotel and some sightseeing to test the waters, as they say, how travelling is during Covid times, here in the UK. My partner and I went away from Sunday to Monday for our short trip. We decided to shift our … Continue reading TRAVELLING DURING COVID TIMES IN THE UK – MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

5 STYLISH AND FUNCTIONAL TRAVEL ACCESSORIES THAT MAKE YOU HAPPY

Going on holiday already makes me happy, but the right travel accessories can make a trip even more enjoyable. I personally love travel accessories for so many reasons. They are super handy, practical and help you to stay on top of your holiday plans as they keep you organised. Some are just so unique that you will definitely stand out from the crowd. But the … Continue reading 5 STYLISH AND FUNCTIONAL TRAVEL ACCESSORIES THAT MAKE YOU HAPPY

WHY I AM NOT BOOKING A HOLIDAY TO GO ABROAD IN 2020

Hi my lovely readers! We all want a break. We all need a break. We are all desperate to get away for a while and just leave our worries behind. For many of us that means using our annual holiday to take a vacation abroad. Away from home in a different country, miles away from home if possible. Well, a neighbouring country will do as … Continue reading WHY I AM NOT BOOKING A HOLIDAY TO GO ABROAD IN 2020

THE REAL UNDERGROUND MINING EXPERIENCE – BIG PIT NATIONAL COAL MUSEUM, WALES

One of the most extraordinary and interesting places in the UK must be the Big Pit National Coal Museum. This museum with World Heritage status gives you the opportunity to go on an underground tour with a real miner and experience at first hand what life used to be underground for men, woman, children and even animals. Big Pit is located in the Blaenavon area … Continue reading THE REAL UNDERGROUND MINING EXPERIENCE – BIG PIT NATIONAL COAL MUSEUM, WALES

A THRILL SEEKER’S PARADISE – SIX FLAGS OVER TEXAS

Welcome to the first ever Six Flags Theme Park, a true piece of amusement and theme park history – Six Flags over Texas! Six Flags over Texas is located in Arlington, a 20 minute ride away from downtown Dallas and downtown Fort Worth. It was the nation’s first regional theme park and opened its doors to the public back in 1961. This particular Six Flags … Continue reading A THRILL SEEKER’S PARADISE – SIX FLAGS OVER TEXAS

EXPLORING THE ROYAL PARKS IN LONDON – BUSHY PARK PHOTO DIARY

Hi my lovely readers! The UK is famous for its monarchs, its beautiful villages and its many manor houses and castles. Often these magnificent properties came with lots of acres of land that were used for different purposes. Around London, many famous palaces are still in use and many of them are open to the public for viewings and visits. Bushy Park, located just on the … Continue reading EXPLORING THE ROYAL PARKS IN LONDON – BUSHY PARK PHOTO DIARY

HIKING IN ENGLAND – HINDHEAD COMMONS AND THE DEVIL’S PUNCH BOWL

We are all looking for things to do during lockdown and the social distancing times when shops, restaurants, sights, well really anything is closed and we are supposed to stay away from people. We are getting super bored and frustrated being stuck at home and doing the same over and over again. BUT, better times are definitely ahead for us here in the UK as … Continue reading HIKING IN ENGLAND – HINDHEAD COMMONS AND THE DEVIL’S PUNCH BOWL

WHAT TO DO IN PORT: COZUMEL – CHANKANAAB BEACH ADVENTURE PARK

Hi my lovely readers! Are you tired of going to the beach over and over again during your Caribbean cruise? Another day of playing in the sun, cooling down in the fabulous blue sea, building fun sand castles or relaxing while reading a book? I know it sounds horrible 🙂 and that is why I decided to visit Chankanaab Beach and Adventure Park in Cozumel. … Continue reading WHAT TO DO IN PORT: COZUMEL – CHANKANAAB BEACH ADVENTURE PARK

UPDATE ON MY COVID – 19 TRAVEL CANCELLATION EXPERIENCE: EXPEDIA AND CARNIVAL CRUISE

My initial post on My Covid – 19 Travel Cancellation Experience came out on 14.04.2020, which is over a month ago now. I thought it is appropriate to write a follow up post or provide you with an update on my progress, or should I better say non – progress? I also want to provide you with a possible solution if you find yourself in … Continue reading UPDATE ON MY COVID – 19 TRAVEL CANCELLATION EXPERIENCE: EXPEDIA AND CARNIVAL CRUISE