NORTHERN GERMANY road trip | Hamburg – Lübeck – Scharbeutz – Kiel

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Moving to Germany gave me the opportunity to use some of the weekends (especially those few longer ones) for short trips to different parts of the country where I have never been before. Especially the NORTHERN COASTAL PART is so different to anything I knew before and that´s why I always love to go there. Last year in the early …

FINLAND | 11 days winter road trip from Helsinki to Lappland

Katja FAMILY TRAVELS, FINLAND, WINTER SPORTS 12 Comments

Usually at this time of a year we would go some place warm, but not this year. This year we only got 11 days off and we decided to STAY IN EUROPE for a change. That would not have been enough for the other much WARMER DESTINATION we had in mind. So, I thought, why not do something completely different …

MLJET, Croatia | 10 days summer holiday

Katja CROATIA, FAMILY TRAVELS 2 Comments

Mljet is the most southerly and easterly of the larger Adriatic islands of the DALMATIA region and also THE GREENEST and most forested of them all. A big part of it is also a protected area of a NATIONAL PARK. Many come for the amazing nature and are seeking peace, recreation and good food. Some are only coming over on …

BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA | short road trip from north to south

Katja BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA, FAMILY TRAVELS Leave a Comment

This year, as many before, we planned to spend some days on one of Croatia´s many islands and we decided for MLJET. We tend to go every year somewhere else and usually we want to get there as quickly as possible, driving the highway from Ljubljana first to Zagreb and on to Split and continue towards the south. But this …

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia | 20 things to see and do

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Kranjska Gora, a place to which we return every year on our visit to Slovenia, to get away from the city heat and to enjoy the mountains and fresh air. It is situated near Italy and Austria, in the NW part of Slovenia. Surrounded by Julian Alps on one side and Karavanke on the other makes it a perfect place …