Barranco de Masca

This spring, we went to Tenerife; one of the bigger and more well-known of the Canary Islands. Lots of people go there for sunbathing, we went for hiking. On the first day, we did the hike through the Masca gorge. The hike combines a walk through rocky terrain and nature with the possibility to cool […]

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[Unsolicited advice] Casa Batlló from the inside

Gaudí’s Casa Batlló is hard to miss when you are in Barcelona. It’s right on the busy Passeig de Gracia and its fantastic exterior draws crowds of onlookers at every time of the day. It’s tempting to visit the inside but the 21.50 € price tag is heavy enough to wonder if it is really […]

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Last month in .. Germany – Nov ’15

The attacks on Paris on November 13, in which 130 were killed and many more injured, brought the terror and the barbarism of the so-called Islamic State closer to us. We first saw what had happened when we returned to our hotel after a wonderful evening in Barcelona.

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Lost in Berlin

I have not posted very often lately and all the reason is that there is so much to do here in Berlin. Too many festivals, theatres, concerts, museums. Too many restaurants to try, too many readings to attend, too many movies to watch and, in this particular summer, almost too many hours of sunshine. And […]

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