CITIES

A weekend in Hamburg

A couple of years ago we passed Hamburg driving north on the autobahn. Little did we know that behind all the containers there is…

Tirana

At first sight, Tirana is not a beautiful city. You need to get in a little closer, look around and sit down. Then you’ll…

Destination: Bergen

I was tempted to do a “24 hours in Bergen” article. However, an article like that needs a well organised timetable and that was…

Destination: Skopje

Skopje is a strange mix of architecture, which makes it difficult to decide if the city is pretty or not. It may depend on…

Bergen: Gingerbread Town

Should you find yourself in Bergen, Norway by the end of the year, there’s one attraction you should definitely not miss and that is…

Stockholm revisited

This year’s trip with Mom was to Stockholm. The Swedish capital was showing a lovely autumn side when we arrived. We were very lucky…

What not to miss in Riga

The Latvian capital is perfect for a long weekend, whether you want to shop, look around, eat or just sit down and enjoy the…

Wrocklaw: Dwarf hunting

Some of Wroclaw’s most popular sights are not cathedrals or monuments. Its dwarves. It is said that there are over 300 of them, but…

Best view of Barcelona

It’s easy to drown in a city, with all that occurs in busy urban areas. So it is refreshing to look from a high…

3 nights in Cairo

Our hearts are pounding and our hands shaking. Crossing the road in Cairo is no joke. December 29th: First, we find ourselves on the…