Banff National Park – Canada

Driving down the Icefields Parkway from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park I had a bless on the ride. It in fact took me that long, that after reaching Lake Louise it was almost dark and snowing anyway. Yes, snowing, at the End of September (Yes, that means Iโ€™m late with this blog for…

Calgary – Canada

Visiting Banff National Park I decided to to da short day trip to Calgary. The city has nice architecture and art installations, but I didnโ€™t stay long enough to really explore much of it, so just did the main tourist spots. Might come back one day. So here are my impressions: Peace Bridge Prince’s Island…

Jasper National Park – Canada

Before this journey, by that I don’t mean to the Jasper National Park only, I canโ€™t even remember when I lastly saw a waterfall or visited a lake because of its beauty. Sure, I went hiking to explore nature, but seeing the Rocky Mountains the ones in the Saxony Swiss for example feel so small….

Nordrhein-Westfalen – Germany

This week I visited one of my best and at the same time oldest friend in her new hometown Rheinbach in Nordrhein-Westfalen. We know each other since she was born almost 31 years ago. She got married last Thursday and I was honored to join the celebration as her bridesmaid. It was a really cute…

The German Baltic Sea

As mentioned, I am drawn to the coast. Being in winter right now I want to emphasize visiting the Germany baltic sea off season. Sure, tropical beaches have a totally different appearance. Still I really enjoy the Germany Baltic Sea. Hence it is not that far from Berlin to drive by car to the coast…