North Vancouver – Canada

My first home in Vancouver was found in North Vancouver through AirBnb. It is part of the Vancouver Metro Area, but still a different city to Vancouver itself. The cities are just separated by the Vancouver Harbor and you can get to Vancouver either by ferry or two bridges. I really adore the nature in…

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 I’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 didn’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…

Magdeburg – Germany

Magdeburg was one of the cities I commuted to for almost two years weekly starting for only three months in 2015 and fulltime in October 2017 after my master studies. It was my duty as a team lead to visit each branch at least once a week. Dresden also was one of them. Sometimes I…

Saxon Switzerland – Germany

The so-called area Saxon Switzerland is known for its beautiful nature perfect for hiking and trekking trips. Since living in Dresden for a year and commuting to it for another year I had the shot to visit diverse spots in this are a couple of times. It was the visit of my mom in October…

Berlin my hometown – Germany

My hometown… I was born in West Berlin in 1987 in Rudow, a part of Neukölln. After coming back from Spain, we moved to Charlottenburg, then I moved to Reinickendorf, Tempelhof, Prenzlauer Berg, Steglitz and now I’m back in Prenzlauer Berg. As you see I have spent time living in multiple part of the city…

Commuting and traveling in Germany

My job as mentioned in my first blog and the about me section brought me to various places in Germany. I tried to use the end of some workdays to explore that cities. It traveled to Bad Aibling and Munich in Bavaria, visited Frankfurt and Düsseldorf in the west, Eisenach, Chemnitz, Magdeburg, Dresden and Leipzig…

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…