Grindelwald – New Year’s Eve in the Swiss Alps

Since we were stuck in Switzerland due to the Corona restrictions and were therefore not allowed to celebrate Christmas with our families, we decided spontaneously that we needed a change of scenery on New Year’s Eve. Fortunately, the hotel industry in Switzerland was open, a hotel in the Swiss mountains was quickly found. Nothing stood in the way of a short vacation including delicious food and snow hiking with Kayla 😊

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Graz – a day in the Styrian capital

Every few years we pay a visit to the Styrian capital. The city is also very easy to explore with a dog due to the many green spaces. Our highlight is definitely the Schlossberg with the clock tower – the city’s landmark. The Styrian cuisine comes right after that 😋

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Südsteirische Weinstraße – hiking in Austria’s most beautiful wine region

From an international perspective, Austria is probably less known for good wine. However, Sven & I are absolute fans of this area, as well as of the cuisine and the white wine from this region 😍

I even dare to say that it is my favorite region in Austria. There is nothing better than wandering through the vineyards for hours and taking short breaks for a snack or a wine tasting at the local winegrowers 😋

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San Gimignano – the Manhattan of Tuscany

Why the comparison with Manhattan? Quite simply, the skyline of San Gimignano is characterized by medieval towers, there are a total of 13 gender towers. These were built by the noble families and were considered a kind of status symbol. “Whoever has the highest tower has the highest reputation” 😉

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Siena – the heart of Tuscany

I could only vaguely remember Siena. When I was 15, I spent a few days in Tuscany with my school class. At that time, however, my interest in medieval cities was still very limited 😉 The only thing I remembered was the completely overpriced cappuccino at the Piazza del Campo 🤣

About 20 years later, however, this city has left a lasting impression. Not only because of its beauty and history, but also because we ate the best tiramisu there ever 😋

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