Unterwegs in geheimer Muttertags-Mission

  Für einen Samstagmorgen klingelte mein Wecker brutal früh, aber mein Zug sollte schon vor 9 Uhr vom neuen Wiener Hauptbahnhof abfahren. Da half kein Klagen und kein Stöhnen, sondern nur ein großer Becher Caffe Latte, um die schlimmste Müdigkeit zu verjagen. Immerhin plante ich eine geheime Mission und die musste nun durchgeführt werden.  The alarm clock went ...

How To Choose The Right Suitcase

  Now that Easter has gone, it's time to think about summer holidays and traveling to and fro. Will you need a suitcase? Do you prefer to use a large backpack? Or can you get by with a travel bag only? Ostern ist vorbei und da wird's an der Zeit an den Sommerurlaub und die Hin- und Rückreise ...

Weekly Photo Challenge Half-Light

  The topic of this week's photo challenge is half-light. And once I read it I knew I had a pictures somewhere that would qualify. This picture was taken a couple of years ago. We were on our way to the island Sylt here. The only possibility to get there by car is by either taking the ...

California Dreaming

  A very dear reader suggested the headline of this post – California Dreaming. What better words to describe this feeling I’ve been having for this place on earth for most of my life? My early years and other parts of my life were spent in Santa Monica. That‘s where "the mountains meet the sea". It's a ...

Weekly Photo Challenge – (Extra)ordinary Burger

  I'm not much of a foodie, but I do know the difference between an ordinary and an (extra)ordinary burger! Last Sunday my uncle, my (second) cousin and I had planned on having dinner somewhere by the Santa Monica beach, but we were too late. Instead we headed for Patrick's Roadhouse. It's one of these old joints ...