• 48 hours in cologne - things to see and try in germany liveliest carnival city
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    Top Things to Do in Cologne on a Weekend Trip

    Planning your trip to Cologne? In this post Alexandra shares tips and things to do in Cologne on a weekend trip getaway. Cologne is my dear friend. When I moved to Germany in 2007 I have spent a lot of time there. Living and studying in Bonn – Cologne neighbour – Cologne was the next biggest city to visit. I…

  • best coffee in cologne - my 10 favorite coffeehouses
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    best coffee in cologne – my 10 favorite coffeehouses

    As every modern city filled with international vibes Cologne has gone far developing it’s way in coffee scene. The city has some good coffee roasteries and cafés serving delicious cuppa. I picked my 10 favorites coffeehouses that to my opinion serve the best coffee. Some are old some are new, but all are great. For the detailed guide on what…

  • Moscow guide: 7 breakfast locations to start your day
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    Moscow guide: 7 breakfast locations to start your day right

    Sometimes a badly made morning cappuccino (espresso, matcha latte, masala chai, herbal tea: tick what applies) can ruin the rest of the day. This can be especially annoying on your well deserved and much anticipated getaway. For those searching for spots where breakfast in Moscow can’t go wrong, Ekaterina from Moscow Mate Itineraries talks about her favorite go-to offers in Russias capital and…

  • A Weekend in Bucharest - The Perfect Itinerary
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    A Weekend in Bucharest – The Perfect Itinerary

    Planning your weekend trip in Bucharest? In this post we share our Bucharest itinerary with tips and our favourite places for a 48 hours getaway. I like Eastern Europe. I always feel home there. Countries with similar history and lifestyle each unique in their own way. Spending my first 20 years in St-Petersburg surely does play a significant role in…

  • travel diary: tongariro alpine crossing
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    travel diary: tongariro alpine crossing

    I wake up at 5 a.m. The alarm didn’t ring yet and I turn it off not to wake up my sleeping family. I slide out of my warm blanket and put on clothes which I laid out the previous evening. The air inside the motorhome is cold. Clothes are cool. I put them on layer after layer, warming up…

  • stopover in qatar - 5 reasons to leave the airport and see doha
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    stopover in qatar – 5 reasons to leave the airport and see doha

    When flying from Europe towards the East you’ll mostlikely end up on a flight layover at the Hamad International Airport in the State of Qatar. Most travellers don’t leave the airport premises and rush to their connecting flights. But if you have time we’d recommend you spare some of it and visit Doha, Qatars capital. Why? Here are our top 5 reasons. Arab World…

  • Hobbiton With Kids: Things to Know before You Go
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    Hobbiton With Kids: Things to Know before You Go

    All you need to know before you go to Hobbiton Movie Set with kids: how to book a visit, what to bring along, tips and tricks and much more. While planning our trip to New Zealand in November 2017 one thing was set in stone –  Hobbiton™ visit. Our daughter Olivia, 1.8 years old back than was coming along. So our…