Category: Europe

Daytrip to Kosovo

Kosovo has headlined many newspapers around the world for the last decade. There have been ethnic tensions for many years between the divided population of Kosovo-alabanians and serbs. The Kosovo War in the late 90’s ended with a intervention from NATO and soon after, Kosovo became a UN protectorate. In February 2008 after gruelling years…


Skopje, Macedonia (FYROM)

At the end of October last year Vincent and me were off to our annual brother bonding trip. This time it would take us to Eastern Europe, to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia with a side trip to the youngest nation in the world, Kosovo. I booked our flights like a week before we…


Roadtrip around the Alps

The best about road trips is being totally independent. You can stop whenever, wherever you want. Drive wherever you want and see a lot more of a place than flying over it. Plus it is just great fun. Victoria and me set out to drive from Vienna to Germany to visit my friend Dimi and…


Sleepless Night in Berlin and a Day in New York City

The biggest misconception about travelling is, that it is expensive. Sure you can book tremendous airfare tickets and stay in major hotels at peak season, but if you are flexible and read some travel blogs that know, where you find amazing travel deals, anything is possible. That said, I had a ticket that took me…


With Pink Floyd in St. Petersburg

My brother and me originally had something warm in mind, when we were looking for destinations and flights for our first trip together. Well, we ended up in Russia. I always thought my first trip to Russia would include a whirlwind tour from Moscow through Siberia to the far end of civilization in Wladiwostok. But…


Trip to Belgium

Air fares tend to get really low these days and some might wonder how airlines like Ryanair earn money. Recently I saw fares, where I thought these dumping prices are ridiculous. In the past, during trips to London and Stockholm I had problems and swore myself to never fly with them again, but I thought…


In Bruges

Bruges is the perfect mix. It is one of those cities I’d love to stay in for a longer time, because everytime you get lost in its picturesque little streets that are covered with brick houses, wandering next to the deep blue river veins flowing through medieval bridges all around town, you find hidden gems…