We have seen the dreamy photos of the amazing cherry blossom in Seoul or other cities in Korea and Japan so many times. Once in a lifetime, we wanted to experience this wonderful natural spectacle and be there, when the wonderful blossoms of the cherry trees transform the landscape into a fairy-tale world. The cherry blossom is celebrated in Korea and Japan. There are festivals that attract huge crowds. The mood is dreamy, expectant and happy. The cherry blossom is a sign that the temperatures are getting warmer, the winter is over and the summer is coming. Continue reading
It’s easy to fall in love with the city of Fremantle in Western Australia. There are so many things to do in Fremantle and we immediately felt comfortable and at home. We stayed in Fremantle a few times already and are always looking forward to the next visit. During our visits we had plenty of time to look around and explore the sights of Fremantle. Continue reading
We love to watch the sunset over the ocean, we love to hang out with friends and we love food markets. The South Beach Sunset Markets in Fremantle combines all of the above. The market is held every Saturday throughout the summer and you can find many different food stalls with delicious food from all around the world. Continue reading
With the Gottardino special train through the new Gotthard Base Tunnel
The new Gotthard Base Tunnel is 57 kilometers long and is the longest rail tunnel in the world. In December 2016 the tunnel will be opened for passenger traffic and will reduce the travel time from north to south substantially. Currently, the test operation takes place and passengers can ride with the Gottardino special train through the Gotthard Base Tunnel. Continue reading
You are in Fremantle on a weekend? Don’t miss the Fremantle Markets
Fremantle is a great city to spend some days anytime of the year. There are great cafes, you can go to the beach and on the weekend the Fremantle Markets open the doors. Continue reading
Expedition truck at the Abenteuer & Allrad fair in Bad Kissingen
The timing of the Abenteuer & Allrad fair in Bad Kissingen could not be better. Our year on the Indonesian island of Pulau Pef is over. We have traveled back to Switzerland and are already in the middle of planning for our next big adventure. For the road trip around the world with our own vehicle we need to do a lot of planning and organizing. Continue reading
How about a city trip to Wurzburg? We’ve got some cool tips and things to do in Wurzburg.
Wurzburg is a gem. We visit the German town, that is located in the northern Bavaria region, for the first time – and we love it. Wurzburg is charming with interesting architecture and a special atmosphere. We tell you what we liked the most and have some special tips that make your visit an unforgettable experience. Continue reading
Events and festivals in Australia you should not miss
A trip through a foreign country is not only about sightseeing; it’s also about visiting events and mingling with the locals on festivals. Australia has many different events and festivals and many of these are for free or very cheap. The biggest and most impressive event in Australia we have been to is the New Year’s Eve fireworks in Sydney. But there are many more events and festivals in Australia you should put on your travel list.
Thousands of lanterns illuminate the sky at the lantern festival in Mae Jo
Have you seen images from Thailand with the sky full of lanterns? When we have seen the first images of Loy Krathong and the Yi Peng mass sky lantern release in Chiang Mai, we knew that we want to be there one day. This year, our timing was perfect and we managed to be in Chiang Mai during the Loy Krathong festival beginning of November.
We are glad we went to see the Ladyboy Show in Chiang Mai. Great performance.
Last night we had a blast. Totally unexpected, to be honest. From our guesthouse close to the Tapae Gate in Chiang Mai it’s a short walk to the night bazaar. The market itself was not the main purpose why we went there. We wanted to see the Ladyboy Show in Chinag Mai which was a recommendation from two young Swiss girls we met the other day. We went to the show with no expectations at all and we went home with a wow feeling. Continue reading