German Christmas: The many delights of Nuremberg

German Christmas: The many delights of Nuremberg

It’s Christmas season and there are such bad snow conditions in Central Europe that even famous skiing resorts need artificial snow now. With or without snow – Christmas Markets are always a pleasure. During December and before Christmas, when I usally go to the tropics, exploring new Christmas markets is one of my favorite pastimes on Weekends. Yesterday I finally made it …

Pinzgauer Spaziergang with “The Fellowship

Pinzgauer Spaziergang with “The Fellowship

Lately I went on a trek in Austria with overnight stay in a hut together with my husband, little sister and her best friend. The name of the hiking tour “Pinzgauer Spaziergang” means something like easygoing Sunday afternoon walk in the Pinzgau but it turned out to be something else. 1.The Beginning Even the beginning of …

Accomodation Highlights

Accomodation Highlights

The decision of accomodation for a trip is a very personal one. Once there was a clear cut between backpackers and tourists. Travel (when you’re very young) and Tourism (when you’re settled in adult life.) Hostels and hotels. Luckily the travel world is more colorful and flexible now and Air BnB is only a symptom …

Finally a Travel Blog: Welcome to Hiddentraces

Finally a Travel Blog: Welcome to Hiddentraces

Travel Blog in mind for too long It’s been a long time I’ve been thinking about a travel blog. And it’s been a long time I’ve been putting it off. I am full of stories, adventures and photos. I’ve been to 46 countries so far and it’s about time to stop talking about a blog …

Favorite places in the World

Favorite places in the World

Lately I’ve been asked which places in the world I like most after all this travel. I think you cannot compare an idyllic beach with a megacity. You also cannot compare a modern megacity with a historic small town. So the answer will require some clustering. Here we go: Favorite Big City: Kuala Lumpur I …