Breakfast in Lisbon or the Secrect of the Belémian Monks

Breakfast in Lisbon or the Secrect of the Belémian Monks

Text: Christian Hollweg Photos: Ricarda Hollweg How Belém came to unexpected fame As a result of Portugal’s liberal revolution of 1820, all monasteries were closed and the monks and labourers expelled, also in the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos. This extremely interesting World Heritage Site is located in Belém – now a part of Lisbon – and one of …

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 …

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 …