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Beware the Taxi Scam in Belgrade, Serbia

  We really really like Serbians. They are some of the nicest people we’ve encountered in our travels in Europe. And then this happened. We almost got scammed by a taxi driver and we were all shocked by what he did next. I am still shaken and I am writing this at our place because […]

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Baklaan Sa Balkans

  Greetings from Belgrade, Serbia! I’m currently writing this blogpost quickly on my phone while waiting for my brunch at this restaurant just outside our apartment rental in a pretty hip street just outside of the Old Town. I’m traveling around for the next 4 weeks to Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia and Israel (just me) with […]

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European Outdoor Film Tour 2015/2016

  This coming fall, the European Outdoor Film Tour will be on tour again with some of the best adventure and outdoor films by great adventurers living large and crazy (in a good way). This unique film festival features 2 hours of visually powerful outdoor movies and inspiring sports documentaries that will leave you in […]

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In love with Vietri Sul Mare handpainted floor tiles 

One thing you’ll notice immediately when you visit the Amalfi or Cilento coasts or pretty much most of the Campania region in Italy is the abundance of these beautiful handpainted ceramic tiles from Vietri sul Mare, one of the 13 pearls of the Amalfi Coast. As you all know I love colors. I am obsessed […]

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Acciaroli, Italy: The (Urban) Legend of Ernest Hemingway’s Old Man

  Acciaroli is that kind of charming fishing village along the Cilento coast in Italy where they don’t even bother calling possibly their only bar any other name but that, Bar.     Legend has it that Ernest Hemingway visited in 1953 and met his “Old Man” here. They say that he based the character of Santiago in […]

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Screams and Surprises at Heide Park

  If you’ve noticed lately I’ve been blogging prolifically last week. I mean I cranked out 4 blogposts in a week! That’s crazy prolific for someone who doesn’t believe in blogging about every single thing in life and adding more noise to the already noisy and über-saturated interwebs. So you went to a bar last […]

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Cetara is for Anchovy and Tuna Lovers

I love seafood.  I could give up meat and poultry any day if I could eat fresh seafood everyday. It’s so difficult to find good or fresh seafood in Germany where I live so every time I find myself in the Mediterranean I make it a point to always eat as much seafood as I […]

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Is this the most beautiful terrace in the world?

  On my recent trip to the Amalfi and Cilento coast, I visited the fabulous gardens of Villa Cimbrone which is famous for its scenic belvedere, Terrazzo dell’lnfinito or Terrace of Infinity. AND MY GAWD IS IT SCENIC! There are truly no words to express how beautiful this terrace it. I stood in awe of the […]

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30 Photos That Prove Amalfi and Cilento Are The Most Beautiful Coasts in Italy

  If there is one place that keeps surprising me with its beauty, cuisine, culture and history, it’s Italy. As much as I hate to admit it because it is so cliche and predictable even: I love Italy. No no no no. This is not coming from a tourist visiting for a week for the […]

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Amalfi Coast Map and Its 13 Villages

  You all know by now that I love traveling to Italy. I just recently travelled to the Amalfi Coast for the second time and before I tell you all my stories and travel tips about this beautiful area in Italy, I would like to orient you first about it with a map of the […]

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