Istanbul, Turkey : One of the most beautiful cities in the world

We had visited Istanbul for a whole week ages ago in August 2015 before the birth of this blog. It is hands down one of the most beautiful cities in the world with the perfect balance of culture, architecture, friendly people and mind-blowing food. When we prioritized writing about the city, the social unrest had … Continue reading Istanbul, Turkey : One of the most beautiful cities in the world

Barcelona itinerary – Europe cityhopping Day 1

New type of post, feedback welcome. Tickets bought 48 hour Hola Barcelona card Itinerary 8:40 AM - 9 AM: Travel from Placa del Centre to Liceu (metro L3) for La Boqueria food market 9 AM - 10 AM: Breakfast, fruit juices & a stroll through the awesome food market. 10 AM - 10:10 AM: Travel from Liceu to … Continue reading Barcelona itinerary – Europe cityhopping Day 1

A day in Cologne, Germany

We were in Germany for a city break mostly based in Dusseldorf and visited the city of Cologne on a daytrip. Here are our highlights of the city (feat. beer, an awe-inspiring cathedral and more). The cathedral - a must visit Right across the Köln Central station is one of the world's best examples of … Continue reading A day in Cologne, Germany

Utrecht day trip to The Hague and Gouda feat. best meal in Holland

Our 1st full day of Netherlands travel was spent on a short daytrip to the city of Den Haag (The Hague) and the village of Gouda, a 40 min train ride from our base Utrecht. The main reason for visiting The Hague was the Escher Museum but we went on to enjoy Gouda, the Mauritshuis museum … Continue reading Utrecht day trip to The Hague and Gouda feat. best meal in Holland

A weekend in Rome, Italy – Sunshine, food & history galore

It will be a challenge to condense our long weekend in Rome, our first time visiting Italy, in one post. It was quite a change from the prior weekend spent in central Switzerland during our #monthoftravel. We enjoyed this city absolutely crammed with millennia of history in very sunny weather (finally). No matter how many pictures … Continue reading A weekend in Rome, Italy – Sunshine, food & history galore

Lisbon – One of Europe’s most romantic cities (Night 1)

First things first, this is our 100th post!!! Calls for a celebration. This is a continuation of our first day of travel in Lisbon, Portugal. We pick up this post from our visit to Belem Tower that ended at around 6 PM as dusk was setting in. The main Lisbon attractions that are open after dark are … Continue reading Lisbon – One of Europe’s most romantic cities (Night 1)

Reykjavik walking tour & attractions – Iceland Day 4

Our final full day in Iceland was dedicated to exploring Reykjavik as much as possible before taking the bus to our final night's excellent AirBnb next to the airport (a wise decision to get a full night of sleep in the middle of a storm). This day solidified Reykjavik's status as one of the world's … Continue reading Reykjavik walking tour & attractions – Iceland Day 4