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Having lived relatively close to the ocean for most of my life, I’m used to flat landscapes, moderate coastal climate and a constant breeze. Even during my travels I stayed true to this pattern – with the sunny hills of California being the most unusual environment.
With this in mind, you can imagine my amazement when we were approaching the mountains of South Tyrol during a recent trip to Northern Italy. …

[ Written by guest | 1 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]

Arrival at Alpe de Siusi began before we got there. On the slow and winding morning ride up to our mountain hut from the charming basecamp at Siusi allo Sciliar, the fog lifted. The mountains peered out, each climb in elevation revealing new shades of green. Even earlier, on a cozy night train (my first since moving to Berlin!) to Munich, I felt the incoming beauty of the next few …

[ Written by guest | 16 Oct 2012 | 3 Comments | ]

Wow, is it really the beginning of October already? Somehow I feel like it was only last week that i put on a flowery dress and cycled to the lake for the first time this year. The truth is though that I spent only fragments of this summer in my hometown of Berlin and instead traveled some really incredible places on four different continents. I owe you stories about dolphin-spotting …

[ Written by Katja | 2 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

Whenever I travel there is an array of activities I like to seek out wherever possible. Things I love to do and experience such as rafting, biking, shopping, tasting local specialties and so on. Speaking of local specialties – what’s the only thing better than tasting them? To learn how to make them yourself! So whenever I get to a country or region with particularly good food, I always try …

[ Written by Katja | 8 Aug 2012 | One Comment | ]
South Tyrol