Kichijoji is one of those Tokyo neighbourhoods that gives you a small town feel in the big city just under 30 minutes by train from Shinjuku or Shibuya Station. It is home to an iconic Tokyo park as well as an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, cafés. These are some spots and shops in Kichijoji that I’d like to recommend.
Jetlagged and tired on day one in Tokyo, I distracted myself from sleep by walking through Harajuku.
The Provence is always worth a visit – but it’s particularly beautiful spring. Find some tips and places around Mont Ventoux that are worth visiting.
There are many things to do and see in Japan. Here are 5 essential experiences I think you should not miss.
I am being asked again and again about our tips and experiences. Let me start with five things you should consider when you plan on travelling to Japan.
A walk through Zurich’s old botanical garden. I just love how nature transforms throughout the year and how plants are a thing of beauty even in the midst of winter.
The ever brilliant Charlotte Schreiber has just launched a Kickstarter Campaign to publish the photos documenting her 44 day journey through Japan in a beautiful book. I have been waiting for these news ever since she posted a sneak preview of the book on Instagram and I really hope it will become reality.
Red, gold, faded greens and lots of yellow – the end autumn brings out the most beautiful colours. What a grand finale before we enter that monochromatic season called winter. Find some pictures in the post and a playlist with my personal late-autumn soundtrack on Spotify.
Kinosaki Onsen is an Onsen Town located approximately 2.5 hours from Kyoto by train. The town offers seven onsen – natural hot springs – and many beautiful Ryokan. Find some impressions from Kinosaki Onsen, plus some information about Japanese onsen culture in the post.
Chicago is full of splendid views, architectural icons, spectacular sundowns and wide skies, old signage, boat cruises, super friendly people, that enormous lake and lots of fun in general. Find some highlights to put on your to-do list, in case you ever happen to find yourself in the city in the article.
Today we took a walk in the woods up on the Zuriberg, which is located just a short funicular ride from our home. I love getting lost in its web of pathways, hiding away from the city for a while. The woods are the best place to experience the change of the seasons and they are particularly beautiful in autumn, don’t you think?
Together with my team at work, I went on an overnight trip to Lago Ritom – a barrier lake in the Piora Valley. After arriving in the afternoon, some colleagues and I enjoyed a 2.5-hour walking tour around the lake that nestled between mountain tops at about 1850 metres above sea level. The hike offered everything from
In a way Berlin is still home even after three years, here is why.
Monk is the name of a small restaurant right next to the Philosopher’s Path in the northern Higashiyama district of Kyoto. It’s the place where I had one of the best dinners of my life.