I am still a bit reluctant to admit it, but autumn is fast approaching. To make the transition into autumn a bit easier and less depressing, I noted down five reasons to look forward to the end of summer.
A trip to the Côte d’Azur is always a good idea.
Some might say Tokyo is not a walkable city. I heavily disagree, you just have to keep a few things in mind when you plan on exploring Tokyo by foot.
One of my favourite things to buy in Japan as a souvenir is stationery. Find a list of stores and a selection of great stationery items I bought on my last trip to Japan in this post.
In June we spent a few days in Tuscany. It was a beautiful trip with great food, lots of wine, days by the pool and trips into Siena and Florence. Enjoy some pictures and experiences from our trip in the post.
Kamakura is a sea-side town only a 50-minute train ride from Tokyo Station. I spent a beautiful June day exploring Hase and Enoshima, come and join me!
From the ground, Tokyo seems like a conglomeration of different and diverse cities, commercial centres and towns. But, it’s on top of one of Tokyo’s many skyscrapers, where you will realise: Tokyo is endless. See some pictures taken from Tokyo City View up on Mori Tower for proof.
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.
In March 2007 I purchased the domain ktinka.de and started this blogging endeavour for real. I was thinking long and hard about a special post to celebrate this anniversary, but after going through old posts and pictures, I just started writing.
Long time no cocktail hour. But recently we were in the mood for Bloody Marys – usually a drink that reminds me of transatlantic flights and bars in New York City. Find my recipe for a perfect Bloody Mary in the post.