I bet you've all arrived at a new place before and weren't “feeling it”. It can be too big or too small, too busy or with not enough going on – simply not what you had hoped for. When I arrived in Eilat in Israel, it was all of that... Read more
We stayed in Portree, the main and only city on the island, with a few cute stores and restaurants.
As neither Ashton nor I were too excited about driving a car, especially not on the left side of the road and definitely not in single lane traffic, we booked a tour, that would take us to the main attractions...
I chose a new area to stay in: The 11th arrondissement. A younger, hipper district with fashionable cafés, restaurants and nightlife.
Stepping out of the Metro and knew that I had made the right choice: while the streets were still filled with people, there were only a few tourists to be recognized as such, but Parisians enjoying the last rays of sunshine in the many cafés around... Read more
Budapest has a beautiful new subway line, worth a visit by itself.
The M4 is an entire new line with ten stops, all of them well designed.
But two of them stand out, not only for their design, but also by being situated on opposing banks of the Danube river, only a few hundred meters apart... Read more
Abdullah, my driver and new friend blasted the first Britney Spears Album on the speakers in his car while he speeded through the desert at night. Nothing but the headlights and the stars to be seen in the dark... Read more
Hamburg is building a whole new part of town – the HafenCity.
The new subway line U4 connects the HafenCity with the rest of Hamburg and is holding up with the architectural standard of the new buildings surrounding it.
Three stops have already opened and are all worth a visit...Read more
over the Great Blue Hole... Read more