Rugged and charming Isle of Skye

August 21, 2017
The Isle of Skye is one of the most magical places on earth. One visit was enough to convince me that everything said about the wild Scottish Highlands is true.
Photo by Nathan Van Schaik

Camping in Croatia: Land of Winnetou

August 15, 2017
Ask any German who Winnetou was and you’re bound to get a smile.

Rothenburg: A city so nice, we visited twice

August 17, 2017
Saturday mornings are frenetic, exciting things at my house because they equal road trips. My husband and I had just unpacked from a cosmopolitan-packed weekend in Düsseldorf, and...
© jakobradlgruber/

The Sounds of Salzburg

August 12, 2017
Salzburg’s musical roots were planted long before Julie Andrews twirled with outstretched arms on a bright green hilltop.

Walking through time in Speyer

August 20, 2017
For 2,000 years Speyer has played an influential role in European religion, politics and commerce. This city along the Rhine is waiting to be discovered.
© Iakov Filimonov

Get ready for the world’s biggest food fight with La Tomatina

August 18, 2017
On the last Wednesdays in August (this year, it’s Aug. 29), the town of Bunol, Spain hosts the ‘World’s Biggest Food Fight’ – the La Tomatina Festival.
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