Grab Your Ticket and Your Suitcase [Edinburgh 12-16 February, 2020]

Edinburgh is one of the most stunning cities I’ve ever been to. Guarded by Edinburgh Castle, the city is full of fantastic Georgian and Victorian architecture and winding medieval streets. One of the most appealing things about Edinburgh is that it’s a relatively small city, which make almost everything within walking distance. Walking the streets … Continue reading Grab Your Ticket and Your Suitcase [Edinburgh 12-16 February, 2020]

Grab Your Ticket and Your Suitcase [the Netherlands]

Zandvoort aan Zee FactsZandvoort is one of Netherlands' most popular seaside resorts with a long sandy beach, beach bars and water sports (kite surfing, windsurfing, surfing and stand-up paddle boarding). It is also very well known for its race circuit (Circuit Park Zandvoort). After the opening of the railway in 1881, the old fisherman's village … Continue reading Grab Your Ticket and Your Suitcase [the Netherlands]

Grab Your Ticket and Your Suitcase [Cologne part 2]

What strikes me when visiting Cologne this second time (read about my first visit here) is that it's such a vibrant and cool city- things are happening on every corner. In this blogpost I'm going to summarise an eventful week in the beginning of July. The Sights From my last visit I only had one … Continue reading Grab Your Ticket and Your Suitcase [Cologne part 2]

Where the Bands Are (Eddie Vedder, 30 June, 2019)

Sometimes the hardship of getting to a show makes it even more enjoyable. Travelling to the Eddie Vedder show, in Düsseldorf on June 30, was an adventure to say the least. My friend and I were booked on different flights from Sweden to Germany and although we did our very best to try and persuade … Continue reading Where the Bands Are (Eddie Vedder, 30 June, 2019)

Grab Your Ticket and Your Suitcase [Cologne]

The week before Easter is by Christians referred to as the "Holy Week" containing the days of the Easter Triduum, including Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. For me, as a teacher, the week before Easter means Easter Holiday. This year I spent a few days of my holiday in Cologne visiting a dear friend. Since … Continue reading Grab Your Ticket and Your Suitcase [Cologne]