Zypern erleben!
Experience Cyprus!

Excursion tips for a holiday in Cyprus

In May 2023 we spent 5 days on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus and saw and experienced a lot. In this article you can find out whether a visit is worthwhile and what we can recommend.

Leuchtturm von Chania
Chania lighthouse

Crete: Travel tips for the north of the island

At the end of October we were drawn out into the world again. Our first flight since the beginning of the Corona pandemic was via Athens to Crete. The largest Greek island convinced us during the holiday preparation with valuable history, lots of culture and beautiful nature. The weather is characterized by the Mediterranean climate, so the summers are hot and dry and the winters are rainy and mild. You can find out what you can experience on the sunniest island in the Mediterranean here in this article.

Blick über Krakau
View over Krakow

Travel tips for 5 days in Krakow

something else after all the air travel over the last few years. You can find out how we enjoyed the 5 days in Krakow and what travel tips we have for your city trip in the article.

Anflug über die Golden Gate Bridge nach San Francisco
Approach over the Golden Gate Bridge to San Francisco

What to see in San Francisco on a short trip?

I have visited the Californian metropolis of San Francisco several times, but the city is always worth a visit. Before my departure, I had concerns about the severe air pollution caused by the forest fires in the immediate vicinity (November 2018). You can find out in the following travel report whether my worries were justified and which sights in San Francisco I saw on the short trip.

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Familienspass in den Sleeping Bear Dunes
Family Fun at the Sleeping Bear Dunes

Road trip USA (Midwest): Sleeping Bear Dunes near Traverse City

Im zweiten Teil unseres Roadtrips durch den Mittleren Westen der USA fuhren wir weiter in den Norden von Michigan. Unser Tagesziel waren die Sleeping Bear Dunes, die sich in der Nähe der "Cherry Capital" Traverse City befinden. Dieser Ort hat für mich eine besondere Bedeutung. Mehr darüber erfährst du in unserem Blogbeitrag.

Tulpen Festival in Holland
Tulip Festival in Holland

Road trip USA (Midwest): Tulip Festival in Holland

After two eventful days in Chicago, we are now starting our road trip through the American Midwest. Our first destination for the day was the city of Cadillac in the state of Michigan. On the way we visited the largest tulip festival in Holland. You can find out what else we looked at in the following article.

Chicago von oben
Chicago from above

Experience Chicago with the Chicago CityPASS (Day 2)

Am Vortag hat sich der CityPASS eindeutig gelohnt und wir hatten viel Spaß. An unserem zweiten Tag in Chicago besuchten wir das Naturkundemuseum "The Field Museum", das Adler Planetarium, fuhren auf das höchste Gebäude Chicagos und ließen den Tag im Millennium Park ausklingen.

Kirschblüte in Chicago
Cherry blossom in Chicago

Experience Chicago with the Chicago CityPASS (Day 1)

In May the three of us went to the USA, our son's first time. We started our little tour in Chicago. We had planned two days for this and to visit enough attractions with the Chicago CityPASS. In this article you can find out what you can experience and what we can recommend.

Strand am Golf von Oman
Beach on the Gulf of Oman

United Arab Emirates with toddler

Phew, the weather is always lousy in November. Why not fly into the sun when it's getting wet and cold in Germany? It's always sunny and warm in the United Arab Emirates, so this destination became our first long-haul destination with our young son. But is a Muslim country the right choice and how does the child tolerate the heat? Different culture, different food, different people... You can find out how relaxing and fond of children the United Arab Emirates are in the following article.

Planespotting am Boeing-Werk
Planespotting at Boeing-Werk

Planespotting at Boeing Plant / Paine Field Airport

Boeing's largest and most important production facility is located about 50 kilometers north of Seattle. The Boeing 747, 767, 777 and 787 wide-bodied aircraft are manufactured in the second largest building in the world right next to Paine Field Airport (Snohomish Country Airport). As with every visit to Seattle, this time we were at the Boeing plant for plane spotting.

Schloss Schönbrunn
Schönbrunn Castle

Short break in Vienna with a small child

Going on holiday with a young child is exciting and flying for the first time is an adventure. It used to be that you quickly went through security or from the arrival gate to the baggage carousel. With a child you need rest and time - throughout the holiday. In this article you can find out what our experiences were like on the flight, in the hotel and while sightseeing in Vienna with a small child.

Seattle bei Nacht - Aussicht vom Kerry Park
Seattle at night - view from Kerry Park

Experience Seattle with the Seattle CityPASS

What to see in Seattle Thanks to the Seattle CityPASS, you can visit five of Seattle's most beautiful attractions and save even more on admission. When you buy the pass, you will receive a small booklet containing the tickets for the sights. So all you have to do on site is show your ticket booklet. This saves you long waiting times when buying tickets. Here we present the five attractions included in the Seattle CityPASS.