All posts tagged: Wanderlust

Cuba #7 – Magical Havana

Havana is a city like no other. The colonial architecture, the music, the busy street life, the colours, the cigar dealers, the cars – it is uniquely beautiful. We spent many days just wandering about the streets of Centro Habana, which I preferred 100% to the touristy […]

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Schönes schönes Istanbul

Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar and Süleymaniye Mosque – the sightseeing continues on day three. It was a really hot day for all the sightseeing and we weren’t exactly alone but it was stunning anyway! V. and me spent more than three hours getting lost in the many […]

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Istanbul Day Two

Even though V. and me are very serious about our sightseeing, there’s always enough time to sleep in. After all we’re here for five days! A juicy fruit breakfast from the local shop followed by a quick espresso and we were good to go. First, a […]

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Nice to meet you, Istanbul!

I don’t know why my sister and me have never travelled together before. Just the two of us. We’ve been raised to travel and visit foreign countries the same way. Not only have we learned to appreciate the same things but we also have the same idea […]

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Driving along the Syrian border

I learned a lot during my ten days in Lebanon. In hardly any corner of the world it is more interesting to see how culture, politics, religion and language define a people. How a country unites as well as tears apart over these issues. The people are so proud […]

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Lebanese Snapshots

This post is a collection of random snapshots I took during my time in Lebanon. Momentaufnahmen is how I like refer to them. Many were taken from the car, some are blurry, some are wanky, none of them edited. I’m finding it very difficult to put […]

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Lebanon – the melting pot for everything

After an intense day of sightseeing in Beiteddine, my second day in Lebanon was very relaxed with a bit of beach and a bit of culture. We took the car up North from Beirut, along the seaside road until we reached the many beach clubs of Batroun. There is a very […]

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Welcome to Lebanon!

Two of my best friends in London are twins, a boy and a girl, originally from Beirut. My engineering crew had been talking about a trip to Lebanon for a while. But as always, talks hardly ever turn into plans with people as busy as […]

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