• Roadtrip through Brittany

    Bretagne – a roadtrip through France’s far west

    When arriving years ago in France, some utterly kind and beloved people took me on a little road trip through Normandy and Brittany. (or Bretagne in french, not to confound with Great Britain, same roots but on the other site of the channel). In less than 48h we visited Mont St. Michel, Saint Maló, and Cap Frehel. I am still stunned about the amount of kilometres we drove in such a short time but even more about the beauty I’ve seen. Ever since I dreamt of returning to Bretagne. 10 years later it was finally happening: We took a 2 weeks family road trip through Bretagne, once around 🙂 We spent the first…

  • a walking tour through Faro's old town

    Faro – free walking tour through old town

    It’s four times that we visited the Algarve Coast (click if you want to know why the Algarve is great in Winter) and it became a tradition to spent the day of our departure in Faro. Our plane leaves usually in the late afternoon and this gives enough time to stroll around the city and enjoy some last moments of vacations – a last glass of wine in the sun, maybe some delicious pastéis de nata and a final walk through the colourful Portuguese setting. Faro has a lot of traditional and regional restaurants point – click here to check for offers and availabilities(and to book online without language barrier!) Faro is only a…

  • Traveling Families #1 – fouronaworldtrip

    Traveling is broadly associated with folks in their 20’s, people that are somewhere in or just out of their education, young people, free people, folks that are not having a family yet.  But in fact, there is (almost) no reason for excluding longterm travels or journeys on rather unbeaten paths from your globetrotting possibilities once you’ve started a family. In my series Traveling Families I am interviewing families that did not drop their traveling plans and neither ground down their wanderlust but decided to continue their journey together with their kids. Starting with my self, this is the first edition of my new series and I will release more interviews with other families…