Entries from 'favorite places'

back from the island

We’re back in Gabs and I already miss the ocean, the beach and the tropical green vegetation of Zanzibar island. It has been such an amazing trip, with everything and much more than I hoped for!

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Sunset Saturday XII

This picture is from my first trip to Bali back in June 2009. I was meeting up with a group of friends that I hadn’t seen in a while and was excited to see them. I wasn’t really prepared for the stunning views and the sunset over the infinity pool at our hotel, and the…

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Where there’s Smoke, there’s Thunder

This past weekend we drove up to the Victoria Falls with my parents, who are currently visiting from Germany. After a night at Nata Lodge, we continued our journey to see the water masses of the Zambezi River falling over the edge. On our way, we encountered some elephants on the roadside, passed huge sun-flower…

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Chasing Waterfalls

A few instagram pics from our trip to the VicFalls.It was great to visit the falls – this time with very high water levels!I’m loving the rainbow in the second picture. At some point we could even see a full 180° rainbow. And we spent some lovely days up there where it still feels like…

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happy holidays!

our beloved locally-grown Christmas tree, decorated in beautiful Bavarian colors hope you all have a wonderful time merry X-mas!

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in the kitchen

Ever since I made it to my parents’ place I’ve been busy baking (and eating) X-mas biscuits. Outside it is freezing and it has been snowing for the past days, but in our kitchen it is warm and cosy, and this is where I am spending a lot of time these days, watching the snow…

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falls & friends

In late October I went for a weekend in VicFalls (but I only got the pictures now) where we celebrated my best friend’s birthday with hightea on the terrace of the famous Victoria Falls hotel, had a sip (or two) of Zambesi and a real African party for Halloween. All the time, we could hear…

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some more days around the Cape

Even though we had a full week in Cape Town, it seemed like time was flying too fast. There is just so much to do there! We managed to visit Stellenbosch and some of the nearby vinyards,went down to another end of the world at Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope,spent a lovely day…

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Market Day

We spent all morning at the thriving neighbourgoods market in Woodstock. It was recently featured in my favorite magazine and so I was very keen to check it out. And I’m happy to report it was exactly what I expected: Busy scene, beautiful setting, delicious food and lots of creativity. It’s so good to be…

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Most Liveable City

Monocle has voted Munich the most liveable city in 2010! As a native to this beautiful city, of course I’ve always known this ;) And it’s good to see that also other people share this opinion… pics: Rathaus at Marienplatz, Maibaum at Viktualienmarkt, Hofgarten of the Residenz

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Capetonian Views

Everyone told me how beautiful Capetown is but still I wasn’t quite prepared for the outstanding beauty of this part of the world.After a long and rainy day in the car we arrived at sunset from the Sir Lowry’s Pass and for the first time I loved the traffic jam because that meant I could…

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