A weekend in Munich

A weekend in Munich

Munich is the capital of Bavaria. It is the third largest city in Germany, next to Berlin and Hamburg. Armin and I spend a weekend to get a glimpse of this beautiful city. Here are some of the highlights from our recent trip to the city of Munich (German: München). MARIENPLATZ Upon arriving,  we went straight to the popular Marienplatz (Mary's Place) , the central square in the heart of Munich, where the old meets the new. In this bustling square lined with shops, outdoor Cafes, malls and restaurants is where some of the…Read more→
ITALIAN TRIP 2015- Ca’Savio, Venice

ITALIAN TRIP 2015- Ca’Savio, Venice

Just wanted to share our recent vacation to Italy. It was actually our second time at Ca’Savio, Italy and the first was just last year, we enjoyed the place so much that we decided to come back and this time we stayed a bit longer. Here are some of the highlights from our recent trip:   PIZZA..PIZZA..PIZZA!!!! For a good start (and end), we went for dinner to the restaurant-pizzeria we discovered last year to verify that they have the best pizza we ever had…and it is indeed! The place was jam packed with…Read more→
Italian Trip-South Tyrol and Venice

Italian Trip-South Tyrol and Venice

Summer seems to be really over for this year or at least in this part of Germany. It is starting to feel colder, rains almost everyday and it was soooo foggy this morning.  Oh well! Good thing Armin and I had some (maybe last) dose of summer sun just last week visiting some part north of Italy. From south of Germany, near Bodensee (Lake Constance), our first destination was the province of South Tyrol or 'Südtirol' in German or 'Alto Adige' in Italian. German and Italian are widely spoken and are both considered…Read more→
Paris – Travel Tips

Paris – Travel Tips

Thinking of going to Paris as your next travel destination??? Here are some practical tips for you to consider before booking your flight and packing your bags. WHERE TO PARK YOUR CAR IN PARIS- FREE and SAFE If you are travelling to Paris by car and planning to stay there for a couple of days, you are probably wondering where to park your car as not all hotels come with free parking. Looking for a parking space can be headache and if ever you find a good spot, chances are they are costly.  There…Read more→

Paris Trip 2014

Paris, the City of Love! This is the second time Armin and I visited Paris since I came to Germany, last was on July 2012. From our place we need to travel by car for about 10 hours to get there, but this includes the breaks for eating, stretching or going to the loo and we never used the Autobahn or freeway so we could enjoy the more scenic views of the countryside of France.  This time though, we brought my mother-in-law and  my dog, Sietema, with us.  The purpose of this travel…Read more→