The ancient city of Fez has been attracting merchants, traders, and tourists for hundreds of years. Most of the old quarters date back nearly 1500 years with their roots in the very early days of Islam in northern Africa. Palaces, […]
It’s almost winter and visions of steaming mugs of glühwein and the sweet taste of stollen are dancing in my head. In Germany, the onset of winter brings one of my favorite seasons of the year – Christmas market season!
I’ve completely outgrown buying souvenirs every place I go. Now don’t get me wrong, I love seeing all the locally handmade items, especially textiles and sometimes it takes a very strong will to say no. But I do say no, because […]
Visiting the IKEA Museum in Älmhult, Sweden One thing travel should do is provide us with opportunities to learn about the things that we are interested in. I always like to explore a place with the intent of chasing down […]
One of the first things I do in any new city or country is check out the local markets. First of all, I like to see what they eat, what is grown locally. It really gives you an insight to […]
Who loves chocolate? Then what could be better than designing your own chocolate bar? The Colorful Chocolate World of Ritter Sport in Berlin lets you do just that. It’s a great stop, even if it’s not raining or snowing, to […]