Taking it Slow on a Weekend in Cornwall

Cornwall is a county in the far-west of south England, famous for its beautiful fishing villages, the impressive coastal scenery, the unique Cornish attitude of its inhabitants, and for being inspiration and setting of many famous writers such as Thomas Hardy, Conan Doyle, and – of course – the (in)famous Rosamunde Pilcher. 😉 This last … More Taking it Slow on a Weekend in Cornwall

Under the Tuscan Sun

A visit to Tuscany is every photographers dream. The hilly, lush landscapes with endless  fields of poppies, sunflowers, and lavender are the perfect backdrop for amazing sunrises and sunsets, my favorite moments of every single day. The region is also the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and has been home to many historic figures such … More Under the Tuscan Sun

Of Monsters and Demons

I recently (re-)read three novels that all equally impressed me, even though they probably could not be more different in their nature. Shakespeare’s Othello Julian Barnes’ Sense of an Ending Omer/Alon/von Schlippe: Feindbilder The two writers are keen observers of human nature and, in their own way, are on par with the three psychologists and … More Of Monsters and Demons

Blog Updates

I have updated the different categories and simplified the layout. The categories Do, Hack, See, and Eat are gone, as I have merged them into Think and Travel. Most of the food posts are part of the see/travel anyway and since this blog is increasingly also about thoughts on daily life and how to get … More Blog Updates