At the third (and last) stop of my short stay in Italy, I discovered why my previous stops were not too crowded: Apparently, all tourists are in Verona. Without doubt, this city was the most popular of the ones visited by me. Continue reading In the crowded streets of Verona
San Marino is not only the oldest republic (since 301 AD), and the fifth-smallest country on Earth, but also a very scenic place. Continue reading Visiting the oldest Republic on Earth
I took advantage of today’s public holiday in Austria, and went to Italy for the extended weekend. Today, I explored Bologna. Continue reading The Towers of Bologna
The last three days of my stay in Crete I spent in Loutro. This small town on the South coast can only be reached by ferry or on foot. And even though the weather was a bit rainy on one of the three days, it was a very nice end to my holidays. Continue reading Leisure time in Loutro
So far, I focused on the coast during my stay in Greece. Now, it was time for some inland action, namely the most famous hike in Crete (if not Greece): the Samaria Gorge. Continue reading Gorge(ous) Samaria
Today, I went on a day trip to Stavros for some hiking. The hike turned out to be a different one from the intended, but it was still enjoyable. Continue reading Stavros vs. Bernhard 1:1
I travelled 100 kilometres to the South (by boat), and 100 kilometres to the West (by bus), and am now in Chania, Crete. This town is much more like the Greece I know from my childhood: touristy, but not overly much so. Continue reading Chania, the “real” Greece
After twelve years, I finally returned to the holiday destination of my childhood: Greece. The first three days, I spent on a (very popular) island that I have not visited so far: Santorini. Continue reading Santorini – a must-see (by popular vote)!