Scotland is one of our preferred destinations. Our last visit to Scotland was already three years ago, therefore a road trip was overdue. We flew in to Glasgow from where we drove to Stirling, the Highlands, Speyside and the Isle of Mull. Start of the trip Unfortunately traveling by plane is not that comfortable anymoreContinue reading “Scotland”

Chiloe: Island in the south of Chile

Chiloe is a relatively small island southwest of Puerto Montt, in Chile’s tenth region. The island is well known for its sea food / fish, shellfish, palifito’s and for the friendliness of its people. Chiloe has always been one of Chile’s poorest regions but thanks to the investments by the salmon industry and the tourismContinue reading “Chiloe: Island in the south of Chile”

Road Trip through Portugal: (III) The North

After a four beautiful days on the beach in the Algarve it was time for us to be on the road again for a new adventure. We have four days left before we fly back home from Porto so in these four days we have planned to visit Portugal’s main religious site, visit a provincialContinue reading “Road Trip through Portugal: (III) The North”

Road trip through Portugal: (I) Lisboa

The plan is to make a trip of twelve days through Portugal. Of course not enough time to see the whole country but we will certainly get a good impression. I have been in Portugal before but it was only for a 2 day business trip to Lisboa which is precisely where we want toContinue reading “Road trip through Portugal: (I) Lisboa”

Eastern Germany: Leipzig, (Berlin and Dresden)

We started the third and final leg of our road trip in Dresden and drove to Leipzig via Chemnitz. We did not take the shortest road but decided to visit Chemnitz (formerly known as Karl Marx Stadt), only to see one thing: the Karl Marx monument: the so called “Nischl. The bust is huge, 13Continue reading “Eastern Germany: Leipzig, (Berlin and Dresden)”

Eastern Germany: Dresden, (Berlin and Leipzig)

Our next destination on our road trip through Eastern Germany is the capital of Saxon: Dresden. Driving from Berlin we do not take the fasted road as we want to make two stops. For our first stop we need to cross the border into Poland and drive to the little town of Boleslawiec. Only aContinue reading “Eastern Germany: Dresden, (Berlin and Leipzig)”

Eastern Germany: Berlin,(Dresden and Leipzig)

We are planning a week long road trip to three cities in Eastern Germany. As we travel by car we will make a few stop on the way as well. This part of Germany is rather unknown to us. For Carolina it will be her first visit whereas I have been in Berlin just afterContinue reading “Eastern Germany: Berlin,(Dresden and Leipzig)”