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Essen & Duisburg: the Urban Jungle of the Ruhr Region in Germany

Essen & Duisburg: the Urban Jungle of the Ruhr Region in Germany

I'm not sure how long I'll be able to keep this up, but for now I'm trying to avoid trips that require getting on an airplane. Which means that if I do want to travel abroad, I look for places just across the border. So when I received an invite to visit Essen and...

Essen & Duisburg: the Urban Jungle of the Ruhr Region in Germany

I'm not sure how long I'll be able to keep this up, but for now I'm trying to avoid trips that require getting on an airplane. Which means that if I do want to travel abroad, I look for places just across the border. So when I received an invite to visit Essen and Duisburg in the Ruhr Region in Germany, I couldn't say no. The Ruhr Area is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you're planning a city trip to Germany. But it's really worth it. What makes it especially interesting is that there are many places to visit only a short distance away from each other. Essen to Duisburg is only a twenty minute drive. And also cities like Cologne, Dortmund...

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Bad Blogging Behaviour in Turin

Bad Blogging Behaviour in Turin

I needed a break. Starting a new role at work, moving into a new apartment, travelling and the constant flow of visitors. It was all great... But now I needed a break. So where can I fly to in Europe for the weekend without spending too much money? Turin in January?...

Birthday cake in Vienna

Birthday cake in Vienna

It's great when you get to travel a lot. But flying home from New York on a red-eye flight and then leaving that same day for Vienna is not something I would recommend. After struggling to keep my eyes open during meetings on the first day, I did eventually find some...

Autumn Weekend in Prague

Autumn Weekend in Prague

The most challenging part of visiting Prague is pronouncing the street names. Seriously, you try saying Dvořákovo Nábřež or U Starého Hřbitova or Náprstkova with a straight face. Fortunately, Prague is not a big city and it's quite easy to find your way. So no need to...

Explore different type of trips

What type of traveler are you? Whether you prefer to explore one new city at the time, or like to see as much of a country as possible, here you will find useful tips and inspiring itineraries to get you started.