Tokyo

Metropolis with many city centers. The busiest intersection in the world and lots of neonlights. But also a city with peaceful temples and beautiful parks. Not lost in translation, but lost in Tokyo.   Where to start in Tokyo? It’s a difficult question since there isn’t a center in Tokyo, or better said there isn’t…

Brussels

Heart of Europe. Gastronomic paradise. Colorful thanks to the comic heroes. Capital of Belgium. And only a train ride away for me.     One of the biggest mistakes people make is that travelling has to be expensive. These days you can travel in true luxury but you can also travel as a backpacker. Many cities…

Moscow

Capital of Russia. Poltical and economical powerhouse. Once the center of the Soviet Union.  Largest city of the European continent. The Third Rome. Powerful Moscow.     As soon as it was decided to visit St Petersburg, it was evident to visit Moscow as well. You can travel by plane or by train from one…

Peterhof

A group of palaces. Surrounded by large formal gardens.  Decorated by 144 fountains and more than 200 statues. UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s the Russian Versailles. A day in Peterhof.   There is so much to see in St Petersburg, one could easily forget there is so much around ST Petersburg as well.  Two of…

St Petersburg

Capital of imperial Russia. Display of fairytale architectures. Home city of Tchaikovsky. UNESCO World Heritage. The crown jewel of Russia – better known as St Petersburg.   Alhough Saint Petersburg isn’t the best known city of Russia, that title is reserved for Moscow, it still gains a lot of interest from all around the world….