• Mutrah (Old Muscat)

    Oman January 2018 – Nizwa and Muscat

    The year started with a 1 week business trip to Oman directly after the Christmas holidays. I had to work on 2 projects, one in Nizwa, the other in Muscat. The flight from Zurich took about 6hrs during the night. From Muscat airport I got a rental car together with […]

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  • Treasury

    Jordan – Petra – November 2017

    For the second time in my life I had the chance to visit Petra in Jordan. This time I spent 3 nights in the little town Wadi Musa, just at the entrance of Petra. This has the advantage that I can just walk into Petra without any driving. The entrance […]

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  • Mont Saint Michel at night

    France – October 2017 – Burgundy, Nantes + Brittany

    Just 1 day after coming back from South Africa, I had to go to Nantes, France, for another business trip – crazy. As I had to drive with a rental car I chose to stop on the way in the Burgundy – in Gevrey Chambertin – close to Dijon. The […]

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  • Lions

    South Africa – Kruger NP – October 2017

    Another time I had the chance to spend some days on a business trip to see some African wildlife. This time I chose Kruger National Park which is a lot further away from Johanennesburg than Pilanesberg where I spend some days in August. The time of the year was still […]

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  • Cheetah

    South Africa – Pilanesberg NP – August 2017

    After being on a business trip to Johannesburg I had the weekend off for a small Safari in Pilanesberg National Park. Winter is the best time for a Safari. It is dry season and animals are easier to spot. Pilanesberg is about 2-3 hours away from Johannesburg and easy to […]

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  • Greek Theatre Taormina - sunset

    Sicily – March 2017

    After all those business trips it was time for some days off and with Pizza, Pasta and sunshine Italy is always a good destination. Temperatures are lovely at this time of the year – around 20 degrees, sunshine all day long. The nights are a bit colder, and it is […]

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  • Dracula Castle - Bran

    Romania Feb. 2017 – Bukarest and Transylvania

    For the first time I was in Romania – again this was a business trip, but I had a long weekend to discover the country a bit. I had to work in Bucharest, but the City did not impress me at all. The biggest building is the parliament, the 2nd […]

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  • Norway January 2017 – Trondheim to Bergen

    Norway January 2017 – Trondheim to Bergen

    For the second time the Norwegian winter wonderland was on the list – this time a small roadtrip from Trondheim to Bergen with a rental car. When I checked out the webcams a couple of days before, everything looked grey – there was no snow at all in the costal […]

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  • Budapest by night

    Budapest December 2016

    The last trip this year was a 6 day business trip to Budapest. The first days were full of work and I only had time to visit the Christmas Market twice in the evening. It was already getting dark at about 4pm so no chance for taking any city-pictures. The […]

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  • Maidens Tower

    Turkey September 2016 – Iskenderun and Istanbul

    After several business trips during summer it was finally time for holidays. The destination was Turkey, first Iskenderun in the very south, second was Istanbul. Even if Iskenderun and the Hatay Province border Syria there was no sign that there was a war just across the border. Still it was […]

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View from Palais de Chaillot

Paris – March 2017

And once again – a business trip. This time to Paris. The Hotel was near Eiffel Tower and luckily I had a bit time to walk around. Since last time I was here some years ago there was a lot more security, you can not even walk under the tower […]

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Potsdam

Potsdam – January 2017

I just spend 1 day at home before leaving for the next business trip: Potsdam. I have never been here before but heard a lot of good things about the city. Instead of flying back in the morning I took the evening flight and had almost a full day to […]

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Debrecen – January 2017

Debrecen – January 2017

Another business trip to Hungary, this time I stayed just 3 days in Debrecen the 2nd largest city in Hungary. I did not have much time for pictures, just in the morning after breakfast for some minutes. Actually there is not much to see. The main attraction is the church […]

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Bielerhöhe

Hiking Weekend – Montafon – Aug 2016

Due to all the renovation going on at home, this was the first time I went hiking in the Alps this year. The weather was just perfect the whole weekend long. First day was a tour to the Wiesbadener Hütte (huge Apfelstrudel!) from the Silvretta Lake which was packed by […]

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Statue of Liberty

New York – August 2016

New York – here I come again – this time not for holidays, it is my 2nd business trip to the United States this year. Again I had planned my flights to have some extra time in the city and not just the working stress. With holidays almost everywhere in […]

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