• 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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  • 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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  • Brandenburger Tor

    Berlin – July 2016

    This short business trip was only my second time visiting Berlin. I was only spending one night close to the Sony Center just a 10 minutes walk from the center (Brandenburger Tor). After a long day working I had a great evening in the city with beautiful light (for photography) […]

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  • Girne harbour by night

    Northern Cyprus (Turkish) – May 2016

    Northern Cyprus is the Turkish part of Cyprus and only accepted as a country by the Turkish. Therefore it is a little difficult to reach, as there are no direct flights from Europe. The capital is devided into 2 parts, Nikosia – the greek part and Lefkosa, the Turkish part. […]

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  • View from the castle

    Ljubljana – March 2016

    Like every year, Easter is the time for a city trip. This time Ljubljana, the capital of Slowenia was on the radar. The population of the city is about 270.000 people, lots of them students, so it is one of the youngest cities in Europe. The center is small but […]

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  • Golden Gate Bridge

    USA 2016 – San Francisco and Highway 1

    I was many times in the US, 3 times in San Francisco already, but never for business. I seldom travel for business and if I do the locations are usually far away from the city. Not this time. I had to work on a software upgrade of the satellite transmission […]

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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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Last Sunset at Rekawa Beach

Sri Lanka 2016 – Highlands and Beaches

After the stressful last weeks it was wonderful to escape into the warm. I am not a fan of Asia but I wanted to give Sri Lanka a try as I heard a lot of positive about the Island. On the world map Sri Lanka is „below“ Inda just above […]

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