Christmas market in Heidelberg

Time pass fast when you are in good company. A few days before Christmas I flew down to Germany and my boyfriend for two weeks holiday. On the 23rd of December we boarded the plane to the Philippines but before that we had a very nice day at the Christmas market in Heidelberg. Heidelberg is located in south-west Germany and is home to the oldest University in Germany. Even if the day was overcast and rather cold we explored the city that somehow reminds a bit of Granada in Spain. After dragging Josch around to several boutiques and stores we…

The first snow and a visit to Eckkopf und Kalmit

Sweden – the smell of minus degrees The first and probably the last snow of this year fell in the middle of November. Through the window at the bar where I worked I could see the wet snowflakes hit the warm tarmac slowly dissolve. Happily enough the temperature fell throughout the night and on the Sunday I woke up to a landscape dressed in white. I love a snowy winter with every inch of my body. The colours, the shapes and structures of snowflakes, the cold air in my face, and the daily challenge of not slip and fall and…

A week in the Pfälzer Wald

A couple of months ago I headed north in order to go to a techno festival in the deep enchanted Swedish woods. As usually I had no one to go with and as a newly examined master student my bank account was not really overflowing with money. So in order to save some money, and  to find company for the festival I wrote a post on the festivals Facebook page that I was looking for company for the trip and someone that wanted to share the gas costs for the drive. To my father’s great delight I found three German…