Dialogue in the Dark: blind in Hamburg – #UnescoHamburg

I’m about to become blind, so this is the only photo you’ll find in this post. And it’s appropriately blurry. I’m at the enigmatically named Dialog im Dunkeln – Dialogue in the Dark – about to have one of the more eye-opening (no pun intended) experiences I’ve had in a long time. I’m with six other people – three […]

Silent Retro Sunday: Toronto skyline, 1995

Toronto skyline, Ontario, Canada 1995

Rhine Valley highlights, eats and sleeps

Thinking about visiting the Rhine Valley? There’s a long, winding river, delightful villages, cliffs with mythical maidens and more castles than anywhere else in the world. And that’s just a few Rhine Valley highlights. You can take a hotel boat, aka river cruise ship, up (or down) the river. Or you can rent a car and be […]

Silent Sunday: Blue and green Latvia from above

Blue and green: Latvia from above

World at a Glance: Roman Frontiers in Germania #JoinGermanTradition

Reconstructed Roman frontier fort and pleasant setting for a forest restaurant Driving along the Rhine Valley a few weeks ago, I kept seeing signs for the Limes Route. What was this? A quick search on my phone told me this route followed the ancient Roman borders in Germania. I had a lot to cover in […]

Onwards to Hamburg (do follow along)

During a train journey through Europe last autumn, I stopped briefly in Hamburg, just long enough to whet the appetite. Luckily for me, I’ve been invited back to find out more about things to see and cool stuff to do in Hamburg. Five Nordic bloggers, including my good self, are about to engage in all sorts of Hamburg […]

Silent Sunday: The Art Nouveau Harbour Warehouse building in Oslo, Norway

Havnelageret, the Art Nouveau Harbour Warehouse building in Oslo, Norway