travel-lifestyle-diaries
Beautiful Cochem Village and Schnitzel Dinner at Beim Weinbauer

Beautiful Cochem Village and Schnitzel Dinner at Beim Weinbauer

The first time I have step foot in lovely Cochem was many years ago. 12 years to be exact. Wow, that was a while back, huh. I was on my first solo European road trip =)The main square in the village of Cochem (Markt). Isn't this place just so...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-22 16:05:13
Mosel, Germany: Gorgeous Cochem Panorama Skyline

Mosel, Germany: Gorgeous Cochem Panorama Skyline

The Mosel/Moselle Valley is one of the most beautiful places in Germany and in Western Europe. The evidence is this lovely village called Cochem.Dutchman and I were here last year in the fall (September) for a long weekend holiday. It was not my...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-17 16:05:33
Typically Parisian and French: Galerie Vivienne and Le Petit Déjeuner at Bistrot Vivienne

Typically Parisian and French: Galerie Vivienne and Le Petit Déjeuner at Bistrot Vivienne

Paris has slowly grown on me. The short visit last December is making me want to visit her again. And soon I hope.Breakfast at Bistrot Vivienne.The Galerie Vivienne in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris.Because I have been to Paris many times, going to...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-15 16:05:15
Sightseeing & Lunching Paris: Galerie Vero-Dodat, the Louvre, Angelina and Cafe du Pont Neuf

Sightseeing & Lunching Paris: Galerie Vero-Dodat, the Louvre, Angelina and Cafe du Pont Neuf

No matter how beautiful the place is and how excited and full of energy and positive vibes you have, if the rain comes, it comes and it will dampen everything.Grey weather and light rain showers at the Louvre... this was taken before the heavy...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-15 16:05:15
Métro de Paris: Métropolitain Snapshots

Métro de Paris: Métropolitain Snapshots

If you want to experience Paris, then you to take the Paris Metro! Seriously.Trivia: Did you know that the metro in Paris is the second busiest metro in Europe after Moscow" And the tenth busiest in the whole world" It has more than 4 million...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-13 16:05:17
Paris, France: Dinner at the Monsieur Bleu

Paris, France: Dinner at the Monsieur Bleu

Late last year I had an idea of going to Paris for a quick getaway before the end of the year. It was just an idea though.Yours truly. Oops, I just finished my glass of martini.Dinner at Monsieur Bleu which has a direct view of the Eiffel Tower and...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-12 16:05:26
Most Beautiful Dairy Shop in the World: Pfunds Molkerei in Dresden

Most Beautiful Dairy Shop in the World: Pfunds Molkerei in Dresden

Although this place can be a chock-full of tourists, this gorgeous dairy shop is a truly gem and really worthy of visiting.You have got to love their paper bags, those cherubs are just too cute =)It's the Dresdner Molkerei Gebruder Pfund or
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-09 16:06:07
Dresden: German Cuisine at Kuppel Restaurant in der Yenidze

Dresden: German Cuisine at Kuppel Restaurant in der Yenidze

The first dinner in Dresden was at this mosque-like restaurant...German cuisine dinner at the Kuppel Restaurant in the Yenidze building.But the building wasn't really a mosque at all but a factory in the past and is now an office building. The...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-08 16:06:27
Dresden, Germany: Swinging it at the Dresden Zwinger Palace

Dresden, Germany: Swinging it at the Dresden Zwinger Palace

Perhaps the most famous building and attraction in Dresden!The whole palace estate, which is composed of galleries and gardens was built in the early 1700's by Augustus the Strong. It's located in the core center of the Old Town across the...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-06 16:05:24
We Stayed at Affordable Design Hotel - Motel One Palaisplatz in Dresden

We Stayed at Affordable Design Hotel - Motel One Palaisplatz in Dresden

I don?t do sponsored posts alright but I just have to blog about this budget design hotel we stayed at in Dresden, Germany.Moi at the reception sitting in a nice chair. Bubbles was joking around that I look like the owner or manager of the hotel...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-02 16:05:47
Dresden, Germany: The Furstenzug Mural, the Neumarkt, the Frauenkirche and Augustiner's Apricot Dumplings

Dresden, Germany: The Furstenzug Mural, the Neumarkt, the Frauenkirche and Augustiner's Apricot Dump...

Guten tag! As they say "Good Day" in Germany =)The gorgeous Frauenkirche on the Neumarkt.Last year at the beginning of April, I visited Dresden, Germany. It?s one of those cities that?s on my list for quite a long time. Luckily, Bubbles who...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-04-01 16:04:55
My Daily Life in the Netherlands #006

My Daily Life in the Netherlands #006

Hi! Oh wow, the first quarter of 2018 is almost over. Time flies so fast, and it's time again to blog about what has transpired in the last 2 months, January and February, the deep winter months of the Netherlands and Europe.The highlights were...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-31 16:04:49
A Day Trip to Antwerp, Belgium

A Day Trip to Antwerp, Belgium

Another spring trip I did last year was to Antwerp, Belgium.The Groeneplaats, a huge city square in Antwerp.My mussels lunch.The city of Antwerp is so near to Utrecht, I can literally commute here every day or every week if I want to. So when the...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-26 16:06:13
Delft, Netherlands in Spring

Delft, Netherlands in Spring

It is almost spring! But it is still cold in the Netherlands...So I have some pictures here taken last year during spring in Delft, approximately 11 months ago in April of 2017.A very spring look =)The Oostpoort (Eastern Gate) of the city. The city...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-25 16:04:52
Skiathos Island: Traditional Greek Dinner at Platanias Taverna in Agia Paraskevi

Skiathos Island: Traditional Greek Dinner at Platanias Taverna in Agia Paraskevi

This is one of the best tavernas and dinners we have been to in Skiathos Island.The food and service here at Platanias (officially Platanias Venue Restaurant & Lounge Bar) were just incredible. We enjoyed our dinner and evening here very much. We...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-24 16:04:46
Skiathos, Greece: Fresh Pasta Dinner at La Cucina di Maria

Skiathos, Greece: Fresh Pasta Dinner at La Cucina di Maria

I must admit though that I am not a huge fan of pasta. I don't know why, perhaps because I find pasta too starchy for my liking" On the other hand, I can?t live without noodles. Now that's a bit of a contradiction, haha.In Skiathos,...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-22 16:04:51
Our Homebase in Skiathos Island, Greece: Fengeros Village

Our Homebase in Skiathos Island, Greece: Fengeros Village

For our 2-week summer holiday last year in Skiathos Island, we stayed at Fengeros Village. It?s an apartment complex village with a pool and a bar which offers basic accommodation with a small kitchen and a balcony with stunning views.Amazing view...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-19 16:05:05
Skiathos Island, Greece: Maratha Beach (Our Favourite!)

Skiathos Island, Greece: Maratha Beach (Our Favourite!)

Maratha Beach was one of our great finds last summer in Skiathos. This was "our kind of beach".A picture of a very relaxing holiday without having to spend ludicrous amounts of money or having to fly across the globe in search of the sun! The...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-19 16:05:05
Skiathos, Greece: Stroll and Dinner with a View at Plakes Taverna

Skiathos, Greece: Stroll and Dinner with a View at Plakes Taverna

It is freezing here again in the Netherlands and I am supposed to do my weekly run but it?s cosier to sit at home in my huge warm chair and blog about the warm sunny days we had in the Greek Islands.So yes, that is what is inspiring me today to...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-17 16:05:28
Last Day Skiing Photos in Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine Ski

Last Day Skiing Photos in Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine Ski

Our last day of winter sports last winter (January 2017) was spent in Alpe d' Huez skiing area.Alpe d'Huez is actually a long way from Vaujany where we were staying for the holiday.  Both places are located far from each other, at both ends...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-12 16:05:36
Vaujany Alpine Commune in the French Alps and the Cable Car Mishap

Vaujany Alpine Commune in the French Alps and the Cable Car Mishap

Last winter we spent our skiing and snowboarding holiday in Vaujany, a little alpine village in the Isere department in the French Alps.The commune of 300 people - Vaujany. Most of these chalets are hotels, aparthotels, and rentals.The Oz-Vaujany...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-11 16:04:47
New Zealand Road Trip and City Trips in Shanghai and Hong Kong

New Zealand Road Trip and City Trips in Shanghai and Hong Kong

In 7 weeks I am embarking once again a long distance trip. To the other side of the world!Flag of New Zealand.Yup, I am going to New Zealand to visit my sister who lives in Auckland. We are going on a road trip from Auckland - Wellington -...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-09 16:05:14
Skiing Flaine: View of the Slopes / Pistes from the Chairlift

Skiing Flaine: View of the Slopes / Pistes from the Chairlift

The perfect weather during winter sports can sometimes be elusive.Moi taking a pause =)We did not have great weather during our skiing and boarding holiday last January in Val Cenis. We barely had sunshine and we mostly have snow, lots of it,...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-06 16:05:51
Modern Afternoon Tea Twist at TWG Tea Salon in Taipei 101 Mall

Modern Afternoon Tea Twist at TWG Tea Salon in Taipei 101 Mall

I love tea. Who doesn't"During the weekdays I always start my day at home with yogurt, muesli, wheat cornflakes and blueberries, and then when I arrive at the office, I take my first drink of the day, my first cup of tea. In fact, I drink more...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-05 16:05:03
Dongmen, Taipei and the search for Xiao Long Bao dumplings on Yong Kang Street

Dongmen, Taipei and the search for Xiao Long Bao dumplings on Yong Kang Street

Taipei is known for its xiao long bao dumplings. It is a steamed light bun type dough dumpling usually filled with minced pork and with a soup in it. It is often times called soup dumplings. I was not going to leave Taipei without having tasted...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-03-04 16:05:12
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