Travelling With Kids: An Island Called San Andres

    San Andres, a small Colombian island located in the Caribbean Sea close to Nicaragua and only a 45 minutes flight away from Panama City … can this be true ? Or yes, it can! Honestly, I had never heard of San Andres before moving to Panama so I was more than just positively surprised…

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Family Travel:Explore Amsterdam With Holiday-Sitters

During our trip to Japan two years ago, my husband and I kept talking about how amazing it would be to have a trustworthy babysitter while being in a city such as Tokyo. As we were traveling with our kiddo we had to skip that tiny Michelin star rated sushi restaurant which opened only at night time,…

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Travelling With Kids: Loma Partida, Bocas del Toro (Panama)

When we moved to Panama, one of the things we were most excited about was the fact to live close by the Caribbean Sea. Therefore, it was only natural that we decided to escape the hectic city and spend our Christmas holiday on exactly that side of the country. After a very short flight in a…

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Oh wie schön ist Panama

Panama…this had never been a country that I thought I would ever live in. To be honest,  when thinking about Panama the only things which used to come to my mind were the Panama Canal, a German children’s book by the author Janosch called Oh wie schön ist Panama (Oh how beautiful is Panama), well and the…

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Babymoon in Hamburg

During my first pregnancy, my man and I had gone on a two week long baby moon to Tulum in Mexico. Friends and family had advised us to go on a last vacation, just the two of us, before the arrival of our baby. Looking back, we were so glad to have listened to them…

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Me, Myself & The Belly in Berlin

Just right on time for the third trimester I decided that it was the perfect moment to pack my things and leave my man and the little bird for a weekend. Both had been ill with the chicken pox and a harsh flu virus so once the sick times were over I felt quite exhausted and…

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JAPAN DIARY: Kyoto (Moga Moga Café, Fushimi Inari-taisha, Bamboo Grove, Gion)

  When speaking about Kyoto there is obviously one thing that always pops up. Sightseeing. Of course we did some of it but not before having a calm and cozy breakfast. Thanks to the Machiya rental via Airbnb we had a voucher for a meal at the cute Moga Moga café which was located almost next door.  The interior…

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JAPAN DIARY: Kyoto (Nishiki Market & Machiya Rental)

For our 2 night stay in Kyoto, we had booked a restored traditional Kyo-Machiya via Airbnb. When we arrived at Kyoto station, our lovely host Tomomi (Minne) was waiting for us to pick-up our luggage so that we could already start and explore the city. Of course, our first destination was the food market, Nishiki Market. Being…

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JAPAN DIARY : Travelling With The Shinkansen Bullet Train

After our one-night stay in Tokyo, our next destination was Kyoto. Prior to our trip, we had purchased the Japan Rail Pass (also called JR Pass), a universal train ticket that is issued by the Japan Railway Group that allows foreign visitors to travel by train for a certain amount of time. The JR Pass cannot be…

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JAPAN DIARY : TOKYO (MINATO-KU & SHIBUYA)

  I still owe you the remaining part of our Japan travel diary. As the weather is currently particularly boring here (cold, dark and rainy, arghh), I thought it’s the perfect moment to jump back to the time when we were out and about, travelling and enjoying life on the other side of the world.…

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