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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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: ZAMAMI ISLAND

I still remember why we chose to stay a couple of days on Zamami island. Being a paradise for snorkelling and whale watching (though only from January until March), Zamami island was also supposed to host one of the most beautiful beaches of the world, Furuzamami. As we were travelling with a toddler, it was…

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JAPAN DIARY: OKINAWA ISLAND (NAHA)

There is a reason why we decided to book a trip to Okinawa. A couple of weeks before going on our Japan trip, we felt more like a relaxing beach vacation so we checked our options and discovered that flying from Tokyo to Okinawa was not only not that long (2,5 hours) but also not…

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Strolling Around in Shibuya / Tokyo (Video)

Before I share our detailed travel map with all the who, what, when, where and whys, I would like to begin with a quick video from our first walk through Shibuya / Tokyo. We arrived on a Saturday morning at 10am local time after an overnight flight from Munich. The little bird had slept during…

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The Energy Break

I believe in one rule. When you drop your I Phone 6 by accident in the toilet it’s time to take a break and refill your energy levels. Two days ago, this did exactly happen to me. Some may question why I am taking my phone to the loo but most among you will know…

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With Schnapps to Japan

Travelling to Japan has been on top of our wish list for quite a while. Two weeks ago, when we were in our finest couch potatoe mood, we decided to make things serious and book our flight to Tokyo. The result: Two weeks booked for beginning of April, right on time for the cherry blossom period.…

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