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My bite of the big apple – NYC

Concrete jungle where dreams are made of There's nothing you can't do. Now you're in New York, These streets will make you feel brand new Big lights will inspire you... (Alicia Keys) I am standing in the middle of the big city life jungle, just watching everything and everyone rush by, and I feel alive.… Continue reading My bite of the big apple – NYC

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The One Lovely Blog Award – highly appreciated!

Opening my emails last week I got a great surprise: the blogger Travels and Tomes nominated me for the One Lovely Blog Award! Thank you very much, it made me very happy and grateful, and I give it right back in your direction. Great job and have fun in Germany! These are the rules for… Continue reading The One Lovely Blog Award – highly appreciated!

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My Barcelona adventure

It was the mussels. They were perfect. I just love the feeling of sitting in a restaurant, being hungry, seeing the waiter arrive with the food, trying it - and then - feeling immediately that it is one of the best things you ever tasted. If this is accompanied with a delicious Rioja, I can… Continue reading My Barcelona adventure

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6 good reasons to visit Germany!

I have to be honest - I totally underestimated Germany as a travel destination. My apologies, Germany! There are so many wonderful destinations in this country, and I get one surprise after the other traveling around here. I want to present my 6 favorite reasons to visit Germany - you are welcome to add your… Continue reading 6 good reasons to visit Germany!

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London and its great surroundings!

"Good friends in front of the Tower Bridge - my travel companion - Anne"  London. I have the feeling that this is a city where most people have been to, but everyone has a different story to tell. Last week, I visited London with a new angle - to combine seeing the city and the… Continue reading London and its great surroundings!

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Digging for gold on the Golden Coast!

While waiting for my next trip (to London in one week), I would like to take you with me on a dive through old memories that haunt me over and over again. I visited this destination years ago, but I can still hear it calling for me: "Come back, Charlotte", and I hope to get… Continue reading Digging for gold on the Golden Coast!

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Sweet candy flavored Los Angeles!

The city of angels - angels with "dirt on their wings"! Los Angeles is far from the picture of innocent angels with white wings and  pristine intentions. It`s the city of the rich, the poor, the clean, the dirty, the "Be`s" and the "wanna Be`s" — all in a strange and wonderfully colored mix. Los Angeles… Continue reading Sweet candy flavored Los Angeles!

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VIDEO blog: My helicopter ride in the Grand Canyon – a dream come true!

The grand Grand Canyon - one of the worlds greatest natural wonders. I really felt small, standing at the "Eagle Point" (and the famous "Skywalk"), looking down into the valley and the Colorado River with no fence between me and certain death. I grew up with powerful nature, and to see the Grand Canyon was always… Continue reading VIDEO blog: My helicopter ride in the Grand Canyon – a dream come true!

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Lively – lovely – Las Vegas!

I just came back from Las Vegas. I went there as a so-called "Vegas-Virgin" (first-timer), ready to be deflowered by this city full of expectations. I stayed four nights at the incredible Venetian Palazzo Hotel and got to see Las Vegas as I imagined it to be; luxury hotels with grand shows and entertainment, endless… Continue reading Lively – lovely – Las Vegas!

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Discovering my Chile lindo!

When I went to Chile for the first time (many years ago), I had no idea what to expect. Since then, I have been there several times, and this is a country to fall in love with. So I did. I visited cities and places like Viña del Mar, Valparaíso, Puerto Montt, Puerto Varas, Chiloè,… Continue reading Discovering my Chile lindo!