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Berlin Zoological Garden

Where Knut Was Once at Home


Remember Knut? He was the cute polar bear, born in the Berlin Zoological Garden, who was rejected by his mother and afterwards raised by his keepers. Knut became a huge attraction, but unfortunately passed away five years later. Anyway, you guessed it: Lars and I paid a visit to the Berlin Zoological Garden. It was quite clear from the beginning…

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Berlin Wannsee

A Gloomy New Year’s Day in Berlin


If you read our post about Dinant, you know that not every trip or excursion is successful. To be honest, our visit to Dinant was not a huge success due to bad planning from my side and simple bad luck. Well, a lot of bad luck. On New Year’s Day, Lars and I first decided to sleep in. We got…

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Botanical Gardens Berlin

A Sunny Afternoon in the Botanical Garden of Berlin


As you all know by now, Lars and I like to spend the end of the year abroad. This time we chose one of our favourite cities, which is Berlin. The first day – 31 December 2016 – was a sunny and cold one. Obviously, we decided to spend that day outside and since we were not far away from…

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Awesome Aachen – Part 3


Can you imagine that we spend a day in a very beautiful place without taking any pictures? That is simply because we were in an environment that didn’t allow any cameras: the Carolus Thermen in Aachen. What is awaiting you in this paradise? 3 thermal pools (1 inside, 2 outside), 15 saunas (dry and wet) and 3 restaurants! To be…

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Awesome Aachen – Part 2


After the candy shop, something else caught our attention: a group of statues near the Elisenbrunnen. And it kept on raining and raining on our way to the town hall. Located opposite the cathedral, the history of the town hall goes back to the 14th century. It is one of the landmarks of Aachen. We had become hungry again and…

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Aachen Cathedral

Awesome Aachen – Part 1


After a 2-hour drive, Lars and I arrived in Aachen last Monday. After a bit of rest in our hotel, we went to the centre of town, to have some dinner. We chose a restaurant quite close to the Aachen Cathedral, called Rose am Dom. We felt quite at home in the rustic but cosy interior. The menu features mainly…

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