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Reiseberichte und hilfreiche Informationen zur Vorbereitung individueller Reisen - vor allem für Alleinreisende bzw. alleinreisende Frauen, wobei der Interessenschwerpunkt auf Kunst und Kultur liegt.

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travelling in style - with hand luggage only

Summer breaks are here - and I'd like to inspire you travelling light - yet in style. I just came back from a trip along Portugal's west coast. More ...

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travelling all bye:myself - five PROs and CONs

(Last Update July 2018) When I've started my blog a bit over a year ago, it was mainly because I got asked so often about my solo travelling that I ...

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Büdelsdorf Revisited - bye:myself at the NordArt 2018

The NordArt is a very nice art event - of course, not to be compared to the documenta, let alone the Biennial in Venice. But yes, they show a great ...

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Rail Trip Portugal - 6th Whistle Stop: CASCAIS - ESTORIL - BELEM

It was my last day in Portugal. Others would have taken it easy, maybe do some final souvenir shopping, have a last croqueta de bacalao and a glass ...

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Rail Trip Portugal - 5th Whistle Stop: SINTRA

Although I had just arrived in Portugal's capital, I decided to go on a day trip to Sintra right away: It's one of the most popular tours from ...

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Rail Trip Portugal - 4th Whistle Stop: LISBON

So I got back to Lisbon - meanwhile, I'm an expert on trains and train stations in Portugal, I definitely know the drill. Iconic view of river Tejo. ...

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Rail Trip Portugal - 3rd Whistle Stop: COIMBRA

Coming to Coimbra, climbing up the extremely steep, narrow alleys covered with - partly slippery.... - cobblestones, you'll feel like walking through ...

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Rail Trip Portugal - 2nd Whistle Stop: FIGUEIRA da FOZ

It's been about ten years that I haven't been to a European beach. I was thinking that e. g. Asia and Latin America are the places to be(ach). ...

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Rail Trip Portugal - 1st Whistle Stop: PORTO

I'm very much into road trips. Mainly railroad trips that are. Since I'm not driving, I don't have too many alternatives for tripping, anyway. Well, ...

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Picture This: 7th Triennial of Photography in Hamburg

For the 7th time, a major exhibition of photography is being shown in Hamburg - and all the significant museums have chipped in with thoroughly ...

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POTSDAM - how Frederick made a small town great

Potsdam, located about 40 km / 25 miles South-West of Germany's capital, is often considered Berlin's suburb. As a matter of fact, it can be reached ...

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BERLIN guide: get the most for less on bus number 100

Who needs an expensive hop on hop off-bus when you get to see Berlin's most important sights and sites right from the city bus number 100. Buy a ...

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COMO - a Lake to Like

I love Italy: The gelato, the papagalli, the dolce far niente - somehow my head got tangled in these clichés like a fork in a heap of spaghetti. Sail ...

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The Mountainous High (!) Lights of Peru

Pun intended: While Peru does invite its visitors to experience the 'sierra', 'selva', and 'costa' - the mountains, the jungle, and the coast - the ...

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World's Most Complete Travel Information

One of the main reasons I started to blog was informing and helping others. I've been travelling for many years now and therefore had to face ...

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The GalleryWeekend - and other themed weekends in Berlin

Yes, it's true: Berlin, Germany's capital city, is always worth a visit: The history and the stories, the Prussian traditions and the worldly scenes ...

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PERU after Paddington Bear - a travel guide (for solo female ...

I don't get Paddington bear: how could he have left Peru? This country - divided into the geographic areas sierra, selva, costa,  i. e. mountains, ...

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PERU after Paddington Bear - the complete travel guide bye:myself

I don't get Paddington bear: how could he have left Peru? This country - divided into the geographic areas sierra, selva, costa,  i. e. mountains, ...

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SÃO PAULO - a tour guided by muralist Eduardo Kobra

Christ the Redeemer? In Rio de Janeiro. The jungle? At Manaus. The waterfalls? In Iguacu. So when in Brazil, why go to São Paulo? Why? Because it's ...

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SÃO PAULO - a tour 'guided by' muralist Eduardo Kobra

Christ the Redeemer? In Rio de Janeiro. The jungle? At Manaus. The waterfalls? In Iguacu. So when in Brazil, why go to São Paulo? Why? Because it's ...