Summer Reads

Sunscreen, sunshine, beach with a view and what not to miss a good book. Here a five summer reads, stories that transport you into the 60s, love, romance to juicy fiction…. „I owe you one“ by Sophie Kinsella From the New York Times Bestseller Sophie Kinsella, a story of love and Empowerment. Amazon review So…

Cap de Roca by bike

Many Roads lead towards Cap de Roca from the beautiful city Sintra through Morelinho and Nafarros you will reach Cabo de Roca after ca 15.8 km with an attitude difference of 350 m. Another route is from Cascais along the coast towards Praia de Guincho (with an attitude difference of 410 and distance of 17.8km…

Pose of the month: Triangle pose (Utthita-Trikonasana)

A basic pose that can be magic when applied correctly. (utthita = stretched, tri = three, kona = corner, angle) Leg muscles are stretched asymmetrically in the pose Trikonasana. Foremost the muscles on the backside of the front leg are stretched, the calf muscles of the back leg, as well as the abdominal muscles and…

My favorite 5 for June

  Keep it fresh with Alverde Grapefuit Bambus shower gel, bb cream (Garnier) and sunglasses – keep yourself protected and keep it easy –  Top: ultramarine with dots perfect match for jeans, Book women’s contemporary fiction: Airways – I’m not in Hollywood by Natalie Hush

Best tours in Northern Ireland

Bold, adventurous, impressive – landscapes with breathtaking views. Travelling along the coastline up north from Belfast you will find stunning views and cliffs such as the Giant Cause Way, the Gobbins or attractions like the Carrickfergus Castle build in 1177 and not to forget the Carrick-a-Rede-Robe-Bridge, Dunluce Castle, Portrush, and Londonderry is worth a trip…

Peniche – Weekend at the sea

Friday after work. I took the bus from Lisbon Campo Grande Station to Peniche, a 1.5 h drive and I arrived at eight o’clock at my accommodation a little guest house in the old town close to the Peniche Fortress. I put my bag into the guest room which was all in a vintage look…

Marché de Nuit – Frankfurter Nachtmarkt

Saturday night a rather unusual cold and rainy night in Frankfurt in the mid of May with three highlights for the evening, the Museums night, the lighting show at the penguin zone in the Frankfurter Zoo and the Marche de Nuit at the Frankfurter Zoogesellschaftshaus. I decided to start the evening with the visit on…

Top 5 – Lissabon

I arrived in Lissabon in January and already when I came out of the airport I loved the mild temperature more than 16° degree where I came from we had temperatures around 0° and snowfall. Here it was a cloudless day, sunshine and along to the way that should be my new home for a…

Sesimbra – 48 h

Arriving at the little fishing village Sesimbra in the South of Setubal at the foothills of the Serra de Arabida on a late Friday afternoon  after a 45 min bus trip from Lissabon. The hotel offers a rooftop pool and after a short swim I relax at the pool bar with a Kir Royal  and…

Merry christmas

Keep your friends close, your enemies closer and all receipts for major purchases – Bride Winegar