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travel blog from Ubud, Indonesia
updated 17 hours ago
Today I didn´t have to go far. I will attend to a cooking class. The wife of the guesthouse owner will teach me the secrets of the Balinese kitchen, so I´m more than ready for it. But first I had …
travel review from Arlesheim, Switzerland
updated 19 hours ago
As soon as you are in Arlesheim, the best way of getting around is walking. Distances are short. Directions are well signposted, you have to try really hard to lose your way. A round trip to the attractions round the …
travel review from Arlesheim, Switzerland
updated 19 hours ago
Arlesheim is easy to reach from Basel. The tram line 10 takes you there in some 20 minutes. You need a ticket for 2 zones. This tram passes through the city centre of Basel and stops in front of Basel …
travel review from Arlesheim, Switzerland
updated 19 hours ago
Arlesheim's main treasure, in addition to the cathedral, is the park known as Eremitage. The Eremitage is described as the largest English landscape garden of Switzerland (which means there cannot be many others). The park is located in a small …
travel review from Arlesheim, Switzerland
updated 19 hours ago
Birseck castle is located on a small hill by the entrance to Eremitage gardens, overlooking the village. The castle has medieval origins. In those times it belonged to the Bishops of Basel. It was destroyed in the revolution wars at …
travel review from Arlesheim, Switzerland
updated 19 hours ago
Arlesheim has a cathedral, despite being a rather small village. Not one that's named „Dom“ because of its size or whatever, but a real one. Ia cathedral is, by definition, the church of a bishop. After the reformation, the Bishop …
travel review from Arlesheim, Switzerland
updated 19 hours ago
My host told me Arlesheim is the most beautiful village in the region around Basel - I cannot tell whether this is justified or not because I have seen too few places in the area, but the old village centre …
updated 19 hours ago
Arlesheim is a large village of about 9,000 inhabitants in Kanton Basel-Land. It is part of Basel's „Speckgürtel“, the area around the city where the wealthy people have built their affluent homes. Many commute into Basel for work. This small, …
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updated 20 hours ago
Comments on Heiligendamm, Germany's oldest beach resort
travel review from Heiligendamm, Germany
updated 20 hours ago
If you arrive by car, be prepared for quite a walk if you park in front of the train station, and even more walk if you park behind. You cannot pass through the premises of the Grand Hotel but have …
travel blog from Heiligendamm, Germany
updated 20 hours ago
Duke Friedrich Franz von Mecklenburg founded Heiligendamm as Germany’s first seaside resort in 1793. In those times the healthy effects of sea water and sea air were discovered and praised. The Mecklenburg court spent the summers in Bad Doberan. The …
travel review from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
updated 20 hours ago
Quintal O Econtro is a restaurant located in the Recreio De Bandeirantes area of Rio De Janeiro within a short walking distance from the beach. It is a predominantly sea food oriented eatery and has a patio like setting throughout …
travel blog from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
updated 20 hours ago
Heading south and then east
travel blog from Reykjavik, Iceland
updated 20 hours ago
It may seem like a waste of a day for some... but having been to Reykjavik before, I really wanted to just do nothing all day. So while my sister and her friend went for their Golden Circle tour, I …
travel blog from Oyer, Norway
updated 1 day ago
Important Note: HOLY S**T it was cold! (wow, it was very cold) I am talking -15 degrees celsius people! So we went to Lillehammer in the early afternoon, then we went and got lunch, before heading for the Winter Park. We arrived about …
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