NORWAY: Lofoten Islands – Of majestic fjords and the midnight sun 1

When I said that Norway is nature’s paradise, I meant it. 😉 This entry is part 1 of my experience in Lofoten Islands in the Nordland region two summers ago. Lofoten is an archipelago famous for its majestic fjords, picturesque scenery, dramatic mountains and peaks and rich wildlife. It lies in the Arctic Circle, making … More NORWAY: Lofoten Islands – Of majestic fjords and the midnight sun 1

RIGA: An architectural haven in the heart of the Baltics

Riga, the capital city of Latvia, is home to remarkable architecture. Its historical center with a high concentration of Art Nouveau architecture was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1997. Founded in 1201, the port town served as a major center of the Hanseatic League, an economic confederation of northern European countries. I … More RIGA: An architectural haven in the heart of the Baltics

BERLIN: A walking tour around the grey city (Part 2)

Heisann! Maerose here. This is the continuation of my escapade in Berlin, dubbed as the grey city. In the previous entries, I wrote about the Brandenburger Tor and Berlin Wall, along with the the other famous landmarks and sites in the city, such as the Holocaust Memorial, Checkpoint Charlie, Gendarmenmarkt square, Berlin Cathedral and Potsdamer Platz. There’s … More BERLIN: A walking tour around the grey city (Part 2)

BERLIN: Brandenburg Gate, a symbol of European peace and unity

Woot! Maerose here. It had been a long time. I had lots of stuff going on, particularly my summer Norwegian class which ended just last week. Hence, the peace and quiet on this blog. But yeah, I’m free now and I feel that it’s time for a new addition to the country list in the … More BERLIN: Brandenburg Gate, a symbol of European peace and unity

Kutná Hora: The UNESCO World Heritage Site with the medieval feels

Woot! It’s Maerose again, writing a quick entry before I head out to the rest of this beautiful Thursday! 😉 Here’s the continuation of my trip to the ancient city of Kutná Hora, located in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. Last time, I wrote about the Church of Bones, with interiors filled with … More Kutná Hora: The UNESCO World Heritage Site with the medieval feels

Kutná Hora: Visiting the Bone Church or Ossuary in Sedlec

Woot! Maerose here. It’s almost 10pm, and I’m still alert, alive, awake, enthusiastic! Got myself a nice tall cup of hot coffee. Now I’m ready to write about the rest of my journey in Czech Republic. 😉 During the last couple of days of my stay in the City of a Hundred Spires – Prague, … More Kutná Hora: Visiting the Bone Church or Ossuary in Sedlec

PRAGUE: Satisfying hunger with a delightful food trip experience (Part 5)

Woot! Maerose in da hauz! Here’s the final leg of my trip to Prague, City of a Hundred Spires! This time, I’d write about where and what to eat when you visit the city. Well, it’s all based actually on where and what I ate, but yeah, just to give you an idea. 😉 Luckily, … More PRAGUE: Satisfying hunger with a delightful food trip experience (Part 5)