All posts tagged: europe

Sakura in Hamburg

Thanks to long days of warm and stable weather this spring, there were plenty of chances to go out and enjoy the cherry blossoms – one of the most precious gifts brought by the season. I was in Planten un Blomen, the Alsterpark, and Hohe […]

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Kleinwalsertal, Austria

Not long after my last vacation in the Alps, I fixed dates for another week-long trip in Kleinwalsertal. The last vacation was wonderful and adventurous with snow, ice, and spring breeze all present at the same time, but there were still paths blocked, heights unreached, […]

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Baad, Austria

I’ve been back home for merely 24 hours. The first day home after a trip is always curious, the transition, the counting back in time – what was I doing at this time two nights ago? I was sitting in the dining room in the […]

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

Just before my vacation in the Alps, I had to go to Amsterdam on a short notice. It was my second time there and I decided to take my camera with me to do some shooting after work. I don’t know what triggered the idea, […]

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Retreat into the Alps

I took a few days off in the beginning of August and travelled south to Oberstdorf, a town in the Alps I had visited numerous times when I was living in Ulm. I knew the Alps region in its proximity pretty well, so I figured […]

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Week in south Italy – Naples

Napoli, or Naples in English, Neapel in German – I had heard plenty about this place before going there. After my colleague in north Italy heard that I was heading there for vacation, he said, “Naples! That is nice, it is beautiful there, but…”. Do […]

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Wismar, Germany

Happy first of May! I haven’t had the need to write in a long time – almost two months, that is. There has been a lot of traveling for work, a lot of work, and a lot of Sunday strolls with my camera. Recently, I’ve […]

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A winter reunion

Our family had a reunion this past holiday season in Europe. My parents flew from Beijing, my aunt from New Jersey, and I from Hamburg, with our arrival times all within one hour, we met up at the airport in Munich and started our journey […]

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