All posts tagged: travel

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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Tokyo, Japan

It’s been a month since my trip to Tokyo. Today I finally have a free day, without work, a terrible cold, house chores, or luggages to pack. So I finished off post-processing of a selection of photos I took and would like to share them […]

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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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Architecture of Hamburg – I –

Here you will find a selection of the photos I took of various architecture in Hamburg. The photos I selected in this post perfectly illustrate the fact that Hamburg, an unconventional city in Germany, is a playground for architects as well as architecture enthusiasts (I […]

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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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Week in south Italy – Procida

A few days ago I came home from a short vacation in south Italy. For the past few nights I have been going through and editing three or four photos at a time I took during the trip. I was only away for six days, […]

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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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Bremen, Germany

On Saturday I went to Bremen to meet up with a colleague/friend. We spent the day strolling around the city, checking out interesting shops, and eating good food. I pretty much stopped taking weekend trips with a state ticket (Niedersachsen-Ticket, in this case) after moving […]

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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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Stade, Germany

Stade is a small town about 70 km south west of where I live in Hamburg. Honestly, Hamburg is quite a big city for me, it still feels like I’ve explored only a fraction of it. And mostly for that reason, I hadn’t taken any trips […]

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