Early Autumn in Lavaux

The times I’ve taken the train which traverses the Lavaux wine region in Switzerland, made me vow I would hike through the vineyards. I had dreamed of hiking though peak foliage, but although I picked out a weekend at the beginning of October it is a bit of a gamble as each year is different. […]

Sellin Sunrises

The first morning I went down to the beach to take photos of the sunrise, I was already quite happy with what I saw. The lights on the pier were twinkling while the beach emitted a warm gray color. It was also the only morning I actually got to see the covered wicker beach seats […]

White Cliffs of Rügen

The white chalk cliffs on the German island of Rügen are the lesser-known counterpart to the cliffs in Dover but no less majestic. Since June 2011, the area has been a Unesco World Heritage Site. It’s possible to walk along the coast beneath the cliffs and enjoy them up close. Some people opt to see […]

A Week in Krk

It’s one of the rainiest summers on record and in dire need of some sun and warmth, I was still wary about traveling during this Covid pandemic. I was invited to join dear friends on their annual trip to Croatia, but my mind went around in circles: Is it selfish to travel during this time? […]