ViaRhenana: Day 1-3

We were a couple of weeks into lockdown when one of my oldest friends sent me a picture with the note “Do you remember this hike?” I looked at the photo and smiled. It was taken on our hike through the Dolomites three years ago. I answered saying that I was thinking about another long-distance […]

Day Trip to Ostia

I knew if I ever returned to Rome, I wanted to visit Ostia Antica. Four years after my first visit, I was on a small train to Ostia. Ostia is a huge archeological site about 20 km southwest of Rome and is known for it’s beautiful frescoes, mosaics and the general amazing preservation of the […]

Quiet Rome

I’ve been a bit on the fence about posting pictures from my trip to Rome at the beginning of February. But then I decided Rome isn’t called the Eternal City for no reason. Rome, or actually Italy for that matter, is suffering during this lockdown but I am confident it will bounce back. Just like […]

A Taste of Winter

For the fourth time in a row, a group of my colleagues and I headed to the mountains for a weekend of frolicking in the snow. I had been looking forward to this weekend for quite some time since this year’s winter was extremely mild, and I hadn’t seen any snow since last winter. It […]

Rome After Hours

Depending on where we go, Alex and I like to take the time to take pictures at night or in the early morning. There is something special about being almost the only ones out and about during blue hour waiting for the sun to rise. Getting up early means that we need a siesta in […]