Provence revisited

“Fernweh” is a word in German that loosely translates to wanderlust or yearning for a far-off place.  As summer briefly departs Düsseldorf this week and is replaced by drizzly days I find myself with itchy feet and dreaming of holidays in warm locales.  With a five-week trip booked back home to New Zealand in the … More Provence revisited

Weekend in Utrecht

I’d heard good things about Utrecht, so when we decided we wanted to head away for the weekend we decided to go; after all, it’s just a short two-hour drive from Düsseldorf. As I expected Utrecht had a really cool vibe, largely due to the fact that it is a student city. It is filled … More Weekend in Utrecht

Barcelona Baby!

Back at the end of February we took a little trip to Barcelona. Chris had to go there for work, so we decided to go a few days earlier before his trade fair started and enjoy the city and the sunshine! I’d been to Barcelona for a few days with my mother in 2006 and we’d … More Barcelona Baby!