Nikolai Quarter (Nikolaiviertel): The birthplace of Berlin

In the centre of the ever-bustling Berlin, next to the impressive Rotes Rathaus and the iconic Berliner Fernsehturm (TV Tower), lies the unique and picturesque Nikolai Quarter or Nikolaiviertel in German. Although the district is the oldest residential area in the city, it was built in its current form after World War II. It isContinue reading “Nikolai Quarter (Nikolaiviertel): The birthplace of Berlin”

An afternoon walk in Dresden’s historic center

In 2019 the readers of Conde Nast Traveller magazine voted Dresden as one of the “Best Cities in World” and in fact put it in second place. Risen from the ashes of World War II and neglected for many years, Dresden has made an impressive comeback as a beautifully restored city in the east of Germany.Continue reading “An afternoon walk in Dresden’s historic center”

5 small European towns to put on your bucket list

While traveling around Europe and visiting famous cities and attractions, we sometimes neglect to visit towns that are real hidden gems. And they are these towns that could offer us a more authentic and unique experience. Here are 5 of our favourite smaller European towns that are certainly worth a visit : Galaxidi (Greece) :Continue reading “5 small European towns to put on your bucket list”