Moving to Greece


Yes folks, it’s official. We have left Freiburg and now live in Greece! It’s been a long time coming, but we’re so happy to have taken this major step. The past weeks have been rather tiring and hectic, but all the effort was worth it. I was especially busy because I needed to fly back […]

A weekend in Whitstable


For this short post I decided to let the photos speak for themselves. Enjoy!

England in the summer


I know, i know, when i said i’d post pictures of sandy beaches and tropical waters this is not exactly what anybody had in mind… But we’re still about a month away from the Caribbean, and lately my only contact with the sea were the (sandy: yes, sunny: nope) beaches of Yorkshire. I spent a […]



Our first morning after our first night under canvas, we had quite a long drive ahead of us and so were up early. I don’t think I had woken up properly because I put some water on to boil and almost immediately managed to kick it over (BTW, if you ever need a good camping […]

Back in Edale

Railway Edale

After a break of 15 years we were heading back to one of our favourite places: Edale in the Peak District. It would be the first destination in our “fifteen national parks in fifteen days” extravaganza. We decided to take my dad’s midlife-crisis-mobile, a Mazda MX5, in the vain hope that we might encounter some […]

Growing up in a rucksack

In a rucksack

When I left my job in Strasbourg in September 2011 I suddenly had the freedom to do whatever I wanted. It was a strange, liberating feeling – kind of scary that my life no longer had the routine of a 9-5 job, but exciting that I was moving on to new challenges. My dad happened […]