Once upon a time there was a great nation famous for its superb manners and politeness all over the world. However, a fateful referendum uncovers that behind the kind words and the wide smiles there is hidden hostility towards everything non-British. While everyone is busy criticising the not so United… View Post

  A colourful walk by the sea in Malta, an unexpected encounter and a curious story about the local boats with Norwegian design. The best way to get to know a place is to get lost in it. With this belief, I started walking down the sea promenade in Buġibba,… View Post

It is often said that the life of all Spaniards is one huge fiesta. When they get tired they have an afternoon nap – siesta, and then keep on with the party. Spaniards themselves do not understand how foreigners can sum up their entire life philosophy into two simple words.… View Post

Oranienburg is a small town, founded some 800 years ago in the picturesque German countryside. It is known for its wonderful forest area, a multitude of lakes and the most magnificent Baroque castle in the area. Nowadays, Oranienburg is non the less idyllic. Less than a century ago, however, this… View Post