Month: July 2015

Road trip to Arandjelovac and Oplenac

Today’s postcard highlights the second part of our “local travel” weekend. We visited the city of Aranđelovac which was named after the Archangel Gabriel and holds historical importance in Serbian history – it is the place where the first Serbian uprising against the Turks took place in 1804. My mother has visited the city many times […]

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Discover Germany | Berlin Part 5

The final postcard from Berlin highlights my last few days visiting this city of contemporary design and art.  I very much enjoyed walking as much as I could in the beautiful weather (after the weekend thunderstorm it really cooled off!). I must say, my favourite part of Berlin is Unter den Linden, a boulevard located in […]

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Discover Germany | Berlin Part 4

My fourth postcard from Berlin comes from an earlier time where I explored Germany through the Baroque era leading into WWII. Starting with the mediaeval ages, Nikolaiviertel (Nikolai quarter) is the oldest residential area of Berlin and so well preserved, it simply takes you back in time, like in a fairytale. During the Middle Ages, a trade […]

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Discover Germany | Berlin Part 3

The third postcard from Berlin comes from the historical period of the Cold War where we visited the Berlin Wall memorial, Checkpoint Charlie and Topography of Terror, after all – a trip to Berlin is useless if you don’t go back to this important time. The Berlin Wall was built in 1961 by the Communists […]

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Discover Germany | Berlin Part 2

The second postcard from Berlin features our incredible Friday afternoon spent all over Berlin with very distinctive highlights (hence the title). The first one – afternoon at the Berlin Zoo. Wearing my lace inspired shorts, white top, sun hat and of course sunscreen (30SPF) we agreed it would be best to spend the hot day […]

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Discover Germany | Berlin Part 1

As most of you know, I have just returned from a visit to Berlin, where my Abu Dhabi friend, Jasmin, currently lives. While it was only a 6 day visit, I must say we have covered the city pretty much from head to toe, in the biggest summer heat – find out below what we have […]

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