Category Archives: Western Europe

Insider Travel Guide to Hamburg

I guess in the meanwhile everyone knows how I love Hamburg, right? I say it and write it whenever I have the opportunity. In Hamburg, the second biggest city of Germany, I felt home for the first time after I left my home town Istanbul. It is the only German city I felt fully welcome. It might be difficult to get to know people as the Hamburgers are very reserved people. But once they spend time with you and get to know you, you can be sure that you just made friends for ever.

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A Weekend in Rügen Island

What a beautiful island it is Rügen! The largest island of Germany, located off the coast in the Baltic Sea and 300 km away from Hamburg. Statistics say most of the German people still spend their vacation in Germany and Rügen Island is clearly one of their favourite destinations.

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Top 10 Things to do in Bruges

Everyone who watched the movie “In Bruges” dreams of visiting this surreal town in Belgium. The cobblestone streets, canals, medieval squares and towers offer the best conditions for a great movie set indeed.

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5 Characteristics representing Vienna

Vienna… How to describe Vienna? I always imagined Vienna as a set of a movie about a musician, an imperial king, an artist, from the year 18hundredandsomething, whose paths cross as a result of a chain of coincidences. And guess what! My imagination became reality with my visit to Vienna.

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Notorious neighbourhoods of Hamburg

On every occasion I write about how much I love living in Hamburg. The proof is here.  Now it’s time to write about the neighborhoods that make this city to the one I love living in so much. I know many of my Hamburger friends will hate me for writing this post as this kind of writings attract more tourist and attention which causes gentrification.

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