Our journeys

around the world

Our journeys

around the world

Groundhogs and camp fires

We didn’t do much yesterday, because it was raining for the first half of the day. In the early evening the weather cleared up, so we decided to take the train to the river Rhein. We made a bonfire there so that we could BBQ. It was a great adventure for the kids and they […]


First two days in Switzerland

Yesterday we left in the morning to go to Switzerland, we headed for Arosa in Graubünden. Our plans were to go to the Bärenland, a rescue station for brown bears. The last 45 minutes of our drive were so beautiful but also adventurous. We couldn’t go fast because of the narrow streets and the constant […]


Black Forest at its best

Yesterday we decided to go to Baiersbronn in the Black Forest. We parked at the “Wanderparkplatz Sankenbachtal” and walked along the Sankenbach to the Sankenbachsee and then to the Sankenbach waterfall. This part of the Black Forest and this route is really unique because you can still see so many wild flowers that don’t exist […]


Anniversary hike

For our latest hike we chose Blaubeuren as a starting point. In the days leading up to it we really weren’t sure if the weather was going to hold up, but in the end we had a back and forth between sun and clouds – perfect for this hike In total we covered 6.52 miles […]


Ruin Rosenstein and many caves

Today we made one of our top 3 hikes in the last few weeks and months. It was close to Aalen, to the ruin Rosenstein. In total it was a 4,1 miles loop and yet again we didn’t have to go alone today. My sister Tanja and her husband Joachim joined us for this great […]


Rock valley, castle and yummy fish

Today we went to Geislingen an der Steige, to do one of the best hikes we have made in the last couple of weeks. It was a 5.7 miles loop through the rock valley and then up the hill to the castle Helfenstein. And we didn’t go alone today. Michael’s sister Bettina and her boyfriend […]