We spent the 6th and 7th July weekend around Hamburg. It was really a touch and go trip because we were there specially for Flo's good friend's wedding. It was located in an old castle about a 2 hour drive away from the city. The Hamburg weather was decent when we arrived. The ceremony took … Continue reading Hamburg Stopover.
30 Dec 2018 - Sunday. Last weekend of the year and we were treated to a sumptuous brunch of German pancakes aka Pfannkuchen by Sangita. She used bananas to help sweeten them naturally and we were spoiled by her having them cooked for us ala-minute. Honestly, I love the crêpe-traditional pancake hybrid so much that … Continue reading Blasting into 2019.
Carrying on from my last post when B came to visit... 27 Dec 2018 - Thursday We decided to go traditional and take B for some grub at a neighbourhood bakery in Winterhude where where Airbnb was. So breakfast was brötchen galore! I fell in love with Frischkäse aka Fresh Cheese this trip. It's a … Continue reading B visits Hamburg.
22 Dec 2018 - Saturday. An hour's flight away and we were in Hamburg where Ute greeted us and had us home in Buhholtz a jiffy. She prepared us a warm, cosy bed for the night and even... had cute little pieces of chocolates on our pillows so that we'd dream sweet dreams. 23 Dec … Continue reading A Very Merry Hamburger Christmas.
Flo and I checked in for our flight to London late Saturday night before we went to bed. First thing Sunday morning, Flo received a message from British Airways informing us that our 9.45am flight was cancelled. Still, as Jens and Leslie also had a holiday to road trip to, we killed two birds with … Continue reading Goodbye. No, hello again. No, goodbye Hamburg.
I. Am. Happy. It must have been the weather and the sun, but I felt so happy being in Hamburg. I think it's one thing to go about doing touristy things in a city/country, and it's another be immersed into another culture by being with locals. I love discovering new places as a tourist, but … Continue reading Ich bin Fröhlich.
Flo and I mainly commuted around Hamburg by bus or on trains during our stay there. So when we had to make our way to the area where his Mum, Ute, lives, we had to catch one of those fast trains that went out of the main city area. This picture below reminds me a … Continue reading Family & Friends.