Budapest

Last year I travelled to Budapest. It was my first time in Hungary and we drove from Tirol in Austria, to Vienna and then across to Hungary. The landscape changed dramatically along the way from mountains in Tirol and Salzburg, to urban sprawl outside Vienna and then flat stretches of land dotted with wind turbines as… Continue reading Budapest

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Valencia Design

The snow has been falling hard this winter in Austria. The sun has been hiding behind thick clouds and spring feels very far away. For skiers and snowboarders, the Austrian Alps this year are a winter playground. But for summer-lovers like me, the snow isn't always fun. Thankfully, Spain isn't too far away, so we… Continue reading Valencia Design

Discovering Morocco

Morocco is a land of adventure, glamour and mystery. It feels European, African and Arabian, all at the same time. It's a travel friendly country but with a hint of danger around the edges. The cities revolve around traditions, but are still moving with modern times. Basically, Morocco is an intoxicating blend of deserts, mountains, beaches, cities, poverty and luxury. Visiting Morocco is a dream… Continue reading Discovering Morocco

The Marrakech Medina

The instructions from the manager seemed simple enough. Turn left out of the riad, then left again to find the main street. We had a little map with the route to Jemaa El Fna market square clearly marked, but within steps of entering the old quarter of Marrakech, we felt lost. Sights, smells and sounds overwhelming the… Continue reading The Marrakech Medina