Landscape

Peniche (Cabo Carvoeiro) lighthouse at sunset; Portugal

Peniche Lighthouse | Portugal

Peniche is one of Portugal‘s most important seaports, and the Cabo Carvoeiro lighthouse is one of the city’s significant landmarks. However, it is not a

Elephant rock on the island of Grande Berlenga at sunset; Portugal

Berlengas Elephant | Portugal

We spotted this “elephant” while on our way back from Berlengas Island to Peniche, Portugal. Although we were traveling by speedboat at a dizzying pace

Panorama of Arrábida Park near Setúbal - wineries

Arrábida Vineyards in Winter

Arrábida National Park is known for its scenic mountain trails with views of the ocean and picturesque coves. However, if you search the phrase “Arrábida”

View of Verona and the Adige river at sunset | Italy

Sunset in Verona | Italy

Do you recognize this view of Verona (Italy) from St Peter’s Castle? Apart from being one of the most popular shots of the city of

Al Thakhira Mosque near Al Khor; Qatar

Al Thakhira Mosque | Qatar

The mosque located in the town of Al Thakhira is one of the oldest historical monuments in Qatar. The town itself is located just outside

Sunrise over Lisbon as seen from Ajuda; Portugal

Sunrise in Lisbon | Portugal

For over two years we had been beating ourselves up with thoughts of moving to Lisbon. On the one hand, in Berlin, we had family,

Panorama of Carvoeiro in the Algarve; Portugal

Carvoeiro in Algarve | Portugal

This panoramic photo of Carvoeiro was taken during our winter trip to the Algarve. This town is a popular destination for summer vacations in Portugal.

Santana, cottages and flowers in Madeira; Portugal

Santana – Madeira | Portugal

Santana in Madeira is known mainly for its characteristic houses with sloping roofs covered with straw. These houses used to be used by farmers but

Seljalandsfoss at sunset in winter; Iceland

Seljalandsfoss | Iceland

This photo of the Seljalandsfoss waterfall in Iceland was taken in February just before the first lockdown in Europe. A day in Iceland in winter

Skógafoss Waterfall; Seljalandfoss on Golden Circle Route - Iceland

Skógafoss Waterfall | Iceland

Skógafoss Waterfall is one of the largest waterfalls in Iceland. For a sense of scale – take a look at the “human figure” at the

Nazare - sunset and giant wave on Praia do Norte, Portugal

Praia do Norte | Nazare, Portugal

The season for giant waves falls on the months October – March. The waves can reach up to 30 meters during this time. Although this is not recommended, giant waves can be observed from the beach called Praia do Norte.

South Tyrol, Antholz Lake in the Dolomites in Italy in the Summer

Antholz Lake in South Tyrol | Dolomites, Italy

Antholzersee, translated Lake of Antholz in English, is the third largest Lake in South Tyrol. Surrounded by mountain peaks, it is one of the most picturesque places in the Dolomites which we saw. When we reached this viewing point, we almost felt overwhelmed by the silence and yeah… the fresh air, which at a height of 1642 meters over the sea level, was not so easy to breathe.

View of Lake Tegel in Berlin, Germany

Lake Tegel | Berlin, Germany

We often see this view of the Lake Tegel when we are leaving or returning to Berlin. It is always a significant moment when we smile to each other… there really is no place like home.