Portland’s International Rose Test Garden is what you imagine an English rose garden to be but on crack. It is basically a test of how many roses you can shove into a garden before someone starts asking questions. It’s amazing!
Dune du Pilat is, in my opinion, one of the best sights if you are in the Bordeaux area. Right by the Atlantic coast, it is the perfect starting point for a day at the ocean.
Aka staying in a proper castle with a moat! Yes, you heard that right. After my family and I shattered our eardrums at the Rammstein concert in Paris (it was amazing, thanks for asking) my mom and I went to Bordeaux for a couple of days to rest and recuperate. There, we stayed at the […]
There are many things to do and sights to see in Beijing. So many in fact, that you’ll likely need several trips (or months) to see them all.
The Lama Temple in Beijing is one of the many must do’s. Located more in the north of China’s capital, it was once an actual palace before being converted to a temple.
Look, how do I explain this….
I am officially losing it. See, a couple of weeks ago, I was sitting on a patio in China and now I am in the US of A. Currently I am sitting on my little balcony, overlooking the Willamette River. Yup, I am in Portland OR.
I am not much for bike riding anymore. During my school time, I’d bike everywhere. But since then, my commute has always been public transport based. And even though Germany is often described as bike-friendly, I never really felt safe biking. Until I went to Beijing.
Besides the Forbidden City, there is plenty more to see and do in Beijing. One of my favourite historic sites is the Temple of Heaven, a sprawling park with beautiful historic buildings and the aforementioned temple.
One of the must do’s on everyone’s Beijing lists surely is the Forbidden City. Once politically the heart of China, it now sits at the geographical heart of the Chinese capital.