Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms

How do you know that spring has finally arrived? The trees are flowering! It’s one of my favourite times of the year; I love to see all those colourful spots appearing everywhere. And that sweet smell!

I’ve wanted to visit Schwetzingen Palace Gardens (located in Southern Germany) during the cherry blossom season for years. Last Sunday, I finally decided to grab my camera and fight my way through the long lines and crowds of people. The place is gorgeous and buzzing with tourists throughout the whole year, but the flowering Japanese cherry trees attract an especially large number of visitors. Continue reading

Things I am grateful for

Things I am grateful for

In the face of current world events, it is sometimes very difficult to keep a positive attitude towards our future. Additionally, our competitive society does its best to knock down our self-esteem by showing us how we should look and feel, what kind of clothes and make-up we should wear, and what kind of cars and electronic devices we should own. Considering this stressful context, it is very easy to feel overwhelmed nowadays. That is why it is all the more important to focus on the positive things we have in our life!

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