England

England impresses with ancient oaks, extensive landscape gardens and luminous facades made of sand and limestone. The lively university town of Oxford and the former noble spa town of Bath also attracts visitors with great architecture, beautiful cafés and parks. Numerous palaces and manor houses are mostly located out of the large cities and metropolitan areas. If you see them, you get an idea of their former owners wealth and power. Due to the hot summer many of these palaces were surrounded by dried grass instead of the typically lush green. more

Sicily

Due to the enormous size of Sicily you forget that you are visiting an island. Rugged coasts and green fields alternating with mountainous landscapes. Everywhere you can find traces of past epochs and cultures. Once upon a time, the ancient Greeks settled in Sicily. After that, Cathars, Romans, Arabs and Normans ruled the big island. Later, Sicily was even part of the Austrian Habsburg Empire. Many of their influences can still be found until today. more

Athens

Athens is famous for its Acropolis and its archaeological collections. Hundreds of thousands of tourists come here to marvel or just to take a selfie. Since the financial crisis, the city as well as the whole country met rough treatment. You can see this through empty shops, semi-finished houses and ruined streets. more

Salzburg state

When Mozart was born in Salzburg in 1756, the city was still the capital of an independent principality of the Bishop. The prince-bishops built for instance the Hohensalzburg and the cathedral. Last one is the first baroque building north of the Alps and of enormous dimensions. Numerous tourist shops attract tourists in the historic district with souvenirs and the famous “Mozartkugel”. more

Bernese Highlands

The Bernese Highlands impresses with its more than 4,000-meter-high mountains and the crystal clear Thuner lake. The largest city in this area is Bern. The Bernese historic centre belongs to UNESCO World Heritage and consists of countless historic houses that line up like pearls on a chain. The centre is dominated by the tower of the one of the largest churches in Switzerland – the Bern Minster. more

Morocco

The Masters program Graphic Design took me to Morocco. I visited two cities which could not be more different. One is ancient, located near a high mountain range, with façades glowing brightly in red – Marrakech. The other one is located by the sea and presents itself with skyscrapers and white facades – Casablanca. more

Andalusia

Andalusia was the last region in Spain to be under Islamic rule. Important buildings such as the “Great Mosque” in Córdoba or the “Alhambra” in Granada bear witness to this era. Even during the winter season it is not uncommon that the temperature rises above 20 ° C. While during the summer the streets are overcrowded with tourists, it is more quiet in the cold season. The trees are blooming and the olive groves in the countryside snooze in the fast setting sun. If you once have been here, you understand why this region is one of the most popular and certainly one of the most beautiful holiday destinations in the world. more