Slow Travel

Discover old Erzgebirge folk art

Erzgebirge folk art is famous. The manufacture of candle arches, pyramids, smokers, nutcrackers and other wooden figures has a long tradition in the Ore Mountains. As early as the 16th century, miners used their free time to work the wood in the region. Many still do this today.

When the Krampus bypass in Salzburg

When the Krampusse and Perchten go to Salzburg for Christmas, then all hell breaks loose in the Gnigl ​​district. The rough journeymen accompany Saint Nicholas on his way through the Salzburg foothills in the period before December 6th.

Ottawa Winterlude 2023: Ice Sculptures and More

This is how I imagine winter to be. Frosty temperatures, lots of snow, frozen rivers and a bright blue sky where the sun's rays make the snow sparkle. We are lucky enough to experience the Ottawa Winterlude under optimal conditions.

Discover Cawdor Castle in Scotland

The Earl of Cawdor's widow still lives today at Cawdor Castle in Scotland. She moves out of the castle during the warm season and spends the time between April and October in another of her properties. During these months the castle is open to the public.

Hasselt Netherlands - Hanseatic city on Zwarte Water

The Hanseatic city of Hasselt in the Netherlands is one of the five Hanseatic cities that we visit on our tour through the Hanseatic region. I was particularly excited about her. After all, it was the birthplace of Kilian van Rensselaer.

Hanseatic City of Elburg in Holland - Sights

The Hanseatic city of Elburg is one of the towns in Holland that has retained its charm. If you enter the place behind the city wall, which has been almost completely preserved, you have the feeling that you are entering a different time.

Camargue France - Experience the home of horses and bulls

The Camarque is located in the south of France. It doesn't go any further. At Les Saintes Maries de la Mer we look out over sandy beaches and the vastness of the Mediterranean. In the Camargue, the Rhone flows into the sea in a huge delta.

Experience the Dutch North Sea coast on a weekend in Holland

A holiday on the Dutch North Sea coast can be so varied. A mudflat hike is an absolute must. But have you ever poured candles yourself or watched how mustard is made in a mustard mill? Find out more about culinary specialties and find out more about fishing in the region.

Texel island of sheep and smart farmers

Texel is Holland in miniature. There is almost nothing to get from the mainland. Instead, the farmers from Texel deliver their products to the mainland. Sheep from Texel are world famous and are even valued in Australia.

Deventer Holland - a city for connoisseurs

The city of Deventer in Holland was a Hanseatic city. It is located on the IJssel, on which the Hanseatic merchants set out for the Hanseatic trading cities. They brought wealth to the city. You can see this in her to this day. Wealthy merchants built trading houses in the city center.

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