Sardinia: Santa Maria ‘e Mare

Has it also happened to you that you were travelling and/or on holidays and you were at the right place at the right time?

While I love to read the section about local festivities in travel guides, my travel itinerary does not match these dates very often as I don’t normally plan around them. Well, I was lucky in Sardinia where magic happened in front of my eyes. I’d like to share it with you.

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A colorful and flowery tradition

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Doors

Doors have such a symbolic meaning. In life and in the world.

You never know which door will lead towards your dreams, until you have the courage to walk through it.

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But they are also just so fascinating to look at. Only recently, I started to see them in a different light in that they caught my eye more and more and now I see gorgeous doors everywhere. Imagine they could talk to us. Would you sit down and listen?

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A new chapter

Here is to a new chapter 🥳. Happy New Year! A Happy and Healthy 2021!

May we fill it with our heart wishes, with trust in our journey, and with many awe-inspiring moments.

May we fill this 365-pages strong book with love, fun, awareness, playfulness, smiles, creativeness, and care for ourselves, others, and the planet.

Let us stay safe and spread as much kindness as we can in 2021.

With my warmest wishes,
Daniela

The magical forest of Finnish Lapland seemed perfect to me to be decorated with my golden wishes for you.

PS: Marvel at the extraordinary London‘s fireworks and lightshow to start 2021 with goosebumps, hope, and delight. Watch to the very end.

Sweet old lady

Good day dear readers, how are you in this moment?

Let me share some of my week as the story I tell you today emerged on Tuesday. It was splendid, we laughed a lot in my classroom, I spent time on the balcony with my hubby enjoying warm summer evenings (albeit unusual in September ) by candlelight and as I am writing to you I am in the train on my way to my favourite region in Switzerland. The French-speaking part. More precisely, today I go where my beloved grandma used to live and the place is actually bilingual as it sits right where the German- and French-speaking part meet.

Coincidentally, the heart-warming story I love to share with you today is also about a granny.

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A toast to one hundred

Here comes my 100th story – hooray – and I would like to take you to the mountains to cheer.

Shortly after the lockdown was lifted here, my hubby and I were ready to go exploring again (<— click for some awesome Swiss landscapes we saw). Travelling to a region in the Bernese Alps where we have not spent that much time yet, the weather and the time was perfect for hiking.

So we went. Starting in one small village up through forest, wildflower meadows, along a mountain stream, at some point sharing the path with cows munching on rich pasture, and then reaching the height overviewing the whole Alpine valley and spotting a house…

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Swiss Postcard Sceneries

I have seen and travelled to many corners of my home country, but there is always something new to discover. Today I share some pics with you of gorgeous landscapes I saw in just one day on one hike. That is why I call them Swiss postcard sceneries ;0).

What about you? Are you enjoying the beauties on your home turf? Do you have plans to travel to any of them?

Now, let’s go hiking in the Bernese Alps.

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