“The jovial Hagnau” is how the writer Gustav Schwab described Hagnau in his legendary travel guide on Lake Constance. The fishing village and wineries of Hagnau are still today idyllically located on the shore of Lake Constance. Vineyards, orchards and greenery are abundant in this picturesque town. More than 40 vineyards and five fisheries show […]
One of the largest urban development projects in Germany is the Phoenix See (Phoenix-See on Wikipedia). On the area of the former blast furnace and steel plant site of ThyssenKrupp newly formed and developed a new recreational area. The new lake invites for walking, jogging, cycling or skating. The 3,2 km long pedestrian and bicycle […]
Wertheim is a town in southwestern Germany, in the state of Baden-Württemberg with a population of 23,552. It is located on the confluence of the rivers Tauber and Main. It is known for its wine, castle and medieval town centre.
The Belvedere is a historic building complex in Vienna, Austria, consisting of two Baroque palaces (the Upper and Lower Belvedere), the Orangery, and the Palace Stables. The buildings are set in a Baroque park landscape in the 3rd district of the city, south-east of its centre. It houses the Belvedere museum. The grounds are set […]
Hofburg Palace is a palace located in Vienna, Austria, that has housed some of the most powerful people in European and Austrian history, including the Habsburg dynasty, rulers of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
As one of the oldest museums of its kind, the Technisches Museum Wien looks back on more than 100 years of history. On 20 June 1909 Emperor Franz Joseph laid the foundation stone for the Technisches Museum Wien as we know it today. In 2009 the Museum celebrated the centenary of that splendid day while […]
After spending two days in Vienna we were on our way to Salzburg. But before Salzburg we wanted to get a taste of some Austrian countryside. A quick look on Google Maps has revealed a couple of interesting destinations in the Salzburg region, such as Hallstatt, Altaussee, but in the end we decided to visit […]
The first two days of our “euro-trip” were spent in Vienna, and thanks to a friend’s recommendation, we decided to visit the Vienna Zoo (Tiergarten Schönbrunn), which was founded as an imperial menagerie in 1752 and is the oldest zoo in the world. Lens & Cameras: Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM on a Canon […]
Back in January 2013 I took a one-week trip to London. It was my first trip with the Mark II and 16-35mm 2.8L, so I was very excited to test them out. I was unlucky enough to visit when it snowed and rained, nonetheless I was able to take a couple of outside shots. The […]