21 Nov 2015

I will answer this question without having actual personal experience. YET.

But I know where I would really, really love to spend Christmas at some point. A small but lively town, covered in fresh snow and lights, with a Christmas market where you eat gingerbread and listen to carols.

Well… it turns out that what I just described above fits many small towns in Germany, especially those in the Bavaria region.

But I’ll let the images speak for themselves:


Frankfurt (not in Bavaria, not that small, but still):




[Oops, this is actualy Colmar, in France, but I’m leaving it up here nevertheless, it’s one of the most beautiful little towns I have ever visited!]

I can’t describe how much I adore these little towns, especially when they’re under holiday spell. And I cannot wait to spend one Christmas there. Or two. Or three. Or…


Oxytocin. The love hormone.


This tattoo isn’t epic due to its complexity or beauty. It is a plainly simple tattoo in fact.

The World Map tattooed on the back of travel blogger Bill Passman.
The epicness is in his idea of coloring each country on the tattoo as he visits them. After a few rounds of global sightseeing, this is how his back looked.

And when North & South America is done

The Russian visit got a major chunk covered

And yippee there’s India colored

Some guys just have passport stamps to show where they went. And then there’s this. Imagine someone asking you where all have you visited and just getting your shirt off and showing it in style. Can’t fail to grab some attention, that one.

Here’s to read more about the guy


The cocooned trees in Pakistan After the floods


These Spider Webs are really fascinating. An unexpected side-effect of the flooding in the Sindh province of Pakistan has been that millions of spiders climbed up into the trees to escape from the rising waters. Because of the scale of the flooding and the fact that the water has taken so long to recede, many trees have become cocooned in spiders webs.


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