I have always considered myself more of a sea than a mountain person. Still when looking for my latest WorkAway I opted for a small village, a stone's throw from one of the oldest ski resorts in the French Alps. Just how do
I had only been on Sicily for two weeks when it became necessary for me to go back to France to visit friends in the Tarn region. My initial instinct was to catch the ferry from Palermo to Genova and
It was exactly one year ago today, on a sunny Sunday morning, that I set out on an elaborate adventure. I had it in my head to walk from my home town Berlin to Biarritz at the French Atlantic coast.
Cordes-sur-Ciel to Toulouse by train (SNCF TER) Cordes (-Vindrac) train station is about 5 km outside the historic village. Thankfully, my hosts, Kathy and Bob, picked me up from Borie Grande in the early morning and dropped me at the station. Regional train service
Do you want to change your life? What if I told you that you can test drive this new life at an extremely low cost? The answer is WorkAway (or WWOOF or HelpX,
This October I got the opportunity to work for almost two weeks in a grape picking job in the stunning Loire Valley in Central France. It's an experience I can recommend to anyone (fit enough to do a few dozen
I spent most of October in the Loire Valley. This region in central France is known above all for two things: its magnificent castles and its wines. Though I did find some time to explore the former, I had come
What a beautiful tool Flickr is! A few weeks ago Sarah Essbai approached me about using some of the Casablanca pictures I had uploaded to Flickr for a blog post she was working on. Of course I said yes. And now