Würzburg: The Beginning of Something Romantic

I jinxed it, and it’s raining like cats and dogs again today. So instead of going up to the castle we’re staying home and going through some photos Leona and I took two days ago in Würzburg.

Sun at Last

I’m well aware of my promise about updating more frequently – what I wasn’t aware of was how fast time had been flying. During the past couple of months, I spent most of my time studying and the rest traveling…

January – Snow and Exams

The town has been a bit a lot quieter this month — it seems everyone, myself included, is busy with exams, presentations, paper deadlines and more exams, which aren’t really fun when everything happens within the same month (or week). I’ve only done some German exams and presentations so far, but there are four more…

Merry Christmas!

So I couldn’t finish my Weihnachtsmarkt reviews before they ended, but hey, it’s Christmas day! In Hong Kong people tend to go out, party or at least see a movie; here in Italy (I mentioned that, right?) everyone stays home with their family and eat. No matter where in the world you are right now,…

Ready for Christmas!

I just left Heidelberg today for Christmas so this is going to be a short post as I’m exhausted from all the traveling. In Hong Kong I rarely decorated my room because I had to share with two other roommates, but in Heidelberg I’ve been changing the decors constantly (yes constantly). They started selling Christmas stuff…

Weihnachtsmarkt (3) – Heidelberg Castle Market

The Heidelberg Castle Market, or Heidelberger Schlossweihnacht, is a special market held at the castle’s courtyard every year for just two weeks. It’s quite different from the main market in the Altstadt and offers mostly artisanal crafts. Heidelberger Schlossweihnacht Overall Rating: ★★★★☆ Size: ★★★☆☆ Price: ★★☆☆☆ Diversity of goods: ★★★★☆ *I’m giving it an overall 4…

Weihnachtsmarkt (2) – Heidelberg Main Market

According to my German friends, the Heidelberg Christmas market is quite a famous one. Since I’m living here, I have of course visited the market a dozen times already. The main market opens for a whole month, from Nov 21 to Dec 22; there is also a special Castle Market (Schlossweihnacht) that opens only for…