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the city escape.

Heuriger Schwein und Wein Purbach Kloster am Spitz | Bikinis & Passports

Even though I love the perks of living in a city like Vienna, I also love leaving the city behind every once in a while. During summer, Mike and I like to explore the countryside around Vienna. Wachau, Kremstal, Burgenland, … all of those areas that are within an hour’s drive are beyond beautiful and known wine regions with have great food to be discovered. Last night we met up with friends by the Neusiedler See for dinner at the Heuriger Schwein und Wein in Purbach (translates to “pig and wine”)….

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best brunch spots in Barcelona.

TRAVEL: best brunch spots in Barcelona | Bikinis & Passports

In terms of food, Barcelona definitely has a lot to offer. Aside from the obligatory tapas and paella, there are also plenty of stylish supper clubs and some amazing places to brunch. Since we wanted to enjoy the pool at our hotel in the afternoons, we usually ventured out in the morning for some breakfast and explored the city afterwards for a few hours. The perfect agenda, if you ask me….

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TRAVEL: breeze

breeze by lebua frankfurt restaurant review | Bikinis & Passportsbreeze by lebua frankfurt restaurant review | Bikinis & Passports

Over the years, I am sure that most of you have gotten the hint that I am quite the foodie. Mike and I love a good meal more than most things, and definitely up our monthly expenses with lots of edible things. Good food makes me happy. Simple as that. Especially in combination with travels and experiencing different cultures. You can only imagine how excited my foodie heart got when Kathi and I were invited to an incredible lunch at the Breeze by lebua restaurant & bar in Frankfurt last week….

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TRAVEL: Nomad in Marrakech

Dinner at NOMAD Marrakech | Bikinis & Passports

Last night, we ventured out into town. It feels like two worlds collide when you leave the paradise of La Mamounia and enter the hustle and bustle on the streets. We made our way through the souks, scared to take a wrong turn and never find the way out again, and ended up at the most beautiful rooftop oasis in the middle of town: Nomad. With a modern Moroccan feel, it was interior love at first sight….

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