Archives for December 2015

Best Moments of 2015

It is hard to believe that in a few hours 2015 will be over. Even though I think this year was the fastest in my life so far, at the same time so much has happened too. In 2015 Packing my Suitcase turned 1 year, I visited 8 countries – one of them for the […]

Christmas Around the World

Chinesischer Turm, Englischer Garten, Munich So Christmas finally arrived, and I hope all of you are enjoying this day with your loved ones, anywhere in the world. At the beginning of the month I launched a Christmas Photo Contest here on the blog, where anyone could send me a photo of the cities they live […]

Nuremberg’s Christmas Market

Dated all the way back to the 16th century, the Nuremberg’s Christmas Market, or the Nürnberger Christkindlesmarkt, is one of the oldest in Germany. During the World War II the event didn’t happen, being re established only in 1948 as the old town was destroyed during that period. It’s been long since I try to […]

Staying in London with Marlin Apartments

It is no secret that even though I love hotels, I also love staying in apartments. They provide a whole different experience to your trip, it’s practical and you still can save a lot. That’s why when I was invited I couldn’t pass the opportunity of staying in London with Marlin Apartments. Modern apartments, strategic […]

Monday Escapes #24

Christmas is right around the corner, and I can’t believe that one more year is almost over. I hope you are all enjoying this season with your family and friends, at home or around the world. Ting and I know that the next few weeks will be very busy for everyone, including us, so we […]

Why I love living in Munich

I haven’t always loved the city I lived in. While I lived in Fortaleza I always felt that something was missing, when in Winnipeg the cold wasn’t my best friend, in Paris not everything was perfect, in Geneva, well, you know what I think about living in Geneva. However, for the first time in my […]

A walking tour in Notting Hill

It was a Saturday rainy morning, and the first time I ever visited Notting Hill, even though it was my 3rd time in London. I know, right? How have I missed it all my life? Watching the movie more times than I can count wasn’t enough for me, so now I wanted to make sure […]

10 romantic one-week European itineraries

I love making itineraries, for me or for others. I have fun with it, but I know many people hate it, just don’t have patience for it or don’t know how to do it. I often get asked for advice on itineraries, information regarding how many days to stay in a certain place, the best […]

Christmas Photo Contest

I can’t believe it’s already December, where did the time go? Oh well, the good or great thing about this month is that it’s that time of the year again, where Christmas decorations are everywhere – or mostly everywhere. In some places there are Christmas Markets, in some it is cold while in others it […]