Usedom

Sunshine island of the Baltic coast with some dark history Sunseekers may not think about spending their holidays on the Baltic coast. However, the island Usedom, divided between Poland and Germany, may surprise every beach enthusiast. Its shores get more than twice as much sunshine hours per year as the German average, and its wide sandy […]

Usedom

Basking on the Baltic, the island charms of Rügen — Notes from Camelid Country

At times, the lovely and relaxed Baltic island of Rügen feels more like a state of mind than a real place. I’ve met people who wax lyrical at the mere mention of its name. Berlin’s relentlessly hot and sticky summers can do that to a person. Escaping to the coast and leaving urban life behind […]

Basking on the Baltic, the island charms of Rügen — Notes from Camelid Country