Category: vikings

Of knights and sunny days

The medieval market in Dreieichenhain ist one of the prettiest markets in our region: Magical location, beautiful ambient lots of vendors and stuff to buy, tasty food, knights tourney, shows and music and so much more! Thanks to the hot and sunny late summer weather the market was well visited and we had to wait…


Autumn is time for handicrafts – Naalbinding

Last year I finally learned how to do Naalbinding/Needlebinding – an old scandinavian handicraft. I wanted to learn this for a few years now since I’m really interested in the viking age and everything related to it. My friend Lena had this lovely needle made for me at one of the markets we visited last…


Historische Stadtrechtsfeier Gelnhausen or: Another medieval market

Every 5 years the beautiful city of Gelnhausen is holding a big medieval 3-day event.  The historical core of the city is very pretty and during the event flooded with merchants and people showing old handicrafts and stuff. It really is a beautiful setting! Sadly, this time they had no knights turney, which they had…


Stormy spring market

Spring is here and with it comes the annual Spring Market at Ronneburg castle! Despite the rainy weather we had a great time there! It was much better visited then I expected due to the weather and I was happy to see so many kids there playing and having fun. The phrase “There’s no bad…


Paganfest 2015 – Donars Donuts

Paganfest with Turisas!? Hel-yeah 😉  Thorsdays Paganfest was awesome~ I had so much fun with my friends!It was so great to party again! I’m so tired most of the time atm and haven’t been out for a while now except for dinner and drinks. We went to the Batschkapp right after work and so I…


Alestorm and “the tiny village near Darmstad” + Autumn Market Ronneburg

On Saturday my lovely boss, her husband, my hun and me went to see Alestorm and support at the Steinbruch Theater. Only the day before we learned that it might be the last concert at the Steinbruch… wich meant that the Finntroll concert there on Wednesday will be cancelled 🙁 I have to admit it…


Hayner Burgfest “Wildbann”

I finally went to the Hayner Burgfest again this year and it was lovely as always. We had such a nice weather! The sun was shining but it was not too hot.  The main theme of this years event was hunting. Horus Falkenrei presented us their lovely birds of prey and Irish Wolfhounds adn also…


Dust in the Wind – or Wacken 2014

We started off to the holy land of metal and mud on Wednesday early morning 4:30am. My coworker Ellen was the captain of our vehicle and since she didn’t sleep very much we had to take a little break for powernapping. After a long journey -with a little unexpected sightseeing tour- we arrived at Wacken….


A little journey to the north

Last weekend my grandma, my hun and myself drove all the way to Eckernförde (616km) to visit my mom over the easter holidays~   We started off early on Friday morning and arrived a bit tired in the afternoon~ after a few tiny traffic jams and 2 short breaks. My mom cooked dinner for us and…


Who will be there when the skies turn grey?

A few hours after I came back from Helsinki, I went to see Turisas live in Frankfurt together with my hun. Funny to come back from Finland and then see a Finish band in Germany~ ^^;Would have been really awesome to see them in Helsinki~ maybe one day 🙂I sooo wish to come back to…