There’s one big hardship traveling long-term being a German to the core. And I hate to make this latter statement. But becoming a lobster from February’s early sun and always arriving 5 minutes before the time are things I just
Where to find the coolest hostel in Tonga? The nicest people in Tel Aviv? The most peaceful monastery in Northern Thailand? The best Falafel in Hamburg? The most genuine experience in Palestine? How do I hitchhike in Poland? Is couchsurfing common in Scandinavia? What are the must see secret spots in Berlin? What to do if I don’t wanna join my travel partner’s / group’s activities? How do I stay safe traveling solo as a woman? And what about hygiene? Valuables?
Experiences, stories, challenges, failures and way higher achievements. What the road actually changes in you, and why you should definitely go for a solo trip!
The Middle East. As soon as I would mention this term back home, I would get panicked glances and almost appalled „are you sure?“ comments. And surely well meant, but prejudice-caused suggestions of why not going on a nice vacation
Did you ever feel like missing out on something because you relaxed for a day instead of ticking another top 10 to do off? Or feared the consequences of having indulged in a street food orgy instead of sticking to
“If you could make a living on scenerey, Mayo would be the richest county in Ireland.” A local saying so splendidly expressing what my sister and I came to be lucky enough to explore on a weekend’s trip. We had roamed
“Oh little town of Bethlehem” goes the famous hymn. In fact, Bethlehem became kind of a mythological place. After all the nativity plays, songs, stories, images and scenic Christmas cards, people tend to imagine a tiny place with a few camels
I had just returned from a trip to the West Bank, on the mission to discover yet another new city. No wind was going in Jerusalem, temperatures were above 30°C, and I was still wearing the long dress I was gifted
Have you ever wondered what Europe’s highest volcano is? Spain’s highest mountain? The world’s thenth highest island? The highest point above sea level among Atlantic islands? The third highest island volcano of the world? Sure you have, you smarty pants. Daily questions
Alright folks, I’ve got a confession to make. Uhm well, I confessed it already in the headline. Or to put it this way: There’s a dark side behind rainbows and unicorns in the world of constant travel. And despite random
Actually, people are going as far to call Hamburg the most beautiful city of the world. That’s the slightly understating sounding self-image that Hamburgers (don’t think about food!) have of their city. I was living 4 years in Hamburg so
“Tonga? Is that … in Africa? And you were there?” Haha. Yeah. No. Tonga – a little paradise in the South Seas, between Fiji and the Cook islands. A kingdom with around 105.000 inhabitants (noone knows for sure) – and not