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Warsaw- an alternative city trip

Warsaw- an alternative city trip

Warsaw is definitely not your usual destination for a city trip. When planning a European city trip places like London, Paris or Barcelona come up. Or cities further north like Amsterdam, Copenhagen or Stockholm. Time to rethink and discover a place off the beaten track. Warsaw has a very complex…
10 reasons why I love traveling in Thailand

10 reasons why I love traveling in Thailand

Thailand is clearly one of my favorite countries to travel around in whole South East Asia and I can’t express enough how much I love its diverse nature, the most delicious food and the Thais. 1.Traveling around was never so easy You can easy arrive in Thailand without a plan,…
Layana Resort & Spa, Koh Lanta

Layana Resort & Spa, Koh Lanta

If you are looking for a beautiful, relaxed island then Koh Lanta is the right place. Here you can still find secluded beaches and bays where you end up being the only person there. Koh Lanta is easy to reach, however it doesn’t get visited by so many tourists making…
Phi Phi Island Guide: Party Island and Snorkeling Paradise

Phi Phi Island Guide: Party Island and Snorkeling Paradise

It must have been a long time when Phi Phi island was still considered a ‚secret tip‘. Today it definitely is on the beaten track and on the list of many backpackers traveling around Thailand. Since the movie ‚The beach‘ In which Leonardo Di Caprio starred Maya Bay attracts hords…
How to experience Maya Bay without the crowds

How to experience Maya Bay without the crowds

Maya Bay is a beautiful little bay with a beach surrounded by limestone hills not far off from Koh Phi Phi Leh. Since the movie ‚The Beach‘ where Leonardo Di Caprio discovers this beautiful, hidden place Maya Bay no longer is a secret anymore and has been swammed by mass…
Top 10 Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro

Top 10 Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro

The sun is shining almost all year round here in Rio. Life here pretty much happens outside on the streets and the beaches. Bikinis, Caipirinhas and Samba music. This is one side of Rio, but there is so much more to it. Great art, museums, hiking- the options here are…
Visiting a Favela in Rio De Janeiro

Visiting a Favela in Rio De Janeiro

Gangs, drug lords, shootings on the streets- that might come immediately to your mind when thinking about every day life in a favela. This might have been the case in the past, but in recently a lot has changed for the better in the favelas. There has been a lot of…
Liberation Route: Along the traces of WW2

Liberation Route: Along the traces of WW2

The wind is blowing strong, rain is falling heavily and the air is freezing cold. We are crammed in the back of a WW2 truck.We are shivering, moving closer together, trying to warm each other. We are driving past a forest, through fields. Suddenly the car stops. A tree is…
Amsterdam Bucket List: What to do and what to see

Amsterdam Bucket List: What to do and what to see

Amsterdam is a city you must at least visit once in your life. After you have visited this charming place you will probably come again and again for more. For me it was love at first sight and I keep on falling in love with the ‘Venice of the North’…
Tours with locals in Amsterdam

Tours with locals in Amsterdam

When traveling which experiences are the most memorable? Probably most people will highlight those experiences when they met a local and got the chance to get to know the country ‚off-the-beaten-track‘ through them. The truth is reading a guide book will only take you so far. With locals you can…