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Climbing 300 feet high in Bangladesh

Climbing 300 feet high in Bangladesh

Oh, what a wonderful experience it was! The first time I was able to climb about 300 feet high hill at Rijuk Waterfall, Ruma in the Bandarban district of Bangla...
Regretting feeling daring in Tokyo

Regretting feeling daring in Tokyo

Weary from a day of walking across Tokyo, we went to the first restaurant we could find. The owner did not speak any English and unlike in the tourist restau...
Meeting the nicest person in Lithuania

Meeting the nicest person in Lithuania

I arrived at Siarliai, a small Lithuanian town by bus to look at the „hill of crosses“. I had just missed the connecting bus that was supposed to take me there,...
Feeling liberated in Norway!

Feeling liberated in Norway!

My boyfriend and I spent last August in Norway. Our first stop was Trolltunga, 22km of walking through snow, mud, rain, wind and darkness. Two days later we ...
Sharing Rum with New Friends in Cuba

Sharing Rum with New Friends in Cuba

I tell time by looking at the sun's position. Spanish, Italian, French, German are my mother tongues for a beautiful moment. An island of poetry in every wave t...
A Paelle Pan and a Harpoon, please!

A Paella Pan and a Harpoon, please!

My very first backpacking trip by myself started in Malaga, Spain. It was also my first time at a hostel, so I was really new to all this travel scene. At the h...
Shooting Stars in Wadi Rum (pun intended)

Shooting Stars in Wadi Rum (pun intended)

Jordan is a strange country. There are big cities, forgotten majestic mausoleums, mountains and depressions, but most of all there are deserts. My boyfriend an...
Warned about the children of Cambodia

Warned about the Children in Cambodia

Be careful and judge each situation for yourself! We were warned about the children of Cambodia asking for hugs and stealing your watch yet we saw none of this....

From Hell to Heli-pads

From monkeys climbing on my head to sleeping on train floors to cocktails on top of the world... Travelling gives you the greatest opportunities and the weirdes...
Gambia and my favorite part of it: The Children!

Gambia and my favorite part of it: The Children!

“During my trip to Gambia I found a lot of beautiful beaches and landscapes, but my favorite thing about one of Africa's smallest country is its people...specially the children! They love to ask you to teach them things and some of then even learned how to do the rock sign!“