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Two Russian Spies in Rotterdam? A Hostel story

Two Russian Spies in Rotterdam? A Hostel story

„It was a summer, when two young Russian guests came to our Ani&Haakien Hostel in Rotterdam to do the check-in. They were two friendly guys, maybe a bit serious, like people can be :) They were carrying two suspicious long thin hard cover bags wi... Read More...
Hitchhiking in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

Hitchhiking in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

No transport, no rush!Hitchhiking: the golden answer to budget travel! It doesn't cost a dime plus you can meet interesting people, and get a sneak peak into their lives.In Fuerteventura we were hitchhiking from Lajares to the beach in El Cot... Read More...
Waiting for Kumari, a goddess in Kathmandu

Waiting for Kumari, a goddess in Kathmandu

We were in Kathmandu waiting for Kumari to come out of the palace. She is a goddess and a very young girl, chosen among a large number of Newari female candidates according to strict body figures and after frightful trials. She cannot lay her feet on... Read More...
Skydiving 15,000 feet over Queenstown, New Zealand

Skydiving 15,000 feet over Queenstown, New Zealand

Absolutely petrified. That’s one way of describing my anxiety before jumping out a plane at 15,000 feet. But I had never done anything like this before so that made it desirable. What makes traveling different is the unknown, the ability to experienc... Read More...
Climbing away from the Russian Mafia in Thailand

Climbing away from the Russian Mafia in Thailand

The Russian mafia had a gun pointed at the owner. Trouble is usually found when I get feisty at a bar, not innocently laying in silky pajamas (actually tradional Thai clothing for massages) receiving a massage in Phuket. He bellowed, “I give you mone... Read More...

1 1/2 Month of Travel and Work in France

I was studying abroad in Strasbourg, France and wanted to do the travel around Europe and find myself deal. While I was planning, a friend in the programme introduced me to HelpX, a network that lets you work internationally for room and board. You t... Read More...
Are there wolves in Umbria? Nicola did not reply

Are there wolves in Umbria? Nicola did not reply

“Are there wolves in Umbria?” Just silence from Nicola while the howling was still coming from the valley. We were alone, sleeping in a tiny tent in the wood along Spoleto - Norcia, Italy abandoned railway. We had been too adventurous cycling along t... Read More...
Drinking Shots with Vietnamese War Veterans

Drinking Shots with Vietnamese War Veterans

It's true that it's the people who make the difference! I'm lucky to be traveling with my best friend Hannah but don't worry about doing it alone either because we have met the most incredible people....Like stopping for a bike break in Hoi An an... Read More...
Sandboarding with 65k through Namibias Dunes

Sandboarding at 65k through Namibia’s Dunes

We left Swakopmund, Namibia early in the morning and drove out to the dunes with the sand boards. It was a difficult trudge to the top and I gulped when I got there and looked down the slope we would be using. Too late to wimp out, though.I smear... Read More...

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 weirdest lessons, both teach you a lot about who you are (and what you can handle). One night it'... Read More...