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10 Free things to do in Cape Town.

10 Free things to do in Cape Town.

  Capetonians love their city and rightfully so. Cape Town is a great place to live in for mountain and ocean lovers alike, it has plenty on the weekly calendar in terms of activities, and the food, as well as the wine, is second to none. No, we locals (and I am...

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Best of Instagram – #realwomentravel

Best of Instagram – #realwomentravel

A post shared by The Midnight Blue Elephant (@midnightblueelephant) on Dec 18, 2017 at 8:33am PST I don't know when or how it started but while I used to love Instagram as a medium it has stopped inspiring me. All I see are beautiful images of beautiful people in...

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The Girl Who Travels no more?

The Girl Who Travels no more?

don't know how to travel anymore. Or at least this is how it feels. My feet are getting itchy again after a month of staying in one place yet I cannot muster the courage to hit BOOK FLIGHT. And for a change that is not due to my credit card...

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Think Pink – The Elephant’s Guide to Jaipur.

Think Pink – The Elephant’s Guide to Jaipur.

India and I have had a complicated relationship so far. That was never India's fault. When I left Jaipur a little head over heels I really had to say "Sorry, it's not you, it's me!" and mean it for the first time in the history of this sentence. When I started my...

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Hello, I’m Annika!

I’m a girl with messy hair and a thirsty heart who likes to be anywhere but home. After having lived in New York and South Africa for many years, I now call the world home because I love one thing more than drinking wine and doing yoga together – traveling.

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LATEST POSTS

10 Free things to do in Cape Town.

10 Free things to do in Cape Town.

  Capetonians love their city and rightfully so. Cape Town is a great place to live in for mountain and ocean lovers alike, it has plenty on the weekly calendar in terms of activities, and the food, as well as the wine, is second to none. No, we locals (and I am...

read more
The Girl Who Travels no more?

The Girl Who Travels no more?

don't know how to travel anymore. Or at least this is how it feels. My feet are getting itchy again after a month of staying in one place yet I cannot muster the courage to hit BOOK FLIGHT. And for a change that is not due to my credit card...

read more
Best of Instagram – #realwomentravel

Best of Instagram – #realwomentravel

A post shared by The Midnight Blue Elephant (@midnightblueelephant) on Dec 18, 2017 at 8:33am PST I don't know when or how it started but while I used to love Instagram as a medium it has stopped inspiring me. All I see are beautiful images of beautiful people in...

read more
Think Pink – The Elephant’s Guide to Jaipur.

Think Pink – The Elephant’s Guide to Jaipur.

India and I have had a complicated relationship so far. That was never India's fault. When I left Jaipur a little head over heels I really had to say "Sorry, it's not you, it's me!" and mean it for the first time in the history of this sentence. When I started my...

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The Elephant’s guide to Koh Tao

Some people need to have seen it all, in order to make a recommendation. I do want to see it all, but till I get there I have no problem to say: Marrakech, Cape Town and Bangkok are awesome – go visit, now! So you could rightfully call me biased when I tell you that Koh Tao is the island on the Gulf coast to be, but I don’t care. And again – go visit, now! After all Koh Tao means Turtle Island and what more do you really need in a holiday destination?

 

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America’s Next Blog Model?

Today I want to gossip a bit, if I may. Just a little rant with a question to it, which I hope you, dear reader, can answer.

So here is goes…. On my recent India trip and in general I have noticed an increase of travel bloggers pretending to be fashion models and a whole lot of nakedness. What is up with that?

 

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Sweat, Tears & the Sea. A Wellness Retreat in Bali

They say, the cure for anything is saltwater. Sweat, tears or the sea.
Technically I knew this, but it never rang so true as after the last couple of days. In fact, I had no idea that I needed curing of anything…

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MY FIRST BOOK ABOUT SOLO TRAVEL

Find the German version on Amazon here! 

Solotrip: Vom Glück des Alleinreisens (German Edition)

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