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Color Rinse Repeat – Can travel transform your life?

Color Rinse Repeat – Can travel transform your life?

here seems to be this idea, a somewhat urban legend that traveling is always better than not traveling, that travel can transform you and turn you into a better person, make you happy and fulfill you like nothing else. Sometimes and for some this...

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The 7.5 Commandments to get over a Heartbreak when Traveling

The 7.5 Commandments to get over a Heartbreak when Traveling

I am back in Phuket. The irony that I was here last time kissing the guy I am now crying over is not lost on me. Mind you, it is a big island and I am far away from any 7 Elevens reminding me with their annoying chirp that has become synonymous with Thailand and well,...

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One perfect night (& day) in Bangkok.

One perfect night (& day) in Bangkok.

Let's be honest - you will definitely want more than one night in Bangkok because Bangkok is awesome and not short of great things to do, see and of course, eat! But if you are short on time and want to make the most out of your visit to Bangkok, here is how I -...

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Homage to the Four Kings – Diving in Raja Ampat.

Homage to the Four Kings – Diving in Raja Ampat.

o say that Raja Ampat is hidden is an understatement. Most people don't know where it is and chances are even if you make it there you won't know where to place yourself on a map. Raja Ampat lies off the coast of West Papua. 1500 islands and...

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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

Color Rinse Repeat – Can travel transform your life?

Color Rinse Repeat – Can travel transform your life?

here seems to be this idea, a somewhat urban legend that traveling is always better than not traveling, that travel can transform you and turn you into a better person, make you happy and fulfill you like nothing else. Sometimes and for some this...

read more
One perfect night (& day) in Bangkok.

One perfect night (& day) in Bangkok.

Let's be honest - you will definitely want more than one night in Bangkok because Bangkok is awesome and not short of great things to do, see and of course, eat! But if you are short on time and want to make the most out of your visit to Bangkok, here is how I -...

read more
The 7.5 Commandments to get over a Heartbreak when Traveling

The 7.5 Commandments to get over a Heartbreak when Traveling

I am back in Phuket. The irony that I was here last time kissing the guy I am now crying over is not lost on me. Mind you, it is a big island and I am far away from any 7 Elevens reminding me with their annoying chirp that has become synonymous with Thailand and well,...

read more
Homage to the Four Kings – Diving in Raja Ampat.

Homage to the Four Kings – Diving in Raja Ampat.

o say that Raja Ampat is hidden is an understatement. Most people don't know where it is and chances are even if you make it there you won't know where to place yourself on a map. Raja Ampat lies off the coast of West Papua. 1500 islands and...

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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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