Home away from Home?

Home away from Home?

We all travel to escape reality in one way or another. But when your life is nothing but travel sometimes reality catches up with you. The annoying daily business, the issues and problems, sometimes even heartbreak will find you in the most remote corners. My trip to...

To do or not to do? About not counting countries.

To do or not to do? About not counting countries.

How many countries have you traveled to?, is one of my interview questions. I stop and think. Not only do I not know the answer, the whole question strikes me as odd. Why would that have anything with my book or with my ability to travel if you can call it...

For the love of solo travel?

For the love of solo travel?

Recently I was asked by Urlaubsheld to write about why I solo travel and what I love about it. As I didn't want to take away from people reading my book, it got me thinking. What was it about solo travel that I loved so much? The other day I had to go to Kuala Lumpur...

A letter to my first love.

A letter to my first love.

I met my first love in the Netherlands. I was so young I don't even remember when or how or if it was love at first sight. But then again, none of this matters. We spent sunny days, lazy afternoons and when the weather wasn't our friend, it didn't matter either. I was...

The Scent of Thailand – Life lately… May.

The Scent of Thailand – Life lately… May.

 I used to write monthly recaps. And then I stopped. Maybe because I thought nobody was interested or maybe because life happened and sometimes not much to write home about at all happened. I don't even know. But I am craving a dear diary moment so with that I will...

America’s Next Blog Model?

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...

The true reason why I travel alone.

The true reason why I travel alone.

I am sitting in a beautiful hotel outside of Marrakech. It is one of many beautiful hotels I have recently visited and there are some more to come. And while I can appreciate them on the outside - I mean have you seen my Instagram lately?! - deep down I really wish I...

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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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MY FIRST BOOK ABOUT SOLO TRAVEL

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Solotrip: Vom Glück des Alleinreisens (German Edition)