India. I have dreamed of India for a long time. Actually, since I was a little girl watching movies of princesses and tigers. I would wrap tinkling anklets around my feet, paint a bindi on my forehead and put on silky harem pants to replay the scenes. My favorite...read more
Thailand is always a good idea and clouds make for better pictures. At least, that's what I am trying to tell myself after I see the view from the balcony at the Ao Nang Cliff Resort.I have been invited to explore the Crown Lanta hotels in Krabi and on Koh Lanta and...read more
Cape Town frequently gets voted as one of the world's most beautiful cities. I think it is a combination of mountains, ocean and charming buildings that does the trick for most. I do official know the reasons to visit Cape Town which make it so very appealing. I...read more
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...read more
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.
FOLLOW MY JOURNEY
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?
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?
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…