Elephants and India go hand and hand, one seems synonymous with the other. While its national animal is the tiger to many the elephant is still the first animal that springs to mind when thinking about India. Same goes for me. I even named this blog after...read more
Sometimes we and by we I mean travel bloggers and other travel professionals make it look all very easy. We seemingly breeze from one place to another, hand luggage only ( we stole Mary Poppins' bag which holds so much more on the inside than the outside...read more
I am a lucky fish when it comes to staying in Cape Town. I have family and friends with attics, couches, and guest rooms that always have my name on it. Great stuff because quite frankly I don't care for many hotels in Cape Town. After years in the production industry...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.
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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?
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…