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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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A Foodie’s Guide to Canggu Restaurants.

A Foodie’s Guide to Canggu Restaurants.

Last year I stayed a couple of months in Canggu, Bali to write my book. It was a spur of the moment decision as I had met an old friend there who is one of the best yoga teachers I know and I was keen to rekindle our friendship and the relationship with my mat. Only...

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An unexpected Gem in Sri Lanka – Colombo City Tours.

An unexpected Gem in Sri Lanka – Colombo City Tours.

The other day someone asked in a travel advice group on Facebook: "What to do in Colombo?" The overwhelming majority of people told this person: "Nothing! Get out as quickly as you can." I used to share this opinion. While I immediately fell in love with Sri Lanka...

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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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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...

read more
A Foodie’s Guide to Canggu Restaurants.

A Foodie’s Guide to Canggu Restaurants.

Last year I stayed a couple of months in Canggu, Bali to write my book. It was a spur of the moment decision as I had met an old friend there who is one of the best yoga teachers I know and I was keen to rekindle our friendship and the relationship with my mat. Only...

read more
An unexpected Gem in Sri Lanka – Colombo City Tours.

An unexpected Gem in Sri Lanka – Colombo City Tours.

The other day someone asked in a travel advice group on Facebook: "What to do in Colombo?" The overwhelming majority of people told this person: "Nothing! Get out as quickly as you can." I used to share this opinion. While I immediately fell in love with Sri Lanka...

read more

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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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