Cover Up.

Cover Up.

Today I am getting a little bit political. Sometimes travel blogs and pages get bashed for that. I don't really care; it is my blog and I'll write if I want to. Also, I think traveling, politics and world affairs are never not related. Chances are if Trump becomes...

What It’s Like to Travel as a Muslim Woman.

What It’s Like to Travel as a Muslim Woman.

Travelers are a funny bunch and travel bloggers even more so. While we try to be distinctive non-tourists and go against the cliches that come with being one, we end up living up to our own stereotypes more often than not. The guys are rugged adventurers living the...

Scapegoat.

Scapegoat.

I wrote a lengthy article on Travelettes the other day about animal tourism. Afterward, some person made a remark on our facebook page, basically saying that anybody who was not a vegan shouldn't dare to comment. I didn't agree. Was I not to get upset about reading...

Lost in Translation.

Lost in Translation.

Getting lost in translation is one of the most rewarding things about travel. Getting lost in translation is one of the most frustrating things about travel. Often both feelings go hand in hand. I honestly like having a guide and travel with a group. I have done it...

You think you have time.

You think you have time.

Most travel blogs I know have written something or other in regards to the terrorist attacks in Brussels. Don't stop traveling. Don't let them win by restricting your life. Live your life to the fullest. That sort of thing. Things I said too after the attacks on...

Moving countries, crossing oceans.

Moving countries, crossing oceans.

Believe it or not, I am incredibly picky when it comes to this blog. Little is ever good enough and that's why the idea of guest posts really scares me. What if I approach a person but then I don't like what they wrote or what if someone approaches me and I don't like...

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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)