Solomoon in the Maldives.

Solomoon in the Maldives.

My trip to Maldives started with the idea of a solomoon (solo travel + honeymoon = solomoon!) and ended in the beginning of a heartbreak. The latter was totally unplanned; I don't go that far for a good story. "You think you have time."  Buddha The Maldives have long...

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...

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...

I wrote a book.

I wrote a book.

I am sitting in the same spot I sat almost a year ago. It is one of my happy places, my cousin's house in Hout Bay. I spent a few weeks here last year in this house that is always full and usually loud - I love it. I would curl up in the corner of her...

The Downside of Solo Travel.

The Downside of Solo Travel.

I am about to embark on a three months trip to Indonesia to work on a very exciting project I cannot quite yet reveal. When the plan took form in my mind, it seemed the logical thing to do. Why work from home if I could work from Indonesia and go diving on the...

Seychelles Solo.

Seychelles Solo.

I am currently working on a post for Travelettes about what it means to be a woman when you travel. I never ventured there before because while I am a woman who travels I really dislike labels. So I don't write about woman travels, I just do my thing and...

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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)