Travel Fashion – What to wear in conservative countries.

Travel Fashion – What to wear in conservative countries.

I tend to find myself quite often in hot and humid climates because that's just how I like my weather. However, a lot of the times these countries are also quite conservative. Places like Morocco, Indonesia, the Maldives, and India require women to cover...

How to best spend an Airport Layover.

How to best spend an Airport Layover.

I spend a fair bit of time at airports. That is even due to the fact that I travel a lot but more because I hate being late or even just on time. I will rather spend useless hours sitting around than run the risk of being 5 minutes late. Sometimes to my detriment....

The 10 coolest Bali Airbnbs.

The 10 coolest Bali Airbnbs.

You guys know that I am an obsessive innate planner when it comes to traveling. While sometimes I take it to the extreme, I really enjoy myself in the process, and it means that I usually end up with really nice places to stay. I am a truffle pig when it...

10 Travel Tips for when shit goes wrong

10 Travel Tips for when shit goes wrong

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...

#magicalmorocco – The Insta Guide to Marrakech.

#magicalmorocco – The Insta Guide to Marrakech.

Morocco is exotic, tantalizing and incredibly beautiful. A feast for the senses and especially for the eyes. You could call it a photographer's wet dream. The endless hills of the desert, real life palaces, the impressive Kasbah of Ait Bennadou, and...

Faces of India – 6 Tips for taking portraits.

Faces of India – 6 Tips for taking portraits.

I never considered myself a photographer. In fact, I still struggle with the fact to call myself a writer though I guess a printed book with many words is proof enough. But photographer? Nah. My brother is an amazing photographer and while we work on very...

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...

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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)