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Maharajas Express – The beginnings: New Delhi, India.

Maharajas Express – The beginnings: New Delhi, India.

Sorry, I know I promised daily mini blog posts and didn't deliver one. I blame the one person who said NOOOOOO in the polls, the lack of good wifi and the free wine on board. And the fact that I obviously can't do mini. I apologize but hope that these posts will make...

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What visitors need to know – the Cape Town water crisis.

What visitors need to know – the Cape Town water crisis.

Update as of February 20: Day Zero has been pushed back to July 9th thanks to water saving efforts and a huge water transfer from Groenland into one of the dams. However, water must still be as vigilantly conserved as before! By now it is not so new anymore, but there...

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Of kissing frogs & musical grapes – A Cape Town wine tour.

Of kissing frogs & musical grapes – A Cape Town wine tour.

Cape Town is in a water crisis at the moment. So much so that the other day at Woolies there was no bottled water to buy. That was worrisome but fine by me because I had the perfect excuse to spend my money in the wine section instead and left with the feeling that I...

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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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The Great Indian Blog Train & Why the great affair is to move.

The Great Indian Blog Train & Why the great affair is to move.

Can we heal through travel? Does travel turn us into a better person, a better version of ourselves? I used to think so. Others, more experienced travelers and writers, more evolved human beings who seem to have it all figured out think so. But does that still apply...

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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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