Best of Instagram – #realwomentravel

Best of Instagram – #realwomentravel

A post shared by The Midnight Blue Elephant (@midnightblueelephant) on Dec 18, 2017 at 8:33am PST I don't know when or how it started but while I used to love Instagram as a medium it has stopped inspiring me. All I see are beautiful images of beautiful people in...

The Girl Who Travels no more?

The Girl Who Travels no more?

don't know how to travel anymore. Or at least this is how it feels. My feet are getting itchy again after a month of staying in one place yet I cannot muster the courage to hit BOOK FLIGHT. And for a change that is not due to my credit card...

Non-Resolutions for 2018.

Non-Resolutions for 2018.

We hate New Year's resolutions, don't we?! I know I do and if I sometimes embrace them I do so just to break them fully consciously a few days later. With that said, I had no intention on writing down my travel resolutions or wishes or plans as I have done before...

Looking back with Gratitude – A Year of Travel.

Looking back with Gratitude – A Year of Travel.

  esterday I had dinner with a good friend of mine at one of my Cape Town favorites. I was excited to see her but also a bit apprehensive as she is one of my few friends I hadn't spoken to in detail about my breakup and the hardships of the past...

#metoo

#metoo

After yesterday's post which was quite personal, a bit dark and not very travely I wanted to take you to my happy place and tell you all about diving in the Maldives. But then life happened and I decided instead to talk about the big fat elephant in the room this...

The Theory of Scotland. Another sort of love story.

The Theory of Scotland. Another sort of love story.

You always said you wanted to dance with me. But you never turned on the music.   I have had this post sitting in the back end of my blog for quite some time. I was and still am not sure if I want to publish it. But something inside me tells me I need to in order to...

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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)