Palm trees & Pad thai = Eternal paradise at last?

Palm trees & Pad thai = Eternal paradise at last?

"It's dark because you are trying too hard." I just found this line again while doing some 'research' for this post. Research amongst my old posts because I frequently like to repeat myself. It is almost cyclical and nobody has called me out on it yet but I know it...

Travel and its too great expectations.

Travel and its too great expectations.

struggling right now. I am almost ashamed to admit it. Even though many wise men have said that struggle is good for you. But still, I am a bit embarrassed, not because the struggle itself but because it seems like I have done little else but...

Of insomnia, SEO & the future of this blog.

Of insomnia, SEO & the future of this blog.

I am back in Bangkok and after two nights of basically no sleep due to what I like to call jetlag-induced insomnia I now feel rested for the first time as the insomnia finally left last night. I don't even know why but I am beyond grateful and have a newfound...

The pros and cons of being a Digital Nomad.

The pros and cons of being a Digital Nomad.

  "Where do you live?" The PR lady looks at me with friendly expectation. This isn't the first time I have heard that question in the last couple of days but I am still not sure how to answer it. For all intent and purposes, I live in Germany. I have a bank account...

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 few...

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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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Solotrip: Vom Glück des Alleinreisens (German Edition)