Dear Ocean… A letter to my first love.

Dear Ocean… A letter to my first love.

I met my first love in the Netherlands. I was so young I don't even remember when or how or if it was love at first sight. But then again, none of this matters. We spent sunny days, lazy afternoons and when the weather wasn't our friend, it didn't matter...

Of Molas & Mantas – Diving in Bali.

Of Molas & Mantas – Diving in Bali.

The other day I met a guy. We dated for a bit and I started to really like him despite some glaring differences. He drank Kombucha, I prefer Champagne. I like burgers, he liked tofu. He was a scientist, I am a writer. He had an apartment, I have a suitcase. All of...

Into the blue.

Into the blue.

Sundays are perfect for dreaming. When the weather is grey there is nothing better than curling up for a second or third nap or to daydream about faraway places. This week I have been thinking about Bangkok a lot, truly one of my favourite cities in the world. At...

Bite me if you dare – Diving in Sipadan.

Bite me if you dare – Diving in Sipadan.

I was never really daring, but I was never really afraid of things either. Maybe a bit apprehensive to sleep in my own bed after watching too many Spartacus movies with my dad, but not really afraid. I was a child with a happy, undisturbed upbringing and there was...

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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

Find the German version on Amazon here! 

Solotrip: Vom Glück des Alleinreisens (German Edition)