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...

Solomoon in the Maldives.

Solomoon in the Maldives.

My trip to Maldives started with the idea of a solomoon (solo travel + honeymoon = solomoon!) and ended in the beginning of a heartbreak. The latter was totally unplanned; I don't go that far for a good story. "You think you have time."  Buddha The Maldives have long...

For the love of solo travel?

For the love of solo travel?

Recently I was asked by Urlaubsheld to write about why I solo travel and what I love about it. As I didn't want to take away from people reading my book, it got me thinking. What was it about solo travel that I loved so much? The other day I had to go to Kuala Lumpur...

The true reason why I travel alone.

The true reason why I travel alone.

I am sitting in a beautiful hotel outside of Marrakech. It is one of many beautiful hotels I have recently visited and there are some more to come. And while I can appreciate them on the outside - I mean have you seen my Instagram lately?! - deep down I really wish I...

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...

The Downside of Solo Travel.

The Downside of Solo Travel.

I am about to embark on a three months trip to Indonesia to work on a very exciting project I cannot quite yet reveal. When the plan took form in my mind, it seemed the logical thing to do. Why work from home if I could work from Indonesia and go diving on the...

Seychelles Solo.

Seychelles Solo.

I am currently working on a post for Travelettes about what it means to be a woman when you travel. I never ventured there before because while I am a woman who travels I really dislike labels. So I don't write about woman travels, I just do my thing and...

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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)