Flying home for Christmas.

Flying home for Christmas.

The last few months have been a whirlwind. I hate that word but nonetheless, it describes my life adequately right now. When did it start? I don't even remember but this year has already seen lots of countries, old and new, lots of changes, some bad and most freaking...

The best Cape Town souvenirs & Where to find them.

The best Cape Town souvenirs & Where to find them.

I really thought I wasn't going to do a South African version of Supermarket Souvenirs, because what appeal could the local supermarkets possibly have to me after calling this place home for so many years? Would I be able to forget the countless hours I spent waiting...

The dogs stay in the picture.

The dogs stay in the picture.

After my somewhat not so lighthearted post about traveling and being in South Africa, I now want to tell you about all the fun I had with my brother. As I mentioned I was slightly anxious beforehand but I shouldn't have been. We had an absolute blast. He was here for...

Travel and you shall see.

Travel and you shall see.

There are six kids at the table, five adults, and two more kids who are technically old enough to count as grown-ups. Three are black, two are colored, one has white hair, one has corn-rows, and one is bleached blonde. Ages 7 - 70. Ginger, the cat, is probably even...

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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)