New Zealand, Day 8: Wai-o-tapu

Today, I made my way from Rotorua to Wai-o-tapu, a "geothermal wonderland". There are shuttles available, however they are very expensive, and as we were four people, we took a taxi and split the cost. Wai-o-tapu was definitely worth the money. For $20, you get to spend the entire day in the park - and … Continue reading New Zealand, Day 8: Wai-o-tapu

Why I chose to pack up my bags and explore the world at 26

I’ve always wanted to travel, ever since my first foreign holiday with a group of friends in 2006 to Hungary, where we kayaked south along the Danube river in Budapest from our Hostel in Szentendre. In fact, one of my favourite memories is staying just outside of Prague with the same friends in 2008 and … Continue reading Why I chose to pack up my bags and explore the world at 26

Where to find cheap and amazing food in Barcelona

I know from experience that finding good (and cheap) food is not always easy - especially not in metropolis like Barcelona. The following three food places are delicious and pretty cheap - and some of my favorites. 1. Maoz  Carrer de Ferran 13  Maoz is located right next to La Rambla, close to Plaça Reial. … Continue reading Where to find cheap and amazing food in Barcelona

The best 5 (gay) venues to party at in Chueca, Madrid

Chueca is a region within Madrid, and it absolutely famous for its gay scene - it is one of the biggest in all of Spain. Here you can find anything from nude clubs and drag shows to gay strip clubs and sing-along bars. Here are the best and craziest bars/clubs in Chueca:   1. LL … Continue reading The best 5 (gay) venues to party at in Chueca, Madrid

Traveling full-time: how to get your parents off your back

"So what are you going to do with your life?" - Does this sound familiar? I'm sure you love your parents, but you probably have to admit that sometimes they can be a little over-protective and pushy - especially when you want to do something they consider "dangerous" - like traveling on your own. Telling … Continue reading Traveling full-time: how to get your parents off your back

South America – your next destination?

If you are looking for white beaches, great surfing opportunities, for mountains covered in snow, salt deserts, and open, welcoming people - South America is the place to go. South America is not the safest place in the world, but also not the most dangerous. If you are a female and thinking about traveling to … Continue reading South America – your next destination?

Why should you go to North America?

North America is more than just the United States and Canada. North America also includes Mexico, Central America, and even Greenland. If you are a city gal/guy, the US or Canada are probably for you. You have New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Ottawa, or Québec. Especially if you are from the Western world, the … Continue reading Why should you go to North America?