5 things not to miss in Marrakesh

Marrakesh - also known as "The Red City" is one of Morocco's most popular and most beautiful cities. It is the largest city in North Africa for wildlife trade, and possibly the city with the most stunning architecture. If you are traveling to Marrakesh, make sure not to miss out on these five things.   … Continue reading 5 things not to miss in Marrakesh

New Zealand, Day 7: Rotorua

Rotorua is known for its geothermal activity. As soon as we arrived, a smell of rotten eggs infiltrated our bus. There is so much geothermal activity, that there are boiling sulphur lakes in almost every backyard and all the gutters. Just driving through the city, you can see large clouds of mist behind every second … Continue reading New Zealand, Day 7: Rotorua

New Zealand, Day 3: Hot Water Beach

Even though I really liked Auckland, I was glad to leave it after spending three days with the worst roommates one can imagine. I decided to book the Funky Chicken Pass by Kiwi Experience, and the first stop on the route was Hot Water Beach. The bus ride was fairly relaxing; the driver played loud … Continue reading New Zealand, Day 3: Hot Water Beach

6 things not to miss in Edinburgh

Edinburgh - one of the most beautiful cities in the UK, and for sure the prettiest in Scotland. Even though it will probably rain and be rather cold during your visit there, Edinburgh's beauty makes up for the weather. Scotland's capital seems magical - not just because Harry Potter was written here - but because … Continue reading 6 things not to miss in Edinburgh

Lessons learned from 35 days in Europe

Traveling anywhere for 35 days in Europe sounded scary…but this was 35 days through different European countries and cities, so I was filled to the brim with excitement and anticipation. I returned home at the beginning of October and I’ve had time to reflect on everything I learned while on that amazing trip. PACK LIGHT! … Continue reading Lessons learned from 35 days in Europe

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

5 foods to try in Spain

Spain is one of my favorite countries - not only because it has beautiful, vibrant cities like Barcelona and Madrid, but also because it has absolutely delicious food. The following five foods are typical for Spain and you should definitely try all of them if you have the time. 1. Paella  Paella is a dish … Continue reading 5 foods to try in Spain