Untold Tales of a small country called Eswatini

Eswatini or Swaziland? My time in Swaziland (nowadays called Eswatini) was unforgettable, not only in a positive way… Eswatini means “land of the Swazis” in the Swazi language. This was partly intended to prevent confusion with the similarly named Switzerland, but the name change was also driven by the desire to break with the country’s … Continue reading “Untold Tales of a small country called Eswatini”

Vivid Travels Through South Africa

South Africa is dangerous? First stop: Johannesburg aka Joburg When people kept telling me how dangerous South Africa is, it didn’t weigh easy on my mind. Especially during a heated discussion with the bartender at Ronnie’s Sex Shop on Route 62 who told me his opinion about South Africa: “Everyone here in South Africa knows … Continue reading “Vivid Travels Through South Africa”

Crossing Atlantic And What It Means to Sail Across the Atlantic Ocean

Crossing Atlantic Ocean While crossing the Atlantic and steering at night, the wind suddenly became stronger and I felt the sailing speed reach at least 11 knots. At first, I was pretty euphoric about how fast I was sailing. But steering became more and more difficult as I tried to stay on course. Suddenly, my … Continue reading “Crossing Atlantic And What It Means to Sail Across the Atlantic Ocean”

Belize- My Second Incredible Vacation In The Year Of 2018

Belize – Second Vacation For Me After Guatemala, I thought it could hardly get better. But Belize was the cherry on top. Belize was the second country I kind of had a vacation in this year. I spent less than a week in Belize, but my time there was almost as terrific as it was … Continue reading “Belize- My Second Incredible Vacation In The Year Of 2018”

A Happy New Year And How Life Goes On At The End Of The World, Ushuaia

Happy New Year From Ushuaia! I hope that every one of my readers had a good start into the new year. As you could see in my blog, I had an exciting year in 2017 and it ended in Ushuaia, Fin del Mundo. There were many ups and downs which only made me stronger and … Continue reading “A Happy New Year And How Life Goes On At The End Of The World, Ushuaia”

Throwback to 2014: Japan In Pictures

Two countries I wanted to travel before I die: Australia and Japan.  My dream of traveling Japan became true in Summer 2014.  I forgot the names of most places I have been to. Therefore I would like to share a series of photographs I took from Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka and Kobe. The Land of … Continue reading “Throwback to 2014: Japan In Pictures”

The Beginning Of A Long Journey

My Journey through Europe. I have always believed that every human being has a free will. I deliberately decided against the post-graduate degree, when most of my friends had chosen between a gap year or to study. Please don’t get me wrong, I think studying is wonderful and to expand one’s own horizon and knowledge … Continue reading “The Beginning Of A Long Journey”