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How to squeeze a full hiking trip in the Alps into one weekend

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A lot of things in life don’t always go to plan and that’s the fun of it, usually. Two friends of mine and I had been planning a week-long hike in the Austrian Alps for months, we sent round pictures of preparations and details of the exact route in a dedicated WhatsApp group and couldn’t wait for that well-deserved break. Then both of them became ill, I [...]

Top 10 Instagrammers This Summer

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Every now and again, we introduce you to our 10 favourite new or newly discovered Instagrammers. Who managed to inspire us, make us laugh, think, cry? Or all of the above? So here is the latest list of our favorite Instagrams from this summer.  1. Jules Villbrandt Jules Villbrandt may well have Berlin's prettiest apartment and I don't say that lightly![...]

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Renting Short-Term in a Foreign Country

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Isn’t it amazing to have the freedom to travel around the world? It sure is something to be glad about because not everyone is physically and financially capable of doing it. When you live out of a suitcase, you’re essentially sacrificing stability for adventure. And while that is enticing at first, you’ll find yourself sooner or later yearning for a sense o[...]

A Guide to the Perfect Sunday in Austin, Texas

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"There's a certain freedom you feel the closer you get to Austin, Texas." — Willie Nelson  The Austin secret is definitely out. With an average of 100 people moving to Austin per day, everyone who visits Austin has something wonderful to say about this city. Austin is the capital of Texas, and is also known as the live music capital of the world for its[...]

Costa Navarino - Greece's best family getaway?

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Ever since I became a mom, my travel behavior has changed a fair bit. Not at all in terms of frequency mind you, if anything I travel even more days out of the year now than I did before. However, the way I pick destinations, the duration of my stay, the things that matter to me most – all that is totally different now to what it used to be. Happy child[...]

5 Highlights of Komodo National Park

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When I was a child, I loved the movie "The Land Before Time" and later when I was a bit more grown up "Jurassic Park" and yes, I will admit "How to Train Your Dragon." While I know that a dragon is not the same as a dinosaur (thank you for the lesson, little nephew!) both have always had an undeniable appeal to me. Adventure, a time long lost, a secluded isl[...]

15 Ways to Travel Green

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Frequent traveling has an incredible impact on the world - today we want to be at the other end of the world faster and cheaper, tomorrow we don't want to do without our favourite products while we travel, and the day after we wonder why there is so much rubbish in the streets. The privilege to roam the world freely and reasonably affordably takes its toll o[...]

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