More Real Life Horror Stories from My Time in the Australian Outback

More Real Life Horror Stories from My Time in the Australian Outback

It’s horror stories time! Just a few more sleeps and Halloween is knocking at your door, the gates to the otherworld will open wide and all kinds of creepies, undead and mischievous faeries will roam the earth! Muahahahaha. Anyway, to get you into the mood, here are some real life horror stories to teach you […]

Real Life Horror Stories from My Time in the Australian Outback - Are you scared yet?

Real Life Horror Stories from My Time in the Australian Outback

Halloween is coming soon and I thought what would be more fitting than to combine scary and travel stuff and tell you gruesome horror stories from my time in the Australian outback? I have plenty of stuff to share (Book coming soon! Follow here for updates), but these are second hand narrations that happened in […]

Get the Most out of Your Three Week Trip to Australia

When I decided to head for the continent that was furthest south except for Antarctica, I took a quick look at the world map and decided I would travel everywhere and quickly hop over to Japan from there. It all looked so close. Only when I was standing underneath a giant floating globe that indicated […]

Get the Most out of Travelling Japan for Two Weeks

Visiting Japan for only a few days might leave you feeling like you haven’t seen nearly enough. There is so much to discover, so much food to try and so many places that will leave you in awe – Japan really has this overwhelming effect like no other country I have visited before. Therefore, I […]

Jawdropping Cherry Blossom Parks in Nagoya

Did you know about these Jawdropping Cherry Blossom Spots in Japan?

The time is near! All around the world, cherry trees are opening their buds and making the world a little pinker but if you want a full on rose-tinted world, book a last minute flight (or one for next year) and head over to the land of the rising sun and the pink sakura. To […]

Solo Travel for Beginners – The Top Five Countries You Need to Know

“Wait, you are going to [insert country]? By yourself? Solo travel?? Ooooh, just be careful. Don’t get kidnapped, don’t leave the house at night and don’t look at people strange.” Jep, that is advice I got and you know what. I didn’t list to any of it. And you know what else? I am fine. […]

Carnivals across the world you should know about - Spain

Carnivals across the World to Visit Next Year

Carnival, Mardi Gras, Fasching… carnivals across the World go by many names but the spectacular feasts of colour, excitement and a rush of endorphines surely dominates many a cultures’ plans for February. Now here’s a little confession: I have never ever attended a carnival myself and I am from Germany, where we go crazy during […]

A Splash of Colour – The Prettiest Houses You Didn’t Know about

Mexico with its houses in all colours of the rainbow, Italy’s Portofino with layered houses colour upon colour and Greece with its typical white and blue paint – all these places are well known and attract myriads of tourists throughout the year. But if you are seeking to escape the sun, chill by the beach […]

To Cheesecake or Not to Cheesecake – An International Question

I was never a big fan of cheese cake. In the first place, why is it even called cheese cake when there is zero cheese in it? Cream cheese maybe but not cheese cheese. Major difference! And then I went to Australia. I didn’t think much of it but one day, drawn by delicious instagram […]

Lost among Temples and Trees – How to Make the Most of Visiting Nikko

UNESCO World Heritage Site – that says it all, right? So come on over here and visit the age old shrines and temple, take a picture of the famous three monkeys and be able to say you have seen 9 National Treasures of Japan and 94 Important Cultural Properties all in one place. That sounds […]

Your Ultimate Otaku Guide To Tokyo

I think it’s way too late to out myself as a massive manga and anime fan. It’s public, ever since I keep blabbing on about it, falling in raptures over the first manga I saw in a Japanese book shop and going to nerdvana, Anime Japan. As some of you might be just as crazy […]

Where to Go when You Visit Mount Fuji

I am not very partial to tourists, travellers will always get my vote. However, after having nearly travelled for a year (yay!) and being exhausted, I decided to just go ahead with buying that good value bus ticket for the Mount Fuji region and make the most of it. This meant, riding the bus absolutely […]

How to Survive the Cuteness of the Nara Deer

Once upon a time there was a little place called Nara. Its woods were luscious and its wildlife plenty and so the people of Nara rejoiced in stocking up their kitchen with local venison and playing chase among the dense trees with the wildlife. Then one day, a noble family arrived and wanted to invite […]

Japanese Food to Avoid – Yes, It Exists!

Ok, true. Japan is a paradise for foodies. So many yummy meals, quirky creations and just general tastefulness but even Japan has some food experiments that just backfired. Not all things suit all tastes but these ones might proof particularly tricky for Western palates. You can try them but why break your lucky chain of […]

Japan Spring Flowers and the Best Time to Visit

Everybody is talking about how amazing the cherry blossoms are but there are so many more Japan spring flowers to marvel at. It was one of three major reasons that made me come to the island in the first place. But having been here now throughout spring time, I can safely say that you don’t […]