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Hiking a Painting – Bastei Bridge and Saxon Switzerland National Park in Germany

Hiking a Painting – Bastei Bridge and Saxon Switzerland National Park in Germany

Deep in the Saxonian forests, reigning high atop magical rock formations rising like claws into the sky can you find it, the fairy tale like but very real Bastei bridge. Its origin is as magical as its surrounding landscape. For over 200 years, it has been quite the local German tourist attraction but when a […]

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Top 5 Treks and Hikes in New Zealand – South Island

Top 5 Treks and Hikes in New Zealand - South Island

Above anything else, New Zealand’s South Island is known for its spectacular scenery – and what better way to appreciate this scenery than by experiencing it up close during one of the many New Zealand walks? You’ll find plenty of worthwhile ways for trekking New Zealand and its South Island, among which several might be […]

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The 3 Top Places for Orchids and Hiking in Jena, Germany

Welcome to Thuringia, my home state. You know what that meant for me as a kid? Music class taught us traditional German hiking songs, school outings meant hiking around the mountains of our town and singing the songs we learnt. This, my dear people, is horror to me. I hate singing in public and I […]

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Cheap and Easy Day Trips from Reykjavik (No Car Needed!)

Cheap and Easy Reykjavik Day Trip Ideas (No Car Needed!)

I was on my way from New York City to Berlin and since I would be changing planes in Iceland anyway, I decided on a short layover in Reykjavik. Iceland is worth a trip in itself and required more than just three days so I wanted to get off-the-beaten path with my day trips from […]

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