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A short résumé and report on the ITB Berlin

The ITB in Berlin the world’s leading travel and trade show. It opened its doors for about a week for trade visitors and during the last weekend the public had been allowed as well....

Packing for my world trip – a critical review

My world trip has finished already and I’ve done some other trips in the meantime. Thus, now I have enough “distance” to review my gear and stuff that I brought with me. This posts...

How You’re Vulnerable To Identity Theft When Travelling

Today’s post is a bit technical. I got inspirited by another blogger to write about identity theft. That’s a serious threat while travelling. The Internet is very convenient, even on vacation people don’t take...

Border control on French-German border

After the tragic terror attacks in Paris France temporarily re-introduced border controls. As I travel to France quite frequently to go shopping because my parents life quite close I experienced the first “real” border...

Oh Alise, where have you been?

Here is the highly requested “Visited Map”, which is a map showing all my traveled countries until October 2015. A more up to date version can be found in the footer. All in all...

A bit of Warsaw

On our way back from Latvia to Germany we briefly stopped in Warsaw. The total route is about 1700 kilometres, so having a bed for the night felt quite well. Besides sleeping in a...

Turaida Museum Reservoir

The Turaida Museum Reservoir is about an hour by car or train from Riga. Besides a castle there are gardens and a cave to explore. I just found out that I don’t really blog...

Walking around in the Old Town of Rīga

Today’s post is about a walking tour in the Old Town of the Latvian capital Rīga. Everything is easily accessible on foot so no transportation has to be planned. I almost would that’s not...