Don't Panic!

What’s up in 2016?

It took a while but finally I’ve made a few travel plans for this year. During the semester and “holidays” (well I had to write exams…) there just hadn’t been enough time. So in...

Keep it clean (Doing laundry while traveling)

Backpackers often try to carry and pack as less as possible, so the point of time is reached soon: many clothes are dirty and have to be cleaned. In the road there are a...

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...