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21 COUNTRIES BEFORE TURNING 21 (6/9/2018) - “once a year go someplace you’ve never been before” – dalai lama this is definitely a quote i live by! while i often revisit countries i’ve been to already to explore new cities or areas, i still try to go to at least one new country each year. so in honor of me turning 21 … Continue reading 21 COUNTRIES BEFORE TURNING 21
LET’S TALK TRAVEL TATTOOS (5/26/2018) - okay, let’s start this slightly different blogpost with a quote: “when you’re born, your body is a blank canvas, but as you live your life and accumulate scars, piercings, and tattoos you start painting a picture.” – unknown i am a huge fan of tiny, minimalistic tattoos. nevertheless in my opinion it is super important … Continue reading LET’S TALK TRAVEL TATTOOS
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE VISITING MARRAKECH, MOROCCO (5/11/2018) - sooo if you’re following me on instagram or have read my TEN THINGS TO DO IN MARRAKECH, MOROCCO post, you probably know that while i fell insanely in love with morocco’s so red city, my trip to morocco was super chaotic and a lot of things didn’t go as planned. i know i promised you … Continue reading WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE VISITING MARRAKECH, MOROCCO
LINZ, AUSTRIA FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS (4/28/2018) - GUESTPOST BY ANNA-SOPHIE FROM COLLEGEBLOCKSTORIES **************************** have you ever been to a city that’s said to be a cultural and industrial capital at the same time? if not, then linz in upper austria is definitely worth a visit!   the third-largest city in austria lies alongside the danube river and counts a population of about 200.000 … Continue reading LINZ, AUSTRIA FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS
DORNBIRN, AUSTRIA FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS (4/14/2018) - GUESTPOST BY TANJA FROM A STUDENT’S CLOSET **************************** have you ever been to a city where you can reach three different countries in just half an hour each? if not, you definitely have to visit dornbirn! dornbirn may not be vorarlberg’s capital city, but it is the biggest city of vorarlberg. and by big, i … Continue reading DORNBIRN, AUSTRIA FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS
TEN THINGS TO DO IN MARRAKECH, MOROCCO (3/31/2018) - the thing with marrakech is, you either love it or hate it – there really is no in between.  i have to say that i fell insanely in love with morocco’s so red city, even if my trip to morocco was super chaotic and so many things didn’t go as planned. while i really want … Continue reading TEN THINGS TO DO IN MARRAKECH, MOROCCO
TEN THINGS TO DO IN KHAO LAK, THAILAND (3/17/2018) - khao lak is a 20km / 12mi long coastal region on the andaman sea about 100km / 62mi north of phuket. it offers lovely beaches as well as jungle-covered mountains and unspoiled nature. it is super laid back, definitely not about night life and partying. so if you’re looking for a calm and not too … Continue reading TEN THINGS TO DO IN KHAO LAK, THAILAND
ETHICAL ELEPHANT EXPERIENCE IN THAILAND (3/17/2018) - elephants are thailand’s national animal so you’d think they are worshipped and taken care of very well, right? wrong! elephants are my favorite animals everrr so when i started planning my trip to thailand i knew i absolutely had to find a way to meet these wonderful animals! of course i’ve heard about elephants being … Continue reading ETHICAL ELEPHANT EXPERIENCE IN THAILAND
WYNWOOD ART DISTRICT IN PICTURES (3/3/2018) - for this post i’m doing a huuuge throwback to 2016 because it’s super cold in austria and i’m really really missing the sun! when i went to miami, florida with my family in 2016 we decided to pay a visit to the WYNWOOD ART DISTRICT which is home to over 70 galleries, museums and collections … Continue reading WYNWOOD ART DISTRICT IN PICTURES
VIENNA, AUSTRIA FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS (2/17/2018) - have you ever wondered what the world’s most livable city looks like? come visit the city of vienna and find out for yourself! i was lucky enough to be born and raised in the beautiful country of austria, which is located literally in the heart of europe. i grew up in a small town but … Continue reading VIENNA, AUSTRIA FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS
TEN THINGS TO DO IN PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC (2/3/2018) - prague is the capital of the czech republic and only a 3½ hour drive from vienna. so on a sunny 4-day-weekend in spring two of my girlfriends (who i’d also been to méxico with) and i decided to hop on a flixbus to the so called city of a hundred spires. prague has lived throug … Continue reading TEN THINGS TO DO IN PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
2017 TRAVEL RECAP (1/20/2018) - HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! i hope you all had a good start into 2018 so far? a little late – but better late than never – i want to give you a quick overview of all the paces i got to visit last year.  i gotta say 2017 was a quite good travel year! i … Continue reading 2017 TRAVEL RECAP
NEW YEAR’S EVE IN VERBIER, SWITZERLAND: THE GOOD AND THE BAD (1/6/2018) - HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! if you read the post about my top 3 travel destinations in europe you already know that switzerland is my favorite country everrr so of course i had to celebrate the turn of the year there.  i spent new year’s eve in the village of VERBIER, which is located in the … Continue reading NEW YEAR’S EVE IN VERBIER, SWITZERLAND: THE GOOD AND THE BAD
THE ULTIMATE CHRISTKINDLMARKT GUIDE FOR VIENNA, AUSTRIA (12/16/2017) - christmas markets (german: chritkindlmarkt) are  held in many countries all around the world. though they actually originated from the late middle ages in the german-speaking part of europe. thus if you really really love christmas you definitely have to visit the original christmas markets here in europe at least once in your life! for me … Continue reading THE ULTIMATE CHRISTKINDLMARKT GUIDE FOR VIENNA, AUSTRIA
AUSTRIA’S FAIRYTALE TOWN #1: HALLSTATT (12/2/2017) - okay, let’s be honest – no one can deny that hallstatt is not only one one of austria’s most popular holiday destionations (especially among asian tourists) but also one of the most picturesque lakeside towns in the whole world. the chinese love hallstatt so much that they even copied the whole village – isn’t that … Continue reading AUSTRIA’S FAIRYTALE TOWN #1: HALLSTATT
ADMONT ABBEY IN PICTURES (11/18/2017) - since pictures say more than words i’m just going to give you a reeeeally quick overview of ADMONT ABBEY (which i got to visit during my roadtrip from vienna to hallstatt) before showing you all the gorgeous pictures my boyfriend and i were able to take there. the monestery was founded in 1074 it is … Continue reading ADMONT ABBEY IN PICTURES
TRAVEL DIARY: BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA (11/4/2017) - DATE OF VISIT: October 25th 2017 when i visited bratislava for the first time in 2016 during a college weekend trip i didn’t get to see a lot of the city because we were all more focused on finding alcohol than exploring the city. shame on us! so when i found out that my boyfriend … Continue reading TRAVEL DIARY: BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA
ONE DAY IN MUNICH, GERMANY (10/17/2017) - DATE OF VISIT: August 12th 2017 during the “four days – four countries” roadtrip my boyfriend and i did in summer of 2017, we got to spend a day exploring the bavarian capital and largest city of southern germany: munich. the city is probably most famous for its annual beer festival, oktoberfest, but it has so … Continue reading ONE DAY IN MUNICH, GERMANY
TEN THINGS TO DO IN BERLIN, GERMANY (9/23/2017) - berlin is bursting with history. on every corner you can see monuments and signs which remind you of the time when berlin was still parted by its famous wall. thus when traveling to berlin you should be prepared to dig deep into the history of world war II and the impact it had on not … Continue reading TEN THINGS TO DO IN BERLIN, GERMANY
MY TOP 3 TRAVEL DESTINATIONS IN EUROPE (9/14/2017) - europe is a mixture of cultures, languages, heritage and architecture all across the continent. there are so many countries to choose from (44 to be exact) when planning a trip to europe which makes it super hard to decide where to go. to make your decision a little easier.. of all the places in europe … Continue reading MY TOP 3 TRAVEL DESTINATIONS IN EUROPE
CULINARY GUIDE FOR LONDON, UK (9/11/2017) - london is by far my favorite city in europe! it’s unlike any other city in the world and i feel like everyone should go there at least once in their life. i’ve been there for the first time in 2010 and been back a couple of times since, which allowed me to collect a list … Continue reading CULINARY GUIDE FOR LONDON, UK
THE HEART OF EUROPE (9/8/2017) - you might or might not have heard about my beautiful homecountry austria – i’m talking about the landlocked one in europe, not the one surrounded by the indian ocean (which is called australia by the way). yes exactly, the one that’s famous for its gorgeous snowy mountains, apple strudel, mozart and the terminator rather than … Continue reading THE HEART OF EUROPE
ONE DAY IN BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (9/7/2017) -  DATE OF VISIT: August 19th 2017 while visiting a friend who works in belgium i got to spend a day in the city of brussels, which is not only the capital of belgium but also of the european union. brussels is such a cute, old city with lovely architecture and a lot of green space. … Continue reading ONE DAY IN BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
CULINARY GUIDE FOR CANCÚN, MÉXICO (8/29/2017) - besides the clear blue seas and the exotic culture, méxico also has to offer a lot of natural, healthy and flavorful food. all of it is super tasty and rich in color and taste, which is why the méxican cuisine is my favorite everrrrr. so here are some of my favorite restaurants in cancún for … Continue reading CULINARY GUIDE FOR CANCÚN, MÉXICO
TEN THINGS TO DO IN CANCÚN, MÉXICO (8/28/2017) - visiting cancún is all about making incredible new experiences. not only because of the amazing natural setting of the mexican caribbean, but also because of the variety of things to do and see. so if your travels ever happen to take you to méxico’s glistening city, here are my top 10 things to do in … Continue reading TEN THINGS TO DO IN CANCÚN, MÉXICO
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