• Blog,  Portugal

    Late Adopter amidst Blog Pros

    I think it all began with this book. I read it maybe 8 years ago but its provocative theory felt compelling. Work four hours a week, delegate tasks, make some phone calls, travel the world and become rich. Tim Ferris claims:…

  • Blog,  Norway

    When the sun blows a kiss…

    Laid-back is probably the word that describes Tromsø the best. No rush, no noise, few people – aside from quite a bunch of tourists. The frostiness and the snow seem to calm everything down. Our first adventure is planned for…

  • Blog,  Norway,  Sweden

    Last Stop: Almost North Pole

    Norway! No way! When Svenja told me about her next journey with Clara, I got jealous. I have never been to “real” Norway, only to Oslo, and I felt my heart jumping up. I needed one night to gather my…

  • Blog,  Nepal

    Why beautiful Nepal can be unsettling

    Alarm at 5:15 am. Why should my last day on this journey start any different from the ones before? I have never slept longer than 6 to 7 hours a night. But I do not want to leave Pokhara without…

  • Blog,  Nepal

    Farmers, a Rhino and a Heli-Trek to ABC

    We drive up and down on winding roads. Today we have to conquer about 70 kilometers through the mountains alongside a river to reach our overnight stop midway between Kathmandu and Pokhara: the Summit River Lodge in Korintar. After a while…

  • Blog,  Nepal

    The Passion for Compassion

    B.K. has a Bachelor in Buddhism and once you ask him anything on that topic, he gets passionate. So passionate, that in his waterfall of words I can only manage to distinguish Lama and Dharma. We have arrived at a…

  • Blog,  India

    “Guests are Gods”

    I have to ruin the dramaturgy, there is no other way. I have to start this story with the finale. Anything else would be disregardful, silly. Because there is a “before Sawarda” and an “after Sawarda”. The small village (∼2.600…

  • Blog,  India

    Marble-Overload and two ❤️️-stories

    Tuesday. “You know why people in India feed monkeys on Tuesdays?”, our local guide in Agra, Amit, asks. “Because they believe that they are blessed by God if they do”. There is a special feeding day for every day of…