Story Time: Trip down memory lane

As we all are at the moment limited to travel virtually only, I looked into really old trips of mine. As I am a kid of the 80s, not all trips were recorded with a digital camera. With that in mind, I can only go back a certain time. The first trips as a kid outside Germany were to Switzerland. I recall the Alps and that everything was really clean and…

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Story Time: When things not go as planned

It is great to have picture perfect weather on a trip and everything goes smoothly. Nevertheless, stories live from all the little and bigger things that do not go as planned. These are the situation we can grow with and learn from. Sometimes the unexpected things are even the once that are making the trip. Over the last 10+ years, I were in a couple of interesting situations. Let me share…

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Story Time: The beginning

As we all stuck at the home at the moment due to the worldwide pandemic of the coronavirus, I thought about doing a category called Story Time. Reliving the beginning of my early travel days. Thinking back where everything started. Even that my parents traveled with my sister and myself in Germany and Europe, when I was a kid, the real travel bug did not get me before my first trip…

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World: Rewind 2017

Another year came to an end and it is reflecting time. 2017 was all about great outdoor adventures. Going out with the tent in Norway, hiking great trails in Madeira, walking on the path of Star Wars in Ireland and being back to heaven in Iceland. But it was also a start of new things, trying to include more outdoor activities in the daily life with starting Mounting biking with a…

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India: One day in Bangalore

On the 15th August 1947 India got independent of the UK. This day is a public holiday in India and is celebrated a lot with the family and on the streets of India.In every city of India you will find celebrations on the street and festivities going on that can be joined. People will be in the streets, the temples and joining various festivities. Besides visiting the independent day celebrations I…

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World: Rewind 2016

As 2016 is coming to and end, it is time to reflect on it. The year was mainly splitted between Europe and Asia activities. The main trip this year was to Mongolia, which was another experiences but not the one we been expecting it to be. The road trip consists mainly of driving and less of hiking. Also, hiking path are  mostly horse riding paths in Mongolia. Another take away of…

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India: Too less time in Jaipur

Our next stop from Fatehpur Sikri was Jaipur. The drive took around 4 hours. As we spent the whole morning in Fatehpur Sikri, there was not too much time left to explore Jaipur itself. Which was a bit sad, as the city has a lot of sides to over for exploring. The only thing that could be done in 2 hours was to visit the Jaigarh Fort. The Fort gives a…

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India: The hidden gem of Fatehpur Sikri

The third day in India started with a one-hour drive to Fatehpur Sikri. It is an ancient city in the Agra district and it is on the way to Jaipur. There are several things to see in the area: The Buland Darwaza gate which is the entrance to Jama Masjid mosque. The marble Tomb of Salim Chishti and the Diwan-E-Khas. In order to have the place for yourself - which give…

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India: Taj Mahal (Agra) is it worth?

The second day in India started with a drive from Delhi to Agra which took around 4 hours. In order to get the most out of the day, I started around 7 am. The only thing that I was able to visited in Agra was the Taj Mahal. In order to plan a tight schedule like I did, keep in mind that the attractions in India close around 5 pm and…

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India: One day in Delhi

Jama Masjid As India is a huge country and has so many faces, depending on where you go and what you want to see, it is important to plan ahead in order to use time wisely. Due to the fact that I only had a few days to spend in India I planned one of the most famous route that you can take in India as a tourist. The plan was:…

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