Postcards From Jasmina. A Short Story

What if you grow old and feel like you haven’t lived your life? What if you were alone at home and dreamed of places far away, places you’ll never have the chance to see? Like Maria, who is sitting on her kitchen stool without motion, her tired eyes looking out of wrinkled lids, an old and tired woman…


El Gouna: Last-Minute Travel Guide To The Red Sea

Are you ready for a spontaneous vacation? Come with me to El Gouna! You’ll get desert stout beer, disguised radio masts and a perfect breeze for kite surfing. See my last-minute guide to El Gouna for more trivia and everything you need to know about Egypt’s beautiful kite surfing, golf and diving mekka.

A woman on the dike in Neuharlingersiel, Germany

Dear North Sea: I Don’t Like You, I Love You

The North Sea isn’t for wimps. It is moody and effervescent. Its storms sough coldly through the stitches in your knits and let your hair be blown into your face. Yet, it can be pleasant and inviting. Hate it or love it. I fell in love with the North Sea at an early age. Here’s my love letter to the North Sea.

The Hacker-Pschorr Beer Tent - Heaven of the Bavarians and one of 14 Oktoberfest beer tents

10 Things You Need to Know About the Oktoberfest

I’m uber happy to announce that after a long pause I’ll visit the Oktoberfest once again this year! Are you going to the world’s biggest fair as well? If it is your first time and if you want to enjoy your visit as much as I do, just follow my 10 ultimate tips for a successful Wiesn visit.

A man who is traveling alone is watching the ocean at Great Ocean Road, Australia.

Why We Should Stop Traveling Alone

Traveling on your own is great and from time to time it is necessary. I have made some great experiences when I was traveling alone. But it is even better to have a travel partner. We should stop to think of travel as a solitary business. We should start traveling with people we care about.