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.
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.
Did you ever dream of living in a castle? Your dream might come true next summer. One of the most beautiful German castles is hiring! If you would like to write about Sooneck Castle and the Middle Rhine Valley you might just be the right person for the job.
Is it okay to invite yourself to a wedding out of curiosity? When you know neither bride nor groom and haven’t ever seen one of them? I did so and I went to Bulgaria for one weekend, some wild group dances, and a few glasses of Rakia.
Amsterdam is a giant collection of clichés. Grachten, bikes, flowers, cheese – you’ll find everything that the Netherlands are famous for. I stayed in the Dutch capital for two days to look behind its facade and see what these clichés are all about.
They say that God has given the desert to the Arabs in order to educate them to become placid, humble people. But the desert ist not what it was anymore. It was taken over, and turned into a huge playground for the adrenaline loving.
The South Pacific – a dreamlike conception, a feverish hallucination of deserted islands, crystal clear waters and palm trees. A place where shipwrecked strand. Is this the real South Pacific? Is there a real South Pacific?
I could have known better. But I did not. And so, 18 hours after my arrival in the city of horror, I would be sitting in a taxi to get out of Pattaya as fast as possible.
With our arrival in Arugam Bay, we have arrived at the end of the world. Everything is even poorer in this rural area. But the place has an air of paradise.
Vietnam’s Halong Bay is a must see. The beauty of its majestic limestone formations exceeds any expectations. So does the number of tourists.
With a population of more than 4 million and crowds of tourists coming each year, Sydney is bursting at the seams. Better book your hotel in advance…
Tomato bread is a Catalonian national dish. It is simple yet delicious. But be careful about the ingredients – and about the preparation…