Did you ever have a fierce fight about an arm rest with your seat neighbor? Did you ever get in too close contact with the smelly tennis socks of some other passenger? Flying would be so much nicer without misbehaving passengers… May I present: The 7 most annoying air passengers.
I always though that as a kid with a severe case of insatiable wanderlust I was immune to homesickness. But then it caught me out of nowhere. And I’m glad and thankful that it did. Because feeling homesick showed me that no matter how long and how far I travel, I still have a place that I can call home.
What if you are invited on THE journey of your lifetime. You can do whatever you want, as long as you want, without anybody interfering. You won’t even have to pay for it. The rub is: Your photos will be deleted after the journey. Also, your memories will be erased and you won’t remember anything. Will you take the journey anyway?
Are you an experimental eater or do you shy away from foreign food? Did you ever try scorpions? Minke whale? When it comes to foreign cuisines we have to leave our culinary comfort zone. Experimenting with strange tastes is awesome – even though some foreign dishes and snacks might not be everyone’s cup of tea.
Getting lost in foreign places is one of the most rewarding ways of travel. It reduces your stress level to a minimum and opens your senses to a maximum. Finally, you’ll be able to see your surrounding for real. Not sure how to manage getting lost – without really getting lost? Help is just one click away!
Sights are the regulatory element of all our travels. Only a few of us manage travel without sightseeing. No matter how far off the beaten path you travel, the sight is where you’ll meet up with all those other travelers and tourists. But who defines what’s worth seeing? What makes a sight a sight?
The barrel is tapped! O’zapft, as the Bavarians would call it. O’zapft in Munich, o’zapft in Hannover, o’zapft in Cincinnati. New Oktoberfest copies emerge every year. Many of them differ a lot from the festival in Munich. Here’s why you should only visit the real thing…
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.
The summer holidays are about to begin and although I ought to be happy that I don’t have to travel with the crowds, the holiday mood of these days is infectious. I catch myself day-dreaming about Mediterranean beaches and Italian ice cream, seized by a tiny little monster called holiday envy.
Traveling is not only expensive. It is also dangerous. Threat lurks in every city and on every of its corners. Tourists, the defenseless victims of organized crime, get caught in its traps like flies. Safety is a utopia! Isn’t it?
North Korea is the last white spot on earth. It lures travelers and explorers with the promise of adventure. The Pyongyang government actively promotes tourism to one of the most secretive and isolated countries of the world. But is it okay to travel anywhere – regardlessly?
In retrospect we should have taken the car. Two and a half days after our wonderful journey to Amsterdam, the Bahn took revenge on me, my boundless trust in its schedule and my costiveness. I might never, ever, take a train again.