• The wind, the sun, the mountains – Hiking the Grünten

    Some time ago, I didn’t really understand why some people find it so great to stand on a mountain peak covered in sweat. Today, I know it is the feeling of freedom, the sense of accomplishment that drives them. Hiking the Grünten gave me that feeling. After hours of effort, aching legs, you stand there […]

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  • 10 Essential Apps for Living in the UK

    Life in the United Kingdom can be confusing. When I first came here over 9 months ago (how can it be nine months already?!), I had to figure everything out from the start. Even if the German and British culture isn’t THAT different, it’s all the small things you need to consider. First, what is […]

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  • Quick Guide for a Travel Adventure in Wales

    Cities featured in major TV productions, buzzing little seaside towns, breathtaking green landscapes, and… sheep – Wales has it all. If you’re dying to explore the fabulous countryside the United Kingdom has to offer, this article is for you.

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  • Quick Guide: Things To Do in York and Sheffield

    Despite the fact that traveling in the United Kingdom is one of the most expensive things to do (train tickets are just not affordable at all) and I’m on a tight student budget, I still try to see as much as possible while I’m studying abroad. I actually do have an article about how to […]

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  • How to Travel on a Student Budget

    It’s a matter of common knowledge that traveling at a young age is unbelievably important. Apart from the obvious reasons that you can develop cultural sensitivity and enhance your language skills, traveling also helps you to build confidence and gives you thousands of possibilities to expand your network. All this can be very beneficial when […]

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  • Kotor, Montenegro: A Mediterranean Paradise

    The small coastal town Kotor in Montenegro is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever visited. It was also one of my favourite destinations during my 2-months backpacking trip through Europe, where I also visited cities like Athens or Budapest. Kotor has one of the best preserved medieval old towns in the Adriatic and […]

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  • Adventures in Albania: Visiting Gjirokaster and Tirana

    Bus ticket in my hand, I hopped into the bus. My backpacking journey continues – the second country. Albania it is! I only spend three days (with one traveling day) in Albania but it’s nevertheless worth talking about. I spend one night in Gjirokaster, a city in the south of the country, and two nights […]

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  • A Love Letter To All Female Travelers

    This is my contribution to Valentine’s day. However, this can be read on any other day as well. This is a call to women who travel. This is my love letter to all female travelers. Because you are awesome. WE are awesome.

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  • Patras, Greece: Cold Coffee and Sunshine

    Greece not only offers dazzling islands and beaches but also captivating cities. Greece was actually one of the countries I spend a longer time in during my backpacking trip through Europe – almost two weeks in this beautiful country enjoying the sunshine! I already talked a little bit about Athens, but today I want to […]

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  • Cities to Visit in the UK: My Top 3 Weekend Getaways

    I can’t believe it’s already been over four months since I moved to England! Holy tea-cake. I feel like I haven’t settled in here completely. Leicester and England are still new to me. It’s just different if you’re supposed to live, work, and study somewhere compared to traveling somewhere. In a way it’s a lot […]

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