Valparaiso – a beautiful mess

Some 100km west of Santiago at the sea is the city Valparaiso. It’s much bigger than I thought initially and it’s full of colours. Colourful houses, colourful street art everywhere. I spent 1.5 days walking around the town, torn between the loud, busy, noisy big streets I don’t like and all the great vibes, colours,…

Three days in Buenos Aires. 

After some 11h flight from Auckland to Buenos Aires (with wonderful Air New Zealand where I managed to watch 4 movies but not to sleep),  I am proceeding real fast through immigration, luggage pick up and even after pushing the taxes button it shows green so I can just walk through. I want to change…

​3 Nights in Bangkok 

My first time in Bangkok happens just because I consider 11 hours of flight tolerable, but not 24h. So in between Germany and New Zealand, I discover Thailand or well, just Bangkok as I assume the rest of the country to be pretty different.  Even though I am lucky enough to have a seat with…

A relaxing week in Salzburg 

After the weeks of hiking and sleeping in huts, I desperately needed a couple of days to relax and especially a room with bathroom just for myself. I booked a couple of nights in a nice hostel a bit outside of Salzburg as it was not too expensive and especially for the shared kitchen. I…

Hello San Francisco | March 2016

My second visit to San Francisco – again a business trip but which still allows me to discover the city a little bit further! I love this city, it has a very special atmosphere and I enjoy that you can actually still walk around. Plus it is so close to great outdoor sites such as Redwoods,…