Paraty, Brazil. This town, hidden in the hills of the Atlantic Forest, simply has it all: stunning beaches, spectacular waterfalls, historical architecture, jungle and trails for hiking and horse trekking.☞ Continue reading ☜
When Fabian met us in the morning to bring us to a small estancia in the Andes near Mendoza, he was wearing a gaucho beret. Like real Argentinean gauchos do, we thought. On the way to the estancia, our trail ride was supposed to start from, he spoke of 3 different ways to preprocess and prepare mate tea. Our companion definitely knew how to do things the way gauchos do them.☞ Continue reading ☜
You are planning a trip to the south or east of Africa and a safari is on your bucket list. You are surfing the internet and studying the guidebooks in order to find out, what safari tours are the best ones: where you can go to see lots of animals and what game reserve has the most scenic landscapes. But the right question for us is not "where", but "how": it really depends on how you explore the game reserves. Saying that - we had great fun and made the most of our time doing safaris on horseback.☞ Continue reading ☜
Trail riding in the Bale Mountains was the adventure of a life time: horse handlers who run as fast as galloping horses, forests full of cute monkeys and fields packed with fleas. In this sixth part of the seven-part-long story we give an account of the traditional huts we visited and thoughts on a tipping issue. You may read about our adventure from the beginning here.☞ Continue reading ☜
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At the end of 2016, I quit my job, moved out of my Berlin flat, packed all my belongings into the basement, left everything else behind and went to travel alone around the world. In the three following months, I visited both coasts of the USA, got lost in the Canadian winter forests, wandered in the rainforest of Vietnam and the concrete jungles of Hong Kong, watched the sunrises in Cambodia and spotted a koala and Kiwi birds in Australia.☞ Continue reading ☜
Here is an EASY guide for you to stay safe online no matter where you are at: we discuss TOR, VPNs, password managers, 2FA and hardware devices.☞ Continue reading ☜
Since the trekking season is approaching it is a good time to take inventory of our trekking and camping gear: We will use some things from the previous years, buy some new ones after thorough research and put some great items on our wish list. In any case, a great price-quality ratio is something we are taking into consideration when buying trekking gear.☞ Continue reading ☜
On this page, I’d like to tell you about our truck called Wildebeest (short: Gnu) who has accompanied us on our trip to Georgia. I think that a Defender is a great choice for an adventure vehicle – the cargo area is long enough to sleep in (about 2m) and you still have lots of storage space under the bed.☞ Continue reading ☜
Norway’s tourism motto “powered by nature” reveals that nature is the country’s most valuable tourism asset, and we absolutely agree with that! We united our favorite places in Norway into an itinerary: it consists of national parks, fjords, waterfalls, scenic roads, and idyllic villages. Following our footsteps, you get to see tundra, arctic desert, and glaciers, and your path may cross with that of moose, reindeer, free-roaming sheep and prehistoric furry cows – muskoxen.☞ Continue reading ☜
Shortly after we crossed the Swedish-Norwegian border and had made our way to the mountains of the Langsua National Park, we spotted small – almost tiny – wooden cabins with roofs covered with grass and moss. They perfectly blended into the surrounding nature! I felt that I wanted to stay at one of those cabins forever.☞ Continue reading ☜
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