Travel Guides

Hawaii (Big Island) in one week

Hawaii (Big Island) in one week

If you want to experience the beach, rainforest, and snow at one place you should head to Hawaii, Big Island. Check out my travel guide for 1-week vacation on Big Island, Hawaii.

7 facts that surprised me about Hawaii (Big Island)

7 facts that surprised me about Hawaii (Big Island)

Hawaii is way more diverse than I thought it would be. Read more about the 7 most surprising facts I learned about the beautiful Big Island/Hawaii.

5 things to know before moving to Chicago

5 things to know before moving to Chicago

Almost one year ago we packed our stuff and moved to Chicago. It’s unbelievable how quickly time goes by when you have fun.

There are a lot of stereotypes about Chicago. Many of them are true and some of them are totally exaggerated. In the following, I tell you 5 things you should know when thinking about moving to Chicago.

Would you dare? Three days without running water and electricity in Thailand

Would you dare? Three days without running water and electricity in Thailand

One of my best backpacking experiences ever: Hiking in the north of Thailand. 3 days without running water and electricity in the middle of the jungle.

The world’s most expensive and cheapest holiday destinations 2018

The world’s most expensive and cheapest holiday destinations 2018

Do you know where to travel to in 2018? Find out which are the most expensive and most favorable places to visit this year.

Daytrips / Weekend Trips from Chicago

Daytrips / Weekend Trips from Chicago

Want to escape the city for a short break? I reveal my TOP 7 places to go when you are in need of some nature, fresh air, small-town charm or art.

DISCOVER LOGAN SQUARE

DISCOVER LOGAN SQUARE

Easy to reach with the blue line, the Logan Square neighborhood is home to a diverse population including Latinos, Poles, and African-Americans. While housing prices in nearby Wicker Park are rising more and more artists moved to Logan Square shaping it to an increasingly hip area.

My personal “Feels-like-home” spots in Chicago

My personal “Feels-like-home” spots in Chicago

I am a huge fan of diving into a new culture and exploring new tastes, customs and ways how to do things. However, from time to time I enjoy feeling at home at a foreign place to feel energized again. In this blog post I will show you my Chicago gems for European spirit.

All the gear you need for your backpacking adventure

All the gear you need for your backpacking adventure

If you are new to backpacking all the potential gear to buy can be a bit overwhelming. I did my own research before starting my first solo travel. Most items have been really helpful, some are not to miss and others are an unnecessary luxury. In this blog post, I will give you an overview of the key essential items for a convenient experience when traveling alone or with friends and family. I would definitely take all these items with me on my next adventure!

10 first impressions of a German woman living in Chicago

10 first impressions of a German woman living in Chicago

After setting foot in the US to live here for the next few years I took the time to write down my first impressions of the city itself and also some American customs that attracted my attention. As a result, I am now showing you my top 10 of remarkable things about the US and Chicago.

The perfect 10-days California road-trip itinerary

The perfect 10-days California road-trip itinerary

Do you want to explore California and all its beauty in 10 days? Don’t worry! With this itinerary you will make the most out of your time. In addition you will see more of California than most of the locals 🙂 I just came back […]

Detroit –Apocalyptic vibe meets raw urban lifestyle

Detroit –Apocalyptic vibe meets raw urban lifestyle

Detroit – Apocalyptic vibe meets raw urban lifestyle Have you been to Detroit? I realized Thanksgiving is a huge thing here and maybe similar to Christmas for us in Europe. Everybody is coming from far away to spend some quality time together with great food. […]

Your comprehensive travel guide to California

Your comprehensive travel guide to California

In need for a travel guide to California? I have put together the perfect free travel guide with all the information you need and a 10-day-itinerary for a road-trip from San Fransisco to San Diego.   Travel Guide Download You can download the guide by […]

Solo Travel: How to pick your next destination?

Solo Travel: How to pick your next destination?

SOLO TRAVEL: HOW TO PICK YOUR NEXT DESTINATION? Dreaming about solo travel? When you think about where to go there are so many options it can be a bit overwhelming. Looking back to my solo trip, the selection of countries I visited perfectly matched my […]

Why everyone should travel alone at least once

Why everyone should travel alone at least once

Solotravel? Are you crazy? That was the reaction of my family. This did not stop me and I am so thankful for that. I was in the lucky position to travel around the world for 2 months on my own and it was one the […]

My hotel recommendations for your California Road-Trip

My hotel recommendations for your California Road-Trip

Lately I spent 10 wonderful days in sunny California. You can find the whole trip with a detailed itinerary here if you are interested. But for now, I would like to give you a short overview of our hotels as we have been very satisfied […]

Top places to go to in North Park – the young, hipster part of San Diego

Top places to go to in North Park – the young, hipster part of San Diego

Looking for a travel guide to North Park, San Diego? When you are tired of hanging out at the beach and watching the athletic surfers you might consider a trip to the biggest hipster area of San Diego: The North Park neighborhood.   In this […]