Category: Travels

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Let’s go for a 59km walk…

Let’s go for a 59 kilometres walk – and be prepared for what comes at the end! From Vienna to Bratislava. By foot. Within one day. When my friend Julia came up with the plan of mastering this distance in just 24 hours I was immediately on board. This idea sounded crazy enough to make it happen. 59km by foot – oh boy, that … Read More Let’s go for a 59km walk…

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The grumpy cat culture of Vienna

Back in town again Gone for four months, now the long-lost daughter was finally coming home – for a bit. Yes, I was back in my hometown once again, meeting my closest friends and spending time with my family. Needless to say, I had an amazing time. Seeing your loved ones again after such a long time is truly amazing. You have a completely … Read More The grumpy cat culture of Vienna

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Back to Bases of wartime

Unexpected visitor Last week I received a message of Magdalena, a friend of mine who is currently on Erasmus as well. – Hey you know what? I’m coming to Bordeaux tomorrow! – Wow that spontaneously – that’s the Erasmus spirit! So, of course, I made sure to have some time on my hands. As she arrived so did the rain, Bordeaux was cloudy, wet … Read More Back to Bases of wartime

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New people, new languages, new places

Meeting people – how to As I’ve already been travelling in South America by myself for a bit, going out to meet people on my own is nothing special for me anymore. However, I still get asked a lot about it. – With whom are you here? – Well, I just came alone. – Whaaat? But why? Isn’t that a bit lonely? Honestly, it’s … Read More New people, new languages, new places

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Turning into a Bordelaise

Bordeaux. Time has been flying, I’ve been living here for over 3 months now. This place has grown on me, even though it’s raining all the time and it’s a rather small city compared to what I am used to. However, I didn’t regret the decision of doing my Erasmus here for a single day. The city is awesome, it’s a student city with … Read More Turning into a Bordelaise

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Surfing on couches in Barcelona?

Couchsurfing. I’m pretty sure a lot of people know the concept by now, but if you don’t you might be wondering what the hell I was doing in Barcelona then. Well, I certainly didn’t surf on couches in case you’re wondering. I just used an App which enables you to get in contact with locals and sleep at their place for free. You don’t … Read More Surfing on couches in Barcelona?

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Barcelona – the city of Gaudi

I’ve been to Barcelona so many times now I guess I could write a hundred pages about it. From all cities I’ve been to in Europe, Barcelona is by far my favourite place. It’s such a mixed, multi-cultural city with an amazing atmosphere. No wonder it has become Spains most visited city. This post will be a general introduction of Barcelona – including all … Read More Barcelona – the city of Gaudi

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Rio and the colours of life

Rio de Janeiro. This city sheer fascinated me ever since I took my first step out of the plane. It has so many different faces, so many facets. You are surrounded by colours, sounds and people. It’s the most vivid city I’ve ever been to. So many people are out on the streets, so many cars and buses are going around. So many impressions, … Read More Rio and the colours of life

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Buzios and the Paralelepípedos

Brazil. How long have I been waiting for you? Too long indeed. Now I finally found myself at the airport in Rio about to be picked up by the man of my dreams. Only that I wasn’t dreaming at all – it was just my dream finally coming true. I was fully awake and still unable to believe it. Soon we were off to … Read More Buzios and the Paralelepípedos

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My little paradise

Easterisland – it’s a wonder of the world and it’s a wonder of the world for a reason. It’s so quiet and calm you can really call it a little paradise. I did not stay there for too long, but as the island is very small even 4 days were enough to get to know this beautiful place. On this island I stayed with … Read More My little paradise

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Survivors of Death Valley

Death Valley, Moon Valley, Lagoons, salt flats and the red rocks. So many fascinating places to see, so many wonders of the desert yet to discover. Valle de la Luna – Moon Valley. My first trip into the desert and outside of San Pedro. It was my second day in the desert when I decided to walk around in San Pedro for a bit, … Read More Survivors of Death Valley

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San Pedro – the touristy pearl of Atacama

Desierto de Atacama. The worlds driest desert. With one single road seeming to lead into nothingness.  Then, far away on the horizon something is slowly appearing.  San Pedro. A small town in the middle of nowhere. Here, in the middle of sand, dust and stones someone decided to build a city.With a lot of success. San Pedro has been transformed into a touristic highlight. … Read More San Pedro – the touristy pearl of Atacama