This was written on the very same day of the journey, so the storytelling is 100% authentic. The question was this: How to get from Nigeria to Cameroon? As the border regions of Cameroon (North west and South west) were highly problematic by the time we went (violence, protests and murders as a part of … Continue reading Cameroon diaries I.: The dreaded cargo ship trip
People ask me Why do you love Africa so much? What keeps you going there? Why don’t you travel somewhere else? I once heard someone saying that Africa is like a magnet- once you go there, you always want to come back. I can only confirm. But why’s that? ... So much energy. Africa is … Continue reading A Hymn to Africa
Do what I like, eat what I like, wear what I like...in order to like myself. You might say it's a selfish love. Well...it is and it isn't ! Because when I feel good, I pass the happiness on and share it with others. ... When I come to work in the morning my colleagues … Continue reading I feel good…tadadadada!
Airbnb is a great thing, shared economy is the future and those who try to regulate are old-fashioned idiots...right? To make things clear, I have to admit that I myself fell in love with this idea of shared economy, especially in the field of housing. I use Airbnb both as a host and as a … Continue reading Airbnb-friend or foe?
My heart melts down writing this post, Burkina was the country that I liked the most during my west african trip. Beautiful landscape, astounding sights, great vibe and foremost the most amazing people in the world. Here I became "sure et certaine" that I loved Africa. Coming to Burkina...rather a horrifying experience Our arrival to … Continue reading Travel guide: Burkina Faso
Having arrived from Dakar, where things were not so great, I was totally blown away by the colonial beauty and friendly atmosphere of the former Senegalese capital city. But let's follow the course of events as they happened & get you some useful information if you ever plan to visit this stunning west african country. … Continue reading Travel guide: Senegal
We only spent one week in The Gambia, so I can't make any judgements about it. But let me give you the impressions that this tiny African country left in me. Info: Visa: See the picture below. Most EU citizens don't require one, but there are exceptions. Americans do require a visa. Languages: English (spoken … Continue reading Travel guide: The Gambia
Do I crave seeing some unusual natural beauty? Meeting new people and seeing their lifestyle? Or do I just need to escape from the everyday reality? ... As you can see I love traveling. I really do. Mostly because of the two first reasons mentioned above. But as it’s been more than 6 months since I … Continue reading Do I travel to travel? Or do I travel to escape?