Discovering landscapes in Sa Pa and Ninh Binh

Having spent a couple of days in Vietnam's heat, I decided to take a sleeping bus further north in the mountains to Sa Pa, which is known as one of the most beautiful landscapes in Vietnam, with huge rice fields and lots of green spots.

General thoughts and advice about your East Coast trip in Australia

  As a former travel agent, I strongly believe that it is quite helpful to consider a couple of things before leaving for the big journey. Although I'm not a kind of person to plan my trips a lot beforehand, I am pretty sure it might be helpful to have some ideas about what the … Continue reading General thoughts and advice about your East Coast trip in Australia

Cairns

After almost two weeks of tours and people around me all the time, I felt just like in paradise when I arrived in my hostel in Cairns where I had my own room and a big bed... the first time since I had arrived in Australia in August! All I wanted was being with myself, … Continue reading Cairns

Airlie Beach and Whitsunday Islands

After Fraser Island, I was really excited to finally get to see the Whitsundays Islands, because they are to most a really important part of their East Coast journey and I had heard so many things about them. They are actually 74 islands all in all, but only three of them are normally visited by … Continue reading Airlie Beach and Whitsunday Islands

Byron Bay

First impression: lovely, but lonely It seems to me that I am not used to travel by myself anymore! It feels so strange, arriving in Byron Bay, my first stop on Australia's East Coast, and noone is there with whom I can talk. I tried though, and although I was told people in this corner … Continue reading Byron Bay

Green, greener, Ireland

Ireland's landscapes are so beautiful that not only the “Star Wars” director decided to turn his film there. Many of my friends had also lived on the island for a couple of months and fell in love with it. Those images and my friend's words in my mind made me dreaming of travelling to the country for a long time. In march 2016 I finally took the plane to start a two week backpacking tour.