You are in Zanzibar and have run out of money. It happens. But now the questions: Where is the next ATM? How much transaction fee can I expect? Or should I better exchange some money? Find all the answers here!
Did you realize there are mangos in Africa? Literally growing at every corner in some countries. How did I never realize this before coming to Africa. Find out what mangos in Africa look like, taste like and how much they cost in this first instalment of RTW Travel Revelations.
The cheapest way to get around Zanzibar is public transport, locally called Dala dala. If it’s your first time riding a Dala dala in Zanzibar there is a lot you can do wrong. This guide will let you learn from my mistakes and save you a lot of money.
How much do you know about spices like cinnamon, vanilla, pepper and cloves? Much less than you thought, I’m sure. If you happen to visit the beautiful island of Zanzibar during your trip around the world make sure to participate in a spice tour and learn about spices like never before.
When I arrived in Oxford on a sunny afternoon at the beginning of August my Servas host, Deirdre sat down with me and explained Oxford to me using a little paper tourist map of all the Oxford colleges. She explained to me that Oxford is basically a crossroads from which the city grew and that […]
Are you planning a trip to Scotland and don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, when it was time to plan my one week Scotland road trip I was also a little bit lost. No wonder, there is so much to see and do in Scotland and one week will never be enough time to […]
Of all destinations in England, I think I liked Bath most (closely followed by Oxford maybe). One of the reasons is probably the hospitality of our Servas host, but the city itself has a lot to offer. All in all, we spent a little bit more than 24 hours in Bath, but if you only […]
Over the last week, I have been traveling through the most scenic regions in England, including Bath, Oxford, and the Cotswolds. Of course, I have taken lots of beautiful pictures, especially because the weather was fantastic for the whole time I was there. And the best of these pictures are going to find their way […]
Are you using Couchsurfing to get to know locals (or travelers from all over the world) and to share cultural experiences with them? Do you want to further intercultural understanding by providing an authentic place to stay for people interested in you and your country, and not just your couch? But you are getting tired […]
Our first stop on our trip around the world was Hong Kong. Why? Because it was the cheapest destination from Nagoya, and because we both had never been there. In 5 days we explored quite a bit of this fascinating country/city, and in this post, I would like to share with you the things to […]