Only One Day in Tulum

Although I didn’t spend a lot of time in Tulum, only one full day in fact, somehow I still remember it as one of my favorite places in the three months I spent abroad. I think my time in Tulum is a perfect example of how important the people you meet are. They have a huge influence on the impression …

Mérida, the Capital of Yucatan

After a few days of relaxing on Isla Holbox, it was time to got back to the hustle and bustle of cities. My favorite city during my time in Mexico was without a doubt the capital of Yucatan, Mérida. The city was nice, the hostel was good and the people I met there were cool. All in all, I spent …

Escape Cancún on Isla Holbox

I decided to start my three-month journey through Central America in Cancún, Mexico. While it’s not part of Central America, it was a great place to start my trip, mostly because the flights from Europe to Cancún were very cheap. I didn’t really vibe with Cancún. I spent two nights there and I wasn’t very impressed. And since this was …

Happy New Year

I hope you all had a wonderful New Year’s Eve and not too bad of a hangover today. So, it is 2018 now and this brings a lot of changes for me. You might know that I’ll start my civilian service in two days for the next 360 days. And while that means that I won’t be able to travel …

What’s Next?

As some of you might have heard or read, I am no longer a student. For the first time in my life, I am not going to school in any form and it feels pretty good. But that also means that I can no longer write posts about traveling as a student. So, What’s Next? To be entirely honest, I …

Explore San Francisco on Bicycles

San Francisco was the first North American city I have ever visited. And now it might be one of my favorite cities on the planet. It is hard to describe why I like it so much. It is so pretty and the vibe is something special. There are people from all around the world and it’s a mix of so …

The Perfect Money Mix for Traveling

It can be very hard to choose the right bank or card for traveling. Using your cards abroad could cost you a small fortune in the form of fees and charges by the bank or card issuers. And it’s hard to recommend banks or cards for you since some of them depend on citizenship in a certain country. I can …

How to Plan a Solo Trip on a Budget

Planing a trip with a paper map

To be frank, I don’t usually spend too much time planning for my trips. I don’t create an elaborate itinerary and have every accommodation booked in advance. Because you never know what’s going to happen. The only thing you know for sure is that it will be almost impossible to stick to your plan. That’s why I usually don’t plan at all. But some things should be considered before you leave for your trip. Especially if you’re trying to stick to your budget.