My trip to the Middle Kingdom – What a Stay!

My trip to the Middle Kingdom – What a Stay!

“What’s past is [only] prologue.” – William Shakespeare A while ago I got back home from my trip to the Middle Kingdom – what a stay! I spent one night and a wonderful day in Dubai before heading to Beijing. Wait, Dubai and Beijing?...
Back to the Middle Kingdom

Back to the Middle Kingdom

I am in Dubai where I arrived last night and where I spend the whole day today. But what the heck am I already doing in Dubai again after just having been there twice in August and October last year? Like many of you know and as I have written several times before I...
2014: a Year of Contrasts

2014: a Year of Contrasts

The year is almost over and I have to say that 2014 has really been a year of contrasts for me. While my life was quite unspectacular during the first seven months of the year, the last five months couldn’t have been more exiting and versatile. After three trips...
My Top Five Destinations To Return To

My Top Five Destinations To Return To

The more I travelĀ  the more I realize how many places on Earth I haven’t seen yet. But although I love to explore new countries all over the globe, experience new cultures, meet new people and try new food, there are a few places I have fallen in love with and...
My journey to Dubai, Beijing and along the Silk Road of China

My journey to Dubai, Beijing and along the Silk Road of China

When I told people that I plan to travel along the Silk Road of China reactions ranged from “I would so much love to join you” to “Oh my god, you are so brave.” Brave? Honestly, I didn’t feel brave before going on this trip. I had doubts...