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12 things that surprised me about Hong Kong

Posted on 27. May, 2015 by .


My two visits to Hong Kong this year were full of surprises! Find out which twelve things I found surprising about Hong Kong!

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Polaroid of the week: Street art in Tucson, Arizona

Posted on 24. May, 2015 by .


It’s my fourth time in Tucson and I am amazed about how much the downtown area has been changing since my first visit in 2010! My favorite discovery this year: some excellent new street art!

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I want that flight: A new tool that helps you find the cheapest airfare

Posted on 23. May, 2015 by .


Following up on my How To Find Cheap Flights post earlier this year, I am introducing a new flight search engine and a couple more flight hacking tips!

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My journey through the Philippines in pictures

Posted on 20. May, 2015 by .


This photo essay sums up my travels through the Philippines – enjoy my favorite pictures from the place that turned out to become one of my favorite Asian countries!

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FlightCar: A win-win for travelers

Posted on 18. May, 2015 by .


Flightcar is a win-win for travelers: Car owners rent their car while they’re traveling, save airport parking fees & earn money; travelers get cheap car rentals!

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Polaroid of the week: Spring in Southern Arizona

Posted on 17. May, 2015 by .


I returned to Southern Arizona this week and couldn’t be happier to be back in my beloved Sonoran Desert, enjoying the blooming Saguaro Cacti on desert hikes!

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The grand finale of my Philippines trip: El Nido (Part II)

Posted on 15. May, 2015 by .


Read more about my time in Palawan and all the practical information you might want to know before a trip to El Nido – how to get there, where to stay, where to eat, what to do.

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The Ultimate European Vacation: Europe By Rail (plus the chance to win a 1st class RailEurope global pass for two!)

Posted on 13. May, 2015 by .


The best way to get around Europe during your European summer vacation? By train, of course! Find out what makes train travel in Europe so efficient and convenient.

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The grand finale of my Philippines trip: El Nido (Part I)

Posted on 11. May, 2015 by .


Palawan was the last stop on my Philiippines island hopping adventure and I couldn’t have chosen a better place for the grand finale than the world’s most beautiful island!

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Polaroid of the week: Sunset over Santa Monica, California

Posted on 10. May, 2015 by .


I nearly didn’t make it to the U.S., but when I finally arrived in Los Angeles, spectacular sunsets, long runs by the ocean, stunning street art and terrific food were waiting for me!

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