Xi’an

Walking on planks on top of the mountain Hua Shan Xi’an was our third stop during our trip in China. We took the high speed train from Pingyao to Xi’an which was only three hours. We instantly loved this city. Xi’an is surrounded by a city wall and everything is quite close, especially in comparison … More Xi’an

Pingyao

Our next stop after Beijing was Pingyao. Pingyao is a cute little ancient town only 4 hours away from Beijing if you’re taking the high speed train. It’s the best kept ancient town with city wall in China which already  should be a reason to check this place out. Train tickets can be sold out … More Pingyao

Beijing 

The city that surprised me When we were planning our trip to China a lot of people told us that China would be very crowded and very dirty. Well I have to tell you: those people were wrong when it comes to Beijing! The streets are very clean and it’s true that there live a … More Beijing 

Monterrico

Black sandy beaches and amazing waves Monterrico (Guatemala) was the last spot we visited during our Central America trip. It’s an amazing place if you just want to relax for a few days – which we wanted after our volcano hike in Antigua. The first thing we absolutely loved here was that Monterrico has black … More Monterrico

Lake Atitlán

Lake Atitlán: a massive shout out to the hostel La Iguana Perdida When we finished relaxing at the amazing Zephyr Lodge in Lanquin (read about it here), we decided to go to Lake Atitlán. Lake Atitlán is a lake in the Guatemalan Highlands (1500 metres) so be prepared for lower temperatures (around 19 Celsius degrees). … More Lake Atitlán

Warsaw

The city on the UNESCO World Heritage list & The city with an alternative vibe. Warsaw was for me a city that surprised me. And if I say that I mean that in a very good way. I’ve been to this city with my dad (we created a little tradition to do city trips to … More Warsaw