Encouragement · Experience · Inspiration · Hacks

June 17, 2016

Fear of Traveling: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Cologne Airport, Fear of Traveling alone, lonelyroadlover, tips and help

Like a misguided firework my thoughts are racing colourfully and burning through the room.

Which feelings are still normal or right? Should I leave everything and run away or throw away everything and stay? Why am I suddenly not happy anymore? Will I really gonna make it?

Here comes a dash of courage, rumbling against the bow of Panic-Titanic. For all of you who are planning on a long, far or great trip – alone or together.


May 12, 2018

Why I don't give a Shit about Possession.

Minimalism, possession

If now there would be a fire in my house, I only would need to grab my notebook, my camera and a box full of personal letters and souvenirs – and I would have saved 90 percent of all the things that do mean something to me. This is an anthem to Nothing. And how “Nothing” allows me to do everything I always wanted to do.

March 17, 2018

Road Trips & Rental Cars (1): Tips Before Booking.

rental car booking tips

Some pale green palms are shaking in the wind right next to the main street. Instead of looking forward to our road trip I’m panicking because I wasn’t able to understand the English contract entirely.

In order that nothing similar is going to happen to you I established this series called “Road Trips & Rental Cars” to give advice for things you need to do and consider when you are renting a car. I’ll answer the most frequently asked questions to make your road trip the most fascinating, save and uncomplicated adventure.

February 10, 2018

No worries: How to travel with language barriers.

Don't worry about language barriers when travling

The 80-year-old French lady is looking puzzled. She is not speaking one word of English. We are smiling. We don’t speak one word of French. Because we decided to learn Latin at school when we were 12. Shit happens.
Are you scared of traveling a certain country because of language barriers? Are you worried that you will disgrace yourself or be completely lost? Here you’ll find encouragement, hacks and many things to laugh about. You’ll see – there is nothing you have to worry about!

August 7, 2017

Best Of German-American Bullshit.

A short summary of all the weird, funny and sad things I discovered during my 4-month-trip across the United States. Small and big oddities. Things to laugh about, things worth crying for, things to think about. America through the eyes of a German with a German-American heart. Be aware: this text probably contains irony.

Ehrliche Reise- und Lebensgeschichten mit einem scharfen Schuss Humor. Ein Blog, der dir in den Hintern tritt, damit du rausgehst und lebst. ♥

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