When you travel a lot you will be fed up with hotels sooner or later. Too anonymous, artificial, worn down and somehow all the same. You quickly start longing for beautiful personal apartments or houses to ‘come home’ to after a long day of adventures. We stay almost exclusively in apartments or houses and we… Read more »
One tends to overdo it on the first big backpacking trip, bringing loads of clothes, often the wrong ones, endless cosmetics and medication and even things that were never used at home. Just in case. The second trip usually is a lot better, you pack a lot less and by the third one you only… Read more »
You are looking for a true adventure? Bungee jumping or hiking in the mountains is not enough? When you hear adventure you think of extreme experiences, of moments of pure bliss and this incredible feeling of freedom? Adventure to you means several days of suspense, sheer incredulity and not just a short rush of adrenaline?… Read more »
All around me – nothing but turqoise water. This endless world is only interrupted by small white islands with green palm trees, they carry coconuts which sway in the wind. A light breeze gently rocks my hammock. At the same time I am surrounded by the smell of fresh seafood. I am on board a… Read more »
Single lense reflex cameras are pretty much extinct among travelers. Only pros do SLR nowadays. The new cameras have to be small and handy but powerful at the same time! System cameras are popping up everywhere. And the newest thing is professional compact cameras. The Canon G1X Mark II is one of those. I have… Read more »
Iceland. This mystical Iceland probably is right up there on your travel list as well. No wonder, because it has a lot to offer to nature people or those looking for solitude: breathtaking waterfalls, black beaches, swimming icebergs, deep gorges, massive mountains, icy glaciers, hot springs and smoking earth holes. Iceland’s sights are amazing! In… Read more »
Who says that winter destinations always have to be sunny and warm? Granted, summer, sunshine, beach and the sea sound great when faced with our European winter. BUT: there are some really great destinations for winter with beautiful winter scenery and great adventures awaiting you, some of them not even far away! Imagine: a nice… Read more »
Depending on where you’re heading, flights often make up a high percentage of your travel costs, even though flying got pretty cheap nowadays in comparison to the prices years ago. There are some great strategies though how to find really cheap flights! 11 Tips to Find Cheap Flights 1. Use a flight search engine In… Read more »
Incredible peace and quiet, turquoise water, sea turtles and nemos at your fingertips, chilled beach bars and breathtaking sunsets. Welcome to the paradise of the Gili islands! This archipelago in the Indian Ocean consists of three islands which are similar but each one attracts different kinds of people: Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air.… Read more »
New Zealand – The longing dream destination of many travellers on the other side of the world. A country where roadtrip lovers and adrenaline junkies find their costs repaid. A trip to New Zealand promises freedom, adventure and pure nature. A promise that the country can keep! A few days after I landed in Christchurch… Read more »
Your next adventure is booked and you’ve already decided on most of the countries you are planning to visit? Great! Now it’s time to go into the more detailed planning and start with the preparation for your trip! Since we want you to stay absolutely happy about your trip and not want you to stress… Read more »
After spending 4 months in 7 countries I realized that today was the day when the dream I had been living in for 12 weeks had come to an end. After a time of pure freedom, amazing moments, meeting great people and just doing nothing I sadly found myself sitting in the plane back to… Read more »
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Hi, I'm SebastianNice to meet you!
I love the adventure and I cannot get enough from travelling! I’m happy to share my best travel tips and personal stories on Off The Path with you, so that you can travel the world like I do!