Island, Tonga

The Kingdom of Tonga

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The Kingdom of Tinga – well another place which is hardly known by anyone. On the most world maps, this island nation is hard to find. So what made me go to this archipelago consisting out of 176 small islands? To be sincere, before we started our journey, we didn’t really know it as well. Apart […]

Red Square, Moscow,

72 hours in Moscow

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It is dirty, expensive, cold, dangerous and the locals are unfriendly. Yes, you are right, I am talking about Moscow, the capital of the Russian Federation. Fortunately, the mentioned stereotypes are anything but true. Join me on a short trip to Europe’s largest and surprisingly refreshing cosmopolitan city that has way more to offer than what […]

Svaneti; Ushguli; Georgia; Towers; Mountains; Caucasus; Trekking

The towers of Svaneti

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The sunlight conquers the surrounding snowy peaks of the long isolated valleys of Svaneti. It slowly climbs over the high ridges and suffuses the deep valleys with a light. Walking through the flowery lush meadows, breathing the clear cold air, streaming down from the glaciers is like experiencing and old dream. You close your eyes, you lie […]