Alternative ways to Travel Without Flying

In my efforts to be a more sustainable traveler, I made a resolution last year to fly less. Although I knew that I wouldn’t be able to give up flying completely, I could certainly make an effort to pick a more sustainable mode of transportation whenever possible. It turned out to be a lot easier and a lot more fun than I had anticipated. Traveling over land allowed me to really enjoy the journey. So whether you’re afraid of flying, looking for a new travel experience or want to be more sustainable, I highly recommend traveling over land. For your next trip, instead of immediately booking a flight, why not consider one of these alternative ways to travel without flying? … More Alternative ways to Travel Without Flying

Things to Know Before You Travel to Laos

From the beautiful nature to the historic cities and the kind people to the delicious food: Laos is a paradise. It’s less touristic and less developed than Thailand or Vietnam, and therefor much more adventurous. Laos is a gorgeous country that has so much to offer. I’ve been twice and long to go back again. During my trips, I’ve learned a lot about this fascinating country. So, if you’ve added Laos to your travel bucket list, here are a few things you should know before you travel to Laos: … More Things to Know Before You Travel to Laos

Looking Back on a Decade of Solo Travel

Can you believe we have just entered a new decade? Time really flies when you’re having fun! Of course, I also traveled a ton in the last decade. In fact, although I’ve been traveling all my life, it wasn’t until the last decade that I started traveling solo. That I discovered how incredibly freeing and empowering solo female travel can be. And if you’d be so kind to come along, let me take you through my whole decade of solo travel: … More Looking Back on a Decade of Solo Travel

Riding the Thakhek Motorbike Loop in Laos

The Thakhek loop runs to and from the small town of Thakhek in central Laos and it can be done in 3 or 4 days (or even 2 if you’re in a big hurry). It runs through a variety of landscapes of karst mountains, ricefields, through hills and valleys. The road is lined with caves, waterfalls and other attractions that you can visit. In the past years, the roads have been improved a lot and it has become a staple for tourists traveling through Laos. … More Riding the Thakhek Motorbike Loop in Laos