Must-see when visiting Switzerland: The Jungfraujoch „Top of Europe“ and Mount Rigi

Sphinx on Top of Europe

The sphinx on Top of Europe looks very impressing.

It feels weird writing a blog post about our trip around Switzerland while living on a tropical island in Raja Ampat. And it feels special too, writing about the beauty of Switzerland and while choosing the best pictures I can’t help but daydreaming about our home country.

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13 cool cities in Switzerland to visit

Munot Schaffhausen

The Munot is the landmark of the city of Schaffhausen.

To travel around Switzerland intensively is something we wanted to do for a very long time. But whenever we have been back to our home country we either had to work or we just stayed for a short time. Finally we did our Tour around Switzerland. We have seen amazing places. Beautiful medieval cities, mountains, stunning landscapes and a lot more. Continue reading

Why you should add Arosa to your bucket list

Reni and Marcel in Arosa

Arosa has many things to offer. 225 km ski slopes, 4,7 km toboggan run and 60 km winter hiking trails.

Have you ever heard of the mountain village Arosa? It is a popular place to spend the winter holidays for local and foreign tourists. Even if it is not the most famous winter destination in Switzerland we can recommend Arosa as a fantastic place to spend the winter or ski holidays. Continue reading

Relax Weekend in Arosa

Room with a view Waldhotel National in Arosa

Fantastic view from our room at the Waldhotel National in Arosa

We haven’t seen snow for three years. Way to long? No, we are not particularly keen on winter sports and snow. We prefer the summertime with warm, sunny weather. But after three years it’s about time and we are actually looking forward to be back in the snow in Arosa.

If you like to know how it feels to be back in a winter wonderland after three years of warm, sunny weather just read on. Continue reading

How much does it cost to travel around Australia for one year?

How much does a road trip around Australia for a year cost?

How much does a road trip around Australia for a year cost?

A few months ago we published the blog post How much money do we need to travel around Australia with an overview of our travel expenses for the first half year of our road trip through Australia.

In this post we will tell you how much money we spent for the whole road trip through Australia for one year. You can also find useful tips on how to reduce your travel costs for a road trip around Australia. Continue reading

23 Events and Festivals in Australia: Iconic. Funny. Crazy. Legendary.

Events and Festivals in Australia

Events and Festivals you should not miss when in Australia

A trip through a foreign country is not only about sightseeing; it’s also about visiting events and mingling with the locals on festivals. Australia has many different events and festivals and many of these are for free or very cheap. The biggest and most impressive event in Australia we have been to is the New Year’s Eve fireworks in Sydney. But there are many more events and festivals in Australia you should put on your travel list.

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Oodnadatta Track – Australian outback track along a string of springs

The Oodnadatta Track leads from Marree to Marla through the outback of Australia

The Oodnadatta Track leads from Marree to Marla through the outback of Australia

The Oodnadatta Track is one of the most famous tracks through the Australian outback. The track is not difficult or demanding but we really enjoyed the trip along the 617 km long track. The landscape is beautiful and the camp fires under the night sky with millions of stars where terrific. If you are planning to drive the Oodnadatta Track, you can find useful tips and pictures in this blog post. Continue reading