Italy, a country that is immediately associated with its history and food. We had plenty of reasons to look forward to cycling here and, in the end, even more reasons to return one day. The hospitality and the excellent bicycle infrastructure were things we didn’t expect.
Perhaps “My” instead of “Our”, after separating from Yuily I was cycling through Kazakhstan myself while she took a flight to Kyrgyzstan. What waited for me was a country with incredibly untouched scenery and hospitable people.
“Come in and sit, come, come!”, she said with a friendly smile and sparkling eyes staring at us. We were in the middle of a lonely village road, close to the Horton Plains in Sri Lanka, Yuily sitting on the asphalt, totally not ladylike, while Stephan walked around holding his […]
After holding a public discussion, we were so enthusiastic about talking to all these people interested in traveling that we didn’t want to leave. A little time ago Yuily joined another discussion about traveling. The host has traveled around the world when he was a student, about 20 years ago. […]
Difficult to find, on German streets you can find gold-colored tiles like this. Some of them in residential areas, some in the front of a shop, some in front of a seemingly new building. We didn’t really notice them until our Couchsurfing host in Berlin told us to watch out […]
In January, my trip of almost one year came to an end, so when I came back to Taiwan I started working straight away. Somehow, I felt kind of guilty, I hadn’t worked for one year and felt the urge to contribute more to society, but of course I also […]
These days, there is a blogger who I appreciate, and one of her article has aroused a big flamewar on the internet. The article is about a 26-year-old girl who quit her job and went traveling for one year. Actually I’m kind of surprised that this article wasn’t just getting […]
There are many articles on the internet about encouraging people to travel solo. So many that we are sometimes wondering, is it really that brave to travel alone?
In New Zealand, in addition to Lake Pukaki, another one of my favorite lakes is Lake Matheson. Lake Matheson is on the South Island, located near Fox Glacier, and is famous for the mirror reflection of Mount Cook and its surroundings. I took my first trip to Lake Matheson with […]