Untold Tales of a small country called Eswatini

Eswatini or Swaziland?

My time in Swaziland (nowadays called Eswatini) was unforgettable, not only in a positive way…
Eswatini means “land of the Swazis” in the Swazi language. This was partly intended to prevent confusion with the similarly named Switzerland, but the name change was also driven by the desire to break with the country’s colonial past. Continue reading “Untold Tales of a small country called Eswatini”

Marathon Race Reviews of 2021: Paris, New York, and Nairobi Marathon

Paris, New York, and Nairobi Marathon

Last year, I found myself running several marathons around the world, but the three following marathons were the highlights. Read along for my personal experience and some useful tips what to expect from majors marathon!


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My Ardent Love For A Country Called Zambia

A country called Zambia

The extremely friendly women who worked for immigration on the Zambian border made me fall in love with the country straight away. I immediately felt at home and knew I would like to stay in Zambia for a while.

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Namibia: The Vast Lonely Beauty Of The Namib Desert

Namibia – Tales from December 2020 to January 2021

I have to be honest so much has happened during 2021 that I haven’t even been able to blog. But this year I was able to learn a lot from life and my travels again and I look forward to sharing it in this and future blog posts.

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Atlantiküberquerung – Was es bedeutet über den Atlantik zu segeln

Die Atlantiküberquerung

Es war Nacht während der Atlantiküberquerung. Der Wind wurde plötzlich stärker und ich spürte, wie die Segelgeschwindigkeit des Bootes mindestens 11 Knoten erreichte. Ich war aufgewühlt und glücklich; Ich konnte mich vor Euphorie kaum beherrschen. Aber es wurde schwieriger und schwieriger das Segelboot zu steuern, gleichzeitig achtete ich darauf meinen Kurs zu halten. Plötzlich raste mein Herz und Adrenalin schoss durch meinen Körper. Continue reading “Atlantiküberquerung – Was es bedeutet über den Atlantik zu segeln”

Crossing Atlantic And What It Means to Sail Across the Atlantic Ocean

Crossing Atlantic Ocean

While crossing the Atlantic and steering at night, the wind suddenly became stronger and I felt the sailing speed reach at least 11 knots. At first, I was pretty euphoric about how fast I was sailing. But steering became more and more difficult as I tried to stay on course. Suddenly, my heart was racing and adrenaline ran through my body. The helm was difficult to control, and I could barely calm my stupid excitement. The sky had become darker and the visibility worsened. Continue reading “Crossing Atlantic And What It Means to Sail Across the Atlantic Ocean”

Great Persia, A Refreshing and Surprising Country

Travels in Iran

I have no words to begin to describe my unforgettable journey to Iran.
It is a country which surprised me in so many ways and which I would highly recommend you visit before it gets too touristy. Continue reading “Great Persia, A Refreshing and Surprising Country”

Marathon, Eastern Europe, Japan And Life In Taipei

Update On What Happened In The Past Few Months

I Moved To Taipei

I know it has been a very long time since I blogged. Especially after Uganda, which was an exhilarating country to visit – The Pearl of Africa.

Athens Original Marathon 2019

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