5 REASONS WHY YOU HAVE TO VISIT THE SURIN ISLANDS

The Andaman Sea is known to be to one of the worlds best diving locations. When I asked my diving instructor in Bali which one was her favorite diving spot so far she answered: "The Similan Islands. By far!" This is how I ended up discovering Ko Surin.

After stumbling on horrifying pictures of the overrun beaches on the Similan Islands a friendly Thai Tour-organizer suggested the Surin Islands, a bit further north, less developed, but equally as beautiful as their famous neighbors.

Sounds too good to be true right?

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10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT WORKING IN THE AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK

Wether you need to get your second year visa, you are in desperate need for money or you are just in for the experience, sooner or later almost every backpacker will find himself working in the Australian outback.

I happened to find my first job in Australia in the most remote Roadhouse of the Northern Territory, Barkly Homestead Roadhouse. The Barkly has become some kind of family to me. I had to leave so many good friends behind. I learned a lot about Australia and about myself. And I want to share all of my experiences with you.

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ULTIMATE TRAVELGUIDE: TOKYO

There are so many reasons I wanted to visit Japan. It has been one of those secret dreams that always slumbered in the back of your mind. And now that I am heading to Australia I just had to use this chance and do a little stopover in crazy Japan.  I prepared a list of my absolute highlights in Tokyo. Those are MUST-SEES so get ready to add them on your bucket list.

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BRUSSELS: 1 DAY TRAVELGUIDE

Brussels is the perfect place for a quick city trip. There is plenty to see and to do. Nevertheless the city is quite small and easy to explore. 

It is not only the capital for the EU parlament but it has a very lovely Altstadt. Moreover it's a paradise for foodies - no, not the healthy ones. Be prepared to be seduced for the abundance of amazing waffle shops, belgian fries and chocolate manufacturers. 

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AUSTRALIA: DIVING WITH WHALESHARKS

There are only a few experiences that will stick to you through your whole lifetime. Swimming side by side with a massive whaleshark is definitely one of them. On my roadtrip up the west coast of Australia I had the rare chance to fulfil one of my biggest dreams at the famous ningaloo reef in exmouth. And it was so breathtaking!

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