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Night sky at ‎Longsword Vineyard, Oregon

Or in other words: How I caught the milky way.This is especially for Sascha who wants to know all the details about the below shown photograph. First and foremost a fantastic night sky was needed. I happened to find it at ‎Longsword Vineyard in Oregon. But more about the location later.   I took only a couple of…

Farmer’s couch and fisheye

Miniature farm

On the road to Hood River, Oregon! It’s the first day of our trip and I’ve already forgotten all the stress at work. A day all of the sudden seems to be filled with much more time. And gliding down the highway with 55 miles an hour is a very smooth sail. North California passes by: dusty,…

Mondays Around the World ~ Traveling in Belize City

Seaside Guesthouse

John, a Canadian originally from Windsor, Ontario, is just beginning his world travels outside of North America. He started his trip in Cancun, Mexico and has since gone South, most recently through Belize. He has spent time in San Ignacio, Cayo Province and on the key island of San Pedro. In Belize City he stayed with…

Exploring the world one coast at a time

packing boxes

Packing. I seem to be always packing. Packing a trolley for a short business trip, unpacking afterwards, packing a backpack for a weekend trip, and unpacking again, packing kites and other stuff into Twinky, the van, and for the long term stuff I pack boxes. Since I’ve been living in New York I’ve managed to…

Volunteer for a day ~ Santa Emilia, Nicaragua

Painted kids hands

Fun things are happening in the colorful city of Granada in Nicaragua! Travelers from all over the world volunteer for a day to teach kids art in the Project EcoARTE. A family from Israel, a couple from Ireland, an elderly married couple from Netherlands and young bag-packers on their journey through Central-America take the opportunity…

Comfort zone

Palm tree sunset party

Comfort zone is a snug couch with huge plush pillows. The heart beats with a soft rhythm, the stomach gently digest the pabulum of the day and the brain creatively builds boxes to pass the time and make everything easy, categorized, sorted. Nice! But comfort zone also makes a huge butt and so I, from…

Get your travel companion from overseas on board!

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Planning a group tour with people from different countries can be tricky, especially when the time difference is big. We were planning a kite vacation with a friend who lives in Germany. During the week we barely had a chance to talk directly because of the different timezones. We are in New York and when…