Malaysia, a country that is known for its incredible diversity, colonial history, stunning nature, home to many beautiful yet endangered species, dying remainders of rainforest, and some of the most friendly people I have ever encountered. Many colonizing countries have wanted their share of it, including the Portuguese, the British and the Dutch, all leaving … More “Made in Malaysia” – The 3 Profound Lessons I Learned from its History and Culture
What a wonderful experience in George Town and the rest of Penang! Although it’s touristy, there’s so much to explore off the beaten paths. Spices, music, food, culture, jetties, nature, boats and sunsets… What else is there to want? Watch us in my latest vlog post, as we take this beautiful island and cultural center … More Malaysia Love: Dragons in Penang, Murals in George Town
First trip inland, and what an experience! Unlike anything we had encountered in Malaysia so far, it was foggy, cold – and simply enchanting! Tea plantations, culture and history, and some hikes for the books. Watch my latest adventures in the Cameron Highlands in Central Malaysia!
Week 5 of traveling, and week 2 of the Remote Year adventure! Exposure to culture and history and the challenges to make this place your home dominated this week that was such an important one for many of us. Watch my latest video that documents the settling in and the first encounters with local Malaysians. … More My Malaysian Home: Exploring The Culture of Kuala Lumpur
Finally! I met my fellow Remotes on this crazy year of world travel! Check out my newest video to learn all about our first moments together in the beautiful city of Kuala Lumpur! To go even deeper into what this city has to offer, make sure you check out this add-on video about the following week. Enjoy! … More Kicking off my Remote Year: Welcome to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The second week in Japan held its promise and finished up the experience with a shiny glow of natural hot-spring onsen bathing, 9 course dinners, sulfur-boiled black eggs, and an true highlight in every way, exploring Japan’s epicenter Tokyo! To see the first half of my Japan journey, make sure you also check out my … More Tokyo Love: Japanese Style and Onsen Bathing Culture
What a wonderful first week in Japan, including geishas, temples, shrines and buddha statues! To see the second half of my journey through Japan, make sure you also check out my video about Tokyo and surroundings!
The journey has begun! After having quit my job, put all my belongings into storage and sold my car, I had jumped on a plane to my hometown Hamburg to spend Christmas and New Year’s in Germany. 2017 is to be the year of all years, as I will travel the world on a program … More Made in Hong Kong: The year-long adventure commences!