I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list…

Countries I’ve been to so far: 28.   From: 🇩🇪 Germany Lived in:  🇩🇪 Germany (23 years), 🇳🇿 New Zealand (1 year), 🇬🇧 Great Britain (England, 6 years) Visited countries: 🇳🇱 Netherlands, 🇩🇰 Denmark, 🇦🇹 Austria, 🇪🇸 Spain, 🇫🇷 France, 🇮🇪 Ireland, 🇨🇺 Cuba, 🇬🇭 Ghana, 🇿🇦 South Africa, 🇸🇿 Swaziland, 🇧🇼 Botswana, 🇿🇲 Zambia, 🇿🇼 Zimbabwe, 🇲🇼 Malawi, 🇹🇿 Tanzania, 🇰🇪 Kenya, 🇦🇺 Australia, 🇨🇴 Ecuador, 🇺🇸 USA, 🇨🇦 Canada, 🇧🇪 Belgium, 🇱🇺 Luxembourg, 🇭🇺 Hungary, 🇨🇿 Czech Republic, 🇨🇭 Switzerland Adding in 2018: 🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates, 🇵🇭 Philippines, 🇭🇰 Hong Kong, , 🇨🇳 China, 🇸🇬 Singapore, 🇹🇭 Thailand, 🇫🇮 Finland, 🇱🇻 Latvia, and possibly 🇮🇹 Italy Advertisements Continue reading I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list…

Not all those who wander are lost

“Not all those who wander are lost” – J.R.R. Tolkien – this partial quote from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (the full poem is known as The Riddle of Strider) has always been a favourite of mine. As a traveller and trained travel journalist, I’ve always felt that I’m a vagabond. I love getting lost in new places and discovering so much more in the process than if I had stayed on tourist-trodden paths. So I wholeheartedly agree with the sentiment: just because people might seem to wander aimlessly doesn’t mean that they are lost at all. I … Continue reading Not all those who wander are lost