the world in my eyes

Month: March 2018

7+1 tips to keep your bag small and light during your trip

7+1 tips to keep your bag small and light during your trip

I started my five month long travel in Southeast Asia last October, with a 30 liter capacity backpack. It was 7 kilos and I brought it along as a hand luggage all the way. My bag’s size didn’t change significantly, I arrived home after five […]

Started here, ends here – Singapore

Started here, ends here – Singapore

I had difficulties with writing this post. Even watching Kung Fu Panda 1, 2 & 3(!) became a higher priority. It is the same feeling, like before important exams I suddenly have the urge of cleaning my apartment and washing the dishes, as if with […]

Malaysia just gets better – Malacca

Malaysia just gets better – Malacca

It seems that I keep visiting some place, where I had no intention to go at all, but it turns out to be a good decision to spend some time there. I was thinking about what to do after the Cameron Highlands a lot. I […]

Green rolling hills – Cameron Highlands

Green rolling hills – Cameron Highlands

I was heading to the Cameron Highlands from the super hot and humid Penang. I travelled with Deborah, whom I met in the hostel in George Town. We didn’t sleep much the night before and it didn’t have to do anything with the travel excitement. […]

In love with Penang

In love with Penang

I seem to easily fall in love with cities I never meant to visit. This was the case with George Town as well. But I don’t mind. Do you know the feeling, when you arrive somewhere and you feel at home immediately? This was exactly […]