La vida Local

Why a small working class neighborhood on the outkirts of Santiago might be a hipster dream come true – well, minus the attitude… One of the best things about traveling along your social network is that you get to go places you would never have seen otherwise. Places that are in no guidebook or on any itinerary, but that are …

Valparaíso: Color, culture, capitalism

  (at least for those who are planning on going to Chile) – the city is really not a hidden gem. But since I love street art I really could not skip it, especially since my travel companions really wanted to go. And what can I say: In many many ways this place is everything you imagine it to be: Steep …

My Boston Top 5 (Quirky)

As I mentioned before, Boston was, well, not on the top of my itinerary. And that did not change for me while I was here – though I would come back to visit Cait and Jeremy in a heartbeat – you can read more about that one here… But there are some off-freedom-trail-things in Boston that I really loved! So …

Bangladesh Impressions

(to see the information, flip the pitures) They come from the countryside to work for a few weeks and make some money for their families back home. They rent it, often on a daily basis, because they never make enough money to buy one for themselves. The paintings on the Rickshaw often depict famous movies and actors, they are produced …

Top 5 Tel Aviv

There are a million things to do in this city, there are sites to see and museums to visit – but this is a blog about meeting people and experiencing everyday life. So here are my five favorite things to do just that in Tel Aviv… I admit, I love just walking around and I would recommend it in many …