Shenzhen – China

Since I have spent five months on exchange in Shenzhen this is going to be a longer post. Retrospective I tried to summarize the different experiences I made. The whole time I went through ups and downs, loving and hating the Chinese culture at the same time. I wouldnโ€™t say I went though culture shock…

Crete – Greece

Our vacation started by a strike of the airport personnel in Heraklion and it took us a few hours to get to the hotel. Yes, hotel, this was my fist and so far only ever self-booked hotel vacation with breakfast and dinner included. My ex wasnโ€™t a fond of backpacking so this was our compromise….

The German Baltic Sea

As mentioned, I am drawn to the coast. Being in winter right now I want to emphasize visiting the Germany baltic sea off season. Sure, tropical beaches have a totally different appearance. Still I really enjoy the Germany Baltic Sea. Hence it is not that far from Berlin to drive by car to the coast…