Whenever I tell people that I´ve been traveling through Central America, they ask me, if I hiked a Vulcan. And Yes I did. I actually hiked two volcanos. Baru in Panama and Vulcan Acatenango in Guatemala. Both of them are not active anymore, but the difference is, that close to Vulcan Acatenango is the still erupting Vulcan Fuego.
Being from Austria, hiking always was somehow part of my outdoor adventures I started from the early age on. When I traveled from Portugal to Spain I looked up some interesting things to do close to Malaga – and found the Caminito del Rey. I fell in love with the views and decided: I NEED TO DO THIS! In this blogpost, you´ll find everything you need for a day to escape the summer heat of southern Spain’s cities. So off you go and enjoy the view 😉
Most of you might have “somehow” noticed, that I´ve been working at Rapturecamps in summer 2016. The first question I get? Have you been teaching surf? Ähhhhmm.. NO I was not a surf instructor 😉 I was kind of a bloody beginner. The second question I get is: HOW IS THE CAMP? and How did you like working there? First things first, so …. as my last surf camp review (about the Lapoint Camp in Sri Lanka) was and still is one of the most read posts on my blog, I
As I´ve been volunteering in the Rapture Surfcamp in Ericeira Portugal, I thought I wanna give you some insights and a review on the camp. Therefore I asked several people who stayed there in 2016 and put up this post for you. Additional Hannah wrote so many details, that I decided to add a second review post, just with all her thoughts. Thanks girl for your effort, I really appreciate it!
So you wanna work as a Volunteer? This is how to get there: In this Blogpost, I summarised some helpful tips on where to find a job, how to choose the right one and how to get it and which ones you better don´t take. Plus some questions you should ask yourself before you are taking an unpaid job.
All you need to know about Border Crossing in Central America – find it here! As this is a very important, and often requested topic when traveling Central America, I wanna give you a general overview of how border crossing works. PLUS you´ll find some personal tips that make it easier for you to get to your next destination. AND all the details to the borders I have crossed while my trip.
Staying in a hostel is different to everything else. It is more intense than sharing a flat, because you are basically sharing not only the shower. You also share a room and therefore a lot of privacy. Being polite and showing respect is a good start to a happy hostel stay, but here are some general rules you should keep in mind, when it comes to staying in a hostel.