How to… travel with WORKAWAY

This week I want to talk about workaway. I am not sure if all of you know what it is, so I will explain: What is it? Workaway is a website where people can register who either search workers or work. Doesn't sound so special, but the thing is, that workaway targets  travellers. You are in Argentina and your budget could use some rest? Just work some weeks on a farm! You are on Bali and can't...

Nepals 10 golden traffic rules

After uploading pictures and videos about nepali traffic I thought it became time to establish some rules: Genreally: There are no real rules The driver of a motorbike/ scouter always wears a helmet, the 1 to 3 passenger on the other hand don't Same for cars, only the driver uses a seatbelt and only in range of a police checkpoint Traffic lights do exist, they just don't work Generally you drive...

Tee trinken mal anders_ Leben in Nepal

Auf Wunsch eines neugierigen Familienmitglieds namens Vater schreibe ich heute mal über meinen Alltag. Das geht gerade sehr gut, da im Moment Ferien sind und ich somit nicht unterrichte und viel Zeit habe. Eigentlich ist gerade das Dashain Fest aber die richtigen Feierlichkeiten sind nur Sonntag bis Dienstag und heute ist erst Mittwoch. Nepalis beginnen den Tag früh. Wenn ich um 8 aus dem Bett...

How to plan a Gap Year, part 2

So now you know where you are going, whst you will do and which organisation will help you organise all. Now it's time to think about flights, packing and insurance and precautions. Vaccinations: Depending on where you are going you will need vaccinations. It's best to get them as early as possibld because some require 2 or more shots over a few months. Best thing to do is to go to your next...