Five common fears about solo – travel

Five common fears about solo – travel

Fear. When you talk about living in a van and travelling on your own this is usually the first subject that comes up. “Aren’t you scared all by yourself? Don’t you get lonely and what if something happens?” I have experienced all those fears myself and...
About the van

About the van

I had dreamed about owning a scruffy van that would take me and my dog all over the world. In the summer I decided that it was finally time to pursue my nomadic dreams. I was fully going to commit to this lifestyle so I secured myself the perfect consultancy job that...
Camping on Trolltunga with my dog Nova

Camping on Trolltunga with my dog Nova

Trolltunga holds a very special place in my heart, for many different reasons. It was the place of many firsts for me; my first tough multiday trekking with a very (!) heavy backpack, my first frostbite and my very first business idea. It was like nothing I had ever...
Don’t let fear hold you back!

Don’t let fear hold you back!

Being a female solo traveler I get a lot of questions about my fears. “Aren’t you scared to go alone? What if something were to happen? You’ll be an easy target. You’ll get robbed for sure.” Or, the real dramatic one; “You’re going to get yourself killed.” When it...
Carcamping; the deception of Instagram

Carcamping; the deception of Instagram

It’s ten o clock when we pull up on a remote road deep into the woods somewhere in Germany. I have been driving for 6 hours and I’m due for some sleep. Since it’s still raining pretty bad I decide to give the carcamping thing a try. I’ll continue driving first thing...
Heavenly Hell Valley

Heavenly Hell Valley

It’s 08:00 o clock on a beautiful thursday morning in July when I lock the car behind us. The sky is of a pristine blue and, even though it’s still early, I can feel the warmth of the rising sun on my skin. It’s a little later then I’d like but even after months of...
Thunderstruck at Lake Bled

Thunderstruck at Lake Bled

I can tell the sun is shining before actually opening up the windows of my Slovenian cottage. I am still in bed and I’m taking a moment to enjoy that characteristic warm glow of the first rays of sun filling up the room. Figures, I think to myself, the night I book...