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Spending a night in a container @capsule by container hotel

Spending a night in a container @capsule by container hotel

On my way from Thailand to Bali I had a 16-hour layover in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In 16 hours surely it’s possible to do a quick sightseeing trip to the city but since I arrived around midnight I decided to get some sleep first. At klia 2 which is the Air Asia terminal there is a transit hotel and a couple of lounges. When I checked the prices for the rooms I was shocked. Rather than spending $60 for some…

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Day hikes at Milford Road, Fiordland, New Zealand – Part 2 Gertrude Sattle

Day hikes at Milford Road, Fiordland, New Zealand – Part 2 Gertrude Sattle

My trip to Gertrude Sattle was unforgettable. I went alone, it took me 7 hours return and I lost the path two times. After returning to the car park which is located on Milford Road near Homer tunnel I was proud and tired. To start your hike to Gertrude Sattle just follow the dry river bed to the end of the valley. Try to be orientated towards the river. Sometimes there is a post to mark the way but two…

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Day hikes at Milford Road, Fiordland, New Zealand – Part 1 Lake Marian

Day hikes at Milford Road, Fiordland, New Zealand – Part 1 Lake Marian

The hike to Lake Marian was one of the highlights during my 6-week stay in Fiordland. The lake which is located in a hanging valley about 17 miles before you reach Milford Sound is one of the jewels of New Zealand’s South Island. What to bring: since the hike takes 1-3 hours one way (depends on your physical fitness) you definitely need enough drinking water. Some snacks like nuts or fruits are great to refill your energy while the track…

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… just another travel blog

… just another travel blog

It’s 9.27 am and I’m sitting in a small hotel in Thailand. I finally found enough time to start my own travel blog. Here I am my laptop and a cup of tea in front of me trying to figure out what the first blog entry should be about. Who will be my audience? What do they expect? What is different to other travel blogs? Well, at first I would like to say WELCOME. Nice to have you here. In…

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