• 2018

    • Herbst 2018: South Africa and Lesotho

      Africa is still (almost) a complete blank spot on my travel map. This year, I would like to change that with a trip to South Africa.

    • Herbst 2018: Extended weekend in Luxembourg

      Thanks to my numerous trips overseas in the past few years, I have finally enough bonus miles for a free flight. I am taking this opportunity to go on a short trip to Luxembourg.

    • April 28 to May 19: Ecuador & Galapagos

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      This year, I treated myself to a very special trip: a visit to Ecuador and the Galapagos islands.

    • February 2 to February 5: A weekend in London

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      Almost exactly ten years after my previous visit, I spent another weekend in London. Unfortunately, the weather was mainly wet and cold. Still, that did not prevent me from enjoying the main reason of my stay: I had tickets for "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" at the Palace Theatre.

  • 2017

    • December 29, 2017 to January 3, 2018: New Year's in Tyrol

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      Just like three years ago, I spent some days around New Year's in the snow. This time, I was invited by some (other) friends to the small village of Gnadenwald in Tyrol.

    • October 25 to October 30: A short trip to Italy and San Marino

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      I took the opportunity of the extended weekend over the Austrian National Day (October 26) for a short trip to Bologna, San Marino, and Verona.

    • September 29 to October 9: Island Hopping in Greece

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      In order to prolong the summer, I traveled to Greece, visiting both Santorini and (Western) Crete.

    • June 21 to June 24: Business trip to Belgium

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      On rather short notice, I got the opportunity for a business trip to Belgium. I took this chance to also spend two extra days exploring Ghent und Brussels.

    • May 6 to June 2: Across the United States

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      In spring 2017, seven years after my previous trip, I finally returned to the United States for another holiday. This time, I crossed the whole country by train: from New York via Chicago and Utah all the way to California.

    • April 2 to April 8: Business trip to Venice

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      I spent the first week of April 2017 on a business trip in Venice: I attended the Connectathon 2017. As I extended my stay by a day, I also had the chance to see a bit of the city.

  • 2016

    • October 9 to October 30: Highlights of China

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      In autumn 2016, it was time to explore a region of which I did not know much about before: China. I spent three weeks there, exploring some of the most well-known sights of this country.

    • September 11 to September 13: Crossing the Hochschwab Plateau

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      For two-and-a-half days, I accompanied a friend of mine, who is doing a multi-week trek on the Nordalpenweg through the Alps, across the Hochschwab plateau (from Seewiesen to Eisenerz).

    • May 27 to May 28: A short trip to Styria

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      I spent two days in Styria over an extended weekend. There, I went hiking in Bärenschützklamm, and explored the Old Town of Graz.

    • January 28 to March 28: The Ruta Maya

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      In Winter 2016, I got to know the culture of the Mayas (in Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador). I also had some relaxing days on the beach, and went hiking in the Guatemaltecan highlands.

  • (Show details)2010 – 2015

    • Autumn 2013 to late 2015: Walking the World

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      In autumn 2013, I spent a relaxing holiday in Croatia. In the years 2014 and 2015, however, the focus was more on hiking: in Scandinavia, in the Caucasus, and in the Himalaya.

    • January 28 to March 28, 2013: The Other Side of the World

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      Thanks to two months of unpaid vacation, I escaped the European winter, and spent eight weeks in New Zealand.

    • Autumn 2010 to Summer 2012: Exploring Europe

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      Between autumn 2010 and summer 2012, I explored Europe on several trips: I have been to the Balkans and the Baltics, to Spain, and to Norway.

    • May 8 to May 31, 2010: "Best of the West"

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      On our trip through the Western United States, we experienced pretty much every type of weather imaginable: from hail to rain to snow, from sunshine to strong winds (including a snow storm, and a sand storm). Despite these adverse conditions, however, it was a really great holiday.

  • (Show details)2003 – 2009

    • September 25, 2008 to May 18, 2009: RTW Trip

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      Between the end of September 2008 and mid-May 2009, I was away on my (so far) longest trip: I was travelling all around the globe!

    • December 26, 2007 to January 25, 2008: Patagonia

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      The name of the small group tour I booked did indeed live up to its promise: Patagonia XXL. I spent just under a month in South America, mostly in Patagonia. It really was an extraordinary holiday!

    • 2003 to 2007: Travelling Overseas

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      In the years 2003 to 2006, I was travelling overseas a lot: a term abroad in New York (including a trip through California before the start of the term), a month in Australia, and trips to both Western and Eastern Canada. Additionally, I also spent almost 10 weeks on vacation and seminars in Europe in these years.