Hi & Welcome To My Site!

My name is Lena and I'm a Divemaster and passionate backpacker with a degree in tourism management.

Over the past 7 years, I've had the chance to explore different countries - and oceans - around the world and developed a couple of helpful budget travel and budget diving techniques.

On the blog, you can find not only useful travel tips but also travel guides and inspiration for unique travel adventures off the beaten path as well as scuba diving.

You wanna know more about me? Read my full story here!

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15+ Of The World’s Cheapest Dive Destinations

15+ Of The World’s Cheapest Dive Destinations

Scuba diving doesn’t have to be expensive. This statement might sound a bit surreal to some people as scuba diving is widely considered a rather expensive hobby. However, despite being a somewhat prestige activity, scuba diving is and always should be an activity that’s possible for anyone interested in exploring the underwater world. While budget ...
Discover The Best Of Fiji In 14 Days – A Sample Itinerary

Discover The Best Of Fiji In 14 Days – A Sample Itinerary

Fiji is an island paradise in the South Pacific with exquisite beaches, a beautiful underwater world, and a very unique culture. The archipelago counts over 300 islands, but you don’t have to visit all of them to get an authentic Fijian experience. As a teaching assistant at a school in Suva, I spent about 4 ...
Travel Cost Philippines – Breaking Down My 2-Month Travel Budget

Travel Cost Philippines – Breaking Down My 2-Month Travel Budget

Is backpacking the Philippines expensive? How much does it cost to travel around the Philippines for 2 whole months? Well, if you’ve ever wondered about any of those questions, you’ve just found the right article to read! You might have read other posts about travel budgets in Southeast Asia, and you might have heard that ...
12+ Awesome Day Trips From Fort-De-France, Martinique

12+ Awesome Day Trips From Fort-De-France, Martinique

With its tropical climate, laidback lifestyle, Creole specialties and idyllic sandy beaches, Martinique is particularly popular with those who enjoy a relaxing vacation. However, the island of flowers is also an excellent spot for nature lovers. With most of the island protected by the Regional Nature Park, it has exceptional biodiversity as well as extraordinary, ...
Nature Getaway: 3 Scenic Lake Garda Hikes & Best Viewpoints

Nature Getaway: 3 Scenic Lake Garda Hikes & Best Viewpoints

Petrol-colored water, lush meadows and a  breathtaking panorama – this is Lake Garda, one of the most popular holiday destinations in Italy. With almost 160 km of shoreline surrounded by rugged mountain peaks, Italy’s largest lake is a haven for outdoor lovers. Especially mountain bikers and hikers come here all year round to find an ...
Photo Guide: Most Insta Worthy Places In The Philippines + Top Photo Tips

Photo Guide: Most Insta Worthy Places In The Philippines + Top Photo Tips

The Philippines with its incredibly diverse landscapes, beautiful beaches and impressive rice terraces can inspire any photographer. I’ve put together a list of the most Insta worthy places in the Philippines, from iconic sights to well-known attractions as well as a few secret photo spots. By the way, if you’re wondering how to include many ...

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15 Travel Writers Reveal Top Bucket List Experiences In The Philippines In 2019

15 Travel Writers Reveal Top Bucket List Experiences In The Philippines In 2019

With 7107 different islands, the Philippines are truly one of the most diverse nations in Southeast Asia. People from all over the world come to the Philippines every year to relax on stunning white, sandy beaches, explore the incredible landscape and rice fields in the north and to experience the rich underwater world the country ...
My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In Lebanon

My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In Lebanon

→  Diesen Post gibt es auch auf Deutsch // This post is also available in German The Middle Eastern nation of Lebanon is a country of stark contrasts: beautiful Mediterranean beaches and high mountain ranges, Christianity and Islam, ancient history and modern lifestyles. However, what makes Lebanon even more special are the locals with their warm hospitality, ...
Authentic Off-The-Beaten-Path German Towns You Have To Visit In 2019

Authentic Off-The-Beaten-Path German Towns You Have To Visit In 2019

Working in a budget hotel in Nuremberg, I get asked to recommend enjoyable cities to visit in Germany on a daily basis. While most travelers usually head straight to the major cities Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Munich, as well as a couple of smaller cities like Nuremberg, Stuttgart, Dortmund or Leipzig, only very few ...
Discover The Best Of Vietnam In 10 Days – A Sample Itinerary

Discover The Best Of Vietnam In 10 Days – A Sample Itinerary

Vietnam is often said to be one of Southeast Asia’s most beautiful countries. Vietnam indeed has many facets that fascinate travelers from all over the world. Nature enthusiasts can explore the country’s gorgeous rock formations, rice terraces, beaches, sand dunes and river valleys. However, Vietnam also features bustling urban centers with both modern skyscrapers and ...

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