Welcome To My Blog!

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

Over the past 6 years I've had the chance to explore a lot of countries - and oceans - around the world and developed a couple of useful budget travel and budget diving techniques.

I hold the opinion that traveling as well as diving should be possible for anyone - no matter what financial background they come from. That´s why I started using this blog as a platform to help you, fellow budget backpackers and divers, to travel and dive the world without spending a fortune!

>> Read my full story here!

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7 Reasons To Visit Hohenstein Castle

7 Reasons To Visit Hohenstein Castle

On the highest point in Middle Franconia and above the Franconian village of Kirchensittenbach sits Hohenstein Castle, a gorgeous and very well-preserved medieval complex dating back to the 11th century. With only a handful of visitors on the weekends and some great hiking opportunities in the beautiful nature around, I consider this castle a perfect […]
15 Unique Spots To Check Out In Beirut

15 Unique Spots To Check Out In Beirut

At first glance, Beirut may seem to you like an overwhelming city: it’s by far not as walkable as you might have imagined, many sights and attractions are somewhat scattered around town and traffic is generally chaotic. However, once you get used to navigating around Lebanon’s capital city, you will see what an incredible cultural […]
7 Ways To Explore Qadisha Valley

7 Ways To Explore Qadisha Valley

Lebanon has turned into an emerging tourism destination over the past years. While most people either stay in the capital city Beirut or take a day trip to other coastal towns like Byblos, Tripoli or Tyre, only a handful of tourists take the opportunity to get to know the country outside of the bustling city […]

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My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In Lebanon

My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In Lebanon

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, generous food culture as well as both love and respect for their own country.
My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In Fiji

My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In Fiji

→  This post is also available in German // Diesen Post gibt es auch auf Deutsch Fiji is an island paradise in the South Pacific with exquisite beaches, a beautiful underwater world, and a very unique culture. Most people know the landscapes from films like Cast Away with Tom Hanks or The Blue Lagoon as both of
My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In Martinique

My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In Martinique

Booking.com → This post is also available in German // Diesen Post gibt es auch auf Deutsch Martinique is an overseas department of France, located in the eastern Caribbean Sea. The island has a population of approx. 400.000 inhabitants and accommodates many (mainly French) tourists every year. Martinique offers a diverse landscape: The south has beautiful
My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In The Philippines

My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In The Philippines

There are 7107 islands to explore in the Philippines. 7107 different places with beautiful beaches, crystal clear lagoons, rich green rice terraces, 120 different dialects, cultural traditions, natural healers, impressive coral reefs, breath-taking rock climbing sites, volcanoes to climb, whale sharks to snorkel with – the list goes on and on. Unfortunately, I didn´t manage

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