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!

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How A Nightdive Became My Worst Diving Nightmare (+ What I Learned From It)

How A Nightdive Became My Worst Diving Nightmare (+ What I Learned From It)

In case you’ve ever wondered what’s a scuba diver’s worst nightmare… Well, probably something like this: ascending after a dive in the middle of the ocean with no dive boat in sight. It’s like one of the Open Water movies coming to life with you in the leading part. Now, imagine this scary and uncomfortable […]
My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In Gran Canaria

My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is the third-largest of the Canary Islands and often referred to as a continent in miniature. And it is easy to see why: the island has a dramatic variation of terrain with a rugged coastline in the north and golden sand dunes in the south. Inland, you will find mountains, canyons and volcanic […]
8 Reasons To Visit Leuchtenburg Castle

8 Reasons To Visit Leuchtenburg Castle

Around 400m above the Thuringian village of Seitenroda sits the majestic Leuchtenburg Castle, an incredibly diverse castle complex from the 12th century. However, this is not just another castle in Germany. What you find here is a medieval castle experience with not only 1000-year-old castle grounds but also the award-winning Porcelain Worlds with interactive exhibitions, […]

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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,
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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