Camino de Santiago: walk your way, free your mind

Year after year, Camino de Santiago gains popularity. In 2015 alone, over 262 thousand pilgrims walked the way towards Santiago de Compostela, a town in Galicia, northern Spain, where St. James’s remains were supposedly buried. Initially a Christian trail, nowadays this picturesque path hosts wanderers of all and no religion. So, what is it all…

Notes on: multilingual living

I love and argue in Spanish, study and gossip in German, work in English and call back home to moan or praise in Polish. On my average day I use four to five languages to get by. How did I end up this way and what are the perks and snags of multilingual living? No,…

Meet your local

Enough with hectoring about how important meeting locals is. Now, it’s time to get down to it! I’ve put together a list of meet-your-local tools that, in its majority, I’ve already used myself. The Internet and social media score quite a few points here, so make sure to save these websites before you start your 2016…

The flight hunt

A while ago, I came up with a list of my personal go-to websites when hunting for most favorable flight connections. This can be read at SANDEMANs NEW Europe blog. Through hours of my own travel planning, I’ve improved the strategy since and thus want to share this upgraded version with you. Airixo This site…

Slow Travelers’ resolutions for 2016

We all love New Year’s resolutions. It’s a chance to start everything anew, pretend the turn of December into January is powerful enough to change our lives for the better and empower us to stick to our goals. Even if most of our resolutions will melt down with last snowflakes, why not feed ourselves with…