We started our trip in Greece, a place which combines a vast cultural heritage with some of the most beautiful islands and the country’s obvious struggle in the wake of a recent financial crisis.View More
I’ve been hosting Couchsurfers in Salzburg on and off for six years and keep having a lot of wonderful experiences. I’ll try to give my guests a memorable time, which I must admit is quite easy in a city, whose beauty regularly leaves everyone amazed, who comes for a visit.
If I don’t have time to show them around, the typical questions are “What should I visit? What can you recommend? What’s there, that I must not miss?”. So finally, this is my half day (or full day) Salzburg walking guide.View More
There’s an image of remote places in the general public’s minds, formed by some direct experience and a lot of third hand reports, the media, misconceptions and prejudice. In the best case this can give you an incomplete or misleading idea about a place, its people, their life and their culture, other times a completely wrong one. For me it always meant, that the only way to find out, what life is really like somewhere else, is to travel there and see for myself – as good as I can in the short time available. Never has this been more true and eye-opening than during my trip to Iran.View More