• Nepal is safe
    Nepal,  We12inspire

    Nepal is safe!

    Before I’m starting a long run of stories about our trek to Everest Base Camp, there’s one thing that has to be said and everybody in this world should know. NEPAL IS SAFE! During our three week trip, I have not felt either in danger or uncomfortable for one single second and I want to spread the word that nothing should keep you from traveling to one of the most beautiful countries in the world! A lot is being said about Nepal and its safety at the moment and people are scared of traveling there. With this blog, I hope to encourage fellow travellers to (still) consider Nepal for a…

  • Alaska,  We12inspire

    Solo-hiking in bear country Alaska

    During my past Alaska trip I traveled by myself most of the time. Since I’m an avid hiker, not hiking wasn’t really an option, even though that meant facing a potential encounter with a bear while I’d be all by myself. So when I seriously injured my ankle only four days before my departure in a cycling accident, I thought that someone up there was trying to tell me something… When doctors at the hospital told me hiking would be a definite “no” for the upcoming weeks, I was incredibly sad. However, I generally don’t take no for an answer and by the time I was about to go hiking, my ankle…