“We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than newspapers will accomodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, to those parts of the globe whose riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again – to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more.”
–Rolf Potts, author of Vagabonding
This past summer I travelled to the beautiful island of Sri Lanka, as did my dad – over 30 years ago. I embarked on a journey looking for the trails of my father, and found his long-lost friend Siri.
By Katharina Frick
Oslo is not exactly known to be a ‘bargain city’. However, that shouldn’t prevent you from travelling to the Norwegian capital – even when you only have a small budget at hand. Here are some tips on what to do and see in the city with hardly any costs involved.
Buddha face in Ayutthaya
Thailand is known for its beautiful endless beaches with blue crystal clear water and palm trees decorating the shore. However, there is much more to discover than sunbathing, full moon parties and sipping at classic cocktails. In 2011, I travelled to Southeast Asia and discovered these three amazing places far away from any beach or crazy party.
My love for Italy is not only due to the good food, the beautiful language and the people, but derives also from the fantastic music. Take a peek at what playlist I have chosen for our radio show.