PLACES

COUNTRIES VISITED
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GERMANY

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When: from 2011 on

Visited: Munich, Cologne, Bonn, Berlin, Potsdam, Hanover, Bremen, Braunschweig, Magdeburg, Tegernsee, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Kiel, Kühlungsborn, Heidelberg, Leipzig, Halle, Münster, Oldenburg, Schwerin, Lübeck, Bodenmais, Norderney, Leer, Baltrum, Aurich, Harz NP, Gifhorn, Helmstedt, Wolfsburg, Nürnberg, Stralsund, Rügen, Cuxhaven, Bremerhaven, Bispingen, Lüneburg, Bochum, Mainz, Dresden, Sachsen Switzerland NP, Bad Pyrmont, Erfurt, Eisenach, Rüdesheim am Rhein, Rostock, Prerow, Bamberg, Kassel, Edersee, Kellerwald NP

How: with our car, with trains

Stayed in: hotels & at friends/family

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SLOVENIA

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When: every year

Visited: Ljubljana, Kamnik, Škofja Loka, Velika planina, Ankaran, Kranjska Gora, Kranj, Mojstrana, Bled, Bohinj, Bovec, Tolmin, Goriska brda, Štanjel, Piran, Koper, Izola, Portoroz, Postojna, Idrija, Ptuj, Maribor, Rogaska Slatina, Jezersko, Logarska dolina, Metlika, Bizeljsko, Žužemberk, Kočevje, Novo Mesto, Lendava

How: with our car

Stayed in: camps, hotels, family & friends

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CROATIA

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When: every year

Visited: Umag, Pula, Poreč, Vrsar, Labin, Rabac, Brioni, Rijeka, Opatija, Murter, Cres, Lošinj, Zagreb, Split, Makarska, Brela, Ston, Pelješac, Slano, Dubrovnik, Plitvice NP, Krka NP, Pag, Krk, Korčula, Brač, Vis, Hvar, Mljet, Dugi otok, Zadar

How: with our car

Stayed in: camps, hotels, family & friends

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POLAND

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When: July 2019

Places: Gdansk, Leba, Slowinsky NP

How: our LR Defender

Stayed in: wild camping

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LITHUANIA

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When: July 2019

Places: Šiauliai, Kaunas, Marijampole, Kalvarija

How: our LR Defender

Stayed in: wild camping

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LATVIA

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When: July 2019

Places: Riga, Jurmala, Kemeri NP

How: our LR Defender

Stayed in: wild camping

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ESTONIA

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When: July 2019

Places: Tallinn, Lahemaa NP, Saaremaa island, Pärnu

How: najin LR Defender

Stayed in: wild camping

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FINLAND

When: March 2016 and July 2019

Places: Helsinki, Rovaniemi, Tankavaara, Kakslauttanen, Saariselkä, Inari, Ivalo, Nellim, Levi, Kemi, Oulu, Jyvaskyla, Paijanne NP, Lahti

How: train, bus, rent-a-car, our LR Defender

Stayed in: hotel, guesthouses, cabins, wild cmaping

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NORWAY

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When: June/July 2019

Places: Kristiansand, Sinnes, Lysebotn, Lysefjord, Florli, Preikestolen, Tau, Stavanger, Rennesoy, Fantoft, Bergen, Osteroy, Voss, Vik, Sognefjord, Balestrand, Briksdalbre, Jostedalsbreen NP, Hellesylt, Geirangerfjord, Liabygda, Trollstigen, Atlantic road, Fv17 road, Vega archipelago, Svartisen NP, Bodo, Lofoten, Andenes, Bjerkvik, Narvik

How: najin LR Defender

Stayed in: wild camping, campsite

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DENMARK

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When: December 2018, June/July 2019

Places: Copenhagen, Romo, Ribe, Esbjerg, Aarhus, NP Thy, Klitmoller, Lokken, Furreby, Rubjerk Knude , Rabjerg Mile, Skagen, Hirtshals

How: our LR Defender, plane, train, bicycle

Stayed in: hotel, wild camping, campsite

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THE NETHERLANDS

When: 2010, 2015, 2018, 2019

Places: Amsterdam, Lisse, Den Haag, Scheveningen, Noordwijk, Kinderdijk, Giethoorn

How: train, boats, car

Stayed in: hotels, boat hotel, camp site, wild camping

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SEYCHELLES

When: April 2019

Places: Praslin, La Digue and Mahe islands

How: plane, boat, bicycle, local bus, taxi

Stayed in: Airbnb house and room

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MALTA

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When: February 2019

Visited: Marsaxlokk, Valetta, Mdina, Rabat, Dingli cliffs, St. Peter´s pool, Remarkable stones, Brizebbuga, Sliema, San Giljan, Hagar Quim, Mnajdra, Popeye village, Comino island

How: bus, motorbike, ferry

Stayed in: Airbnb house

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DENMARK

When: December 2018

Visited: Copenhagen

How: bicycles

Stayed in: hotel

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VANUATU

When: February / March 2018

Visited: islands Efate, Tanna, Espiritu Santo

How: planes, boats, taxis

Stayed in: homestays, camping, guesthouses, hotels

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FIJI

When: February 2018

Visited: Suva island (Nadi, Denarau), Yasawa islands (Kuata, Drawaqua, Matacawalevu)

How: boats, taxis

Stayed in: camping, hotels

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THE PHILIPPINES

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When: March 2017

Visited: Cebu, Bohol, Siquijor, Negros

How: ferrys, voats, taxi, tricycles, buses

Stayed in: smaller hotels & guesthouses

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HONG KONG

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When: February/March 2017

Visited: HK & Lantau island

How: MTR trains, taxi, on foot

Stayed at: hotel apartment

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MACAU

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When: februar 2017

Visited: Macau

How: ferry, free hotel shuttle bus, on foot

Stayed at: hotel

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NEW ZEALAND

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When: December 2016 / January 2017, March 2018

Visited: Auckland, Waiheke island, Waipu caves, Whangarei, Bay of Islands, Paihia, Russel, Karikari Peninsula, Giant Te Paki, Cape Reinga, Waipoua forest, Rangitoto

How: rented car, boat

Stayed in: apartments

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COOK ISLANDS

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When: December 2016 / January 2017, January / February 2018

Visited: Aitutaki, Rarotonga

How: car, plane

Stayed in: villas, private homes

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PORTUGAL

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When: October 2016

Visited: Porto, Douro Valley, Pinhao, Fatima, Lagos, Cabo de Sao Vicente, Algarve coast, Comporta, Seitubal, Lisbon, Sintra, Obidos, Nazare

How: rented car, metro

Stayed in: apartments, rooms

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FINLAND

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When: March 2016

Visited: Helsinki, Rovaniemi, Tankavaara, Kakslauttanen, Saariselkä, Inari, Ivalo, Nellim, Levi

How: trains, bus, rented car

Stayed in: hotels, guesthouse, cottages

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SWITZERLAND

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When: January 2016

Visited: Zürich, Zermatt, St. Moritz

How: trains

Stayed in: hotels

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ENGLAND

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When: 1997, 2002, 2014 ,2015, 2017

Visited: London, Windsor, Cambridge

How: tube, on foot

Stayed in: small hotels & friends

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CZECH REPUBLIC

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When: November 2015

Visited: Prague

How: with our car

Stayed in: hotel

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BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA

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When: August 2015

Visited: Jajce, Pliva lakes, Travnik, Sarajevo, Mostar, Pocitelj, Hutovo, Neum

How: with our car

Stayed in: small hotels

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BALI

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When: March/April 2015

Visited: Denpasar, Ubud, Jatiluwih, Danau Bratan, Lovina, Amed, Tirta Gangga, Jimbaran, Uluwatu, Tanah Lot

How: backpacking

Stayed in: small hotels with pools

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SINGAPORE

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When: August 1997, March 2015, January 2017, January 2018

Visited: Clarke Quay, Bumboat river tour, Riverside, Financial district, Gardens by the Bay, Marina Bay Sands, Sentosa island, Chinatown, Little India

How: trains, buses, on foot

Stayed in: small hotel

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MADEIRA

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When: October 2014

Visited: Funchal, Camara de Lobos, Machico, Canical, Ribeiro Frio, Santana, Porto Moniz, Ribeira Brava

How: with a rented car

Stayed in: Airbnb apartment

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MOROCCO

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When: March/April 2014

Visited: Casablanca, Fes, Ifrane, Midelt, Errachidia, Merzouga, Alnif, Todra, Dades, Ouarzazate, Marrakech, Essaouira, Oualidia, El Jadida

How: 2000 km with a rented car

Stayed in: small hotels

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SICILY

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When: October 2013

Visited: Trapani, Erice, San Vito lo Capo, Monreale, Segesta, Palermo, Agrigento, San Leone, Scala dei Turchi, Eraclea Minoa, Marsala

How: with a rented car

Stayed in: private rooms

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OMAN

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When: March/April 2013

Visited: Muscat, Nizwa, Bahla, Al Hamra, Jebel Shams, Al Hoota, Ibra, Al Mintirib, Wadi Bani Khalid, Sur, Ras al Haad, Ras Al Jinz, Wadi Tiwi, Bimmah Sinkhole

How: with a rented 4WD car

Stayed in:  small hotels

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AUSTRIA

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When: almost every year

Visited: Villach, Klagenfurt, Salzburg, Linz, Graz, Vienna, Zell am See, Kaprun, Gerlitzen, Obertauern, Kitzbuhel

How: with our car

Stayed in: hotels, camps

UGANDA

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When: November 2010

Visited: Kampala, Gulu, Atede, Pakwach, Murchison Falls NP, Wanseko, Fort Portal, Kibale, Kasese, Kabale, Lake Bunyoni, Kisoro, Mgahinga Gorilla NP

How: backpacking, bus, car, motorbike

Stayed in: small hotels

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NEW YORK CITY

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When: October 2010

How: on foot & subway

Stayed in: small hotels

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THAILAND

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When: December 2007, March/April 2010

Visited: Bangkok, Surat Thani, Krabi, Ao Nang, Railay, Ko Phi Phi Don, Ko Phi Phi Le, Phuket, Patong

How: backpacking, bus, train, motorbike

Stayed in: small hotels, guesthouses

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FRANCE

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When: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2017, 2018

Visited: Paris, Nantes, Albertville, Tignes, Val Thorens, Nice, Cannes, Saint-Tropez, Aix-en-Provence, La Rochelle, Ile de Re

How: with our car, plane, TGV

Stayed in: small hotels, apartments

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EGYPT

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When: 2004, 2008, 2009

Visited: Sharm El Sheikh, Ras Mohammed, Dahab, St. Catherine, Nuweiba, Hurghada, Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Aswan, Lake Nasser, Abu Simbel, Marsa Alam

How: bus, private cars

Stayed in: hotels, apartments 

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LAOS

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When: December 2007

Visited: Sam Nuea, Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, Vientiane, Pakse, Bolaven Plateau, Si Phan Don islands

How: low budget backpacking, bus, motorbike

Stayed in: guesthouses and at local families

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VIETNAM

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When: November 2007

Visited: Ho Chi Minh, Can Tho, Mui Ne, Nha Trang, Hoi An, Hue, Ninh Binh, Hanoi, Halong Bay, Mai Chau

How: low budget backpacking, bus, motorbike

Stayed in: guesthouses

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CAMBODIA

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When: October 2007

Visited: Phnom Penh, Battambang, Tonle Sap, Siem Reap, Angkor Wat

How: low budget backpacking, bus, motorbike

Stayed in: guesthouses

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ICELAND

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When: August 2007

Visited: Reykyavik, Blue Lagoon, Snaefellsjökull, Bifröst, Hvammstangi, Glaumbaer, Akureyri, Godafoss, Husavik, Tjörnes peninsula, Dettifoss, Krafla, Lake Myvatn, Hverfjall, Höfn, Jokulsarlon, Vik, Dyrholaey, Skogafoss, Seljalandsfoss, Hekla, Sellfoss, Hveragerdi, Geysir, Gullfoss, Thingvellir NP

How: with a rented car

Stayed in: small hotels, mobile homes, rooms in student homes

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NAMIBIA

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When: August 2006

Visited: Windhoek, Keetmanshoop, Gondwana NP, Fishriver Canyon, Luderitz, Kolmanskop, Maltahöhe, Sossusvlei, Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, Skeleton Coast, Omaruru, Outjo, Etosha NP, Grootfontaine

How: with a rented car

Stayed in: small hotels, lodges, guest farms

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MALAYSIA

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When: August 2005

Visited: Kuala Lumpur, Malacca, Taman Negara, Cherating, Pulau Perhentian, Kuala Terengganu, Kota Bahru

How: with a rented car

Stayed in: guesthouses and small hotels

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BORNEO

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When: August 2005

Visited: Kuching, Batang Ai, Miri, Mulu, Sandakan, Sukau, Sepilok, Kota Kinabalu

How: planes, boats, minivans

Stayed in: small hotels

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INDIA

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When: January 2005

Visited: Chennai, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry, Tiruchirappalli, Madurai, Trivandrum, Kovalam, Alappuzha, Kochi, Bombay,  Lonavala, New Delhi, Varanasi, Khajuraho, Panna NP, Jhansi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur

How: trains, taxis

Stayed in: small hotels

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TUNISIA

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When: October 2004

Visited: Djerba, Chott el-Jerid, Douz, Medinine, Tataouine, Gattoufa

How: with taxis, on day trips with private 4WD cars

Stayed in: small hotel

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SWAZILAND

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When: August 2004

Visited: Mbabane, Manzini, Malkerns, Mantenga, Ezulvini

How: with a rented car

Stayed in: small hotel

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SOUTH AFRICA

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When: August 2004

Visited: Johannesburg, Kruger NP, KwaZulu-Natal, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve,  Durban, Port Elisabeth, Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, Oudtshoorn, Prince Albert, Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Robben Island, Cape Peninsula

How: with a rented car

Stayed in: small hotels

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CUBA

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When: August 2003

Visited: Havanna, Pinar del Rio, Bay of Pigs, Cienfuegos, Topes de Collantes, Trinidad, Camaguey, Santiago de Cuba, Varadero

How: with a rented car

Stayed in: small hotels

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TRAVELS BEFORE 2003: USA, Australia, Singapore, Canada, Sri Lanka, Maldives