Our Trip Around the World » Travel Reports


At the beginning of 2014 we had the wish to take a break from our long term jobs and go on a 6 month world trip. After long planning and preparation the adventure began for us on December 15th 2014 in Iceland and took us across the Caribbean to South America, Central America, Hawaii, Australia & New Zealand, the South Seas, on to Asia and finally to Africa. Our goal was to circumnavigate the world in 6 months and see some of the most interesting and significant places on this planet. Here you can find all 171 travel reports of our world trip – chronologically ordered from our first destination Iceland to our last stop on Zanzibar.

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Orlando & Swimming with Manatees in Crystal River (USA)

Categories: Travel reports, North America, USA, Florida

Since our flight from Reykjavik took off rather late, we only had one hour to get to the US in Boston before our connecting flight continued to Orlando. As every time, immigration officials asked a number of questions, including when we will return to Germany. When we answered that we were going on a 6-month world tour, we were told with big eyes and the statement “You must be a millionaire. I’m jealous.” looked at. Then there was a “Have …

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Saint Kitts – Diving on the west coast in Basseterre (St. Kitts)

Categories: Travel reports, Central America & the Caribbean, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Today’s stop on our Carnival Valor cruise was the Caribbean island of St. Kitts. Our ship has docked here in the port of the capital Basseterre. St. Kitts (also known by its former name “Saint Christopher”) forms the island state of St. Kitts and Nevis together with the southern island of Nevis. The island in the Caribbean is quite tranquil with a maximum length of 30 kilometers and a width of 10 kilometers and has about 40,000 inhabitants. There are …

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