Liebster Award – Meet Fritzi and Flo

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We got an award! Hooray! Tanja and Christoph aka Travel Buddies honored us with the 2017 Liebster Award. Never heard of it? Here you go: The Liebster Award is an award that exists only on the internet, and is given to bloggers by other bloggers. ‘Liebster’ is a German word that means sweetest, kindest, nicest or dearest. The award is … Read More

Meet Lisa and Paul

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During our time in the wonderful island paradise of Aitutaki, Cook Islands, we were lucky enough to end up booking a room at the Matriki Beach Huts. Here we met Lisa and Paul, and it was not only their great hospitality, but also their personal story that deeply impressed us. Both of them met in Perth, Australia and came across … Read More

Meet Denise

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During our time in Raglan, New Zealand, we randomly bumped into Denise. Born in Germany, she came to New Zealand in 2009 because she always felt the urge to live somewhere else and to go on an adventure. Eventually she ended up in Raglan and after drawing on a table for Raglan Roast, people soon gave her all kinds of … Read More

Meet Dana and Luke

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We randomly met Dana and Luke in El Nido, Philippines where they invited us to cook with them. In 2012 they started building up their own guesthouse, bar and restaurant north of El Nido town. Besides wanting to create something special for themselves, they also had the feeling that the area needed a place where you feel disconnected from the … Read More

Meet Angkor Driver Sophara

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During our stay in Siem Reap we met Mr. Sophara – a dedicated tuktuk and Angkor driver. In 2010 he decided to stop working as a barkeeper and started his own tuktuk business. Today he takes tourists around the ancient ruins of Angkor and other points of interest in and around Siem Reap. Since the turn of the millennium Siem … Read More

Meet Cuong

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We met Cuong during our stay at Hotel La Perle in Hue, Vietnam. 28 years ago he moved to Germany and still lives there with his two lovely kids and his wonderful wife. From time to time he comes back to Vietnam to visit his friends and family, but at the moment he fulfills a very special task: He is … Read More

Meet Hoa

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We met Hoa in Hanoi, Vietnam. She kindly hosted us on her (surprisingly comfortable) living room floor for one night. We really enjoyed hanging out with her: She taught us some of her favorite dishes (see below), took us to the local market and treated us to some absolutely delicious breakfast and lunch. She also told us about her life … Read More

Meet Big Brother Mouse

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We met Big Brother Mouse in Luang Prabang, Laos. This publishing project, founded by a retired American publisher, was born in 2006. Book publishing at that time was a rare event in Laos. Since then a small team of high school students and recent college graduates tries to find ways to make fun books for young readers, and to get … Read More

Meet einMAHLeins

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We met Kathrin in beautiful Biel, Switzerland. Besides her normal working life in an office, she also works as an independent nutritionist. Since April 2014 she is helping people in and around Biel to improve their attitude towards food and the way they eat and handle food. For her a good dish consists of as many fresh and raw food … Read More