January 2015

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As I still want to have some kind of diary here – for me and anybody that is interested – I post monthly updates of what we did (including pictures), what we are up to and what our future plans are. Ideally that will also show a bit how much our plans change and how our progress and planning goes for the near future. You can find all entries until now here and for a …

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December 2014

Pakiri beach

As I still want to have some kind of diary here – for me and anybody that is interested – I post monthly updates of what we did (including pictures), what we are up to and what our future plans are. Ideally that will also show a bit how much our plans change and how our progress and planning goes for the near future. You can find all entries until now here. What we did …

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Life on reset

2014-11-031

Since we bought the tickets from Germany to New Zealand I didn’t think much about what that decision actually means. I have been abroad quite a bit in the last 4 years but the impact of getting a one way ticket without actually knowing what I will end up doing or when exactly I would come back made the way to my brain just a few days before departure. How many people get the chance …

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4 days in Taipei

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Spending only 4 days in a city, the size of Taipei is always a challenge. In advance it is hard to know how long it takes you to get from one spot to another, which sites are worth visiting or which can be skipped and what the weather will be like. In the end there is a lot of improvisation and plan changing anyway. The best approach I found so far is to not plan …

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Last update before leaving

Stauder before travelling to New Zealand

Before I finally leave Germany, here a quick update on what we are up to the next days/weeks. Right now we are sitting at Frankfurt airport, waiting for our departure to Taipei at 10.40am. If anybody is interested, you can follow the flight here: https://de.flightaware.com/live/flight/CAL62/history/20141201/0940Z/EDDF/RCTP For tomorrow day and night we have a hotel room to try to cure our jet lag (not sure how successful that will be). On Wednesday we will move to a …

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