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You know that feeling? You booked your flight some weeks ago and simply cannot answer that question, without scrolling around in your emails for 5 minutes.

This does not get any better, if you have 8 flights, some accomodations, a camper and a ship booked and a friend asks you "when are you in Cartagena? We would like to visit you, would those dates be ok and whats the address?".


But we found a solution for the email scrolling terror!!! It's called Tripcase and I am soooo happy to have it, really!  

Read more: Aaaargh, when exactly was that bloody flight?!

Longer hospital stays might easy be hundreds of thousands of Euro and being transported home with an ambulance jet is a higher 5 digit Euro amount. On top a health insurance is requested sometimes, e.g. by language schools or work&travel hosts. 

So yes. You'll need one. Here are the options:

  • Stay with your local health insurance
  • Get a travel insurance (valid 6-8 weeks)
  • Get an overseas health insurance (restricted period of validity)
Read more: Murphy says: You will get sick without a health insurance

Visa - mania

Would you believe this?

Being citizen of one of the many countries without required visa for Colombia, we didn't think much about it at first. You usually get a 90 days Tourist visa stamped into your passport at imigration. Then one of the language schools requested a student visa, as we would be staying in school more than 60 days. Huh? I mean, this is Colombia, not the US ?!

Read more: Visa - Mania: Colombia

Who is writing here?

Hi, I am Manu. A year ago I decided that I need a break from the daily routine as a software engineer and quit my job. With my boyfriend I will travel the world for the next months. And I will share all the pictures, stories and whatever comes my way in this blog.

If you like, get in touch! Send me a message or directly comment on the articles!

I am happy to hear from you! :-)