New Zealand – Chapter 1

My first stop on the North Island was Auckland. I arrived there around midday Sunday, February 26th and the very first thing I noticed were the big blue letters on signs and boards saying Haere Mai! Welcome to New Zealand. Unlike Australia, New Zealand appeared to have integrated its indigenous population quite well and on…

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New Zealand – Prologue

New Zealand – the country probably the furthest away from my home (except for Antarctica I just realised…), quite literally on the other side of the world. Always interesting but somehow never on my gap year travel bucket list. I honestly didn’t know much about the country before I spontaneously decided to pay it a…

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New Zealand – Visual Diary

This is the first part of a series about my trip to New Zealand. In the very short amount of time I had, I saw so many beautiful places, took countless photos, stood in awe of nature’s magnificence but also met and connected with so many different, interesting, beautiful people it’s hard for me to put…

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January Gems

To kick off this series I first quickly want to explain what “Monthly Gems” is all about. Basically there will be a post at the end of every month or the beginning of the following month in which I will mention things, people, events, music, movies etc that I came across in that month and…

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Summer Blues

Blue is the colour of trust, responsibility and loyalty. Found in the reflection of water, flowers and above all (literally) in the sky, blue is the most universally loved colour in the world. It is seen as the hue of honesty and truth, peace and calm. In many cultures blue is also the colour of religious…

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Why Vegan

Here are the most important resources that helped me open my eyes to the reality of animal agriculture, its impact on our planet and the heath issues related to animal products. Ethics: Earthligs 101 Reasons to Go Vegan 2.  Environment Cowspiracy 3. Health What The Health

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