Norway in a motorhome: itinerary + pics

When I look back on my travels over the last decade, I'm quite proud of the many ways of transportation I've used. From tiny little two-seater airplanes to mokoros (a type of canoe), from muscle cars to houseboats, from monorails to zodiacs. But I ha... Read More...

Exploring Abu Dhabi: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

With temperatures easily reaching 45 degrees Celsius (113° Fahrenheit), the summertime is not the best period for a citytrip to Abu Dhabi. But once September has passed, the capital of the United Arab Emirates suddenly becomes very attractive. One of... Read More...

Safari on a budget

There are few travel experiences in the world that can match the wonder of a good safari. In my humble opinion, mind you. The only issue: the price of such an experience. Try booking a safari holiday in Botswana, Zambia or Tanzania without spending m... Read More...

Photographer vs. Gorilla

Agashya opens his eyes, looks at me, gets up and hits himself on the chest quite aggresively. It's my own fault. I made eye contact with the alpha male, which I shouldn't have done. “Act submissive”, whispers guide Janvier from a distance. Easier sai... Read More...

Photo story: the end of the world

In the southernmost point of South-America - in Tierra del Fuego to be more precise - the M/V Stella Australis glides between glaciers and fjords from the end of September till the beginning of April. The highlight of the five day-four night cruise b... Read More...

Bienvenido a Miami (part II)

Welcome to Miami (again), dear friends and fans of the.ego.tripper! In my previous blogpost I promised you something special. And here it is! Today I'm taking you to Wynwood, one of the hottest, hippest, coolest neighborhoods of Miami. The Wynwood Ar... Read More...

Bienvenido a Miami (part I)

Party in the city where the heat is on. All night on the beach til the break of dawn. Welcome to Miami (bienvenido a Miami)! Don't you just love this song? Of course you do, it's Will Smith's awesomest performance of all time. Well, ladies and gentle... Read More...