Welcome! My name is Norman & I’ve been traveling all my life. Luxury resorts, fine arts and cultural highlight are my focus. Read more here.
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Planning a trip to Egypt & wondering if Egypt is safe to visit in 2018? This guide will answer your questions regarding safety in Egypt & other precautions
My personal recommendations: A massive list of the 50 best things to do in my hometown Munich
Cusco is a wonderful stop on your way to Machu Picchu. The ancient capital of the Inkas bekons with many highlights. Here are 20 of them!
My latest articles
A list of my favorite palaces and castles near Munich. Beautiful parks and fairy tale state rooms you need to visit.
One of the secret highlights in Munich: Schleissheim Palace is a baroque masterpiece that could be part of your Germany itinerary!
Luxury hotel reviews
A detailed review of the Amankora luxury hotels. Aman Bhutan might just be the most exklusive way to tour the country and here is what to expect
Everything you need to know before booking Etihad business class in 2019. A closer look at their old, but still functional cabin design.
Everything you need to know about the Qatar AIrways QSuites business class. Is it worth the money? And what should you expect!
An unsponsored review of the outstanding Belmond Castello di Casole. A unique hilltop luxury hotel in the heart of Tuscany.
My unsponsored and detailed review of the fabulous Villa San Michele by Belmond hotels in Florence, Italy.
An unsponsored review of the fantastic Amangalla luxury hotel inside Galle's famous Dutch Fort.
Videos from my travels around the world
Geisha Hunting in Kyoto
Junihitoe - Catching a glimpse of Japan's ancient fashion history
Tawaraya Ryokan - the secret best hotel in the world
Dog sledding in Spitsbergen, Svalbard
Shuri Castle Festival (首里城祭) - a unique historical experience
Tapir: A rare encounter with a wild specimen in Ecuador
Tipón, Peru – the water gardens of the Inca
Climbing Wayna Picchu & the stairs of death
How long should you stay in Munich? A sample itinerary for 3, 5 and one day.
Everything you need to know about the best time to visit Bhutan. The Bhuddist kingdom will be beautiful throughout the year, but you might want to avoid the rainy seasons and winter.
Everything you need to plan your trip to Bhutan. A detailed travel guide showing you all the options on how to get to Bhutan and the pros and cons of each alternative.
A first-person account of how a medical emergency on a plane feels like
You might think traveling is all about tolerance and learning about new cultures. Despite the positive side, many people fall back to bad habits while on the move. Here are some of my experienced.
A little, but important post about how bloggers get abused on Pinterest.