Fairytale Orient – experience Oman with children varied and carefree as on a flying carpet
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Fairytale Orient – experience Oman with children varied and carefree as on a flying carpet

When we think of Oman, we are instantly transported to a world of dreams. Oriental sounds penetrate from the distance to the ear, alabaster-colored domes push themselves before our mental eye and the splendid shine of iridescent gold jewelry dazzles our even unbelieving pupils. All that’s missing is the magic magic lamp for scratching and…

Pomegranates, Figs and Co. – In the paradise of the Balkans
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Pomegranates, Figs and Co. – In the paradise of the Balkans

ROAD-TRIP IN BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA Pomegranates, Figs and Co. – In the paradise of the Balkans Mediterranean climate is responsible for the fact that Herzegovina is home to wild pomegranates and figs. But the barren natural landscape has much more to offer My Stages ROAD-TRIP IN BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA Pomegranates, Figs and Co. – In the paradise of the…

So close to heaven – In The Mountain Village Lukomir
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So close to heaven – In The Mountain Village Lukomir

OFF-ROAD TRIP WITH THE LANDROVER DEFENDER – PART 3 So close to heaven – In The Mountain Village Lukomir We visited Lukomir, the remote mountain idyll in Bosnia and Herzegovina. We were not only propelled back into a bygone era, but also straight into the universe! My Stages OFF-ROAD TRIP WITH THE LANDROVER DEFENDER –…

To charge or not to charge, this is the question
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To charge or not to charge, this is the question

Audi e-tron Sportback 55 quattro To charge or not to charge, this is the question Is it possible to make a long road trip sustainable? I took the plunge and drove the Audi e-tron Sportback 55 quattro 1080 kilometers from Augsburg to Sarajevo alone.  My Stages Audi e-tron Sportback 55 quattro To charge or not…

Mountain Village Umoljani – In Search of the Stone Dragon
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Mountain Village Umoljani – In Search of the Stone Dragon

Off-Road Trip with the Landrover Defender – Part 4 Mountain Village Umoljani – In Search of the Stone Dragon Bosnia and Herzegovina is full of legends that continue to come to life. Mountain village Umoljani with its petrified dragon is one of the most mysterious places in this world. My Stages Off-Road Trip with the…

Swiss Cheese Made in Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Swiss Cheese Made in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Off-Road Trip with the Landrover Defender – Part 5 Swiss Cheese Made in Bosnia and Herzegovina The best Swiss cheese can only be found in Switzerland? Not quite! We visited a cheese dairy in the Bosnian mountains and enjoyed a culinary treat. My Stages Off-Road Trip with the Landrover Defender – Part 5 Swiss Cheese…

Mystical Bosnia and Herzegovina – Descent into the depths
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Mystical Bosnia and Herzegovina – Descent into the depths

Off-Road Trip with the Landrover Defender – Part 1 Mystical Bosnia and Herzegovina – Descent into the depths The Balkans are considered to be the destination of 2021. We visited Bosnia-Herzegovina and were surprised by what this small country in the heart of Europe has to offer! My Stages Off-Road Trip with the Landrover Defender…

Honeymoon on Crete – ABATON ISLAND RESORT & SPA
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Honeymoon on Crete – ABATON ISLAND RESORT & SPA

ABATON ISLAND RESORT & SPA Honeymoon on Crete We have found the perfect place for the Honeymoon, which is worthy to the gods of Greek mythology. The Abaton Island Resort & Spa in Crete is a perfect symbiosis of tradition and modernity, which has preserved its cultural authenticity. My stages ABATON ISLAND RESORT & SPA…

Inside the Japanese gourmet temple of superlatives
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Inside the Japanese gourmet temple of superlatives

THE JAPANESE BY THE CHEDI ANDERMATT Inside the Japanese gourmet temple of superlatives Luxury après hiking or skiing combined with light food – we visited The Japanese by The Chedi Andermatt, the highest-located Japanese gourmet restaurant in Switzerland My Stages THE JAPANESE BY THE CHEDI ANDERMATT Inside the Japanese gourmet temple of superlatives Luxury après…

Schloss Elmau in Bavaria – honeymoon “on the doorstep”
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Schloss Elmau in Bavaria – honeymoon “on the doorstep”

HONEYMOON IN GERMANY Schloss Elmau in Bavaria – honeymoon “on the doorstep” Freshly married lovers may also find a number of places “on their doorstep” where they can honeymoon wonderfully. With the new Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid we drove to the Alps and visited the world famous Hotel Schloss Elmau. My Stages HONEYMOON IN…

Mountain Cheese Dumplings – Cooking Course on the Seiser Alm​
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Mountain Cheese Dumplings – Cooking Course on the Seiser Alm​

Yes, the title sounds like a Bavarian Eberhofer crime novel. But we are on the road in South Tyrol and still guests at the Romantik Hotel Turm in Völs at Schlern. The owner Stephan Pramstrahler invited us to his hut on the Seiser Alm. We are still totally inspired by his raven and eagle owl stories, but also open and excited about further stories and tales.

Oman – a round trip – my favorite sights
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Oman – a round trip – my favorite sights

“Where is this Oman?” I am asked this quite often and the first reactions to my answer are quite surprising, if not a little horrified. The country, from which according to legend the famous seafarer Sinbad originated, is located together with Saudi Arabia, Yemen and the Emirates on the Arabian Peninsula directly on the Arabian…

Clear Water, Canyons, and Pristine Nature – Rafting on the Neretva
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Clear Water, Canyons, and Pristine Nature – Rafting on the Neretva

“We’ll pick you up tomorrow at quarter to eight and take you rafting,” a beaming Amel Salihbašić, author of the Bosnian travel guide Come, Enjoy, Pass It On, tells me. I’m hesitant at first. We’d been planning to do something together for quite a while, but I wanted to go to the mountains. “Come on,”…

Fascination deep sea around Oman – diving in coral reefs, shipwrecks and kelp forests
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Fascination deep sea around Oman – diving in coral reefs, shipwrecks and kelp forests

Dry, scorching and dusty as hell. These are precisely the guileless associations that are awakened in most people in connection with the Sultanate of Oman. But while their thoughts linger on hazy desert scenes and stoically plodding camel caravans, the fabulous world of Omani deep-sea longings unfolds at the back of the colonial terrain. Thanks…

My Oman Travel Blog – Oman a wonderful destination – An overview
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My Oman Travel Blog – Oman a wonderful destination – An overview

My 17 tips for Oman explorers For those seeking more than an overview and needing further details, links to more detailed articles can be found in the subsections. Where is Oman located? Oman is located at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Arabian Sea. The capital Muscat is located about 5300km away…