Culture shock at home

The people around you are unfamiliar. The culture, their habits, their view of life is completely different. It’s exciting, intriguing and scary. You have jumped out of your comfort zone to get new experiences. The unfamiliarity of things is what trigger the culture shock.  You would like to get something that reminds you of home. Culture shock strikes when you enter a new country, a … Continue reading Culture shock at home

Do the news define your travelling behaviour?

Paris, Nice, Brussels, München, Istanbul, Thailand -what do these places hold in common? Unfortunately they all have been part of sad events related to terrorist attacks. If you have checked the news during this year of 2016 you know they have been sad. Sad things have happened inside Europe and further away. Everyone should be aware but should we be scared? If you are scared, … Continue reading Do the news define your travelling behaviour?

Are you already part of the billion euro wellness industry?

Have you ever tried yoga or meditation? I have. I tried yoga a couple of times but it wasn’t my thing. But nowadays for millions of people it is a daily routine. Not only yoga but also the whole wellness tourism plays a significant role in tourism industry. According to Yeoman in year 2022 health and wellness tourism will make up 22 % of world’s … Continue reading Are you already part of the billion euro wellness industry?

It’s only a customer service worker

I love working with people. At the airport I probably meet a thousand of them each day. Short conversations, lifelong stories – The sweetest people on Earth and the most irritating ones. But who do I consider as the worst? The ones who don’t appreciate you because you are a customer servant. I’ve heard too many times the insults like “fuck you”, “shut up” and … Continue reading It’s only a customer service worker

Crisis in tourist destinations – safe or not safe

What comes to your mind when you think of Egypt as a tourist destination nowadays? Bomb attacks? Stabbed westerns in a hotel in Hurghada? The news hasn’t painted a pretty picture over Egypt. Would you travel there? What about Thailand? What comes to your mind when you think of Thailand as a tourist destination? Beaches, palm trees, spicy food, warmth? In Thailand the army took … Continue reading Crisis in tourist destinations – safe or not safe