Hello and welcome to my little blog. My name is Oliver and I am a Swiss travel writer and blogger from Basel. On my travels I try to find hidden gems and focus on lesser known places. Follow me if you are looking for inspiration for your next trip.


If you want to know more about me, follow me on the following channels:

  • MY BLOG. Here you will find detailed travelogues and helpful travel background. Currently only available in German.
  • MY BOOKS So far I have written three travel books. One about China, one about Zurich and one about lost places in Switzerland. Currently only available in German.
  • MY INSTAGRAM Here I show you the most beautiful and interesting photos of my travels. In English.
  • MY YOUTUBE Relatively new is my YouTube channel, where I tell stories about my travels. In English
  • MY TIKTOK For quick inspiration with videos of less than 1 minute. In English.


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