Maps & Route planner

Google MapsTogether with Google Earth it's unbeatable.

Bing MapsAlternative to Google Maps.

NRW-Bicycle Route PlannerA Bicycle Route Planner for NRW (Germany).

Travel preparation and -information

CIA FactbookCountry information.

Lonely PlanetThe most used travel guides.

Lonely Planet ThorntreeHuge travel platform. Perfect for travel preparation.

Fit for travelEverything around travel health.

Wind- and WavesInteresting not only for surfer and bikers.

Embassy WorldLooking for embassies? Here they are.

WikivoyagePart of Wikipedia to create a worldwide travel guide.

Baggage regulationsOverview of all airlines (incl. bikes)

BlacklistOfficial EU-blacklist of never comeback airlines.

Safety & Health

US Travel WarningsTravel warnings.

Canadian Travel WarningsTravel warnings.

British Travel WarningsTravel warnings.


CouchsurfingFor people who are looking to meet locals and a place to sleep.

Warm ShowersFor bikers who are looking to meet locals and a place to sleep.

Sleeping in airportsGot stranded? No prob...

WWOOFWilling workers on organic farms.

Hospitality ClubFor people who are looking to meet locals and a place to sleep.

Travelogue and Blogs

Cycling the globeCyclist on the long mile (2013 - ?)

Crazy guy on a bikeTHE homepage for bikers.

World Cycling Tour2 cyclists on their way from England to Newsealand (2010 - 201?)

Maurizio CeraldiCyclist Switzerland - South Africa (2011 - 2012)

Steve FabesCyclist on the long mile (2010 - 2015)

Ernst ChristenCyclist on the long mile (2008 - 2013)

WorldbikingEric and Amaya on the long mile. Country infos for cyclists.

Cycling SilkTwo girls cycling the Silk road.

Shane CyclesShane on his was from South Africa to England by bike.

The Blazing SaddlesHenry and Jamie cycling from London to Sydney.

JourneymanDesigner working for food and acommodation.

Free Software (portable)

Irfan ViewLightweight graphic viewer.

GimpGreat Photo and Image Editor.

7-ZipFile archiver and compressor (zip, rar, ...).


Light pollution mapWhere can you still stars.

Light pollution mapA Bing based interactive map

Moon calendarShows moon phases for Northern- and Southern Hemisphere

Purchasing my photos

FotoliaFotolia stock photo agency

iStockiStock from Getty Images

ShutterstockShutterstock photo agency


Frau in StöckelnThe Woman in High heels with some articles.

MasterCard/Cirrus/MaestroWorldwide search for ATMs

Worldwide 360 degree panoramaPerfect for a first impression.

October 2015

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