Featured Traveler: Sarah Kriebs of Solo-Abroad.com

Sarah is a German dream fulfiller and a Travel Blogger. She believes that with the right attitude, anyone can can reach their dreams in life. Her mission is to empower and show her readers how to conveniently travel the world while having loads of fun!

Learn more about Sarah by reading her answers to our few travel related questions:

Around the World with Sarah
Around the World with Sarah

Tell us something about yourself:)

I’m Sarah, born and raised in Germany and I’m a pretty open-minded person that gets along with everybody. I’m down to earth and a vegetarian for more than 8 years now. I recently started my own business in Social Media Consulting (www.sarahkriebs.de/en) to hopefully earn more money for my future travels!:)

On my travel & lifestyle blog www.solo-abroad.com I write for every backpacker, individual traveler, solo female traveler and all kinds of adventurer. This blog gives you tips on how to travel the world easy and cheap. You can also find travel hacks and destination guides.

Boracay Philippines

When did you started blogging, Why do you blog?

After being in Southeast Asia for almost a year I started blogging in November 2014, after I came back home. I blog to inform and inspire like-minded traveller and I also want to make a living from my blog.

When did you start traveling, inspirations?

I started traveling after I finished my training and my first big journey was to Thailand. I traveled their all by myself and made volunteer work for a month.

Sarah Kriebs
Sarah Kriebs

Lessons you learned on the road?

Trust other people. The world isn’t that bad as everybody always says. But still keep your eyes always open.

Destinations on your Bucket List?

There are loads.. but my TOP 4 at the moment are:

  • Indonesia (I’ll be probably there this october, yeyy!)
  • India
  • Japan
  • Peru

Beach or Mountain?

Both, but at the moment I feel more like beach.

Boracay solo abroad
Boracay solo abroad

How often do you travel by air / land?

This year was quiet so far. I only used a plane 4 times.

Last year I had more than 20 flights.

When I travel in Europe I often go by bus, train or car.

What’s your favorite airport?

Singapore Changi

Sarah in Bangkok
Sarah in Bangkok

What is your favorite Hotel?

Lebua State Tower, Bangkok

What is your preferred Airline?

Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa

How do you beat jet lag / Motion sickness?

I always sleep during flights and eat a lot. So I’m full of energy mostly.

Sarah travels the World
Sarah travels the World

What are your favorite travel gadgets?

Underwater cameras and of course selfie sticks. 😉

Any Tips on how to travel light?

I always travel with hand luggage.

Don’t bring cosmestics or any other body hygiene products. You can always by them at the place you’re traveling to. Make sure to pack unicoloured clothes. So you can combine them in different ways. Everything will match and you don’t need to bring that much clothes.

Best Backpack Brand?

I wouldn’t dare to say it’s the best, but I am using the Minaal backpack.

Top 3 Philippine Destinations?

I’ve only been to Boracay and Manila so far. But this year I might visit El Nido, Palawan. So looking forward to it!

Things you love about the Philippines?

The people! Filipinos are so hospitable, friendly, nice and fun.

Oh, and I love Calamansi juice!

Things you hate about the Philippines?

There is nothing that I hate. But I’d be glad if there would be more options for a vegetarian diet!:)

What made you decide to visit the Philippines?

I always wanted to visit the Philippines for actually no reasons though. I just wanted to see it with my on eyes.

Top 3 International Destinations?

That’s a tough question but so far I would say:

  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Boracay, Philippines

Favorite Travel Quote :

In the end we only regret the chances we didn’t take.

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