Category: Bjorn Koch

Bjorn Koch - Top Places to Travel This Summer

Top Places to Travel This Summer

  There’s nothing quite like going on a summer holiday. When on vacation, you get to rejuvenate yourself like never before, and there are some really wonderful holiday destinations that you should keep in mind in order to make sure that you get to enjoy a truly delightful holiday this summer. The Bahamas The Bahamas are one of the loveliest… Read more →

Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide

Rio de Janeiro is one of the most popular cities in Brazil. Over the past couple of years, the city’s global status has grown since it hosted both the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics. If you’re looking for a travel destination with beautiful beaches, glorious sunsets, and an unbeatable nightlife, Rio is for you. Keep reading… Read more →

4 of the Best Hiking Destinations in the US

  When it comes to exercise that is both fun and beneficial to your health, hiking is one of the best activities that you can do. Numerous studies show that walking has many benefits. A Mayo Clinic article titled “Walking: Trim your waistline, improve your health” lists the following benefits of walking:   Maintain a healthy weight Strengthen your bones… Read more →

Touring the Western USA

If you choose to divide the United States into regions in the same way that the US Census Bureau chooses to (and I do), the United States of America is then divided into four geographical regions– the West, the Midwest, the Northeast, and the South.  This is the third installment of a new mini-series I’m working on of travel guides… Read more →

Bjorn Koch’s Favorite Destinations

As you may or may not have surmised by this point, Bjorn Koch is someone who fully embraces travel at any given opportunity. Currently working in Boston, Massachusetts, Bjorn can often be found exploring the farthest reaches of the globe when he isn’t in his office.   Travel is so ingrained in Bjorn’s blood that he’s started this travel blog… Read more →

Surviving a Long Flight

New York to Mumbai is about a 16 hour flight without any stops or layovers. Atlanta to Johannesburg is about 16.5 hours in the same fashion. Dallas to Sydney is about 17 in total, one of the world’s longest nonstop flights possible. That’s 17 straight hours sitting in one seat, moving mostly to stretch your legs or use the equally… Read more →

The Defining Foods of the US

Traveling and food are an intertwined to a very, very high degree. Where you travel, you must also eat. And where you eat, you must open yourself to eating the local cuisines of the area you’re in. Sure, you can get good food at home–great food even. But can you get an authentic cheesesteak outside of Philly? Can you get real… Read more →

Travel Guide to Germany

Where better a place that I recommend that you should travel at some point in your life than my home country of Germany? This post has been a long time coming–it’s a virtual certainty that I’ll write about the place in which I was born, grew up and will always have a soft spot in my heart.   Germany is… Read more →

America’s Best Concert Venues

There’s something viscerally enjoyable about closing your eyes and listening to music. Music can help drive our emotions, bring out feelings we didn’t know we had, relax us almost to sleep, or amp us up for a night out with our closest friends.   While turning your iPod on or opening Spotify on your phone and putting in your headphones… Read more →