Please don’t go to… Koh Poda, Thailand

Posted on 14. Aug, 2015 by .

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I didn’t think a truly paradisical, unspoiled island still existed in Thailand – but Koh Poda ticked all the boxes of the picture-perfect tropical island!

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Paws, whiskers and cappuccinos: Scenes from Bangkok’s Cat Cafe

Posted on 07. Jul, 2015 by .

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Bangkok’s Purr Cat Cafe is a must-visit for any cat lover. Is there anything better than sipping a cappuccino while hanging out with a bunch of cats? I don’t think so!

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Millennial travelers: More adventurous, but also more meaningful

Posted on 25. Jun, 2015 by .

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A new survey, commissioned by Marriott Rewards Credit Card, finds that millennials are much more interested in volunteering than any other generation! Do you agree?

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Hong Kong, the second time around

Posted on 23. Jun, 2015 by .

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My second visit to Hong Kong was the complete opposite of my first visit, when I thought I had completely failed at conquering the city. Read on for what I did differently!

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Five things to discover in New York that most tourists (and locals) never do – Part II

Posted on 11. Jun, 2015 by .

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It’s finally here, part II of Five things to discover in New York that most tourists (and locals) never do – read on for five more off-the-beaten-path New York experiences.

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Yonderbound: Book hotels and earn money while inspiring others to travel

Posted on 31. May, 2015 by .

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Yonderbound isn’t just another hotel search engine and booking website – it’s the world’s first travel knowledge monetization platform, allowing you to earn money!

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12 things that surprised me about Hong Kong

Posted on 27. May, 2015 by .

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My two visits to Hong Kong this year were full of surprises! Find out which twelve things I found surprising about Hong Kong!

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My journey through the Philippines in pictures

Posted on 20. May, 2015 by .

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This photo essay sums up my travels through the Philippines – enjoy my favorite pictures from the place that turned out to become one of my favorite Asian countries!

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5 Worst Moments From 5 Years Of Travel

Posted on 03. May, 2015 by .

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After sharing my five best moments in five years of travel yesterday, it’s now time for the five worst experiences. Contrary to yesterday’s post, for which I had a hard time narrowing down only five favorite moments, it was much harder to come up with five really horrible experiences. I guess I am just lucky […]

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5 Best Moments From 5 Years Of Travel

Posted on 02. May, 2015 by .

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I have to admit that I find it nearly impossible to pick just five moments out of five years of travel, but here are a handful of my absolute favorite experiences!

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On Lesbian Solo Travel

Posted on 23. Apr, 2015 by .

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When I set off on my solo travel adventures, I had no idea that lesbian solo travel could be so annoying! Read on to find out why…

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My short love affair with Tel Aviv

Posted on 21. Apr, 2015 by .

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I didn’t expect it at all, but Tel Aviv grabbed me hard, pulled me in with its irresistible aura, and didn’t let me go. I left my heart in Tel Aviv.

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Introducing Sri Lanka : My first impressions and some fun facts

Posted on 04. Feb, 2015 by .

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Let me introduce you to the Pearl Of The Indian Ocean (and find out why it’s called that!): Sri Lanka! In this post, I am sharing my first impressions and some fun facts.

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Looking back: Five years ago I quit my job to travel the world

Posted on 01. Feb, 2015 by .

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I quit my job to travel the world five years ago – and I am still traveling! Read more about how my backpacking trip turned into an indefinite journey around the world..

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10 things that surprised me about Stockholm

Posted on 25. Jan, 2015 by .

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When I visited Stockholm for the first time this month, the city had lots of surprises in store for me! Read what I found surprising about Stockholm, and what I loved!

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How to start travel hacking

Posted on 18. Dec, 2014 by .

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I have educated several friends on travel hacking this year, and as one of them is about to take advantage of her first free hotel stay, I thought it was time to talk about travel hacking here on Globetrottergirls as well!

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Along the shores of Lake Titicaca: Discovering rural Bolivia on a 20km hike

Posted on 17. Dec, 2014 by .

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A 20km day hike along the shores of Lake Titicaca in Bolivia turned out one of my favorite travel experiences in the country with stunning lake views, odd locals and rural Bolivia at its best.

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From Europe to the U.S. on a budget airline – My experience with Norwegian Air’s 787 Dreamliner

Posted on 12. Nov, 2014 by .

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$187 for a flight from San Francisco to Stockholm? This sounds too good to be true! I tested Norwegian’s transatlantic Dreamliner Experience and was pleasantly surprised!

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My Top Five Cities To Visit In 2015

Posted on 04. Nov, 2014 by .

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Lonely Planet recently named its Top Ten Cities To Visit In 2015. While I agree with some, I don’t get why others are on the list. So I made my own list of places I think people should visit in 2015!

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Adventures in housesitting in New York City

Posted on 25. Sep, 2014 by .

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I came to New York for a housesit this summer, and the owners canceled their trip last-minute. I ended up housesitting 8 times there though – find out how I did it:

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28 things I love about New York City in the summer

Posted on 04. Sep, 2014 by .

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It’s no secret that New York City is my favorite place on the planet, but during the summer months, I love the city even more! Read on for 28 things I love about New York in the summer.

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The Day I Cycled Down Bolivia’s Death Road

Posted on 27. Aug, 2014 by .

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One of the most terrifying experiences on all my travels: Cycling down Bolivia’s notorious Death Road, also known as the most dangerous roads in the world!

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New Mexico’s White Desert: The bright and beautiful White Sands

Posted on 17. Mar, 2014 by .

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We visited one of the most fascinating landscapes in the southwestern U.S. – the vast white sand desert of Sand Dunes in New Mexico – and got almost lost in the dunes!

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The otherworldly landscapes of Chile’s Atacama Desert

Posted on 04. Feb, 2014 by .

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There is no question why NASA does test runs for its Mars missions here – the landscapes are incredible. One glance through this photo essay and the Atacama Desert will surely land on your Must See list!

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6 Must See Places In Three Baltic Countries

Posted on 26. Aug, 2015 by .

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Travel Writer and native Lithuanian Benas Laukaitis is sharing six not-to-be-missed gems in the Baltics with us today. Read to find which places you’ll have to visit when you travel the Baltics and why they are worth a trip: Somewhere in northern Europe there are three little countries: Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. They are all […]

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Why frequent travelers should have hotel business accounts

Posted on 25. Aug, 2015 by .

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The following post is written by me and brought to you by IHG. As I am currently planning a busy month of travel around Europe, I realize once again how important it is to optimize and streamline my hotel research and booking process – when you travel a lot, you just don’t have the time […]

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Polaroid of the week: Charming and fairytale-like Erfurt, Germany

Posted on 23. Aug, 2015 by .

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It was time for my annual hometown visit, and it was the first time in years that I came home during the summer – the best time to visit this charming little town!

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Tips for Budget Travel in Europe for Students

Posted on 18. Aug, 2015 by .

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Travelling to Europe for studies is not just about aspiring to get knowledge in the foreign land. It means being on an adventure to learn new cultures and interact with people of different nationalities. Just as a student is required to research first to help content for essays, an international student must learn the basics […]

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Polaroid Of The Week: Gritty meets pretty in Berlin Kreuzberg

Posted on 16. Aug, 2015 by .

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I spent a few days in Berlin and I was excited to see the city through the eyes of a first-time visitor, opening up my eyes to many little details I usually overlook.

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Polaroid of the week: A beach day in sunny Brighton

Posted on 05. Aug, 2015 by .

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Travel blues can’t last long in sunny Brighton – the first stop on my European adventure this summer! Plus: I went to the British seaside town to celebrate Pride!

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