Life Lately And Upcoming Travels: November 2014 Edition

Posted on 30. Nov, 2014 by .

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Read what I have been up to in the past month, where I traveled to, what went well and what went wrong, and where I am off to next!

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Mud, salt and tears: A day at the Dead Sea

Posted on 25. Nov, 2014 by .

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My road trip to the Dead Sea included mud, salt and tears – but it was one of the best days I had in Israel! Read more about the lowest and one of the saltiest places on earth.

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Polaroid of the week: Elephants in Sri Lanka

Posted on 22. Nov, 2014 by .

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A dream came true for me last week: I was able to see elephants in the wild on an elephant safari in Sri Lanka! My time in the country is off to an excellent start!

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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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Adventure travel in Israel: Hiking the National Trail

Posted on 22. Oct, 2014 by .

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The Israel National Trail is a 1000 km / 620 mile long hiking path that crosses Israel from north to south. Join me on my hike through the Negev Desert segment of it!

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A beerlicious weekend at Oktoberfest in Munich

Posted on 16. Oct, 2014 by .

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Join me for the world’s most beerlicious festival: Oktoberfest in Munich! Check out my tips for visiting Oktoberfest and some fun facts about the world’s biggest beer fest.

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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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10 surprising facts about Buffalo, New York

Posted on 07. Aug, 2014 by .

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Today I am sharing some facts about Buffalo, NY that surprised me – that it was one of the wealthiest city in the US, has countless architectural gems, and some other fun facts!

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A new chapter

Posted on 01. May, 2014 by .

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Unexpected changes.

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Introducing Malta: My first impressions and some random facts

Posted on 24. Apr, 2014 by .

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When I decided to visit Malta, I realized just how many people didn’t know anything about the tiny archipelago – so I put together some facts and my first impressions here!

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When your laptop gets altitude sickness…

Posted on 06. Apr, 2014 by .

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Yes, laptops (and iPods!) can get altitude sickness, too! We tell you from what altitude on you have to be careful, and how you can prevent your hard drive crashing when traveling in high altitudes.

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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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Bolivia’s Cerro Rico – Risking my life inside the ‘mountain that eats men’

Posted on 02. Mar, 2014 by .

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Mine tours in the silver mines in Cerro Rico in Potosi are controversial: are they a human zoo or educational tourism? Dani joined a mine tour to find out.

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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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Guest post: The power of being out as a gay traveler in South America

Posted on 07. Jan, 2014 by .

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In the latest installment of our LGBT travel series, Sam of IndefinitiveAdventure.com shares why he thinks being out as a gay traveler can make a big difference.

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Five things to consider before booking a cruise

Posted on 16. Dec, 2014 by .

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I’ve been recently talking to a friend about taking a Caribbean cruise next year, and as we are looking at possible routes and cruise lines, I realized that there are a few things people should consider before booking a cruise to ensure smooth sailing (pun intended). Here are the five key things to consider before […]

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Polaroid of the week: The awe-inspiring Jetavanaramaya Stupa in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Posted on 13. Dec, 2014 by .

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This past week was all about temple hopping as I explored the ancient cities of Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle. The most remarkable sight: The Jetavanaramaya Stupa!

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How I stay organized when I travel (plus: $100 gift card giveaway!)

Posted on 12. Dec, 2014 by .

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Being on the road all the time means I have to be as efficient as possible when it comes to packing and organizing my belongings. Here are my tips on how to stay organized, plus a $100 gift card giveaway!

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I.N.O.X.: A Swiss quality watch for travelers that is made to last

Posted on 10. Dec, 2014 by .

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‘Why aren’t you wearing a watch?’ a friend of mine asked me recently, when I had to go through my entire purse again to find my phone just to check the time, probably for the fifth time that afternoon. That got me thinking: Why am I not wearing a watch? In fact, I love watches […]

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Polaroid of the week: Riding the rails in Sri Lanka

Posted on 06. Dec, 2014 by .

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This past week has been all about riding the rails in Sri Lanka as I made my way back north into the hill country from the south coast to explore the tea region!

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Valletta: Europe’s most underrated capital

Posted on 04. Dec, 2014 by .

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Valletta is not only Malta’s smallest, but also most charming capital – at least in my opinion. Check out my favorite photos of beautiful Valletta!

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