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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Sandy Hook: A blissful beach escape from New York City

Posted on 22. Jul, 2014 by .

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When I needed a break from the hectic life in New York City, I opted for Sandy Hook, a beach-filled peninsula along the Jersey Shore. The pristine beaches are pure bliss!

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Mermaids, sailors and pirates: New York City’s whackiest celebration

Posted on 02. Jul, 2014 by .

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Coney Island’s iconic Mermaid Parade has been one of my favorite days out in New York City so far! Check out my favorite photos of mermaids, pirates and lots of blank skin!

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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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How to avoid $317 in excess luggage fees

Posted on 29. Sep, 2014 by .

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My first move abroad was more than ten years ago. I just booked a flight to Spain, packed my suitcase, and off I went. Well, I didn’t just pack a suitcase – I OVERPACKED a suitcase. I was still enrolled at university and took a semester off to improve my Spanish while working as a […]

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Around the world in 4 boroughs: My top 5 ethnic food finds in New York City (2014 edition)

Posted on 22. Sep, 2014 by .

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Join me on a culinary world tour – I am sharing my top five ethnic food finds in New York City with you, ranging from Australia to Venezuela to the Middle East!

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Polaroid of the week: Jerusalem’s Golden Glory

Posted on 21. Sep, 2014 by .

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I got a quick introduction to Jerusalem last week – and am already looking forward to returning next week! The sacred city has an aura like no other place in the world.

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The Top Five Books That Inspired Me To Travel

Posted on 19. Sep, 2014 by .

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My wanderlust was significantly spurred by books I’ve read – and the list of travel books I love is long but I narrowed down my Top 5 wanderlust-inducing books!

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Travel Gadgets, 2014 Edition: The latest additions to my travel gear

Posted on 16. Sep, 2014 by .

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  When I think about the fact that I’ve been on the road since April 2010, I realize that that’s an incredibly long time – next spring it will be half a decade that I’ve been roaming the globe! While most of the things in my backpack haven’t changed all that much (I do pick […]

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The South Sudan food crisis and how you can help

Posted on 15. Sep, 2014 by .

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While I tend to tell stories about beautiful, far-flung destinations in my articles, I’d like to touch on a less pretty, but much more important topic today: the current hunger crisis in South Sudan. South Sudan is the world’s youngest country and has been struggling on a political, economic and social level ever since its […]

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Polaroid of the week: Hiking in the Negev Desert

Posted on 14. Sep, 2014 by .

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Last week I started my trek along the National Israel Trail with a couple of days of hiking through the Negev Desert. The combination of the desert heat and the barren landscape was challenging, yet extremely rewarding!

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