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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Polaroid of the week: Chinatown, New York

Posted on 29. Jul, 2015 by .

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I am spending my last couple of weeks in New York in Chinatown, where I am cat sitting for one of my favorite pets, and I am excited to finally get to know Chinatown better!

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The rise of Bulgaria as a travel destination

Posted on 21. Jul, 2015 by .

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For many years, Bulgaria was perhaps one of the best-kept secrets in travel – but word has gotten out and Bulgaria is becoming increasingly popular with travelers.

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Polaroid Of The Week: Summer Night in Coney Island

Posted on 20. Jul, 2015 by .

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Coney Island is the perfect night for a warm summer night – spend some time on the beach, stroll along the boardwalk, and watch the fireworks on Friday night!

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The best holidays for young adults

Posted on 15. Jul, 2015 by .

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Every teenager dreams of their first holiday away with their friends, footloose and fancy free without parents breathing down their necks. But not everyone is a fan of the clubbing style holiday that companies like Thomson Scene have to offer. If that’s not your ‘scene’ fear not, here are just some of the options you […]

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Polaroid Of The Week: Beach day on the Jersey Shore

Posted on 12. Jul, 2015 by .

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With temperatures in the high 80s it was time for a beach day! I returned to Sandy Hook for a glorious day by the ocean, only a short ferry ride from NYC.

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5 Travel Disasters and How to Handle Them

Posted on 08. Jul, 2015 by .

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Travel disasters – we all hope they won’t happen, but natural disasters and accidents are outside of our control. So what to do when disaster strikes?

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Where to stay in Hong Kong: The OZO Wesley in Wan Chai

Posted on 29. Jun, 2015 by .

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When I arrived at the OZO Wesley, I immediately liked the beautiful stylish entrance – but it was when I walked through these doors that I was truly stunned.The swanky, bright and spacious lobby has hands down one of the funkiest designs I’ve ever seen in a hotel. The waved wooden lines that cover parts […]

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