Posted on 28. Feb, 2015 by Dany.
I am looking back on my travels over the past four weeks, what went well and what didn’t, lessons I’ve learned this month, what’s new with Globetrottergirls and what’s next for me.
Posted on 24. Feb, 2015 by Dany.
I am sharing my tips and tricks on how to find cheap flights, which flight search engines I use and how I use fare alerts. Plus, I’m giving away a $150 flight voucher!
Posted on 21. Feb, 2015 by Dany.
As it turned out, I had saved the best for last: El Nido, my last stop on my island hopping trip through the Philippines, turned out to be absolutely stunning.
I had it all planned out so well: three days to get a taste of Hong Kong before returning for a longer visit in the spring. But nothing went according to plan..
Posted on 04. Feb, 2015 by Dany.
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.
Posted on 01. Feb, 2015 by Dany.
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..
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!
Posted on 19. Jan, 2015 by Dany.
I have to make a confession: I am slowly but surely starting to ditch my guidebooks! I used to always travel with a guidebook, no matter if it was a 3-day weekend getaway or a yearlong backpacking trip (which turned into a somewhat indefinite journey, since what I thought would be a one-year trip is […]
Posted on 07. Jan, 2015 by Dany.
Even though the 4am wake-up call was painful, it was well worth getting up so early to see the sun rise over the Dead Sea from the Masada. And my next stop, Timna Park, turned out to be just as spectacular!
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!
Posted on 17. Dec, 2014 by Dany.
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.
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.
Posted on 12. Nov, 2014 by Dany.
$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!
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!
Posted on 22. Oct, 2014 by Dany.
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!
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:
Posted on 04. Sep, 2014 by Dany.
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.
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!
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.
Posted on 17. Mar, 2014 by Dany.
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!
Posted on 04. Feb, 2014 by Dany.
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!
Posted on 07. Jan, 2014 by Guest.
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.
Posted on 01. Mar, 2015 by Dany.
I’ve arrived in Thailand and it’s so good to be back here! I only interrupted my island hopping mission briefly for a quick visit to Bangkok before I moved on to the islands in the Gulf of Thailand. I finally visited Koh Tao, an island that has been high on my ‘Thai islands I need […]
I expected to hate Manila, but I ended up having a terrific time there and even spent more time in the city that I had wanted! Read to find out what made Manila so great for me..
Posted on 20. Feb, 2015 by Dany.
This is the tour I’d recommend to anyone visiting Sri Lanka – it includes the essence of Sri Lanka: the main UNESCO World Heritage Sites, cultural and historical highlights, wildlife, beaches and city life in the capital.
With all of the beautiful destinations and breathtaking attractions Spain has to offer, it can be difficult to outline a specific holiday there. But one way to go about it is to decide which sort of trip you’d like to have, and narrow down specific destinations from there. So in this article we’re going to […]
Posted on 14. Feb, 2015 by Dany.
Bohol was the only island in the Philippines that I visited NOT for beaches and snorkeling, but for wildlife (tarsiers!) and the natural wonder of the Chocolate Hills.
When I travel I usually find it harder to maintain a healthy diet than when I stay in one place for a while. Because I move around a lot, I don’t always get the chance to exercise, I can’t make my green smoothies and watch my vitamin intake as closely, and sometimes I am also […]