I am not the biggest fan of winter, but I embraced my snow days in Stockholm and still saw a lot. Here are my tips on how to have the perfect winter weekend in Stockholm!
Siquijor had not been in my original plans for the Philippines, but I am so glad that I ended up there – this island paradise became one of my favorite places in the Philippines!
Confession: I feel like I only scratched the surface of Helsinki. I owe the city another visit. I had ambitious plans for my short few days in Finland’s capital, but the main purpose for my visit was the MATKA travel conference which took place in January, also not the best time of year to be […]
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.
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!
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!
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 30. Mar, 2015 by Dany.
The following post is brought to you by Olympic Holidays. Partnerships like this help me pay for the maintenance of this website — thank you for your support! Are you looking for some new places to visit in the world this year, but can’t find anything that really suits you? Take a look at some […]
Swimming with sea turtles is one of the most amazing things I’ve ever done – and in Apo Island in the Philippines, there are so many of them! Read all about my snorkeling adventure.
I spent my last week in Cambodia on the glorious beaches in the south. Otres Beach remains my favorite one, and I enjoyed a few wonderfully lazy beach days there.
Posted on 27. Mar, 2015 by Dany.
This small boutique hotel on Sri Lanka’s south coast feels more like your own private villa with only eight rooms! A true gem of a hotel and well worth the splurge.
I put together a list of the best gay and lesbian venues throughout Australia – if you’re planning a trip Down Under, make sure to bookmark this post!
This week I returned to my favorite place in Cambodia: the sleepy riverside town of Kampot. I just love the laid-back atmosphere and slow pace of life in rural Cambodia!
Posted on 18. Mar, 2015 by Dany.
Theva Residency, perched to the side of a mountain high above the city of Kandy, makes for a wonderful retreat when visiting Kandy’s UNESCO site. Read my full review: