Polaroid of the week: A picturesque town on Lake Garda

Posted on 27. Sep, 2015 by .


I finally visited the north of Italy, a part of the country I neglected during almost all of my 12 visits to the country. Now I wish I would’ve come earlier…

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5 reasons why Cuzco is worth a trip

Posted on 22. Sep, 2015 by .


Don’t make the mistake of skipping Cuzco when you visit Machu Picchu! The city itself is well worth a visit, and there’s much more to see than Machu Picchu… Find out what:

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Polaroid of the week: Icy Iceland

Posted on 20. Sep, 2015 by .


I just finished my week-long road trip around Iceland and am still in awe about the diverse landscape I encountered in this spectacularly beautiful country!

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Brighton’s epic 25th Pride Festival: Carnival of diversity

Posted on 04. Sep, 2015 by .


I returned to Brighton, one of my favorite towns in the UK, to celebrate their 25th Pride Festival. With the motto Carnival Of Diversity hundreds of thousands of people celebrated the LGBT community!

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How to travel around Europe on the cheap

Posted on 27. Aug, 2015 by .


Today I am sharing the tools with you that I use to find the cheapest ways to get around Europe. From budget airlines to international bus companies – and how to get the best deals!

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Please don’t go to… Koh Poda, Thailand

Posted on 14. Aug, 2015 by .


I didn’t think a truly paradisical, unspoiled island still existed in Thailand – but Koh Poda ticked all the boxes of the picture-perfect tropical island!

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Paws, whiskers and cappuccinos: Scenes from Bangkok’s Cat Cafe

Posted on 07. Jul, 2015 by .


Bangkok’s Purr Cat Cafe is a must-visit for any cat lover. Is there anything better than sipping a cappuccino while hanging out with a bunch of cats? I don’t think so!

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Hong Kong, the second time around

Posted on 23. Jun, 2015 by .


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 .


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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12 things that surprised me about Hong Kong

Posted on 27. May, 2015 by .


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 .


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 .


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 .


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 .


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 .


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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Looking back: Five years ago I quit my job to travel the world

Posted on 01. Feb, 2015 by .


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 .


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 .


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 .


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 .


$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 .


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 .


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 .


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 .


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 .


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 .


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: Charmed by Venice

Posted on 04. Oct, 2015 by .


Venice was the last stop on my little tour of northern Italy, and it is safe to say that I picked the perfect place for a truly grand finale.

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Enjoy the Christmas Cheer Somewhere New This Year

Posted on 03. Oct, 2015 by .


It’s that time of year again – Christmas is not far! Have you thought about spending Christmas abroad? Here are some ideas for wonderful Christmas getaways.

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Where to stay in… Brighton: YHA Hostel Brighton

Posted on 24. Sep, 2015 by .


If you’re traveling on a budget and are visiting Brighton, I highly recommend the YHA Hostel Brighton. A fabulous new hostel located right by the beach!

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Polaroid of the week: Colorful Notting Hill, London

Posted on 13. Sep, 2015 by .


This was the first time I spent longer than a layover in London in over five years – and I fell in love with the city all over again!

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