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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Life lately and upcoming travels: May 2015 Edition

Posted on 31. May, 2015 by .

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Find out what I’ve been up to in May, what went well and what didn’t; my biggest travel mishaps of the month and where I’m off to next.

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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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I want that flight: A new tool that helps you find the cheapest airfare

Posted on 23. May, 2015 by .

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Following up on my How To Find Cheap Flights post earlier this year, I am introducing a new flight search engine and a couple more flight hacking tips!

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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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FlightCar: A win-win for travelers

Posted on 18. May, 2015 by .

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Flightcar is a win-win for travelers: Car owners rent their car while they’re traveling, save airport parking fees & earn money; travelers get cheap car rentals!

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Polaroid of the week: Sunset over Santa Monica, California

Posted on 10. May, 2015 by .

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I nearly didn’t make it to the U.S., but when I finally arrived in Los Angeles, spectacular sunsets, long runs by the ocean, stunning street art and terrific food were waiting for me!

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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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Six surprising facts about Ibiza

Posted on 22. Apr, 2015 by .

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When most people hear Ibiza, they think mega clubs and 24/7 party – but there’s so much more to Ibiza than that! Here are six facts about Ibiza that might surprise you:

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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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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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Polaroid of the week: Summer in New York City

Posted on 14. Jun, 2015 by .

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This past week has been glorious – summer has arrived early in New York City, and with temperatures averaging 85°F / 30°C every day, I’ve found it difficult to work and not simply enjoy the summer weather all day long. I spent every spare minute outside, enjoying my favorite parks with several visits to Prospect […]

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How to visit London on the cheap

Posted on 13. Jun, 2015 by .

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Britain’s capital is rumored to be expensive to visit, but follow these tips and stay easily within your budget on a shoestring trip to London.

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Polaroid of the week: A different side of New York City

Posted on 05. Jun, 2015 by .

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I am back in my happy place: New York City – in Brooklyn, to be precise! I’ve been revisiting some of my favorite spots, including the underrated Prospect Lefferts Gardens.

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