Polaroid of the week: A picture-perfect lagoon near El Nido, Philippines

Posted on 21. Feb, 2015 by .

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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.

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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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Introducing my favorite new travel planning tool: Trover

Posted on 19. Jan, 2015 by .

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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 […]

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Road trippin’ in Southern Israel: Masada and Timna Valley

Posted on 07. Jan, 2015 by .

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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!

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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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Mud, salt and tears: A day at the Dead Sea

Posted on 25. Nov, 2014 by .

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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.

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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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Guest post: The power of being out as a gay traveler in South America

Posted on 07. Jan, 2014 by .

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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.

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9 Amazing Cities And Towns You Should Visit During Your Lifetime

Posted on 30. Mar, 2015 by .

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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 […]

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Swimming with sea turtles in Apo Island

Posted on 29. Mar, 2015 by .

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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.

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Polaroid of the week: Lazy beach day in Cambodia

Posted on 28. Mar, 2015 by .

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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.

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Where to stay in Thalpe Beach, Sri Lanka: Era Beach by Jetwing Hotels

Posted on 27. Mar, 2015 by .

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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.

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The best LGBT events and bars in Australia

Posted on 25. Mar, 2015 by .

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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!

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Polaroid of the week: Country life in Cambodia

Posted on 21. Mar, 2015 by .

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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!

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Where to stay in Kandy, Sri Lanka: Theva Residency

Posted on 18. Mar, 2015 by .

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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:

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