Colombia Highlights: My 13 favorite travel moments in Colombia

Posted on 06. Apr, 2016 by .


After nine weeks in Colombia, I am sharing my favorite travel experiences in Colombia with you – including beaches, street art, hikes, salsa dancing, coffee and more!

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Life Lately & Upcoming Travels: March 2016 Edition

Posted on 31. Mar, 2016 by .


In my monthly round-ups, I am looking back at my travels over the past four weeks, what went well and what didn’t, and what’s next for me.

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The Most Epic Iceland Road Trip, Part III: Highlights Of Northern Iceland

Posted on 28. Mar, 2016 by .


In Part III of my series about my Icelandic road trip I am sharing thhe hights of the north: Lake Myvatn, Hverir geothermal fields, Dimmuborgir, Asbyrgi Canyon, the northern lights and more!

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Confession: I can’t travel without a guidebook! (+guidebook giveaway)

Posted on 22. Mar, 2016 by .


Confession: I’m still traveling with an actual paperback guidebook, but I seem to belong to a dying species. Are guidebooks becoming old fashioned? What do you think?

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The Most Epic Iceland Road Trip, Part II (+ tips for driving in Iceland)

Posted on 08. Mar, 2016 by .


Check out Part II of my Iceland Road Trip which brought me around the island on the Ring Road, showcasing glaciers, fjords, volcanic plains and black sand beaches!

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The evolution of a nomad

Posted on 28. Jan, 2016 by .


It’s been nearly six years that I handed in my notice to travel the world.. for a year. So how has my nomadic journey evolved over the past (nearly) SIX years?

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Icebergs, waterfalls, geysers & lava fields: Highlights from an Iceland road trip

Posted on 14. Jan, 2016 by .


Icebergs, glaciers, waterfalls, geysers, hot springs & lava fields: these are only a few of the breathtaking sights you come across on an epic Iceland road trip.

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20 Favorite Travel Moments Of 2015

Posted on 31. Dec, 2015 by .


2015 has been an amazing year – I visited 30 major cities in 15 countries, took 32 flights and slept in 70 different beds. Here are my 20 favorite travel moments:

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Eating my way through Northern Italy

Posted on 28. Dec, 2015 by .


Join me on a culinary tour of Lombardy and Veneto, the two regions in northern Italy I visited this year. You’ll be surprised how much more there is than pizza and pasta!

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Why You Need To Visit Lombardy, In 20 Photos

Posted on 17. Dec, 2015 by .


Lombardy in Northern Italy is often skipped in favor of more popular tourist destinations in the south of Italy – but let me tell you why you should visit Lombardy:

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My 2016 Travel Wishlist

Posted on 11. Dec, 2015 by .


As 2015 is drawing to a close, it is time for me to map out my travels for the next year. My travel wishlist is long – but here are my top 10 countries I want to visit:

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Stunning Chile: 10 Places In Chile That Will Take Your Breath Away

Posted on 20. Nov, 2015 by .


Chile is one of the most awe-inspiring countries I’ve visited so far – its diverse scenery, ranging from volcanoes and geysers to glaciers and salt flats is truly breathtaking…

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Tel Aviv On A Shoestring

Posted on 23. Oct, 2015 by .


Tel Aviv is known to be not the budget-friendliest city, but it is so worth a visit – which is why I am sharing my best budget travel tips for Tel Aviv with you.

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Travel Tip: How to find the best vacation apartment rentals with MeshTrip

Posted on 01. Oct, 2015 by .


In the latest installment of my Travel Tips series, I am sharing with you everything you need to know about MeshTrip, a new website for instantly bookable vacation rentals.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Port Douglas Carnivale: The Most Exciting Place in Cairns!

Posted on 25. Apr, 2016 by .


Considered as the signature city of Queensland and the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns is certainly a treat for all tourists visiting Australia. With a vibrant culture and pleasant weather, anyone visiting the city is instantly entranced by its charm and surreal beauty. The majority of tourists opt for a car hire in […]

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Polaroid of the week: Island paradise on Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Posted on 17. Apr, 2016 by .


My last stop in Mexico was the tiny island of Isla Mujeres with its picture-perfect Caribbean beaches and laid-back vibe. The perfect place for a mini vacation!

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Polaroid of the week: Mysterious and beautiful – the cenotes of the Yucatan

Posted on 10. Apr, 2016 by .


I’ve been road tripping all over the Yucatan Peninsula this past week – a trip filled with Mayan ruins, stunning beaches, loads of tacos and crystal clear cenotes!

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Polaroid of the week: Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul in Coyoacan, Mexico

Posted on 04. Apr, 2016 by .


I spent several weeks in Mexico, and yet I feel I’ve only scratched the surface! One of my favorite places? The Coyoacan neighborhood, and Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul.

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