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Posted on 24. Jan, 2015 by Dany.
This week I had the best layover ever: 12 hours in Istanbul! I got to catch up with my friend Katie, eat yummy Turkish food and to check out a cool neighborhood I hadn’t been to yet.
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 17. Jan, 2015 by Dany.
I spent most of last week in Helsinki, which was covered in fresh white fluffy snow when I returned from Stockholm! I explored the city in two fun ways: An Amazing Race and a Food Tour!
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!
Posted on 03. Jan, 2015 by Dany.
This week I learned that snow is rather pretty and doesn’t (always) suck, that I can survive two days without checking my emails and that I have pretty amazing friends!
Posted on 31. Dec, 2014 by Dany.
Read what I have been up to in the past month, where I traveled to, what went well and what went wrong, where I am off to next, and some reflections on the past twelve months.
Posted on 27. Dec, 2014 by Dany.
For the first time in seven years, I spent Christmas with my family in Germany and I had a blast experiencing German Christmas markets, baking cookies and having some quality family time!
Posted on 25. Dec, 2014 by Dany.
It is rare that I get to a hostel and don’t want to leave, but the Abraham Hostel in Jerusalem was just like that – I felt right at home and am already looking forward to return.
Posted on 20. Dec, 2014 by Dany.
I made it all up to Jaffna in the far north west of Sri Lanka, a city still very much marked by the civil war that tore the country apart until 2009. However, I found a hopeful, welcoming community of Tamil people there!