Archive for 'Travel Tips'

Travel insurance: to buy or not to buy? A case study

Posted on 30. Oct, 2014 by .

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As most of you know, I went on trekking trip to Israel last month. Long before I boarded my flight, I got an email from the organizers of the trek telling me that I am required to buy travel insurance for this trip. ‘Really?’, I thought, ‘is it really necessary for a 4-week trip?’. I […]

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My Packing Light Challenge

Posted on 27. Oct, 2014 by .

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For my current trip to New York, I decided to challenge myself and to only bring a carry-on suitcase. See how I did – and why I did it!

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European Bucket List Destinations for your consideration

Posted on 20. Oct, 2014 by .

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Planning a Euro Trip in 2015? Check out the three cities we think you can absolutely not miss!

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How To Plan The Perfect Cruise Vacation

Posted on 17. Oct, 2014 by .

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So, you’re thinking about going on a cruise holiday? It might bring connotations of grandparents in bad Hawaiian shirts, but a voyage out at sea can be pretty exciting and eye opening, especially if you take part in the land excursions.

So, you’re thinking about going on a cruise holiday? Read our tips on how to find the perfect cruise vacation and what to consider when booking your cruise!

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The Seven Canary Islands: Great Holiday Getaways

Posted on 13. Oct, 2014 by .

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Thousands of tourists flock to the seven Canary Islands archipelago every year to enjoy the sun, sea and sand. Here’s what each island has to offer. Tenerife Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands with almost guaranteed year round sunshine and a diverse terrain of dramatic mountains and beautiful beaches. Las Cañadas del Teide, […]

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Try something new – travel to a mystery destination!

Posted on 23. Sep, 2014 by .

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For some, planning a trip is already the beginning of a great adventure, but for most of us, losing hours looking through destination brochures, researching hotels, weighing the pros and cons of your short-listed spots and then spending hours on booking websites, trying to find the best prices for flights and reading through hundreds of […]

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Boulogne-Sur-Mer: The perfect French weekend getaway from London

Posted on 17. Sep, 2014 by .

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Traveling to France from London has never been so easy – cheap and frequent ferries turned the French coastline into an attractive weekend getaway from England!

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Travel Gadgets, 2014 Edition: The latest additions to my travel gear

Posted on 16. Sep, 2014 by .

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  When I think about the fact that I’ve been on the road since April 2010, I realize that that’s an incredibly long time – next spring it will be half a decade that I’ve been roaming the globe! While most of the things in my backpack haven’t changed all that much (I do pick […]

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The South Sudan food crisis and how you can help

Posted on 15. Sep, 2014 by .

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While I tend to tell stories about beautiful, far-flung destinations in my articles, I’d like to touch on a less pretty, but much more important topic today: the current hunger crisis in South Sudan. South Sudan is the world’s youngest country and has been struggling on a political, economic and social level ever since its […]

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The Happiness Of Pursuit, My Search For A Quest, And A Book Giveaway!

Posted on 10. Sep, 2014 by .

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It has been a while that a book captured me the way that Chris Guillebeau’s new book The Happiness Of Pursuit captured me: I am ready for a quest! Read more about it and win a copy of the book:

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