Polaroid of the week: Christmas baking frenzy in Germany

Posted on 27. Dec, 2014 by .

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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!

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Abraham Hostel in Jerusalem: A home away from home

Posted on 25. Dec, 2014 by .

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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.

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Polaroid of the week: The boys of Jaffna

Posted on 20. Dec, 2014 by .

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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!

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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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Polaroid of the week: The awe-inspiring Jetavanaramaya Stupa in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Posted on 13. Dec, 2014 by .

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This past week was all about temple hopping as I explored the ancient cities of Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle. The most remarkable sight: The Jetavanaramaya Stupa!

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How I stay organized when I travel (plus: $100 gift card giveaway!)

Posted on 12. Dec, 2014 by .

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Being on the road all the time means I have to be as efficient as possible when it comes to packing and organizing my belongings. Here are my tips on how to stay organized, plus a $100 gift card giveaway!

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My Holiday Gift Guide For Globetrotters

Posted on 09. Dec, 2014 by .

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Still looking for Christmas gifts for your loved ones? Have a look at my holiday gift ideas for globetrotters!

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Polaroid of the week: Riding the rails in Sri Lanka

Posted on 06. Dec, 2014 by .

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This past week has been all about riding the rails in Sri Lanka as I made my way back north into the hill country from the south coast to explore the tea region!

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Valletta: Europe’s most underrated capital

Posted on 04. Dec, 2014 by .

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Valletta is not only Malta’s smallest, but also most charming capital – at least in my opinion. Check out my favorite photos of beautiful Valletta!

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