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Spaniards beware – a Brit is about to share with you a recipe for paella and if by the end of this you are left fuming and culturally outraged then please share with us below your secret family recipes! But in my defence (here I am apologising before I’ve even mentioned the word rice) I am a big paella lover who has eaten her fair share, and if I’m honest …

[ Written by guest | 11 Oct 2013 | One Comment | ]

In about 230 days, four girls will travel from Monterey Bay, California to Honolulu, Hawaii. To set a world record, they aim to cross the 2,400 mile distance within 40 days. The girls will only rely on their physical strength and determination to reach this ambitious goal: The record on the line is for the fastest all-female team of four to row the Mid-Pacific route.
Even though the Boatylicious project will …

[ Written by guest | 10 Oct 2013 | One Comment | ]

To attend a concert of our favorite artist or band, most of us have either travelled to another city, another state or maybe a neighboring country. Last week I found myself taking things even further and leaving the central European continent to attend a festival in a country I had only very vague ideas about: Montenegro. Following an invitation to join the crowds of the local Electronic Beats Festival, a …

[ Written by guest | 19 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

My best friend Sabrina was going to get married and to live up to that beautiful woman her bachelorette party needed to be PERFECT! Unfortunately, with the wedding date set shortly before Christmas, the original ideas of spending a day in an exclusive spa with her girlfriends or escaping on a short trip to Milan wasn’t really in the cards for us. To our disappointment the bride-to-be had also made …

[ Written by guest | 14 Sep 2013 | 5 Comments | ]

Probably all of you will agree that the world wide web is one of the most alluring places to accidentally get lost in poking around. But spending too much time online doesn’t always mean those minutes were wasted: As addicitive as it is – the internet is also one big pond of inspiration to draw from. During one of these extended virtual fishing trips in search of new wall art, …

[ Written by guest | 4 Sep 2013 | One Comment | ]

Would you say it’s legal to camp in Central Park? Probably not.
My fellow Travelettes’ recent articles on camping and glamping reminded me of my New York bucket list which holds all the things I still want to do or experience when I get back to the city. This list also includes rooftop camping. Even though friends and I had toyed with the idea of setting up tents atop their Brooklyn …

[ Written by guest | 23 Aug 2013 | 5 Comments | ]

Glamping is one of those travel trends that sounds good & looks even better. It’s the thing to do if you’re a glamorous Travelette who sometimes likes to kick off her heels in a pretty tent cabin before heading out for an afternoon in the trees. We’ve previously shared some of our favorite places to go glamping in Australia, but we’re ready to take it outta the Outback (so to …

[ Written by guest | 9 Aug 2013 | 5 Comments | ]

Surrounded by mountains, far away from traffic and shopping malls, lies the quiet Bavarian town of Inzell, situated in the South of Germany, between Munich and Salzburg. The village has a mere 300 residents making it the perfect getaway from the daily stressful routine with guaranteed calm and time for relaxation. But that doesn’t mean it’s boring! Inzell offers a ton of options on outdoor activities and sports, such as …

[ Written by guest | 5 Aug 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

Doesn’t it seem like we all have wandered the streets and beaches of Los Angeles before? Haven’t all the TV shows and movies shown us everything we need to know about the city of angels? Well, no, definitely not – that’s why we want to help them out and tell you 5 things you didn’t know about L.A.:

1. Some of the best fun you’ll have is at a graveyard:
Imagine quiet …

[ Written by guest | 29 Jul 2013 | 6 Comments | ]

New York summers can be tough: It’s hot, it’s humid and it feels like there is no air left to breathe. And while you slowly melt outside in the gruelling heat, air conditioners will chill you to the bone once you’ve entered a building. So here are some tried and true tips on how to still spend a perfect summer in the city!

1. If you’re an early bird, how about …

[ Written by guest | 26 Jul 2013 | 8 Comments | ]