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Knowing what technology to take on an overseas trip can sometimes be a bit of a confusing and intimidating affair. You may be someone who wants to take a break from the hum of the digital world on your trip so aren’t concerned about keeping in touch with emails and Instagram, but if you’re keen on staying plugged in whilst tripping around the world, sometimes the sheer choice of what …

[ Written by Sophie | 15 Apr 2014 | 4 Comments | ]

Finding the perfect piece of luggage is a bit of a trial and error affair. We’ve all been seduced by fancy looks over functionality. We’ve all thought we’ve invested in a bag that would ‘last a lifetime’, only to find that two weeks of hauling around on buses/trains/planes has caused it to split right at the wrong time. We’ve all wanted to have the perfect bag that would apply to …

[ Written by Sophie | 3 Mar 2014 | 13 Comments | ]

Whether you live in London, New York or Cape Town, you are constantly progressing on your life’s journey. We are all unique and have various trails in life. No matter how many continents you cross and difficulties you will overcome, the biggest and most important voyage is the one learning how to love yourself.
Does loving yourself mean drinking smoothies every day or spending Saturday nights with chocolate and chips without a …

[ Written by Rita | 19 Jan 2014 | 15 Comments | ]

Day by day we share our impressions and insights from adventures around the world with you. So why not offer a glimpse into our bags and tell what we take along to all those places? While we gathered online to discuss our pack lists, we discovered all-team favorites and uncovered secret habits. Obviously all of us never travel without their camera, so that one goes without saying. The rest of …

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

Every country we visit will have a dark side.  For every beautiful, sunlit temple there will be a dark memorial, a reminder of violence, power struggle or corruption. For every smile we get from the locals, there is a tear being shed behind closed doors. Every scenic beach, filled with ice cream sellers and souvenir hawkers, has its counterpart in a dark, shady side of town where they have to …

[ Written by Annika | 6 Dec 2013 | 7 Comments | ]

Every time I step into a plane, there’s a part of me that hesitates at the meaning of an upcoming adventure. Was is the right decision to buy an expensive plane ticket again, am I going to be safe, is this guy really worth it?
I’m a grateful female solo traveler who quit her job in order to travel. Traveling has been my greatest accomplishment and a life changing experience. The fresh …

[ Written by Rita | 3 Dec 2013 | 27 Comments | ]

Exploring the suburbs on your own, strolling the little streets, following no other itinerary than the path drawn by your steps, letting your nose take you to the tastiest local food… It does sounds like the best way to explore a city, doesn’t it? Except you may have too little time to figure out everything yourself. Or you might find yourself ravenously hungry in an area that only seems to …

[ Written by Marie C | 2 Dec 2013 | 4 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 | ]

With traveling and planning your summer holiday its the same as with so many other things – each to his own. Intentions, preferences and comfort zones are as diverse as the people of this planet and even though we’re all Travelettes, that doesn’t mean we’re all the same when it comes to our dream holiday.
Answer these five questions and find out which summer holiday type you are!

1. Imagine wanderlust grabs …

[ Written by Kathi | 13 Jul 2013 | 8 Comments | ]

Oh Glastonbury. The iconic English music festival. The place to be in June where you can frolic in fields, listen to great music, see great fashion, party with friends (and strangers) and just generally have a fantastic knees-up in the old British countryside. You’ve probably been inundated with festival highlights and updates over the media waves as it is the place to be if you’re after a summer festival in …

[ Written by Sophie | 1 Jul 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
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