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Tips on getting the cheapest flight

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If you are a follower of this website, then maybe you will already have started thinking about where to spend your summer holiday. Traveling can be expensive so it is important to have both eyes open to make sure you can get your hands on good flight deals. There are a few tricks with which can help getting the best possible deal. 1. Avoid flying Friday t[...]

Travel links of the week

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Hey travelettes, we would like to share a few links with you we have come across last week and think you should check out: http://nowheremag.com/ is a wonderful magazine with a whole new take on traveling. Or as the authors put it: There’s no reason for this journal. No hidden agenda here. Nowhere is a place between places, an imagined depot for storie[...]

Notes on haggling

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Ladies, wherever your travels might take you, chances are you will come across some sort of bazaar, a market or at least a cheapjack selling fake amazingly cheap Ray-Bans in the street. I just L.O.V.E. getting lost in those gaudy allies, admiring local crafts, taking pictures, tasting local delicacies I have never even heard of and – most importantly -[...]

Packing Essentials: Trench Coat season is coming

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What's the weather like when you look outside your window? Sunny? Windy? Rain? Or maybe all of the above? Living in Berlin I'm voting for the latter and from experience I know that places like London, Prague or New York are similar around this time of year. It is hence a good idea to choose your wardrobe carefully when traveling this season. Personally, I am[...]

Pro's and Con's for high season mini-breaks

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Hey Travelettes As one of the 4 or 5 people who did not leave the city over Easter, I was left with plenty of free to time to think about whether mini-breaks during high season (spells: a time when EVERYONE is going away, traveling somewhere) are good or bad. Here are first results of what my brain spit out: pro's: - mini-breaks are like sex. eve[...]

Volunteering in India: feedback letter by Sigrid from Norway

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Last week we published an article on volunteering abroad, filling you in on your options on how to take part in a volunteer program without spending horrendous amounts of money. In reply to the article reached us an email by a girl from Norway called Sigrid Bjorbekkmo who told us about her experience with a program offering volunteering in India for money. [...]

Work While Traveling

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Dear travelettes, If your only excuse for not travelling the world is money, forget it now and forever! For here are some great opportunities to travel and earn money on the way. One way to work while travelling is a visa called “Working Holiday Visa”. This visa enables you to spend a year in countries like Australia, New Zealand, Canada or the USA. Th[...]

Tips for legitimately traveling LIGHT.

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Okay, let's be honest here. We've heard the screams or semi-pleasant whispers of, "less is more," and I KNOW that you probably claim to believe it, to the hilt, every day of your life. EXCEPT for when it's time to pack for a series of semi-short trips smooshed into a big, long trip. This applies particularly when you know you will be staying in a foreign pla[...]

How to.... make friends while traveling

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Here you go. You did it. You brought up the courage to leave friends, family and everything else behind to go traveling the world all by yourself. Bravo for that! Now all you have to do is meet new people and have a good time, right? The people you meet while traveling have a huge impact on your trip. Hang with the right crowd and you will have the time o[...]

Travelettes TV presents "The Travel Pro's"

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Dear Travelettes, a while ago we "launched" Travelettes TV (click here to check out the clip we shot in Athens). Now Travelettes TV is back with a brand-new and totally home-made travel tips and advice show called The Travel Pro's! Launches april 5th. Until then, we're dishing out a few teasers so you know what to expect.

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