Traveletting

Travelette of the Month: Bionca Smith

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Every month we feature inspiring women as our Travelette of the Month – and when I read Bionca Smith's story about giving up stability for #vanlife and traveling around the world with her son on Facebook, I wanted to find out more. So we asked her to tell us everything about her journey as a single mom, nomad and entrepreneur on the road! The Before Be[...]

12 things you’re going to realize on your first long road trip

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Road trips have always been a passion of mine! The whole thing, from searching a destination, creating a playlist that goes from sing-along-pop to actually enjoyable, to the part of driving for hours on end. I love road trips! When one day a friend called me out of the blue to ask if I wanted to join her in her van to escape fall and winter in Germany - you [...]

Being the Girl that Never Sticks Around

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She’s the girl who spends her days wondering if she will ever make it home. The girl who romanticises the idea of falling in love all over the world. Not just with people, but with places that take her breath away and cause a fire to burn inside her like nothing else. She’s the girl with a twinkle in her eye and the passion in her heart to push hersel[...]

10 Reasons why you should travel the world to boost your CV

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Many of us are scared of going traveling for a longer time because we’re afraid that it would hurt our career. We've all heard about how bad it is to have a ”gap” on your CV. But often, travel can boost your career rather then destroy it. There are several valuable advantages with having ”traveled the world” written on your CV. 1) Traveling shows an inter[...]

Meet the fascinating female photographer who portrays women on the streets of NYC

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Normally, she’s the expert in asking original questions. This time round though, I caught up with Karina Rozwadowska, who is best known from her street photography and interviews during the Women's March in Washington, D.C. I first came across her beautiful work in ZeitMagazin and have followed her Instagram account ever since. Karina was trained as an art h[...]

10 ways to keep romance alive when traveling with your partner

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To travel long-term with the love of your life might sound like the most romantic thing in the world... And it is. You'll watch thousands of sunsets together. You’ll share the experience of exploring new places and you'll enjoy food, cultures and experiences from all over the world together. But traveling as a couple isn't always romantic. It also means t[...]

The Travelettes Guide to traveling safely

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Whether you like it or not, when we think about traveling, safety considerations should come as a given. There is virtually no place that is 100% safe and using common sense is crucial to traveling well and without any major issues. As frequent travelers, it goes without saying that we have encountered our fair share of travel hiccups, ranging from stolen ba[...]

How to save money by finding the best Travel Deals on social media

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Social media has caused a revolution in the travel world, and that’s a great thing. Literally any likes, follows, hashtags and reviews can potentially translate into discounts and freebies, and many people are hunting for them. Young people like us are one of the leading groups when it comes to travel, but we often don't have as much money as older or more s[...]

6 ways minimalism will improve your travel experience

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Approximately 5 years ago my packing and unpacking routine would look something like this: a couple of hours before I had to rush to the airport, I’d throw 20 kilos worth of clothes into my bag, 5 pairs of shoes, fancy clothes I hadn’t worn in years (but that I was sure to wear during my holiday), handbags, jewelry and lots of bits and pieces. I was always o[...]

How to keep your home safe when you travel

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Spending over a third of the year traveling, I am often away from home for weeks and months at a time. I feel lucky that so far nothing bad has ever happened, but every once in a while I hear stories from friends and acquaintances about robberies and those stories are usually pretty scary. So far I have had to rely on my own optimism and trust that everythin[...]