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5 (more) Summery Things to do in Berlin

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Katja does.  And I do too. I have this thing for summer. Big time. I fall for the smell of warm asphalt and embrace every sweat bead running down my neck. My favourite shoes are bare feet and my level of happiness correlates with the number of freckles in my face. German summers tend to be an emotional rollercoaster weather-wise, so whenever 30 degrees hit t[...]

10 Instagrammers that will make you want to Road Trip

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Summer is slowly slipping away, ladies, and if you're looking for a fun and easy way to seize the last of the sun, then look no further than a road trip. Nothing quite beats loading up your car with everything you need for a week or so, planning your journey, getting lost, camping en route and stopping off at random spots along the way. With the sun flooding[...]

10 Ways to Make the Most of Your Gap Year

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Gap years have become so popular that it’s hard to decide what to do exactly in your year of freedom. The options are intimidating: should you see the world, land an internship, or move back in with your parents to save some cash? If you ask me, travel is the perfect bridge between the academic world and the work sector. It isn’t just about building skill[...]

4 Books You Must Read Before Visiting Paris

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Do you love Paris? Admit it, you know you do! I could pull the old cliche on you, but I won’t. You already know it’s always a good idea to go to Paris, don’t you? Picture yourself strolling along the Seine while biting into a flaky croissant, exuding the glorious taste of full fat butter. If you hadn’t planned on visiting Paris any time soon, one of these b[...]

10 Instagrammers Who Will Make You Want To Go To France

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Boy was it hard to pick just 10 out of the many great Instagrammers in France. When I started to search Instagram for the most inspiring French accounts I could find, I immediately got lost in lavender fields, tiny seaside towns, towering peaks, and, of course, shots of Paris from every angle. When I finally emerged from Instagram again, it was two days late[...]

Travelette of the month: Sophie Saint

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Every month, we bring to you an interview with one of the Travelettes team where you get a bit of a background check on the women behind the tales you read. From intrepid travel journalists to those who love doing handstands around the globe, we have a beautiful variety of ladies who all do things differently, but share the same passion: travel. This month[...]

Top 10 Instagrammers This Summer

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Every now and again, we introduce you to our 10 favourite new or newly discovered Instagrammers. Who managed to inspire us, make us laugh, think, cry? Or all of the above? So here is the latest list of our favorite Instagrams from this summer.  1. Jules Villbrandt Jules Villbrandt may well have Berlin's prettiest apartment and I don't say that lightly![...]

Here's Why Travel Makes You Feel Alive

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"Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive." – Howard Thurman Thank you Howard Thurman, you are so damn right – the world simply needs more people who have 'come alive' and traveling is one of the most effective ways to 'lean in' to life. Travel forces yo[...]

10 Travel Photographers you have to follow on Instagram!

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Instagram is full of travel inspiration. From golden sunsets to engaging portraits and spontaneous moments. I love using the app to find my new favourite travel photographers, and each of the 10 I've chosen below offer a different style and sense of place for where they travel. We hope you enjoy each and every one of these incredible accounts, and don't forg[...]

10 alternative things to do in Melbourne

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Melbourne is always on my mind, especially when life in the UK gets a bit tough. I recall the sunshine, the happy memories, the friends and the fun alternative things to do in Melbourne that don’t exist over here on this cold island, which is getting colder by the day after this recent referendum. With the fear of Brexit instilled in my tired British hear[...]