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Bestival is the festival to hit up to celebrate the ebbing remnants of the UK summer. It explodes in a frenzy of glitter and fancy dress from 4th September – 7th September on the picturesque Isle of Wight, just off the south coast of England. And what better way to bid farewell to festival season then raving it up in this years fancy dress theme, Desert Island Disco?

This years theme …

[ Written by Sophie | 19 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Only very recently we went to visit beautiful South Tyrol in Northern Italy, a region where people speak both Italian and German, where Southern European Dolce Vita is met with traditional Bavarian culture. The landscape is loaded with beautiful lakes, luscious grapevines and stunning mountain panoramic views – no surprise so many find it it inspiring to be here. Just picture yourself waking up on top of a mountain, the …

[ Written by Katja | 9 Oct 2012 | One Comment | ]

“Ein Bier bitte” – there are few non-Germans who don’t know what this phrase means. German culture is intricately linked to the yellow brew that finds worshippers across the globe and we, who we live in Germany, will go as far as dedicating a 16-day party to it – the Oktoberfest.
Historians might be appalled at this description, because the truth is that the Oktoberfest initially started as an annual celebration …

[ Written by Katja | 16 Sep 2012 | 27 Comments | ]

If you’ve been following travelettes for a while you will know this: we love biking. I just recently wrote about an awesome bike ride through Italy’s beautiful town Assisi and Kathrine has repeatedly mentioned bike excoursions as a fantastic summer activity (for example here and here).
I just got back from sunny Cairns in Queensland, Australia where I spent a whole day cruising along the beach, stopping only to take a …

[ Written by Katja | 15 Jun 2012 | One Comment | ]

What could be a better reason to visit a city than attending a festival? Right! This is exactly why we will join some blogger friends on a little field trip to Prague on the 5. of May. This day, the Czech capital will be the arena of the Electronic Beats Festival with a great line up: Apart from headliner Whitest Boy Alive, French music project Woodkid and Canadian pop sweetheart …

[ Written by guest | 25 Apr 2012 | 15 Comments | ]

Every now and then we love to let you know about fun competitions, especially when a free trip is at the other end of the tunnel. In this case our friends from Contiki Holidays have come up with a fun and creative way for you to participate in a competition that allows 4 lucky winners the chance to travel around Europe!

What do you have to do? Go to www.ThisWayToAmazing.com, enter …

[ Written by Katja | 15 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

Imagine the following scenario:
You have the summer off and would love to go traveling across Europe, meet a ton of people, go to festivals and have the time of your life.
Now what if I told you that you can have all that for free AND get paid on top of that? You don’t think that’s possible? Well, think again!

Our friends over at Contiki, the world’s biggest provider for young group …

[ Written by Katja | 12 Jun 2011 | 15 Comments | ]

Howdy travelettes,
Did you ever dream about going on a road trip through the Southwest USA? I sure have been thinking about it ever since Katja shared her amazing videos (1, 2) and photos (1, 2, 3) from her American road trip with us.

Now I you finally have the chance to win a 10-days-trip with trekamerica. Tour highlights include a Navajo guided 4×4 tour of Monument Valley, sunrise at the …

[ Written by guest | 16 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]

Hey ladies,
just a quick heads up about an online competition that you might be interested in: the 10-day Winter Norway Challenge. The international tourism division in Norway is sending 5 European adventure seekers on a trip to remember: a challenging expedition throughout the country including dog sledding, skiing, camping (in the snow!) and other outdoor activities.
All expenses (including flights, accomodation, 3 meals a day and basic kit and gear for …

[ Written by guest | 13 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

Dear Travelettes,
Just the other day we told you about a great competiton giving away a 6-month trip around the world, now we’re telling you about a way to win 365 nights at some of the nicest hotels in the world.
Radisson Blu is offering just that to the person who can get as many people as possible to vote for them. Obviously I signed up and in my mind i’m already …

[ Written by Katja | 27 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]