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July – summer is spoiling me with eternal sunshine, my Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds are filled with my friends’ beautiful holiday snaps and all my clocks are switched to wanderlust, but there is one thing missing: time. I know at least one other Travelette who is in the same situation and will instantly raise her hand on this – at this point let’s all wish Marie good luck with …

[ Written by Kathi | 21 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | ]

Man, I love Norway. Like really love it. As in, Icouldlivethere love it. This January was my 3rd time there and never cease to be amazed at the gorgeous landscapes, the lovely people, the amazing food, the whole thing. It  just never gets old, even when I’m visiting a place that is really just made of snow and a few wooden houses.

After spending parts of my last two winters in …

[ Written by Katja | 10 Mar 2014 | One Comment | ]

So we learned all about why to spend our winter in South Africa‘s summer, how exciting and versatile a trip to New Zealand can be and how beautiful cities like Lisbon or Barcelona are even in winter. There’s only these two problems that keep us from fleeing the approaching cold front and escape to a winter down south: a) there are hardly enough leave days left to make it that …

[ Written by Kathi | 30 Oct 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

The Instagram challenge this October proved to be a real challenge for me as I am prepping for a Cape Town spring/summer and not fall at the moment. This means an increased work schedule, an increased yoga schedule to get bikini ready, and an increased social calendar as people are coming out of winter hibernation.  Since I am really not good with cold and rain, even with the South African …

[ Written by Annika | 20 Oct 2013 | 9 Comments | ]

 
Deep within the Arctic Circle in magical Finnish Lapland you’ll find Ylläs, a winter wonderland that is home to the country’s third largest National Park. As winter descends and daylight disappears, people flock to Ylläs from all over the world to see the Northern Lights, experience Lappish culture, go snowmobiling, cross-country skiing or snow-shoeing or do crazier things like ice dipping.
These weren’t the reasons we came to Ylläs. We came for …

[ Written by Frankie | 19 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]

Just like yours, my life gets crazy sometimes. Sometimes it’s all about 7am flights, 8 am shootings and deadlines deadlines deadlines. Mix in living off fast food for days, not sleeping for more than 4 hours a night and some nasty weather and you’ll be ready for a time out in no time.
The days leading up to my stay in Tyrol were just like that. In 3 days I had …

[ Written by Katja | 17 Dec 2012 | 4 Comments | ]

While wrapping myself in a thick blanket with a hot water bottle and drinking tea my mind always drifts away to the snow and I can literally see myself shredding down some wicked slopes in the sunshine and finally make use of this icy weather. Oh yes, I am counting the days until I’ll be back on my snowboard enjoying the calm of the mountains while racing down piste after …

[ Written by guest | 29 Nov 2012 | One Comment | ]