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The Travelettes Guide to Traveling Like a Travelette

Written by 19 April 2012 46 Comments

A while ago, when we told you about how to keep your memories in books with Blurb, I told you that we were in the process of creating a little book for ourselves. Now I’m happy to announce that it is completed and online! With “The Travelettes Diary”we collected a short guide on how to travel like a Travelette.

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Apart from our favourite photos, it contains a mixture of travelicious tips and instructions, fun pages with illustrations and travel quotes and pages to fill in yourself.

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From our favourite travel music over instructions on how to talk Germanlish to things to do with High Heels apart from walking in them the Travelettes Diary is not only our diary, it can be yours as well. Color a world map with places you have been or want to go, make a list of things you ate on the road, interview a local or simply draw everything that has been in one day of your holiday.

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The book is now available on Blurb to order as a softcover copy or iBook for your iPad or iPhone here.

Also, we give away 3 of these books to you! Simply like us on Facebook and leave a comment underneath this post, stating why you would like one. Winners will be announced on May 1st.

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Winners of a copy of the travelettes guide are Nora, Elodie and Ann_e, who’ve been notified via email.


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This post was written by Nina Hüpen-Bestendonk, who has a funny name even for Germans; she is a wicked go-getter and creative freelance designer, photographer and blogger.

She has an eye for beauty and even finds it in ugly apartment blogs. Her weekly photo chronicle “My week in pictures” has already become a classic among urban Berliners. Find out more at smaracuja.de.

 

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46 Comments »

  • katinka said:

    Ladies, das sieht wunderbar aus und ich würde gerne ein Exemplar mein eigen nennen!

  • Sonja said:

    toll! Da möchste ich sofort meinen Rucksack packen, in die High Heels schlüpfen und in die Ferne treiben lassen… ein Buch hätte ich auch gern :-)

  • diana cese said:

    i’m sure this would be a great companion in any trip around the world!

  • lisa said:

    Weil ich schon jetzt wieder Reisepläne schmiede und Inspiration dabei ja das a und o und auch das t und r und a und v und e und l und e und t (x2) und e und s ist.

  • Kia said:

    Okay than I will wait to see weather I win before I buy it. It seems gorgeus – well done! :)

  • Meike said:

    Yeah, what a beauty!
    Planning a trip to Denmark in May, so this short guide on how to travel like a Travelette would come in handy! :)

  • Juliane Fischer said:

    Ich hab das Travelettes-Buch schon und finde es ganz klasse! Danke dafür noch mal.

    Liebe Grüße und bis bald in Umbrien!

  • Tatjana said:

    Ohja ich hätte es soo gerne. Im Sommer gehts nach Indien!

  • Kati said:

    Oh wundervoll, das würde ganz perfekt zu mir passen und mir den Tag versüßen!

  • Monique said:

    Oh dear travelettes!!!

    Als eingefleischte Solo-Reisende ist dieses tolle Buch doch ein MUSS für mich.
    Es kommt sogleich in meinen gelben Koffer, damit es frisch fröhlich bunt auf die nächste Reise gehen kann!

    :)

  • Celia said:

    So great! I would buy the book even if i don’t win the contest. I think it’s going to be such a great inspiration to document my own travels in the future! :)

  • Katharina said:

    this is a great book! a shame that it hasn’t been finished before my trip to the southern states ;) but i’m sure the next journey will come!

  • Micaela said:

    Love it, the inspiration, photography and quirkiness. Well done! x

  • Dominique said:

    Dear Travelettes,

    I would love to have a copy of this wonderful book to gift it to my best friend and favourite fellow-travelette, who is on the other side of the world right now, to show her how much I enjoy travelling with her, how much I miss her, and how excited I am about our trip to Israel together this summer!

  • Kirsty said:

    Dear Travelettes, this divine little book would be the perfect companion to ensure l travel in style when I cross the seas to adventure in Europe in July! Plus, the mouth-watering photography and design should serve as perfect inspiration to keep me going until I can jet off. :) xox

  • Olatz said:

    Such a beauty!

    Is the coolest travel book ever! I’m deeply in love with it. Congratulations for your work ladies!

    Awesome!

  • ursi said:

    ladiessssss- euer Büchlein wäre aber sowas von perfekt für unsere Weltreise (sieh homepage). würd mich sehr darüber freuen***
    lg
    ursi*

  • Amanda @ Hungry Vegan Traveler said:

    I always need more travel inspiration!

  • Catalina said:

    It looks really sweet! I just saw it and said: I WANT ONE!
    I also will start writing on it right on my way to the airport and will have a looot of time to write and colour it! It will start with my 26hours trip with stops in madrid and panama and bogota to finally arrive in Cali, Colombia =)!

  • ann_e said:

    Craving for more travel experience like forever and eventually going on a 1 year RTW-trip in August I still found myself hopelessly lost searching the internet for packing and essential advice on what not to miss on a huge adventure like this.
    I finally found this the place to find all the answers plus the most inspirational female travellers!
    I’ll make sure to leave some itsy-bitsy space for your book in my backpack – it’s a must-have.

  • Lüdi said:

    Starting my trip to Bali soon and really need something to keep my memories in.
    Would be more than happy to get one of these awesome books!

  • Julia Zimmermann said:

    I would love to win one of these fabulous little books, to get some inspiration for my next travel adventure. xx

  • Jocelyn said:

    I would love one of these books! I am going to London/Paris for the first time in July and I would love this book to bring with me!

  • Tina said:

    Wow, das sieht so toll aus! Ich möchte unglaublich gerne um die Welt reisen, das Buch würde mich bestimmt ermutigen und inspirieren! Würde mich sehr darüber freuen!

  • Michelle said:

    It would be wonderful to have this unique book to take with me on my travels! I try to travel long-term once a year and as soon as school is done, it will be even longer term! I am always looking for inspiring new ways to document my travels instead of the plain old photo albums and pictures scattered about my bedroom. Plus, what better than to get this inspiration from my online travel inspirations :)

  • mili said:

    love it, best travel book ever!

  • Julia said:

    Ein Buch mit schönen Bildern über’s Reisen – was gibt’s besseres? Deshalb möchte ich das Buch gewinnen.

  • Fiona said:

    I’d love one of these, they’re really inspiring for someone like me who is itching to travel! This would be really cool to take to Croatia with me as I’m hoping to go this summer & then Berlin! :)
    Love travelletes too! Such a cool blog to look at and distract me from my work!xx

  • Pippa said:

    this book looks so inspirational for travel and photography! i love it!

  • endymioned said:

    wow, the travel diary looks more than inspiring for future travel adventures. i would be more than happy to win one. :)

  • meyke said:

    Ich plane in diesem Jahr den ersten Urlaub mit meiner mutter. das wäre ein perfekter Begleiter für einen Frauenurlaub!!!

  • Kati said:

    Dear Travelettes,
    I would love to call one of those mine. They’re pretty pink, screaming for new adventures and would perfectly fit my current get-away-no-matter-where-mood.
    xoxo, Kati

  • nora said:

    This book seems sooo awesome, moreover i’m going backpacking around europe this summer so it would be perfect to have a copy of it,anyway, i love you blog so baad, i’m only 19 but went backpacking twice, your blog helps me to realize there is a way to go traveling like girls :)

  • Isa said:

    ….because travelling without having a diary is not the same :-)

  • Marie said:

    i would love to win this unique and intriguing diary which means pure adventure! and in fact, there is nothing above keeping memories of the time of our lifes in hand written letters…

  • Monchi said:

    ooh how wonderful this travel book is! after all traveling i love to take this with me and explore more of our beautiful world! :)

  • Antonela said:

    Hy :)
    I read you facebook page very often and i must say i really really like it :)
    This diary looks great, and why should i win it, well because i am young, and in love with travelling. Every book i seem to read about travelling to somewhere wasn’t actually nekther fun or inspirin. i really do want to travel the whole world and i need something to inspire me, something that will help me how to travel and really have a lot of fun along the way and to do crazy stuff too :)
    So i think this diary with all the fotos and everything is the right thing for young people who enjoy travelling and having a lot of fun :) )

  • Aima said:

    Wow…für die anstehenden Reisen nach Mailand, Dublin und Vancouver & zum Fernweh-stillen zwischendurch wäre dieses Buch perfekt! Wunderschön & inspiriend aufgemacht! :)

  • louisa said:

    nach dem Abi gehts ab auf Weltreise… da kann so ein Buch ja nicht fehlen :)

  • Sabrins said:

    wow….wundervoll ist das Buch geworden!
    Da mach ich mit…ich muss eins mein Eigen nennen :)

  • Elodie said:

    Aww! What a lovely book! I would love to owe it because I will be travelling to Norway and to Finland this summer, all alone as a big girl and it would be a lovely companion to write down my stories. I have waited for 15 years to make this trip a reality. So it would be great to have this book to show and share with my loved ones memories from my trip this summer. And I have to confess I would love to colour it with my Tinkerbell pencils. Yes, I’m lady in heels outside and a kid inside! :)

  • Steffi said:

    I need this book! I need it, so I can give it to my wonderful heelwearing, globetrotting and adventurous friend sarah, who will be happy as shit! please help me make her happy <3

  • Flower said:

    Love it! super!! The best way to begin my trip :)

  • Lucie said:

    It looks amazing! I hope I can see it in real!

  • Dominique said:

    Dear Travelettes :)

    I was hoping to find the winners announced somewhere here, but I can’t find anything. But maybe I’m just too blind. ;)

  • ann_e said:

    Ich liebe dieses Buch!!! :)

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