Meet The New Travelettes!

There have been a few changes to the Travelettes team this year. Although Katja, Annika, Kathi, Caroline and Tabea have of course been writing their hearts out for years, others have left us to move onto awesome new ventures. In their place, there's now another six new writers, bringing the total Travelettes team count up to eleven! From Australia to the [...]

Travelette of the Month: Tabea Mathern

We’re back with another Travelette of the Month interview! Each month, this is where you can find out more about the ladies behind the website. Even though every Travelette is unique, bringing her own perspective, travel style, and point of view to the team, they are all sharing their passion through writing and photography. This month, we find out a li[...]

10 Female Instagrammers you should follow

A year ago, I wrote a blog post about five female travelers you should follow on instagram and how these women fed my wanderlust on a daily basis. Twelve months later, I am still scrolling down my feed when I am at home, to get inspired by other people’s travels. This year, I discovered a good amount of amazing accounts. Amongst them, a few were managed by[...]

Elisa Fourt

Though she was born in France, Elisa usually describes herself as a world citizen. She has lived, studied, worked and travelled in more than 50 countries throughout her life and she loves to share her passion for the world with others. When she is not planning her next trip or writing about the last one, Elisa likes to help people in need and get involved in[...]

Nikki Vargas

Nikki is an NYC-based travel journalist originally from Colombia. When she is not traveling the world on assignment, Nikki is the full-time blogger behind The Pin the Map Project, which was voted a top 100 travel blog of 2015. The Pin the Map Project is an online destination for solo travel, food & drink, wanderlust, travel guides and more! Follow Nikki[...]

Katka Lapelosová

Exploring her roots, Katka has already lived in South Carolina, London and Prague, but has now settled for the New York area. She's a professional when it comes to fitting fashionable eye-catchers into a carry-on suitcase and knows the US-American East coast like the back of her hand. When she doesn't write for Travelettes or Matador, she updates her tumblr [...]

Caroline Schmitt

Caroline grew up with cameras of all shapes and sizes and fell in love with telling colourful stories early on. After spending her teenage years sneaking out of her parents’ house to explore (who hasn't done that!?), she moved to London at 18 to study and see the world. After pit stops in Vancouver and Beirut she's now happily based in Berlin and works as[...]

Annika Ziehen

Annika left her small hometown in Germany with a big bang to study in New York. There she fell in love – with the city, it’s people and the steamy summers. A job in fashion taught her the art of packing and how not to look out of place in a 5-star resort. When it was time for a change of scenery, she decided to move to Cape Town and learn how to plant tr[...]

Kathi Kamleitner

Kathi left her home town Vienna behind as soon as she could say, 'I'm 18 now'. After studying and watching movies for money at film festivals in Denmark, Iceland and Berlin, she now has a new hometown: Glasgow, Scotland! Kathi is always preparing her next trip, documenting her every step with her camera, pen and phone. Her all time favourites are the beautif[...]

Alex Saint

Alex bases herself in Bristol, England, due to its exciting social, art and music scene and the array of cheap entertainment and festivals the city lays on. She loves fun, Harajuku style fashion, cute characters like Hello Kitty, tattoos, boys that play guitar, pugs, and of course, travelling. Some of her best memories are swimming under waterfalls in Thaila[...]

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