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The Top Melbourne & Sydney Breakfast Spots

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I'm not going to lie, I am a breakfast addict. I love it. It gets me out of bed in the morning and adds the sunshine into my morning even if I wake up to the traditional UK weather. Being a newly returning Brit from Australia, not only is the rainy and cold weather getting me down, but so is the cafe culture. The cafes and breakfast spots in Australia blew m[...]

Faux Facades: Buildings that don't exist

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Most of us are usually not fans of things being 'fake'. Then again, some reproductions are done so amazingly well that we actually enjoy them and - in some cases - might even start to hunt them down. And just because things are not always what they seem; how about giving some unsuspiciously looking places a second look. Let's start off at 58 Joralemon Str[...]

The Romance on New York City's Streets

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Busy taxi driver turned incredible human nature photographer, Matt Weber, has finally released his urban life photography after 30 years. Inspired by the snapshots of life he encountered on the roads of New York City, he began capturing the soft, emotional and human element to the gritty city. And what he featured highly in his series was the romance between[...]

8 reasons to keep going back to Burning Man

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Burning Man Festival? We have already published a post about the reasons why every Travelette should attend this absurd event, held annually in the Black Rock Desert (Nevada), at least once in her life. Once did not cut it for me though, and after completing my third burn (which still makes me a baby Burner, as many people have been coming for fifteen years [...]

The Abstract Art of Orientation

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You wander the streets of a new city. You have never been here before, you're lost. Every corner looks the same, the same shops are selling artistic cupcakes, coffee in paper cups, plastic souvenirs to bring home or magazines which you can't read anyways. The streets are either to small and windy or too wide and straight to allow any form of orientation. You[...]

Meshu: turn your travels into beautiful jewellery

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Have you ever heard of Meshu? If you love travel, jewellery and unique momentos then it’s about time you did. Returning from travels is bound to leave you feeling a bit blue. The memories will last forever, but what happens if you want to have a visible (and pretty) reminder? Fancy wearing your travels on your sleeve? Or perhaps you would prefer to have it a[...]

The Ultimate Romantic Travel Instagram project

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Russian photographer, Murad Osmann, found that both his passion for photography, travel and his love for his girlfriend could form the perfect Instagram photography project. “Follow Me To” shows an intimate journey of Osmann’s journey through the world being trustingly led by his mysterious beloved who never shows her face, all on his Instagram account @mura[...]

The Travelettes Guide to Street Art in Berlin

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People come to Berlin for different reasons - whether it is to comprehend the leftovers of separation and unification, to enjoy the never-ending club tours through Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain or to experience the diversity of cultures living together. But Germany's capital is also the center of attraction for artists from all over the world - musicians f[...]

Marfa – Discovering Modern Art in the Texas Desert

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Imagine a tiny town in the high desert of far West Texas. A place that was once established as a water stop, named after a character from a novel, and that is now famous for art installations and mysterious ghost lights. Sounds intriguing? Welcome to the City of Marfa. I first heard about this far away place when reading an article about the Prada[...]

5 Pointz - the heart of street art in NYC

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New York is a city of superlatives – a place where everything is considered bigger, better, and brighter. It's no surprise the city is home to one of the largest street art collections in the world: 5 Pointz. While graffiti and New York may be associated with dark backstreets somewhere deep in the Bronx, this world famous street art Mecca is located in an ol[...]