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Hidden Paradise: The Derawan Islands, Indonesia

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Quite surely, most of you have never heard of this beautiful place, but the Derawan Islands in Indonesia have taken my heart by storm. Not as famous as other destinations in Indonesia, they still have a lot to offer. They are located just off the east coast of Borneo (also named Kalimantan by the locals) and comprise dozens of islands. I visited four which a[...]

Introduction to the Philippines

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When talking about travelling South East Asia, the Philippines is probably not the first country that comes to your mind. Last winter, the Philippines received a lot of media coverage because of the horrible impact caused by typhoon Haiyan. But while the Philippines are sadly regularly hit by such natural disasters, they are also an extremely diverse country[...]

Travelettes Guide to Sailing in Croatia

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Before you go sailing in Croatia, you need to ask yourself one thing: How much do you love the colour blue? You see I thought I loved the colour blue, but I had no idea how much until last week when four other Travelettes and I met up to sail to the islands on the country's Dalmatian coast. I dare say you would have the same realisation should you find yo[...]

6 Things To Do in Santorini On a Budget

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The island of Santorini is popular among billionaires and celebrities, so it's no wonder that backpackers and budget travellers often choose to leave it out of their itineraries. But this fear is completely unfounded - the island may cater to a wealthy clientèle, but it also has plenty of hostels, affordable food and amazing pastimes for penniless traveller[...]

The First Travelettes Get-Together Sail Cruise is ON!

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Maybe you remember that Travelettes turned 4 last summer. For over four years now, our ever-changing and evolving team of young female travellers has reported from far-flung corners of the planet, carried together reasons to get going and lessons learnt, dug up inspirational art from around the world and introduced you to exceptional fellow Travelettes. We a[...]

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