Life & other stories

Some stories don’t fit any category, some I wrote especially for this category. This is where you’ll find personal stories, recipes, funny stories like when an immigration officer googled my name, or my boyfriend said those three magical words over home-made Mexican food

First time Round the World Trip Tips by Travel Bloggers

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First time Round the World Trip Tips by Travel Bloggers Travelling itself and travelling on your own might be a challenge, but round the world trips (RTW) are even more challenging. More and more people decide to take a year off to travel and explore the world. You can’t plan it all, itinerary changes and delayed connections will strike you, but the beauty lies in the uncertainty. I asked three…

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Leoben von oben – Leoben from above

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Leoben von oben – Leoben from above In March this year I was on a regular flight from Graz to Frankfurt and the weather was just great. I had a window seat and was just starting to doze off, when I looked out of the window and thought “Oh this looks like my hometown, Leoben… – wait! This is Leoben!!” Here are the results from my flight to Frankfurt and then back…

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Travel Logbook

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Chronic Wanderlust Travel Chronicles These are the chronicles of my travels, starting back then in 1992! Follow up my story of travelling, my love for the unknown and the heart of a wanderluster! Info: Many trips within Austria are not listed as they are countless! 2017 January: Mexico + Colombia January to June: Colombia April: Galapagos, Ecuador June: Aruba, Bonaire + Curaçao July to August: Canada 2016 January: Belize + Mexico…

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Findings of the Month – January 2015

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Findings of the Month – January 2015 From now on every month there will be some sort of “Findings of the Month” post, where I’ll talk about useful information, apps, thoughts, photos, .. whatever crosses my mind and I think YOU should know as well. Because sharing is caring, right? So let’s get started with the first ever post of that kind on Chronic Wanderlust App of the month Skyscanner…

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136 days, 13 trips and 8 countries travelled in 2014

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136 days, 13 trips and 8 countries! That was 2014!! Munich, Germany – February My dear friend Sophie got a work and travel visa for Canada for a year! How exciting is that! Saying goodbye is never easy, but we always skype and since we never lived very close we never got to spend a lot of time together offline. She is one of my closest friends and a travel nerd…

24 hours in Abu Dhabi – 5 Things to do, 5 Things to see and 10 You can skip

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Why would anybody go on a 24 hour trip to Abu Dhabi? (36 hours including the flight-time) Well – the answer is simple and shows a little bit of my craziness: I needed the miles! Oh and I wanted to see something new. In order to get my frequent flyer bonus program to the next level, I needed another 6000 miles to reach my gold status. Now I got it!…

Favourite (Travel) Books chosen by Travel Bloggers

Favourite (Travel) Books chosen by Travel Bloggers

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Favourite (Travel) Books chosen by Travel Bloggers Many of us do dream a lot about the upcoming trip, anything near or further away. Why not taking a trip in your bed or living room by escaping the real world with a great book with vivid descriptions and fantasies come true? For this reason I asked a couple great travel bloggers to share their favourite (travel) books. Sara from This Girl…

Your best moments of Summer 2014

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5 awesome bloggers have participated in my giveaway and now it’s time to get to know them and find out who the lucky winner is! But first let’s get to know those five bloggers! 🙂 Here we go: Hiking in Norway by Sabine – Ferngeweht Who would have thought that it can get as hot as 30°C up in Norway?! Sabine describes a wonderful scenery, an awesome view and very…

Arriving in Canada

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I had finally arrived! I found myself in Canada. My eyes and mind open wide and curious for the upcoming two weeks and planned 2300km full of new and exciting things! I had started planning this trip in late 2013 and booked the flight in January 2014, unusually early even for me. But I just wanted to avoid paying way too much for the airline tickets and having my preferred…

Summer of 2014 – Canada, Mexico and Florida

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Hi there my fellow Wanderlusters, Summer of 2014 – Canada, Mexico and Florida As I’m writing this I’m sitting in a crowded and for my taste too loud Heathrow Airport in London waiting for my connection flights. More than 24 hours travelling to get to the first stop of my two-month trip! The weather was great today and we flew over the centre of London and I was able to…

Alles Walzer! – Everyone dance Viennese Waltz – Challenge Nr°4

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Hello out there my fellow Wanderlusters! Let me introduce you to Challenge Nr°4 Give Viennese Waltz dancing lessons in Central Park In Central Park, our bloggers will teach passers-by to dance a Viennese waltz. And to make sure those new dancing partners get a little something to reward them for their time and effort, they’ll all be given an original Austrian Airlines #Tascherl (pouches)! I thought to myself – let’s…

On my way to NYC with the most amazing crew ever plus CHALLENGE Nr° 1!

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On my way to NYC with the most amazing crew ever plus CHALLENGE NR. 1! I’m writing this somewhere above the Atlantic Ocean sitting in my dirndl and you will read this by the time I get access to the internet 🙂 Let’s start with the very beginning! 🙂 The Blogger Challenge Austrian Airlines announced on their blog that they are looking for great bloggers to join them on a…

That moment when you step outside your door and realize it’s gonna be epic!  

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Hi out there my fellow Wanderlusters! Let’s talk about that moment when you step outside your door and realize it’s gonna be epic! Who knows what I’m talking about? You saved up for months to finally be able to do the trip you always dreamt about. You packed everything, or at least think so, and when you start driving towards the airport, train or bus station it suddenly hits you: did…

That moment in … Australia – A Journey to my End and Back

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Australia is one of the most outlying continents in the world and to be honest, not without a reason! The country has a size of about 7.5 million square kilometres and at the same time, it’s only inhabited by about 23 million people plus 6 million tourists per year. This results in an average of 2.5 people per square kilometres which is compared to Europe`s 98 p/km² pretty deserted. Some…

… my Unbirthday in Mexico

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Hello my dear fellow travellers!! Happy Unbirthday everyone!!! How are you? Where are you right now? Let me tell you the story of how a usual eating out ended in celebrating my Unbirthday! We are in Saltillo, Mexico a few years back. I was just back to Mexico for an internship and I met again with a lovely Mexican family who kind of adopted my for my time there! Sometimes…