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Travelling without Liquids – What’s in my toiletry kit

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Travelling without Liquids – What’s in my toiletry kit Just imagine this scenario. You check into your hotel late at night, all that’s on your mind is a refreshing shower to get the “travel” off of you. You open your bag and discover your liquids burst and have leaked everywhere. All your clothes are soaked and you’ve got nothing else to put on except the sweaty clothes you are already…

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How to get through the El Al Pre-Check-In-Security Procedure with a smile

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How to get through the El Al Pre-Check-In-Security Procedure with a smile I have been to Israel two times already and flew with the national airline El Al on both occasions. Their pre-check-in questions might sound a bit strange, but I want you to be ready and know what to expect. Extra Check-In-Area In Vienna, Innsbruck, Munich, Berlin, Frankfurt, … the check in areas of El Al are either in a separate…

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How to pay YOUR Price at a Market or Bazaar

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How to pay your price at a market or bazar One basic advice first: It is important to know that ALL dealers have a PhD in psychology. They know everything about you even from a large distance. They will tell you were you are from, your name and your grandfathers shoe size just by looking at you. No kidding! Here I’ll give you some tips that I learnt from my travels and…

Steiermark Frühling 2015

Steiermark Frühling – bringing the Styrian flair to Vienna

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Steiermark Frühling 2015 – bringing the Styrian flair to Vienna For the 19th time the so-called Steiermark Frühling – Styrian Spring took place on the Rathausplatz in Vienna from 16th to 19th April 2015. More than 150,000 people enjoyed the busy festival. The huge square in front of the Viennese City Hall turns into Styria: representatives of different tourism regions, vintners, farmers and amazing typical local food can be found….

10 Reasons to fall in love with Dresden

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10 Reasons to fall in love with Dresden Dresden – a city that was severely destroyed in the World War II but rose again to such a remarkable place. I can sincerely recommend to visit Dresden to everyone that seeks something special and different for a city get away. Here are my 10 reasons why to fall in love with Dresden Neustadt Everyone young and young at heart will confirm the following:…

Bastei, Saxon Switzerland – the perfect city escape from Dresden

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Bastei, Saxon Switzerland – the perfect city escape from Dresden The national park Saxon Switzerland is perfect for a day trip from Dresden. The unique rock formations and incredible landscape are worth the short ride from Dresden. Not that you need to escape Dresden, but I swear that you will not regret this little city break! How to get there From the main train station, as well as from Neustadt…

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First Tenerife Walking Festival – Conquering Teide

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First Tenerife Walking Festival – Conquering Teide Long before I first visited Tenerife I wanted to climb the impressive Teide. Spain’s highest mountain and active volcano can be spotted from almost every point of the island. Rising in the centre of the island it combines three once independent islands to what we now know as Tenerife. On cloudless days the white peak salutes and invites you to enjoy the amazing view over…

Teide - a comprehensive hiker's packing list

Teide – a comprehensive hiker’s packing list

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Teide – a comprehensive hiker’s packing list Mountains are impressive, but not everyone enjoys them the same way. I had the amazing chance to hike up the active volcano Teide on Tenerife in March 2015. The most recommended way of conquering Teide is to hike up to the Refugio de Altavista, stay overnight and get up early and watch the sun rise as you climb to the peak. reservations for…

Lily Cup Compact Review – Only for Girls

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The Lily Cup Compact Review – for Girls only Sorry guys but this post is for girls only! Especially for active girls who love to travel. Once a month mother nature stops by for a visit to remind us that we are women. Millions of tampons are used and thrown away each year and have an impact on our environment. Not only that but carrying lots and lots of tampons…

Europe from Above – Impressive Photos taken from Airplanes

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Europe from Above – Impressive Photos taken from Airplanes There is this need in me! A need to always sit on a window seat and lose myself in the landscapes of what our beautiful world has to offer! I don’t need any movies on the flight if I have a window! I have asked a couple of fellow travellers to share some of their favourite photos from their window seats! Here…

Rügen – The Perfect Weekend Getaway

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Rügen – The Perfect Weekend Getaway Rügen is located in the North of Germany, makes an amazing destination for weekend getaways and is also the biggest island in the whole of Germany. Surrounded by the Ostsee (Baltic Sea) the island has a size of 926 km² and is home to 77,000 people – this number increases a lot in the summer! There are those moments when you need to stop…

Upside Down – The Upside Down House aka Haus Kopf Über on Rügen

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Combat gravity and have an upside down experience on Germany’s biggest island Rügen. In the small town of Putbus there is something quite special to be found: The Kopf Über Haus which means Upside-Down House in English. And yes it is completely upside down. The roof first, then first floor and ground floor and lastly the cellar which in this case it at the very top of the house. Not only…

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An easy guide to Hurghada

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Hurghada is mostly known for its resorts, beaches and diving opportunities. But there is more than beaches and cocktails! Let me show you how to spend a wonderful afternoon in the city of Hurghada! Be aware of pickpockets! Church St. Shenouda Our first stop is the Coptic orthodox church St. Shenouda. A great white building crowded with religious people during the ceremonies. It’s a nice way to experience a bit…

Visiting the ancient temple Luxor aka mass tourism reloaded

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Visiting the ancient temple Luxor aka mass tourism reloaded Ever since I was a little girl I’ve always wanted to explore the ancient temples and pyramids of Egypt. My first visit to Egypt a couple of years ago wasn’t so much fun as I got fever and had a throat infection so bad that I couldn’t do much at all. This time was different! My dear friend Gabi asked me…

Diving the Red Sea with Dive In Travel

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Diving the Red Sea with Dive In Travel My passion for diving is as intense as it is with travelling and life itself. It will never stop. It simply makes me complete! Therefore I’m gonna share with you my most recent diving experience in Soma Bay, Egypt where we went for two amazing days diving in the Red Sea. Preparation No rush in the morning to get to the boats –…