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Mexico – How to get a prepaid SIM card with data


How to get a prepaid SIM card with data in Mexico When I know I’ll be travelling in a country for more than a week, I prefer getting a local prepaid SIM card. Reason? I want to be reachable and able to look up things whenever I need or want to. In the EU roaming charges will be a thing of the past soon (yeahh!), but roaming data is just ridiculously…

Out of country and out of money – what to do?!


What you can do if you run out of money while out of country Advertisement It is the traveller’s most feared nightmare: not being able to access money while abroad. Maybe the cash machine is broken, the credit card stolen or the card limit maxed out.  It’s happened to me more than once and not knowing how to pay for dinner is scary.  Incident number 1: Blocked account in India  I tried to withdraw…

How to fix your Backpack or Transport Cover full of Holes


How to fix your Backpack or Transport Cover full of Holes Backpacks are simply great! They are perfect for travelling! I love and adore my backpacks! But on one of my recent trips the unthinkable happened! My backpack was covered in stains and holes! Apparently, airline and ground staff didn’t pick up my backpack off of the floor but simply dragged it through the dirt  and so it came back to me…

Packing List for Chile in August and September – Winter in Chile


Packing List for Chile in the Winter – August and September Chile is a wonderful country and I can only highly recommend a visit. Travel Chile in the winter, not summer. But careful – winter is from July to September and summer from December to February! February is peak season in Chile and I heard horror stories of sold out or even over-booked accommodations and super busy tourist attractions. I…

Must have: Tiger Balm


Miracle ointment tiger balm A couple of years ago I started reading about tiger balm on various blogs. Bloggers were raving about how amazing this little jar of wonder is and I always thought to myself “what’s so special about a simple cream??”. I kind of forgot all about it because I had no idea you could buy tiger balm in pharmacies. I always thought you could only buy it…

How much are 5 days on Easter Island

How much are 5 days on Easter Island?!


That’s how much 5 Days on Easter Island are Let me show you how much 5 days on Easter Island cost and that’s 100% doable on your own and don’t need an agency to get around. Introduction Visiting the Easter Island has fascinated me for a very long time! It was on top of my to-do list, yet I didn’t think I’d accomplish visiting it so soon. When I booked…

Santiago de Chile – what you shouldn’t miss out on & travel tips!


Santiago de Chile – must sees & travel tips I am after spending my first couple of days in Chile and am able to reflect on my wonderful time in Santiago de Chile. I arrived without any expectations, a lot of capital aren’t that special after all, but boy this isn’t the case in Santiago. Santiago is absolutely amazing hence why I decided to write this guide and to show…

How much are two days in Santiago de Chile?!


The cost breakdown of two days in Santiago de Chile I spent the first two days of my four week Chile trip in the capital Santiago de Chile. Like always I jotted down exactly how much I spent: The Program Day 1: Early morning arrival at the airport in Santiago and drive downtown. Visit of Cerro San Cristobal, the city centre and participation in a guided city tour. Day 2:…

How much are 7 days in Riga and Tallinn

How much are 7 Days in Riga and Tallinn?


Cost report – how much are 7 Days in Riga and Tallinn? Dere!! I’ve visited Estonia and Latvia only recently and stayed mostly in the capital cities Riga and Tallinn. I have to admit: I was pleasantly surprised by everything! Both cities are not only beautiful, but also culinary highlights. And the very best: the Baltic states are still rather cheap 🙂 That I already knew because of a trip to…

How much are three days in Singapore

How much are 3 days in Singapore incl. Gardens by the Bay & Hiking


3 Days in Singapore in a capsule hotel – How much is it? Singapore, Singapore, Singapore – I’m fascinated by how this tiny country managed to get so many travellers to stay for a few days. And all thanks to their airport really. It is a major hub in Asia. I haven’t met many people that actually planned a trip to Singapore – most of the travellers are travelling through. But…

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How much are 12 days in Kenya and Tanzania incl. Safaris?


12 Days in Kenya and Tanzania – How much is it? Kenya and Tanzania were part of my journey around the world. And today I want to give you a short insight of what I’ve seen in those two countries as well as how much every single detail was. The Itinerary for 12 Days Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi, Kenya and transfer to Arusha, Tanzania Day 2: Budget Camping Safari Ngorongoro Crater National Park Day 3: Budget…

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India by rail – First class overnight + packing list


India by rail – First class overnight Let’s talk India! Many, many of you recommended to travel India by rail. First thing I did when I arrived in New Delhi was to go and buy train tickets to Varanasi. Although I was looking to book the trains 6 (!) days in advance most of the train tickets were gone. In most classes. I wanted to take the night train from…