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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…

India first class train

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…

Packing list budget camping safari

Packing list for your budget camping safari in Tanzania


Packing list for your budget camping safari in Tanzania When you are travelling to Africa and find yourself going on a budget safari like Absolute Africa this list will help you pack the right things for your adventure: Documents and cash cash for visa upon arrival OR get the visa beforehand at your local embassy cash in local currency spare cash in USD or in Euros valid passport for at…

Summer Weekend Trip Essentials


“Summer Weekend Trip Essentials” Have you ever found yourself in a hotel room with enough clothes to last a couple of weeks? Or several pairs of shoes when you only need some flip flops? Absolutey no problem if you aren’t on a short weekend trip! It is super easy to overpack. Lets be honest – we have all done it. Just recently I got the Numinous 25L Daypack for reviewing purposes…

How much are 3 Days in Dubai without missing out on fun


How much are 3 Days in Dubai without missing out on fun I spent full three days in the crazy city of Dubai – here I share my expenses throughout my entire trip – excluding airfare! Note: This trip was part of my Traum.Welt.Reise – “Around the World in 72 Days” project with Marco Polo and Marco Polo TV this summer.

Israel Hiking Packing List

Hiking in Israel – the ultimate Packing List


Hiking in Israel – the ultimate Packing List Hiking gets more and more common. Israel is a hip country to travel to. Why not combine the two and discover the Holy Land by hiking and walking? Follow the footsteps of Jesus through Galilee, the Judean Desert, the Wadis, Negev and many more! Keep in mind that the climate in Israel is dry and hot – even in winter the temperatures won’t…

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Travelling without Liquids – What’s in my toiletry kit


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…

El Al Security

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


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


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…

Teide - a comprehensive hiker's packing list

Teide – a comprehensive hiker’s packing list


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


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…