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7 tips to survive 38°C (100°F) weather in Rome, Italy

When I stumbled upon crazy cheap tickets to fly to Rome from the closest airport to my home (only a 35min drive, you guys!) my inner wanderer couldn't be stopped! A four day citytrip in July was booked! Yay! But then came the unpleasant realization that summer in Rome means immense heat. From mid June… Continue reading 7 tips to survive 38°C (100°F) weather in Rome, Italy

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Returning to one of my favorite cities: Lisbon!

After two and a half years of training, D-day had fi-na-lly come! Four times postponed, but at last I was on my way to Lisbon to compete in the Olympic Triathlon of Challenge Lisboa. The experience of a lifetime! Not only the triathlon itself was something I had been looking forward to, but of course… Continue reading Returning to one of my favorite cities: Lisbon!

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What to do on a non-skiing holiday in the French Alps? – part 2

Yes, people do go on a winter holiday without skiing. Or snowboarding. The snowy landscapes aren't just reserved for those typical winter sport activities. Although we have found out that, in certain areas and places, you definitely are the odd one out if you're not engaging in those activities. But that didn't stop us from… Continue reading What to do on a non-skiing holiday in the French Alps? – part 2

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What to do on a non-skiing holiday in the French Alps? – part 1

While many, many bloggers are way more well-traveled than I am, I'm still pretty satisfied with the amount of places I've already been able to scratch off my travel bucket-list. There of course are still a ton of destinations on that list, but this time around the actual destination wasn't a thing I was ticking… Continue reading What to do on a non-skiing holiday in the French Alps? – part 1

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Highlights along the Amalfi Coast – a November trip

Considered to be one of the most beautiful coastlines and UNESCO world heritage; the Amalfi Coast in Southern Italy. It seems to be one of those destinations that's on every traveller's bucketlist. Including mine. So when I gave my boyfriend free reign to choose a travel destination for our week off work in November and… Continue reading Highlights along the Amalfi Coast – a November trip

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Tackling two mountain passes and Lourdes in the French Pyrenees

Our trip through the North of Spain sadly ended after we finished our hike through the Ordesa valley, but it wasn't the complete end of our roadtrip. We still had to drive back home and for that, we had to cross the Pyrenees. Oh beautiful mountains, I can't just drive past you, can I? Late… Continue reading Tackling two mountain passes and Lourdes in the French Pyrenees

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Through the valley in the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park

When you've checked off all the sights in the area you had planned to visit and you have another couple of days left on your holiday, what do you do? In my case, definitely not just sit back and relax. I take the map and see what else there is to see within reasonable distance.… Continue reading Through the valley in the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park

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From buckets of rain to brilliant sunshine in San Sebastian, Spain

It's crazy to witness how fast the weather can change from one opposite to the other. When we arrived in the city of San Sebastian, or as it is known in Basque language; Donostia, dark gray clouds were not just threatening to drop their load. They did, full force. All evening and night. But then… Continue reading From buckets of rain to brilliant sunshine in San Sebastian, Spain