Our guest author Maggi undertook the famous Camino Walk – from Portuguese O Porto to Spanish Santiago de Compostela. In this experience report, she ponders why it was a lifechanging experience, shares her Camino highlights and downs, and gives tips to future Camino trekkers.
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It happens to us a lot: In Istria, we were rather unimpressed by the top rated sights but fell in love with the places we discovered spontaneously – some small sleepy towns not mentioned in any guidebook and aesthetical fixer-uppers topping over vineyards and Istrian rolling hills.
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Where to stay?
1. Every neighbourhood of Buenos Aires has its own character, it is hard to pick out the “best” since what part of the town will best suit you depends on your tastes and needs. If you are interested in the nightlife and late morning brunches, trendy Palermo might be your best choice. Continue reading “10 Things I wish I knew before going to Buenos Aires”
Sicily is one of the most popular places to travel to. Going to Sicily, you’d better be prepared to share this paradise island with other folks. But if you don’t want to run with the crowds there are still some less famous but not less beautiful places off the beaten track in Sicily. We combined them into an itinerary!
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Some things can provide you with access to a certain place: let’s say, wine tasting may be your key to Tuscany, surfing – a key to Hawaii or techno clubs – a key to Berlin. One of the ways to understand the soul of Crete may be through counting its sheep (and goats).
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It was not the ruins of Machu Picchu, nor the mysterious pictures of the Nasca Desert that drove me to Peru. It was rather the green fields of coca and the mixed aura of danger and adventure Peru projected.
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Paraty, Brazil. This town, hidden in the hills of the Atlantic Forest, simply has it all: stunning beaches, spectacular waterfalls, historical architecture, jungle and trails for hiking and horse trekking.
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Ever since we saw the bright houses and quirky streets of Valparaiso, we knew we had to put the town on our itinerary.
Here are our impressions.
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If you love wine and don’t like organized tours, this post about the vineyards of Chilean Valley of Casablanca is right for you.
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Are you currently pondering what to do in the beautiful and thrilling capital of Argentina? How about tango classes, wine tasting, flea markets, book stores or chilling in an artsy café with a novel by Julio Cortazar and your new eye-catching tango shoes? And the little girl in you will be excited to become a gaucho for a day.
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