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Destinations Thailand

Visiting Mu Koh Surin National Park

April 23, 2017
Surin islands day trip

Dear Thailand, I gotta tell you something: You’re spoiled. The amount of tropical islands that belong to your kingdom isn’t fair. And I doubt I’ll be able to visit all of them during my lifetime but I’m trying. It doesn’t matter how often I keep coming back to you, I’ll always end up with a longer bucket list. One by one I’m working my way through that list to finally make it to one of the remotest of all Thai…

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Destinations Europe

Barcelona and the beaches of Vilassar and Sitges

September 6, 2016

During the long weekend in August I visited a good friend I haven’t seen in a long time and on top of that, she lives near one of my favourite cities – Barcelona! I arrived late in the evening, decided to stay in the city the first night and chose a budget-friendly hostel… Well that night I found out that I’m getting too old for this type of accommodation because while I felt like I was the only one who seriously was…

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New York City

3 Tips for summer in NYC

August 17, 2016
Kimoto rooftop

Summer in the city? Yes please! I dared to visit NYC in the summer and although it was as hot and humid as I feared, after all it wasn’t that bad. Of course I didn’t walk through the concrete jungle during the hottest time of the day if I could avoid it. AC’s are life savers (especially in the trains as you can get baked in the stations…), so are cold drinks and the refreshing Atlantic ocean. …

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Americas Destinations

Greetings from the Cape

August 9, 2016
Cape Cod

What locals simply call the cape actually is the shortcut for Cape Cod, a peninsula and popular summer destination that offers endless sandy beaches, lots of hiking and bike trails and the epicentre of hippie and gay tourism in the artsy town of Provincetown. It supposed to be an easy two-hour drive from Boston but turned out to be four at the end thanks to heavy traffic.…

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Destinations Europe

Castles by the sea – Trieste and Duino

July 14, 2016
Duino Trieste

A trip to Trieste would be incomplete without visiting some of the most stunning landmarks of the area, if not the whole province of Friuli Venezia Giulia: The beautiful coastline has inspired emperors and artists alike, who chose to spend their time frequently near the healing sea breeze. As I’m not a pro with history I’ll spare you with too many details (which can be read on wiki anyway) and take you on a virtual tour through some amazing castles by the…

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Destinations General

12 magische Mottos – same, same but different

June 16, 2016
Moorea beach

*remark* Somehow it seems like my last post about Bermuda has been overlooked according to its bad statistics 🙁 Please give it a boost (later) if you missed it  – thank you 😘  *self-promotion off* If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you probably know by now that I’m a beach bum through and through……

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