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The Worst and Best of my Backpacking Trip

The Worst and Best of my Backpacking Trip

Posted on 30. May, 2011 by .

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Today, I realized it has been two years since my backpacking trip through Europe is over - I came home on May 30th of 2009. Hard to believe it’s so far behind me! But now that I am on a new journey, I decided to celebrate this sort-of anniversary by sharing a few facts about [...]

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My Favourite Travel Photos

My Favourite Travel Photos

Posted on 02. Feb, 2011 by .

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I’ve been going through my travel photos pretty often lately. Winter blues? Wanderlust? Nostalgia? All of the above are accurate. Instead of writing another long post on why I hate travel bloggers, I decided to share my favourite photos from my own collection and spread the love. While most of these pictures aren’t perfect on [...]

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More Than Pot and Prostitutes in Amsterdam

Posted on 02. Jul, 2010 by .

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I didn’t know exactly what to expect from Amsterdam. It’s one of the few cities that is abundantly known by its clichés, i.e. prostitutes, drugs, canals and bicycles, as if it the whole city was exclusively about these four things. I really wanted to see for myself what Amsterdam what all about. So there I [...]

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World’s Tulip Capital: Keukenhof

Posted on 26. Feb, 2010 by .

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Everybody knows about Dutch tulips in spring, how colorful and popular they are. A great place to see it in its natural environment is at the world’s largest garden: Keukenhof, located in Lisse, South Holland. More than 7 million bulbs are planted each year. It’s an easy daytrip from Amsterdam and a great activity. For [...]

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Top 10 Overrated Attractions in Europe

Top 10 Overrated Attractions in Europe

Posted on 20. Feb, 2010 by .

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As much as Europe is filled with interesting and popular attractions, sometimes the entry fee or the detour just isn’t worth it. I have been lucky enough to visit many European cities, and here’s what I thought were the least interesting ones. 1. Manneken Pis, Brussels It’s a tiny little men peeing in a fountain, [...]

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