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My New Travel Companion: A Tribute to Lonely Planet

I have done a lot of travelling in my time. And I have to admit, I never usually go for the good old guidebook option. However much I love doing my research on places before I go, I tend to either write down a list of all the things I want to do on my phone for easy access, or even print out a few pages of ideas to take with me – and I somehow always tell myself I wouldn’t ever have enough room in my handbag or case to fit in such a hefty book. 219 more words

Travelling

Reading between the lines – travel guidebooks and how to use them

What’s your choice? Time Out, Let’s Go, Lonely Planet or Rough Guides?

Most people have a favourite guidebook series, and even the most tech-savvy traveller tends to have a tried and trusted paperback ‘bible’ stuck away somewhere in their bag. 1,049 more words

Travel

Craving for Crap: Costa Rica importiert den American Way of Life. VON KATHARINA TJART

Katharina Tjart hat für ein halbes Jahr in in San José, in Costa Rica gelebt. Dort hat sie bei Earth Charter hospitiert, einer Initiative für “sustainable development”. 2,253 more words

Essay

Sweden, Norway and maybe Denmark

So, now it seems like it’s going to be Sweden (parts of it, of course) that I do, in addition to Norway. I was too excited about travelling Norway and covering Oslo, Bergen and Ålesund in the 8 – 9 days I had there. 127 more words

Life

GIVEAWAY: Lonely Planet Travel Guide

It’s my first ever giveaway and I’m so excited! Being very passionate about travel and being in the industry myself, I think it’s very important to check out new places in the world, even if you had never thought about going there – you might be surprised as to how much you like it! 226 more words

Living

What I'm reading next - May 2015

Right, the time for stuffing about is over. I have just under five months to plan my three-month jaunt across the US, Canada, Cuba and Mexico. 233 more words

Anurhadhapura

Continuing on my “I must see ancient ruins” quest, our next destination took us to Anurhadhapura, another UNESCO World Heritage Site.

With all honesty, I have to sadly say that I was slightly disappointed with Sri Lanka’s ancient capital. 246 more words

Adventure