Easter Island: Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it

Easter Island, known also as Rapa Nui, is full of intrigue. The name of the island evokes immediately the image of moai – the emblematic, famous stone statues with a mysterious background. The moai sculptures are spread all around the island, they stand in silence but the history behind them speaks very loud. In spite […]

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Peru: 10 secrets on Inca culture that will make you a better person

10 reasons why Inca culture will make you a better person:   1.Practise the gift of sharing.  Ayni, the most important Inca value is a simple, yet powerful concept of reciprocity. One needs to give in order to receive. It’s not just about money or food. It is about an exchange of energy between people, […]

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Borneo: Beach-hopping with love

I say: Borneo, you say: nature, jungle, orangutans, somewhere-in-Asia-rainforest-and-more. But next time, if I say Borneo, you say the dream beach is a place to go! For a short-haul break from Kuala Lumpur or a long-haul holidays from Europe, there is no better destination for nature admirers, scuba divers and adventure seekers. My time was […]

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Qatar: The coolest car graveyard on Earth.

  The truth is that I’ve never really understood that big fuss about sexy, expensive cars. Has living in the richest country helped me to figure it out? Not in the least. As a matter of fact, it made it even worse, as I am totally indifferent even to the poshest brands. Qatar spoils when […]

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Burma (4): Never kiss in public! Burmese savoir vivre

Are you planing your trip to Burma just now? Or thinking of going one day? There’s no better way to prepare, than reading that blog post. Honestly, I wish someone had told me those things before. There are things that you need to know in advance to explore Bagan with joy. Here we go:   […]

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Burma (3): When you stop and look around, this life is pretty amazing

Extraordinary things happen on a train ride. It might be about meeting other travellers, like when Jesse met Céline on a road trip in Europe. It was in a train going through Vienna, where they started their bittersweet, thought-provoking celebration of love. Jesse and Céline were the most lovable and beautifully filmed couple, but they were […]

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Burma (2): The highest form of wisdom is kindness

A map, lipstick, camera and cash: here we go, I’m ready to explore! I put make up on, my favorite dress on and I left the hotel all alone. With the chaos in my mind and pure joy in my heart, I just couldn’t resist to smile. I do smile a lot, without any serious […]

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Burma (1): Getting lost will help you find yourself

With a palm full of stars I throw them like dice On the table I shake them like dice And throw them on the table Until the desired constellation appears* I promised myself this year to be a year of trust, communication and awareness. It’s been just two weeks and I already broke that promise. […]

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Similan Islands: Never fall in love with a scuba diver

Never fall in love with a scuba diver. Her hair will never be dry and her kiss will often be salty. CHOOSE HAPPINESS Life is short: be greedy in chasing your dreams. Too much is never enough. Make yourself happy and don’t forget to make happy the one you love. With that in your heart […]

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My dear readers: Happy New Year! Make 2016 meaningful and memorable! All the best! xxx  

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Ethiopia (3): Actions speak louder than words

Who of us haven’t heard of Ethiopia and its everlasting dramatic situation? We barely know where exactly on the map Ethiopia is but most of us heard of its enormous problems. We’ve heard about celebrities visiting the country trying to rescue orphans or donation programmes to prevent poverty, hunger or lack of education. We all […]

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Ethiopia (2): Knockin On Devils Door

They say that good girls go to heaven and bad girls go anywhere they want. One thing is for sure: curious girls go to Ethiopia and they knock on the devils door. You might have read about it, you might have heard about it but the truth is that nothing can truly prepare you for […]

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Ethiopia (1): Where science fiction becomes reality

Why do two colours, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? No. ~ Pablo Picasso Ethiopia what have you done to me? It took me only four days to miss and appreciate my daily routine that I have back home. How many things we take for granted, we only realise […]

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Zanzibar (2): Life is a daring adventure, or nothing.

Do you know which brain chemicals are responsible for being attracted to the opposite extremes? If you do, let me know, because I feel my chemicals really misbehave, play tricks, leave me confused. It’s time to teach them a lesson. When I chose to go to Zanzibar I had two things in mind: diving deep […]

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Zanzibar (1): How far would you go to protect a secret?

   Watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. ― Roald Dahl Zanzibar is an island, that allures travellers for so many reasons. To start with the name — it works like a […]

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Madagascar (3): A pumpkin sun in a blue sky

Chemistry is everywhere. If you’ve been to enough places, you will certainly agree that sex tourism is nothing surprising and it is present in many, many regions, not only in Thailand. How come I was still surprised about it in Madagascar? Maybe because in my dreams it was a pure, virgin (what an irony) island […]

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Madagascar (2): Turn your dreams into memories

When it comes to the wonderful world of flavours, vanilla is my number one: unobtrusive but powerful, elegant but playful, frivolous and chic. No need to add much, it emphatically proves that the quality always beats the quantity. Think about it: vanilla-curry prawns, vanilla-raspberry cake

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