Tag: travelling

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Letting the right people into your life

Relatives, friends, acquaintances – all of them people entering our lives for a longer or shorter period of time. Some of them staying. Some of them only for a while. All of them influencing us in one way or another. Every single person will have an impact on you. Will leave something of themselves with you. Therefore, it is so crucial to know who … Read More Letting the right people into your life

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What happens when you repress sexuality?

Sex. Something I used to giggle about as a little girl, not really knowing if I could talk about it. A taboo, something you´re taught not to talk about in public. Well, where I live you certainly can. There are more and more open debates, awareness and interest are rising. However, there are other parts of the world where people are not even educated … Read More What happens when you repress sexuality?

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Overwhelmed by India

When I first came to India my first impression was – well, let´s say not that amazing. Today, I can only laugh about how quick I was to judge this beautiful country at the start. After spending three months in the country, this place will forever stay in my heart. I can truly say that no other country has yet had such a significant … Read More Overwhelmed by India

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Couch surfing in Sevilla

Sevilla. My last Spanish city I should travel to this year. A place that fascinated me and I will always keep in mind – also because of couch surfing which has never failed to provide me with the most amazing travel experiences. To Sevilla with BlaBlaCar As I had been in Madrid before, I travelled from Madrid to Sevilla in the early morning by … Read More Couch surfing in Sevilla

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Dancing through Madrid

On my travels through Spain I went on recently, I of course, also needed to visit the capital. I´ve heard so much about the city before – a lot of my friends didn´t like the city at all, told me it was boring and not much to see. So, I went there with not many expectations and was surprised and surprised again. Madrid was … Read More Dancing through Madrid

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Colors of Valencia

Recently, I spent some time outside of Barcelona again to travel around in Spain for a bit. My destinations were Valencia, Madrid and Sevilla, which are all amazing, beautiful cities. My first stop was Valencia, where I travelled to with my boyfriend. The other cities I visited on my own. But, first things first. First, let´s take a look at Valencia. Streets of Valencia … Read More Colors of Valencia

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Places to escape busy life of Barcelona

Barcelona.  A city most people love – especially for going on holiday. It´s the perfect place if you want to party, drink just have a good time. If you live there, however, it is a bit different. Living in Barcelona For me personally, Barcelona is too big of a city. It has a lot to offer, but it is very busy, touristic and doesn´t … Read More Places to escape busy life of Barcelona

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Sintra – the western pearl of Portugal

Last week I started telling you all about my time in Lisbon (find out more about Lisbon here) – but left out one very important destination! Sintra. I left it out on purpose however, as I wanted to tell you all about this beautiful little city in all detail. Sintra is a little town in the north west of Portugal. Situated right in a … Read More Sintra – the western pearl of Portugal

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Hidden places in Lisbon

To be honest, until recently I fairly neglected Portugal. This country was never part of my travel plans nor did I think it ever would be. I was more in love with Spain and thought Portugal would just be a tinier Spain and not able to surprise me. Nothing could have been further from the truth. It only took me a week to fall … Read More Hidden places in Lisbon

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“We´re all fat and have guns?”

Interview with Britney from the USA Which country would you consider to be your country? My country is definitely the United States of America. I was born and raised there and even though I have travelled to many countries now I still feel unfairly the sense of nationality there, because it was just what I was brought up with and what I find to … Read More “We´re all fat and have guns?”

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“What? You have a computer?”

Interview with a girl from Tunisia Which country do you consider to be your country? Actually, I can´t respond to that directly because I consider both, Tunisia and Turkey, to be my countries. I was born in Tunisia, but I lived in Turkey for two years and I know their culture very well. People would even consider me Turkish. I know all their jokes, … Read More “What? You have a computer?”

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“Brazilians work a lot harder than Europeans”

Interview with a Brazilian Which country do you consider to be your country? I would still consider Brazil to be my country as I lived pretty much 95% of my life there. I grew up there and the way I act, the things I eat, the way I think is very related to Brazil still. You live in Spain now. Do you think this … Read More “Brazilians work a lot harder than Europeans”