5 Take ways on how to find life balance

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We all travel to some extent. It might be on vacation, for business, , to visit family during special occasions, or even for that bucket list trip of 6 months backpacking somewhere amazing in the world. No matter what kind of trip it is, we all would agree that traveling and fitness do not always necessarily combine. So I decided to …

South Africa Safari: 25 Pictures to inspire you

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Bucket list – SAFARI in SOUTH AFRICA in 25 pictures I believe that doing a Safari in Africa is something that is included on every traveler’s bucket list. What’s not to love about the mix of adventure + animals living in their natural habitat. I started my safari in South Africa at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre with a guided tour of …

ETHICAL & RESPONSIBLE TRAVELER – A complete guideline every world traveler should follow

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While the big question for some people is, “How can I change my life while traveling the world?”, for me this questions has become, “How can I make a difference in the world while traveling?”. The biggest motivation for me to start blogging was not to encourage more people to travel, but primarily to encourage travelers to be ethical and …

How ethical is the tourism in Halong Bay and if I would do it again

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Before I book a tour, I always try to learn as much as I can about how ethical the tours really are, and how the local tour companies care and help to protect the enviromnent. During my research, I read good and bad things about Halong Bay tours, and there was only one way to draw my own conclusions, by doing …

Halong Bay: 3 days cruise on a Junk Boat

Paula Martinelli Travel, Vietnam 1 Comment

This was the grand finale of my trip in Vietnam, and it was just perfect for 2 reasons:  to get some rest from the last days in Sapa, and also to recharge my batteries before I headed to Cambodia. I looked forward to having a hot shower and waking up with a view of limestone pillars rising from the calm …

Vietnam Travel Tips: Everything you need to know before your trip

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Vietnam at A Glance Vietnam is certainly a country that has a lot to offer with many type of adventures to suit any taste. It’s a great place to visit with your family, friends, as a couple or solo. Vietnam is very diverse and offers a mix of big cities, lush countryside, a rich history, and a coastline with beautiful …

Cambodia Travel Tips: Everything you need to know before your trip

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Cambodia at A Glance The Kingdom of Cambodia is a popular tourist destination in Southeast Asia, but still not as popular as some other countries like Thailand and Vietnam. The most popular attraction in Cambodia is the ancient archaeological park of Angkor Wat located in the city of Siem Reap. Angkor Wat is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is …

New Zealand: 25 Pictures to inspire you to visit

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Discover the amazing NEW ZEALAND in 25 pictures New Zealand is without any question, one of the most beautiful countries I have ever visited. It is a diverse country, that offers great metropolitan cities, amazing mountains and hills, Ancient Kauri trails, great wine and food, glaciers and some of the best treks in the world. New Zealand offers something for …