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"What matters is not the places you have been, but what you left behind and what you will always carry with you" (Paula Martinelli)

Get inspired by this ADVENTURE and ETHICAL TRAVEL BLOG, featuring HEALTHY LIFE STYLE!

Trying to choose your next destination? Looking for inspiration for your next vacation? Want to know more how to have an authentic experience while you are visiting a new country? Wondering if that dream activity is ethical and how can you be a responsible travel and leave your positive mark on our planet? Or maybe you are looking for some motivation between being super busy, traveling and being healthy.

It is GREAT! You found my blog, and I would love to connect with you as I truly believe that the recipe for a happy life is to have LIFE BALANCE & surround ourselves with positive people.

Interview with Travel Blogger Expert Ryan Biddulph

By Paula Martinelli | Jul 14, 2019

Unfortunately, most aspiring travel bloggers have no idea what goes into actually BEING a travel blogger. People think you see the world, snap a few photos, whip up a post, publish, and get paid big bucks for your efforts. Nope. Travel blogging is a highly specialized skill that requires you to fulfill 3 roles:

Iceland – What to know before you go

By Paula Martinelli | Jun 18, 2019

On this ultimate guide you will find all the essentials for your trip to Iceland In this ultimate guide you will find all the things you should know before your …

Iceland – Ice climbing and Glacier Hiking in Iceland – with FAQ

By Paula Martinelli | May 29, 2019

During the planning for my trip to Iceland, one of the first items on my “must do” was ice climbing. It was an easy decision, and of course, I had high expectations. It ended up being the highlight of my amazing trip to Iceland. I would say that it is one of the many experiences that I will always treasure on my journey to pin the planet.

Iceland – Price comparison and how to travel on a budget

By Paula Martinelli | May 25, 2019

If you are dreaming of an awesome trip to Iceland, but are waiting for when you save enough money, I may have some good news to help you go sooner rather than later. I will share with some “secrets” with you on how to travel on a budget. There are ways to save without sacrificing the experience.

Brazil – What to know before you go

By Paula Martinelli | May 7, 2019

Brazil is a diverse and beautiful country waiting for you to explore. Go beyond Rio’s beaches, and Sao Paulo’s metropolitan allure and see everything Brazil has to offer…

Iceland – The Best Ring Road Self-Drive Itinerary (with map)

By Paula Martinelli | May 1, 2019

This is the best self-drive tour of Iceland’s famous Ring Road and Golden Circle. See the country…

Lhasa, Tibet – The Best Itinerary

By Paula Martinelli | Apr 9, 2019

How to experience Lhasa, Tibet and get the most out of your time While visiting Nepal, I was offered an opportunity to spend a few days in Tibet. It was …

Interview with travel expert Nomadic Matt

By Paula Martinelli | Mar 31, 2019

Insights and inspiration from a Travel Expert: Nomadic Matt When I got the opportunity to interview Matt Kepnes, the founder of one of the top travel blogs, Nomadic Matt, I …

The Best 2 Week Itinerary – Vietnam

By Paula Martinelli | Mar 24, 2019

Why THE BEST ITINERARY? I only had 2 weeks vacation in Vietnam and 1 week in Cambodia. There were so many places I wanted to visit, so I had to …

Cambodia – 10 Lessons on Ethical Traveling

By Paula Martinelli | Mar 19, 2019

The smiling faces that welcome tourists display the optimism and contentment of a people grateful for what they have. But Cambodia is much more complex than what we can imagine …

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