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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.

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My Son Hindu Sanctuary in Vietnam – How to visit it

By Paula Martinelli | Sep 20, 2019

My Son – Hindu Sanctuary is a great opportunity for a day trip from Hoi An If you have more time in Hoi An or Danang, you have plenty of …

How ethical is tourism in Halong Bay, Vietnam

By Paula Martinelli | Sep 17, 2019

Halong Bay is a perfect example of overtourism – But it is not all bad news! How to describe a perfect vacation in Vietnam without thinking about a cruise in …

SAPA, Vietnam: Ethical Travel Guide

By Paula Martinelli | Sep 12, 2019

Ethical Tourism in Sapa and why I recommend booking an independent homestay Ethical travel is about creating better places to live and better places to visit – These 7 steps …

Hoi An, Vietnam – Top things to do and explore

By Paula Martinelli | Sep 9, 2019
Ho An - Top things to do

Historic, fun, beautiful, interesting and so much to offer…Find out why I could live in Hoi An Hoi An is a must-visit destination in Vietnam, and with so much to …

Top 10 Things to Do in Marrakesh – Morocco

By Paula Martinelli | Jul 29, 2019

In the first moment, I got confused and overwhelmed by the complexity of Marrakesh, but after a while, I knew that it was a city I would love to spend time and just wander around. Marrakesh is not for everyone, but it doesn’t matter if you like or dislike this place, anybody who visits Marrakesh won’t leave this city without an experience that will last a lifetime.

Morocco – 4 Day Itinerary to the Sahara

By Paula Martinelli | Jul 28, 2019

Morocco is a country of beauty and authenticity; however, due to the abundance of the amazing places and luring sites, you may find it challenging to decide what places to visit and for how long.

Jalapão, Brazil – ideal for adventure & nature lovers

By Paula Martinelli | Jul 22, 2019

Jalapão is a unique destination for ecotourism lovers and ready to reveal stunning experiences. As you travel along the dirt roads, you can’t even imagine the beauties lurking around the region, the dry and unbearably hot savannah gives way to the verdant green paths, mysterious boils, dunes and hills, waterfalls and transparent rivers.

Interview with Travel 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 Travel Guide- What to know before you go

By Paula Martinelli | Jun 18, 2019

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

Iceland – Ice Climb and Glacier Hike – 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.

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