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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.

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

By Paula Martinelli | Oct 22, 2018

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 …

Sapa – The best 3 days trek and homestay itinerary in 2019

By Paula Martinelli | Sep 6, 2018

Sapa is located in the mountains in the North of Vietnam, and tourism in this part of the country has increased in the past few years due to the beautiful trek and also the opportunities to live like a local at a homestay with one of the hill tribes.
The itineraries will vary, depending on the length of time you choose, the guide and the weather conditions, but each experience is remarkable and unique.

Homestay with the Black H’mong in Sapa

By Paula Martinelli | Aug 27, 2018

When I had the opportunity to visit Sapa, I had no doubt I wanted to experience the homestay with a Black H’Mong tribe. It was one of the best experiences …

Everything you need to know about trek & homestay in Sapa

By Paula Martinelli | Aug 26, 2018

Sapa is located beyond the clouds in a mountain town in Lao Cai Province which also includes Vietnam’s highest peak, Fan Si Pan.

It is in a remote place in Vietnam located about 350 km northwest of Hanoi, close to the Chinese border. We were so close to China that while my phone didn’t have service in much of Vietnam, in Sapa I could get on service from China.

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Map of Countries Visited - New 2/2019
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