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15 things I wish I knew before traveling to Morocco – madelinestraveling I Wish I Knew, Online Travel, Future Travel, Africa Travel, Travel Advice, Solo Travel, I Know, Morocco, Travel Inspiration

15 things I wish I knew before traveling to Morocco

Morocco seems to be one of the countries that is on everyones bucket list right now. I can’t even remember how many messages I got over Instagram, facebook or WhatsApp asking all kinds of questions about traveling to Morocco, during and after my own trip there. Also within the online travel community it has been…

Sand boarding and buggy rides in Huacachina, Peru – madelinestraveling Huacachina Peru, Rest Of The World, Continents, Adventure Travel, Boards, Explore, City, Blog, Planks

Sand boarding and buggy rides in Huacachina, Peru

The sand dunes of Huacachina are the only natural desert on the whole South American continent and attract thousands of tourists every year. The oasis is located next to the Peruvian city Ica around 3 hours south of Lima and seems completely isolated from the rest of the world, right out of a movie set.…

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the exception to any reality you have known before. Preparations start as soon as the last carnival is over. While the big Samba schools create new themes, costumes, s… Samba, Rio Carnival, Big Show, New Theme, Schools, Brazil, Costumes, Explore, Create

Samba de Janeiro – Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the exception to any reality you have known before. Preparations start as soon as the last carnival is over. While the big Samba schools create new themes, costumes, songs and routines for their big show the small samba groups rehears on the street, in favelas and at beach parties.…

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the exception to any reality you have known before. Preparations start as soon as the last carnival is over. While the big Samba schools create new themes, costumes, s… Samba, Rio Carnival, Big Show, New Theme, Schools, Brazil, Costumes, Explore, Create

Samba de Janeiro – Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the exception to any reality you have known before. Preparations start as soon as the last carnival is over. While the big Samba schools create new themes, costumes, songs and routines for their big show the small samba groups rehears on the street, in favelas and at beach parties.…

How to spend 48 hours in Venice, Italy – madelinestraveling Little Island, Archipelago, Venice Italy, Paris Skyline, Paths, City, Blog, Travel, Beautiful

How to spend 48 hours in Venice, Italy

Venice is definitely among Italy’s most beautiful treasures. The city is built on an archipelago consisting of 118 little islands. Over 350 public bridges and around 3000 paths, alleys and streets turn it into a confusing but absolutely gorgeous labyrinth A little history The city of Venice was officially founded in 421, although the exact…

Camel riding through the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, Morocco – madelinestraveling Dune, Morocco, Adventure Travel, Camel, Tours, Sky, Blog, Heaven, Adventure Tours

Camel riding through the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, Morocco

Just the thought of spending the night under a star filled sky in the Sahara desert had me excited for years already. So, more than anything else I knew that I wanted to do a camel tour in the desert. Since I had been winging my entire Morocco trip, I didn’t book any tours in…

Beaches are among my favorite places in the entire world.No matter if they’re big beaches, small beaches, hidden beaches, black-sand beaches or popular beach, I love them all. Hidden Beach, Black Sand, Tenerife, Beaches, Spain, Island, Popular, Explore, Mountains

My five favorite beaches in Tenerife, Spain

Beaches are among my favorite places in the entire world.No matter if they're big beaches, small beaches, hidden beaches, black-sand beaches or popular beach, I love them all. Especially on Tenerife they can be so different to one another, because some of the beaches on this island are man-made and others are products of the…

The Spanish island Mallorca is especially known for the party tourism from other European countries. S’Arenal or Magaluf are absolutely flooded by german, british or dutch party goers every summer,… Spanish Islands, My Road Trip, European Countries, Dutch, Tourism, Spain, German, British, Explore

My five favorite spots besides Palma in Mallorca, Spain

The Spanish island Mallorca is especially known for the party tourism from other European countries. S’Arenal or Magaluf are absolutely flooded by german, british or dutch party goers every summer, but the island has so much more to offer than just sangria and beer at the beach. On my road trip around the spanish island…

Travel guides are very common companions for many travelers. Personally I love my Lonely Planets and they have been of great help during my trips. But when you spend enough time in one place or han… Lonely Planet, Travel Guides, Brazil, Traveling By Yourself, Planets, Trips, River, Explore, Blog

5 insider tips for Rio de Janeiro

Travel guides are very common companions for many travelers. Personally I love my Lonely Planets and they have been of great help during my trips. But when you spend enough time in one place or hang out with locals you’ll find many more things to do than the typical recommendations from your travel guide. Below…

Like every traveler I do have a Top 5 of places I really want to see in my life. One of those were the Cataratas do Iguaçu at the border between Brazil and Argentina. After a 15 hour bus ride from … Bus Ride, Brazil, Waterfall, Explore, Places, Blog, Outdoor, Life, Iguazu Falls

And it seems like an endless waterfall – Cataratas do Iguaçu

Like every traveler I do have a Top 5 of places I really want to see in my life. One of those were the Cataratas do Iguaçu at the border between Brazil and Argentina. After a 15 hour bus ride from São Paulo we finally arrived in the little town of Foz do Iguaçu at…

Every year in September thousands of party people from around the globe flood the city of Munich, with only one thing on their mind: BEER! The annual Oktoberfest, by locals simply called Wiesn (the… Munich, Globe, Destinations, September, Beer, City, People, Travel, Oktoberfest

O’zapft is! Oktoberfest – Munich

Every year in September thousands of party people from around the globe flood the city of Munich, with only one thing on their mind: BEER! The annual Oktoberfest, by locals simply called Wiesn (the colloquial for the ground, which is called Theresienwiese), started way back when king Ludwig I got married to Therese von Saxe-Hildburghausen.…

Santa Cruz de la Sierra is Bolivias biggest city and the perfect starting point for a little venture into a completely different lifestyle. About three hours northeast of the metropolis you enter a… Conquistador, Bolivia, 16th Century, Hot Springs, Small Towns, Barcelona Cathedral, Lifestyle, City, Building

Hot springs, mountaintops and dancing grandpas – The Chiquitania, Bolivia

Santa Cruz de la Sierra is Bolivias biggest city and the perfect starting point for a little venture into a completely different lifestyle. About three hours northeast of the metropolis you enter a couple of small towns known as "The Chiquitania". Those towns were founded back in the 16th century when the Spanish conquistadors arrived…

Traveling is a mind-blowing experience. It’s very freeing and helps a lot of us to find ourselves while getting to know other people, cultures, countries and traditions. Throughout my last couple o… Getting To Know, Mind Blown, Countries, Traveling, Culture, In This Moment, Couple, Blog, Outdoor

My not so glorious travel moments – Part 2

Traveling is a mind-blowing experience. It’s very freeing and helps a lot of us to find ourselves while getting to know other people, cultures, countries and traditions. Throughout my last couple of years of traveling I’ve collected thousands of amazing stories and experiences that I love to share with others. But sometimes you are in…

While living abroad you experience a lot of exciting things, like seeing beautiful places, swimming under waterfalls, dancing to foreign music at awesome parties, meeting interesting new people and… Interesting News, Waterfalls, Dancing, Beautiful Places, Parties, Swimming, Awesome, Music, People

The downside of traveling is when you stop traveling!

While living abroad you experience a lot of exciting things, like seeing beautiful places, swimming under waterfalls, dancing to foreign music at awesome parties, meeting interesting new people and learning about other cultures. Simply said you fall in love with lots of places and things that you’ve only known for a couple of days. During…

Whenever I tell people that I live in Salzburg, they instantly picture me wearing a Dirndl, dancing around in the mountains, singing “the hills are alive”. Truth is, since I’ve moved to Salzburg ab… Sound Of Music, Salzburg, New York Skyline, Dancing, Mountains, Live, People, Blog, Pictures

More than just The Sound of Music – Salzburg

Whenever I tell people that I live in Salzburg, they instantly picture me wearing a Dirndl, dancing around in the mountains, singing “the hills are alive”. Truth is, since I’ve moved to Salzburg about three years ago I have not once worn my Dirndl or hiked any of the mountains surrounding the city. Shame on…

Last Friday I boarded a plane to travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Main purpose of my trip was the job interview (still waiting to hear back from them). To make it all a little easier I booked … Red Light District, Still Waiting, Train Station, Frankfurt, Plane, Purpose, Interview, Germany, Friday

A weekend in the red light district – Frankfurt am Main

Last Friday I boarded a plane to travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Main purpose of my trip was the job interview (still waiting to hear back from them). To make it all a little easier I booked a hostel close to the main train station that had great recommendations. To be honest I didn’t…

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