Why Bolivia’s Lake Titicaca is the perfect introvert destination

Nele/ July 17, 2018/ Destinations, South America, Travelling as an Introvert/ 0 comments

After staying in La Paz for a few days, I continued my Bolivia travels by visiting Copacabana on the shore of Lake Titicaca. I didn’t know it yet, but this little town near the Peruvian border would prove exactly what I needed after that stressful week in La Paz. Moreover, it makes for the perfect introvert travel destination. Here’s why. Far away

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Should you interrupt your trip to visit home?

Nele/ July 1, 2018/ Travel Advice/ 2 comments

When I came to Chile last February, my original plan had been to stay abroad for a year. However, that idea got busted before I even left, because my sister got pregnant with her first baby, and there was never any doubt in my mind that I would come home to meet my niece once she was born. Thus, I rescheduled my

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Travelling up the coast of Northern Chile

Nele/ June 17, 2018/ Destinations, South America/ 0 comments

Northern Chile is more than the only Atacama. It’s also a lot of cute little coastal towns with amazing beaches, stunning backdrops and loads of fun activities to keep you occupied. Let me give you an overview of the places I visited between Santiago and the Peruvian border and all the stuff you can do there. Valparaiso and Viña del Mar I’m

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The joy of long-distance bus travel

Nele/ June 5, 2018/ Travel Advice, Travelling as an Introvert/ 4 comments

The most common travel style to cover long distances in South America is by bus. I’ve heard lots of complaints about those buses before I got there. Often people ask me whether that’s not incredibly uncomfortable. I always say no to this. Not only because South American buses are surprisingly comfy, but because I’ve always kind of enjoyed long-distance travel. That goes

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A theatre-trip to Antwerp

Nele/ June 1, 2018/ Destinations, Europe/ 0 comments

For many years now I’ve been a member of the theatre group The Hamburg Players, and for even more years, the Hamburg Players have participated regularly in the annual theatre festival FEATS. No different this year. I was home from South America just in time to go to Antwerp, where the festival took place this year. How could I have said no

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