Category Archives: Destinations

Here you can find all the posts on specific destinations. If you’re looking for an account of my journeys, or my most entertaining travel stories, this is the place to go. Along with descriptions of my travels there are also tipps and recommendations based on my experiences in these places.

The best places to explore from San Pedro de Atacama

Nele/ March 27, 2018/ Destinations/ 0 comments

San Pedro de Atacama itself really hasn’t all that much to offer. The reason why everyone is going there regardless is that it’s the gateway to Chile’s Atacama desert, one of the country’s most popular destinations. No question that I took the first chance to go there myself! From hitting all the outstanding nature spots to more active stuff like sand boarding,

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4 days on Chile’s coast: Valparaiso and Viña del Mar

Nele/ March 13, 2018/ Destinations/ 0 comments

When I had a few days off between my stay in Santiago and flying to the Atacama, I knew immediately I wanted to spend it on the coast. From Santiago, there are basically two options: Valparaiso and Viña del Mar. The majority of people I talked to agreed that Valparaiso is a lot more interesting, so I decided to stay there during

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A day out hiking the Chilean Andes at Cajon del Maipo

Nele/ March 2, 2018/ Destinations/ 0 comments

When I had been in Santiago for two weeks without ever being out of the city, I couldn’t wait to see something more of Chile, especially some of its famed nature. I decided to do a day trip to Cajon del Maipo to go hiking the Chilean Andes.  Cajon del Maipo is an area in the Andes of central Chile, close to Santiago. To

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My first 10 days in Santiago de Chile in pictures

Nele/ February 13, 2018/ Destinations/ 0 comments

I have now been in Santiago de Chile for 10 days exactly, so it’s time for a first resume. I really like the city so far, there’s lots of interesting stuff to do and different neighbourhoods to explore. So I thought I could just show you some of my favourite pictures of Santiago and tell you the story behind them. This is

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My 2017 travel highlights!

Nele/ December 19, 2017/ Destinations/ 0 comments

This year was one of much change for me. I already talked about how it influenced my professional life when I left my old job and started a new career. Today, however, I want to concentrate on everything travel-related that happened in 2017. There was a lot, and some of it represented long-existent travel goals. Let’s take a look at my 2017

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My travel plans for 2018 – Chile, here I come!

Nele/ December 5, 2017/ Destinations/ 0 comments

Exciting news! I’ve been planning this for a while, but I wanted to be sure everything’s working out before I tell you: I’M MOVING TO CHILE FOR A YEAR! Anyone else excited about this? End of January 2018 I will move to Chile to live there for a year and explore something of South America in the process! It still felt so

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Why you need to visit Hamburg – trust me on this!

Nele/ November 28, 2017/ Destinations/ 0 comments

As much as I love telling you all about the trips I take, I think it’s time that I talk about something else today: my hometown. After all, Hamburg is without a doubt one of the most beautiful cities in the world! (Yes, okay, I’m biased. Don’t judge me.) Let me explain to you why you should make absolutely sure a visit

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Natural wonders of Australia that will leave you speechless

Nele/ November 17, 2017/ Destinations/ 0 comments

Australia offers an abundance of breathtaking landscapes. Traveling around there means you basically never stop gaping at your surroundings. Here are some of the most impressive sights that I have come across during my Australia travels. I don’t claim this list is complete, but I do promise that none of these natural wonders of Australia will leave you disappointed. The Pinnacles The

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How this city-girl survived living in rural Australia

Nele/ November 7, 2017/ Destinations/ 0 comments

My very first Australia trip took place when I was 17 years old. I went to live with my aunt and uncle for half a year and visited an Australian high school. Besides all the obvious changes and challenges that came with that, today I want to talk about one particular aspect of life in Australia that I needed to get used

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