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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So you want to study abroad?

Nele/ October 12, 2017/ Travel Advice/ 0 comments

To visit a foreign university and study abroad in a far-away country is high on the list for a lot of people. If that’s you, and you start turning your plans into reality, you’ll sooner or later find yourself up against a whole lot of obstacles. There’s just a whole bunch of crap you have to sift through before you can even

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Gut Aiderbichl: On a mission to save animals

Nele/ October 5, 2017/ Destinations/ 0 comments

Gut Aiderbichl is a shelter that takes in mistreated or neglected animals, giving them a new home to live out the rest of their lives in peace. I visited their Bavarian outpost near Deggendorf during my recent trip to the area. The work this place does is great, and I’m always up for a good cause. So let me tell you a

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This is how my first Africa safari went down

Nele/ September 21, 2017/ Destinations/ 0 comments

It was my very first day in Africa, and I was about to embark on my first ever safari. Can you be off to a better start? Although I was staying in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, the destination for the day was the Chobe National Park in Botswana. It’s not that far from Vic Falls to Chobe, but it does include crossing the

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The all new Global Introvert website!

Nele/ September 16, 2017/ Other/ 0 comments

Ta-daa! It has arrived! The all new Global Introvert website is here. Everything has been updated! Well, except me, I suppose. Still the same old me writing for you here every week. Only now, I’ve got a fancy new blog design where I do it. In case you haven’t noticed yet – because, let’s be honest, sometimes we introverts live so much

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How to survive a trip with a travel blogger

Nele/ September 7, 2017/ Travel Advice/ 4 comments

The truth has to be told. It’s not easy having a travel blogger as your travel companion. I would know. I am one. Moreover, I spent a whole weekend with a bunch of them lately, as some blogger friends and I got out into the countryside to work on our blogs and chat about everything travel blogging. In between writing articles and

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Coming face to face with rhinos in Botswana

Nele/ August 24, 2017/ Destinations/ 1 comments

Seeing rhinos in Botswana is no easy feat, because they are very rare animals in this country. They are almost extinct, except for one place: the Khama Rhino Sanctuary near Serowe. I spent two nights there during my recent Africa trip to see these beautiful animals. We stayed in a little chalet right in the middle of the Park. As we didn’t have

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