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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The best places to explore from San Pedro de Atacama

Nele/ March 27, 2018/ Destinations, South America/ 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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The best spots in Santiago de Chile for introverts

Nele/ March 9, 2018/ Destinations, South America, Travelling as an Introvert/ 0 comments

Travel can be an exhausting experience for an introvert. As much as I love being on the road, I also love my alone time at home, being in a familiar and safe environment where I can relax. It can be a challenge to find that while travelling. Latin America, especially, does not have the reputation of being a particularly quiet or introvert-friendly

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