Impressions of La Paz

  La Paz has its own kind of beauty as it’s not really a beautiful city in the conventional way. But do take a few days to wander around and discover all the quirky streets, have coffee in a cosy coffee shop, explore the lively markets and enjoy the amazing panoramic views of the mountains surrounding the city. To read…
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Tenikwa Wild Cat & Wildlife Sanctuary

If you still can’t get enough of Africa’s beautiful wild life after visiting Kruger National Park, pay a visit to Tenikwa Wild Cat & Wildlife Sanctuary in Plettenberg Bay. Plettenberg Bay is located on the Garden Route and makes a lovely half-a-day trip from Knyzna. Founded in 2002, Tenikwa is now one of the largest wildlife rehabilitation centres in the…
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Cruising Around in Phuket

What are your thoughts on cruising around with a scooter? And I don’t mean using the scooter in a cold country and in its busiest city when it’s raining haha. Instead picture yourself on an empty street next to a lovely beach surrounded by beautiful nature in a hot and tropical climate.. Now breathe in the air and feel the…
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Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa and extends approximately 360 km from north to south and 65 km from east to west. There are nine main entrance gates from which you can drive to different camp sites. Kruger National Park has a subtropical climate with humid and hot days during summer (30- 35 °C). Best…
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Copacabana – Lake Titicaca

Copacabana is located on Lake Titicaca on the Bolivian side. As you might have guessed, I am not talking about the Brazilian Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro :) The Bolivian Copacabana is quite a backpacker hang out with lots of laid back bars and hostels. It is a popular stop for buses going back and forth between Puno (Peru) and…
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Isla Del Sol – Copacabana

Copacabana on the Bolivian side of the Titi Caca Lake is not quite like the Copacanaba in Brazil, and in ‘not quite’ I mean not at all! So don’t have too high expectations when you visit the place. Should you be driving from La Paz to Puno though (or the other way around), you will most likely pass by Copacabana…
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To Go Nude Or Not to Go Nude – Some Travel Lessons

Having travelled extensively throughout Europe and lived in different countries I have learnt lots of travel lessons by now. The most important lesson overall is probably that once you are used to how ‘things are done’ in one country, do not expect the next country to work the same way. Europe is such a culturally diverse continent with different habits,…
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Street Food in Phuket

Apart from beautiful beaches and cultural heritage, Thailand is also popular for its amazing food. So make sure you try out different Thai dishes during your Phuket holiday. A way to experience authentic local food is to visit one of the island’s street food markets (e.g. the Naka street food market). These markets offer all sorts of Thai food from…
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