A Three Day Hike Through The Rice Terraces Of Banaue, Cambulo And Batad

The famous rice terraces of Batad were one of the most impressive sights I’ve seen during our 5 month trip around the world.  Found on Luzon in the Ifugao mountains these ingenious rice terraces are sometimes called the 8th world wonder and rightfully so! The terraces are believed to be over 2000 years old, it’s astonishing the Ifugaos have been able to…

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Hiking The Koyasan Choishi Michi Pilgrimage Trail

One of the coolest things of my 1 month trip to Japan was hiking the Koyasan Choishi Michi pilgrimage trail. I learned about this trail via a friend who lived in Japan and gave me some awesome insider advice. I love hiking and being outdoor and thus it was a no-brainer: we would hike the Choishi Michi trail. But… it wasn’t…

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Baby Travel Packing List: Best Items To Pack For Baby’s First Trip

Those of you reading this blog more often already know Frank and I had a baby boy in July 2018 which we recently took on his first trip to Greece. Despite being seasoned travelers I was a bit nervous about our first family trip. First of all: how would Daniel behave on the plane? And secondly: what do I need…

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2 Week Itinerary For Laos: Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng And Vientiane

Laos is a beautiful mountainous country in Southeast Asia. The country is completely landlocked but what it lacks in pretty beaches it more than makes up for with lush green jungle and amazing temples. Laos was the 7th country of our 5-month trip and we spent two wonderful weeks traveling around the Northern part of Laos. Laos itinerary I love…

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1 Week In Cambodia: The Perfect Cambodia Itinerary

For many people the first thing that comes to mind when they thing of Cambodia is Angkor Wat, one of the largest temple complexes in the world. And while visiting Ankor Wat was definitely a highlight of our 5 month trip, I did not find Cambodia an easy country to visit. Cambodia went through a very dark period in the…

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A Complete Itinerary For A Three Week Trip To The Philippines

With more than 7000 islands to choose from, the Philippines are a dream destination for many people, myself included. The country offers some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and spectacular diving opportunities. Furthermore, there are ancient rice terraces to be explored, lovely little villages and the famous Chocolate Hills. Altogether, the Philippines was one of the most…

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Athens With A Baby: The Perfect 48 Hour Athens Itinerary

Athens, the ancient city of Greece and one of the oldest cities in the world, had been on our ‘Places to Visit’ list for quite some time. Frank and I both studied Greek in high school and red many of the Greek mythology stories, therefore it seemed only fitting we would visit Athens one day. How to visit Athens with…

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What To Eat In Japan: 10 Japanese Dishes You Should Try

I never considered myself a foodie, but as I get older good food is becoming more and more important to me. Not only do I want to eat healthy, I also thoroughly enjoy trying out new dishes while traveling the world. When I was young I was definitely not an adventurous eater. I have three younger sisters and while two…

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Kyoto Itinerary: The Best Things To Do In Kyoto In 3 Days

For over a thousand years, Kyoto was the capital of Japan and seat of the Emperor. Because of this rich history Kyoto is home to countless beautiful temples. With so much to see it was difficult to decide where to go in the three days we would be spending in Kyoto… While I absolutely love visiting temples, I personally do…

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10 Awesome Things To Do In New Zealand

In my previous New Zealand posts I have repeated over and over that it’s is my favorite country in the world. It is so incredibly beautiful! Together with my husband, I spent 6 weeks exploring the South and North Island and there are still so many places to be discovered, I definitely have to go back one day… Nonetheless, I have seen…

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