Travel itineraries

Detailed travel itineraries with a map and information how to get from A to B.

Sri Lanka: 1 Month Itinerary And Travel Guide

I was amazed how a small country like Sri Lanka could offer so much variety! Sri Lanka has beautiful beaches, green mountains, even greener tea plantations, ancient and impressive Buddhist temples, colorful and detailed Hindu temples and much more. And all that on an island 4 times smaller than the U.K.! In our 1 month Sri Lanka trip we went…

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Hiking From Jiri To Everest Base Camp: Itinerary And Accommodation Guide

I will be honest: hiking from Jiri to the Everest Base Camp is the most challenging thing I have ever done. The 6-day journey from Jiri to Cheplung is particularly strenuous and some days were downright brutal: climbing 1200 meters and descending 1000… Hiking for 7,5 hours with a 10kg backpack, hoping that your destination of the day is behind the next…

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Oman Road Trip: A 2 Week Self Drive Itinerary

Oman isn’t a very well known country. In fact, when I announced Frank and I would be making a road trip around Oman many people asked: why are you going there, is it not one big desert? Having explored Oman for 2 weeks by car I can safely say it most definitely is not… Oman is beautiful and has a…

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4 Day Itinerary For Dubai And Abu Dhabi: A Complete Guide

I know this is such a first world problem, but it was pretty difficult to determine the first destination of our 2017 RTW trip. A combination of cheap tickets and comfortable temperatures led us to the United Arab Emiates (U.A.E.), or more specifically: to Dubai and Abu Dhabi. I had been at Dubai airport several times, but I had never visited the…

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The Japanese Alps: A 6 Day Itinerary With All The Highlights

My entire month in Japan was wonderful and traveling through the Japanese Alps was another highlight. The Alps are a beautiful region, with mountains over 3000 meters high. But it’s not just about nature, there are a lot of cultural activities as well! Like the Kenruko-en garden in Kanazawa, the traditional gassho-zukuri farmhouses in Shirakawa-go and the Hida Folk Village in…

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Hiking And Camping On Miyajima Island: A 2 Day Itinerary

Miyajima wasn’t on our initial Japan itinerary. We would originally spend 2 weeks on Hokkaido but ended up flying out after 10 days instead of 14 because of the bad weather forecast. If there is one thing I learned from our 5 month trip it’s to be flexible. The second thing I learned is to follow the weather (aka, go…

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Things to do in Hiroshima: A One Day Hiroshima Itinerary

We originally hadn’t planned to go to Hiroshima but I am glad we did. While Hiroshima definitely was not the happiest place we visited during our 1 month in Japan, it’s historically significant and therefore an important place to visit. I think it’s crucial to learn about the history of a country and the impact of that history on its people. A day…

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Tokyo 3 Day Itinerary: A Complete Guide

Tokyo, what a city! It is the most populated metropolitan area in the world, almost 37 million people live in the greater Tokyo area… I have to admit arriving in Tokyo was a little overwhelming: confusing Kanji signs everywhere, delicious smells drifting through the doors of tiny restaurants, happy jingles playing in the metro and so many people… And yet,…

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Hokkaido Road Trip: A 10 Day Itinerary

I’ve already written a lot of posts about Japan but there is so much more to share, Japan is just awesome! One of the coolest places in Japan (quite literally) is Hokkaido, the northernmost island of Japan. Hokkaido is wild, untamed and the scenery is stunning. I felt very tiny compared to the massive volcanoes and the high walls of snow…

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Exploring Ireland By Campervan: 5 Day Road Trip Itinerary

Every year my husband and I take a trip for our wedding anniversary. Usually we take a city trip, so far we’ve visited Rome, London, Antwerp and Prague. The 5th year we didn’t go away for a weekend but went on a 5 month trip to New Zealand and Southeast Asia instead. Last year we went to Paris, but that…

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