The beaches of Puerto Escondido

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Puerto Escondido is a seaside city in the state of Oaxaca. It’s absolutely beautiful, full of amazing beaches, great food and parties. It’s mostly known for it’s Playa Zicatela where the waves are so big and strong that surfers from all over the world come to try their strengths.

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Cacao Ceremony in San Marcos la Laguna

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Cacao comes from North America. It was first used as money, being exchanged for goods hundreds of years ago. It also had a very special place in all the Mayan traditions and ceremonies.Nowadays those rituals are being performed by the Maya deep in the Guatemalan jungle, but also by certain communities more accessible for tourists.

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Roasting Marshmallows on an active volcano

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Guatemala has 37 volcanos. Four of them are active and regularly erupting. But let’s not forget, that we are in Guatemala and it doesn’t mean that we can’t climb them. The most popular trek from Antigua is Volcan de Fuego. Actually, you will be climbing the volcano right next to it, Acatenango. The trip takes two days. You spend the night on the top of Acatenango, if you are lucky, you can watch Volcan de Fuego crashing lava during the night. This is truly a once in a lifetime experience!

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Traveling in times of Covid-19

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2020 served us a very unpleasant surprise. Almost the globe was paralysed by a virus, we were all locked down in our homes, some got stranded abroad. Even though the Covid-19 is still very real, some of us already started traveling again. What to expect, how to prepare for this, unusual travel, and is it safe? Here is how to tackle traveling during the Pandemic.

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Istanbul – where to go shopping

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Istanbul is a beautiful and diverse city. Everyone will find something for their taste here. From big fashion streets to small local stores (guess what I preferred 😉 ) if you go shopping in Istanbul, it’s easy to get lost! So, where to go Shopping in Istanbul? What to expect, where to go, what are […]

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Istanbul – where to stay

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If you are planning your trip to Istanbul, you are probably wondering where to stay. In a city with over 15 million people, the choice is large. But is it really? As a tourist, you will want to stay close to the attractions and public transportation. Here is where to stay in Istanbul.

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Best places for Brunch in Barcelona

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Barcelona is full of beautiful restaurants, terraces, concept stores, and rooftops. It also has an amazing offer for Brunch Lovers! Eggs Benedict on a waffle with crispy chicken? An Acai bowl? Salmon salad with a zataar and yogurt sauce? Yes, please! Here is my selection of the best brunch places in Barcelona.

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Where to have the best tapas in Barcelona

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When I hear “Spain,” I think “Tapas” and “Cava” and “Vermut” 😉 Barcelona is a pretty touristy city, that’s why it’s always nice to have a few local addresses, to taste the authentic, Catalan cuisine. It’s fatty, oily, fried and delicious. Here are some great spots to have Tapas in Barcelona.

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