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Alicioustravels: New York City or Travelling with Mum

New York City. There is barely any other city in the world so much has been said, written or sung about. Everyone you’ll meet will have their own stories about this city – whether they are actually their own or someone else’s does not matter. Continue reading Alicioustravels: New York City or Travelling with Mum

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Alicioustravels: Travel Essentials – Miscellaneous

Of course you will not only need clothing and toiletries when you’re travelling. Actually, these are add-ons since there are a couple of items that are absolutely vital to your leaving your homegrounds and exploring the world beyond, most often these will include your credit card and often a passport. Continue reading Alicioustravels: Travel Essentials – Miscellaneous

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Alicioustravels: Off to New York

While you are reading this, Mum and I are on our way across the Atlantic, if we haven’t already touched down at NYC’s JFK airport.
It’s the first holiday with Mum – except for that oh-so-relaxing spa weekend at Die Wasnerin last spring – since 2005 and we’ve both really looked forward to spending a whole 10 days together. Continue reading Alicioustravels: Off to New York

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Alicioustravels: Travel Essentials – Toiletries

Even when we travel short distances and with our car, I rarely bring full sizes. It’s actually a way of getting into travel-mode for me to refill shower gel, shampoo and other essentials into small – hopefully leak-proof – containers. Only when we visit warm locations will I bring a full-sized bottle of sunscreen Continue reading Alicioustravels: Travel Essentials – Toiletries

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Alicioustravels: NEW SERIES Travel Essentials

I have been used to going on holidays from a very young age. As soon as I considered myself old enough, I started travelling on my own. Most of my friends will consider me “well-travelled” while I will look at a map and see all those places I have never been to – and many more that I would love to see again. Continue reading Alicioustravels: NEW SERIES Travel Essentials

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Alicioustravels: My favourite places in (and around) Lisbon

We hadn’t put in a lot of detailed planning when boarded the plane to Lisbon. I mean, I had turned the pages of my Lonely Planet guidebook and there were places that I wanted to go to as well as places friends and family had recommended. Still, my arrival at Lisbon was with a relatively fresh mind, open to explore the city without too many expecations. Continue reading Alicioustravels: My favourite places in (and around) Lisbon

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