Tag Archives: on the water

Alicioustravels: Getting back into diving

Almost 10 years had passed since my last dive. How did that happen? How did time fly by so fast while I wasn’t able to log at least a couple of sub-aquatic experiences? Continue reading Alicioustravels: Getting back into diving

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Alicioustravels: My favourite impressions of Lisbon

It’s already been a couple of months since my holiday in Portugal, yet I’m not nearly done in showing you the beauty of this country that often came unexpectedly. Continue reading Alicioustravels: My favourite impressions of Lisbon

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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: Portugal unplanned

On Saturday Mr A and I set off on our long-awaited holiday in Portugal and for the first time ever we didn’t really have a plan.

We had flights booked as well as accommodation for our first few nights in Lisbon and also a rental car. We knew that we would want to walk along a beach and visit the faro at Cabo de Sao Vincente – but that was pretty much it! Continue reading Alicioustravels: Portugal unplanned

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Alicioustravels: Hiking the Achensee region

As mentioned in my previous post, Mr A and I did a fair bit of walking during our recent holiday at Achensee.

Our hikes of choice – which all turned out to be amazing – were the following Continue reading Alicioustravels: Hiking the Achensee region

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Alicioustravels: Istanbul

Istanbul, the old Constantinople, former capital of an enormous empire, essence of many tales – historic or fiction and more recently newly emerging hotspot for the cool and en vogue.

Along come Mr A and myself. Continue reading Alicioustravels: Istanbul

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Alicioustravels: 7 travel-related books I didn’t enjoy nearly as much as they were hyped

Yes, I love reading. Especially about travel (and food, of course). Even when I don’t immediately get immersed in the story of a book I will usually keep reading: To find out if it gets better and sometimes simply to finish it (I’ve come so far, I may as well).

At times I will be completely captivated a few pages on. At other times, upon finishing the book, I will wonder what all those people praising it had found in it that I couldn’t.

Or if they ever read it at all. Continue reading Alicioustravels: 7 travel-related books I didn’t enjoy nearly as much as they were hyped

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Alicioustravels: My 10 favourite travel books

As you may have noticed, I love reading. I have since I was a child and will still prefer a night with a book on the couch to a night out. The following books have seriously inspired my wanderlust, (almost) made me want to go to certain places and kept me day dreaming. Continue reading Alicioustravels: My 10 favourite travel books

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Alicioustravels: My 6 favourite places in South East Asia

My 6 favourite place is South East Asia are those where I felt most in touch with myself. From urban places teeming with life to rural locations where life seems to run at half the pace I’m used to. Continue reading Alicioustravels: My 6 favourite places in South East Asia

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