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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: 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: My favourite impressions of South America

My favourite impressions of South America are as diverse as the continent itself. They are primarily nature-based (no big surprise here) not because I didn’t visit any cities but because I simply did not like the cities – at least not nearly as much as I enjoyed being outdoors in the deserts of Uyuní and Atacama, discovering hidden (well, “hidden”) waterfalls in Iguazú or getting up, close and personal with the magnificent Moai on Easter Island. Continue reading Alicioustravels: My favourite impressions of South America

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Alicioustravels: My favourite places in South America

My favourite places in South America are those that left the most lasting impressions on me. Places I would love to revisit – with more time at hand to truly experience these locations. Today, I’ll take you on a quick tour. Continue reading Alicioustravels: My favourite places in South America

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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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Alicioustravels: My travel plans for 2015

It’s late April now and finally our travel plans for 2015 are coming together:

  • In late May we are spending four days in Istanbul.
  • In September we are looking into 2 weeks in Portugal (Lisbon, then driving down the coast-ish)
  • In December I will take my then-retired Mum to New York and Boston to celebrate.

Continue reading Alicioustravels: My travel plans for 2015

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Alicioustravels: My 10 dream destinations

As you will have seen on my bucket list, the list of places I want to travel to is nigh endless. However, there are a few parts of this planet my urge to get to (again) is especially strong. These are in no particular order Continue reading Alicioustravels: My 10 dream destinations

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