I have always wanted to use the word “quintessential” but how and where, then, while I was writing an article on trees (don’t ask..), the Baobab Tree sprung to mind and, in particular the Sunland Baobab Tree. This perfect example of a Baobab Tree is located on Sunland Farm, near Modjadjiskloof in the…Continue
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We are very excited about the launch of Girl About the World and what better way to celebrate than to kick things off with a competition!
We have a great prize for one lucky winner…
This hilarious book has great tips for 60 different countries – “an…Continue
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The hotter it gets outside, the slower people move… It’s a cliché, but it’s true! One state in Brazil even made it a trademark to be slow. On t-shirts, sweaters, coffee mugs, napkins and all other kinds of souvenirs, you’ll find the ‘Ten commandments of Bahia’ printed on them in Portuguese, celebrating the slow pace of life. You can find the 10 commandments and translation here: …Continue
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Name: Booklovers' B&B
Type of Accommodation: Bed and Breakfast
Location: 123 Pirie Street, Wellington, New Zealand
We stayed at the Booklovers' B&B for one night…Continue
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Wellington isn’t exactly known for its great weather. But, on a rare day when the sun comes out and the wind dies out, there is nothing quite like it. And when that sunny day happens to fall on a Saturday, it’s even better.
Recently we were lucky enough to be in Wellington on one of those once in a blue moon Saturdays, and here’s our list of the best things to do in Wellington when it is sunny:…Continue
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What has has the British airline entrepreneur Richard Branson, Australian mining tycoonClive Palmer, American movie director James Cameron, and the world’s first space touristDennis Tito in common?
Answer: They all spend their millions on unusual travel projects.
Branson, old in the game, of course runs Virgin airline, but he also…Continue
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Valencia's incredible Las Fallas is underway this weekend! I was lucky enough to experience it for myself in 2011. Check out my massive preview of the festival on my site That Time In:
Hope you enjoy! :)
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Post about our Icelandair plane tickets up at Operation421.com, was it a great deal or did we lose money?
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The ITB Berlin, the world’s leading fair for the travel industry,attracts also bloggers like us since 2012 .
This year it should have been about 250 bloggers who have had a look at the fair. Nearly 10,000 exhibitors and a series of programs and lectures made sure that none of the bloggers, visiting the fair, waists his time.…
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We’ve been working on this blog for a little while now and can definitely say we are ready to get started, there is only so much planning you can do, at some point you just have to get on and do it!
So, a little bit about us – Girl About the World is a travel blog… We have a passion for travel, writing, cool photos, adventurous activities and generally just doing fun stuff! With that in mind, you probably know what to expect… Stories, news, reviews,…Continue
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Mali i Brarit is located near Tirana, in the north of Dajti mountain, can easily distinguished from its twin summits. An old trail passes between the summit that fits for mules even though nowadays the trail is not much in use thus a bit overgrown in few stretches From the pass one has to bushwhack to either northern or southern summits.
Detlef and Gabi…Continue
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It was nine o’clock on a Saturday morning, and I was about to check out of my hotel. My flight from Barajas Airport wasn’t till 6 o’clock that night. So, how was I going to fill in the intervening day, considering that I hardly knew the city at all?
The guide book had some suggestions. I don’t want to give the impression that art galleries, museums and cathedrals bore me, but I really didn’t want to spend such a lovely day shuffling around them.
‘Why don’t you try the Madrid…Continue
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Mile High Mountaineering – Divide 55L Review
Tracy and my pack of choice comes from a new company based out of Colorado, one with a fresh, hip attitude, the world doesn’t know a lot about the company..yet, but boy do they ever make an attractive great pack…keep reading to find out what I thought!
As you know, there are tons and tons of tried and true pack makers out there that have done it for generations and I’ve got to give it to them for some of their…Continue
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Audiotraveller Henry Barchet talked with Carla Portalanza, Undersecretary at the Ministerio de Tourismo Ecuador, Otmar E. Oduber Minister of Tourism, Transportation and Labour Aruba, the German Queen of Wine Julia Bertram, Marthinus van Schalkwyk Minister of Tourism South Africa and TV Personality Motsi Mabuse about new trends in tourism. Listen to on Audiotravels:…Continue
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