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🇬🇧 Foodguide: La Colombe in Cape Town

English posts, South Africa, Travel guides /

La Colombe Constantia is one of the best restaurants in the world and it’s located just outside of Cape Town in South Africa. Comparing to other great restaurants like Noma the price is reasonable. The reduced menu with wine pairing is 1845 ZAR/133USD/115EUR and the full menu with wine pairing is 2425ZAR/175USD/152EUR. We had the …

🇬🇧 How to make it through the Airport stress free

English posts, Planning /

It’s almost Christmas and maybe you’ve started worrying about traveling during peak season? Maybe you’ve already read guides on how to pick the fastest line through passport control or handle security checks in no time? My guide isn’t about that. A stress free perspective I am fan of those tips but in my opinion it …

🇬🇧 Flashback Friday no 3: Hiking from Kalaw to Inle Lake

English posts, Flashback Friday, Myanmar /

Perfect place for lunch on our hike from Kalaw. Hiking from Kalaw Kalaw in Myanmar is a charming little mountain village where many hikes start from. We chose a 2 night hike to Inle Lake opting for a less traveled hiking route. There’s a special golden light in the mountains that make the colors stand …

🇬🇧 4 great gifts for people who love to travel

English posts, Planning /

It’s almost Christmas time and I’ve put together a little wish list. What’s on your travel wish list? The company Christmas tree. Quality luggage When I travel with my friend Nina her luggage always malfunctions. In New York one wheel fell off her trolley, in Myanmar her giant backpack ripped open and was held together …

🇬🇧 Winter swimming and “hygge” in Denmark

English posts, Travel guides /

This weekend I’m on a family trip to Søndervig in western Denmark. All 4 generations have gathered to celebrate my grandmother’s birthday. Danish hygge Søndervig is mostly a summer destination but during winter it’s still very pretty. After a 6 km walk my cousin hosted a quiz and a beer tasting with 13 Christmas beers. …

🇬🇧 Flashback Friday no 1: Wonderful temples in Bagan

English posts, Flashback Friday, Myanmar /

Why you should go If you’ve read my ultimate travel guide you know why this isn’t a travel guide but a post meant to inspire wanderlust – always check when the author visited the country, the post might be outdated. I traveled to Myanmar in January 2014 with my friend Nina and we visited Myanmar …