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My Best Travel Experiences of 2018

Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life. – Michael Palin. Time to wrap up 2018 with an overview of my travel highlights of the year!

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My Best Travel Experiences of 2017

My Best Travel Experiences of 2017: My best flights, hotel stays, destinations and activities of 2017. Handpicked from my 121 flights, 153 hotel nights and 34 countries visited in 2017.

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Hawaiian Paradise: Kauai

Back in May, I visited the Hawaiian island of Kauai for the first time. Being so overwhelmed by it’s beauty, I couldn’t resist visiting Kauai again this month. Result: a summary of my experiences and advice for your future trip to…

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Arctic Adventure: Svalbard

Mid-February, Visit Svalbard invited me to discover the Norwegian archipelago Svalbard in the Arctic Ocean. Svalbard is the northernmost settlement in the world with a permanent civilian population. Longyearbyen, the largest settlement (2100 inhabitants) on the island of Spitsbergen is located 1338 km (831 mi) from…

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My favorite hotels in Bali

AYANA Resort and Spa Bali Back in November, I flew Air Berlin and Etihad Airways Business Class to Jakarta. I reported extensively about my flight experiences with both airlines, but didn’t write yet about the hotels I enjoyed in Bali. First up is Ayana Resort…

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