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A YEAR IN REVERSE

Thank you, 2018; Watch out, 2019!   Once again, the new year is knocking at our door, which means it’s time again — time for reflection. The last year ended with a tan, a backpack full of souvenirs from Indonesia and a broken heart. In some ways, you can say that I was at my lowest back then. I had a severe burn-out, no time and energy left for my close...

Flor De Caña

Discovering Nicaraguas Flor de Caῆa Rum

Nicaragua is not only home to a lot of adventure activities and beautiful sightings. This is also where the famous 100% eco-friendly rum is being produced. Yes, I’m talking about Flor de Caῆa – the premium rum brand manufactured by Compania Licorera de Nicaragua. And the production dated back to 1890! But it was not until 1937 that Flor de Caῆa was formally...

TravelRebel

One Planet Rating interviewing Travel Rebel: Be a bit adventurous and you will be surprised

This interview was published on One Planet Rating   “Don’t limit yourself by sticking to mainstream destinations that you’ve already heard a ton about. Be a bit adventurous and venture into the relatively unknown lands. You will be surprised, in the best way. Trust me!”, says our latest featured travel blogger – Charlotte from Travel Rebel. So read on if you’re...

Healthcare during travelling

How to keep your health in check while traveling

No one wants to fall ill during a fun trip, but every frequent traveler has probably dealt with this at least once. A few nights of severe cramps, spiking fever, or insane back pain? Yup, been there, done that. Luckily, most of these are temporary and rather simple ailments to treat. However, that doesn’t mean you should take your health for granted or forget about...

Guatemala

MY MAYAN ADVENTURE

How I travelled through Guatemala in a sustainable way My tilt towards sustainable travel goes way, way back. In fact, I think it was my first real backpacking adventure at merely 20 years old that shaped a lot of my views on tourism. This blog is a nostalgic retelling of that very significant trip. Mindful lodging It was the summer of 2012 when I got to experience...

Australia

Music makes me travel

We all know how a song can immediately take you back to a specific moment, place or person. Here are some tracks that I can always turn to when I want to relive some of my adventures.   Hotel California instantly takes me back to that moment we got stuck on a small mountain road in Guatemala because all the freight fell off the truck right in front of us...

WHY YOU’LL FALL IN LOVE WITH TRINIDAD, CUBA

When planning a trip to Cuba, don’t forget to add Trinidad to your list. For us, this charming town – dotted with horse-drawn carriages trotting through cobblestoned streets – was one of the highlights of our adventurous trip through the country. Once in Cuba, we travelled around without a plan, armed with just our backpacks, slept at casa particulares with locals...

BLISS OUT IN BELIZE

When you think of Central America, Belize is probably not what immediately comes to mind. After all, it isn’t as popular as, say, Mexico and Costa Rica. Well, I, for one, am glad it isn’t! On the map, Belize doesn’t look too impressive, but looks have never been more deceiving –  enveloping rainforests teeming with all manner of wildlife and  jungle vegetation...

Top Ethical travel destinations

Top 10 ethical destinations of 2018

Best Destinations I truly believe that sustainable and ethical travel is the future. Travel is exciting, inspiring and even life changing, but it should also have a positive impact on communities, the environment and the economies of the visited destinations. Here’s a fact: around ten percent of the world’s population depends on travel-related jobs for their...