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Pure happiness: ULM flight over the Heart of Voh in New Caledonia

Pure happiness: ULM flight over the Heart of Voh in New Caledonia

You can’t buy happiness, they say.  But you can buy 1 hour of the ULM flight over The Heart of Voh, lagoons and their 50 shades of blue and this is kinda same thing. Coeur de Voh was made famous by the publications of a […]

Everything you need to know about the Rainbow Mountain in Peru

Everything you need to know about the Rainbow Mountain in Peru

One day I saw a picture of the Rainbow Mountain in Peru and it immediately took possession of my mind and conquered my Bucket List. It’s not really a challenge to convince my Alps-born, Alps-votary husband to climb any mountain, so one October night, during […]

Birthday Travel Diary: Short Bali Guide For Those who Need to Get Back To Work Immediately

Birthday Travel Diary: Short Bali Guide For Those who Need to Get Back To Work Immediately

There comes a day in every woman’s life (some 70 years earlier than in a man’s life) when she hits a universally acceptable expiration date. What to do then? There are three options: A: wrap yourself in an old fashion two-pieces suit (over the knee, […]

Excuse me, which planet is it? About the cosmic beauty of Sud Lipez.

Excuse me, which planet is it? About the cosmic beauty of Sud Lipez.

We packed into a jeep – together with a couple from Switzerland, our guide Eddie and our cook Antonina – and set off for Sud Lipez, the desert region of southern Bolivia, on the Chilean border, located at the altitude of 4000 (!!!) m. On […]

Goal of the Day: Survive the Death Road in Bolivia – biking la Ruta de la Muerte

Goal of the Day: Survive the Death Road in Bolivia – biking la Ruta de la Muerte

GOAL OF THE DAY: SURVIVE LA RUTA DE LA MUERTE ! The adventure of the day is to survive “The world’s most dangerous road”. In the program: 64 km downhill from 4700m to 1100 m n.p.m. So basically we start in piercing cold, wrapped in 50 […]

Ode to freedom – conquering French Savoie in Volkswagen Camper from 1978

Ode to freedom – conquering French Savoie in Volkswagen Camper from 1978

Driving a Volkswagen Combi adds a completely new dimension to travel. It is you who decide in which circumstances you’re going to fall asleep and wake up. Dazzling lake? You got it. Mountain view? As you wish, sir. Pure freedom! Plus an option of having […]

Safari in Tanzania

Safari in Tanzania

I have this weird thing about rating everything in my life. I believe it origins from my childhood and the phenomenon of the so-called “Golden Thoughts” – the bulky notebooks with hundreds of peculiar questions that should be answered when you were handed such a […]