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Searching myself in Cinque Terre, Italy
(Not so) glamourous moments on the road
Learning life lessons in Trinidad, Cuba
Surviving culture shock in China – Part 1: the crowds, the shameless staring and the spitting | www.lilistravelplans.com
BREATHTAKING VIEWS AND A BUCKET FULL OF SHIT – Visiting Jiuzhaigou national park, China
THE SLOW BOAT TO CAMBODIA – How the Mekong broke my heart


In photos – A practical guide to Cinque Terre, Italy

A few months ago, right before jumping on a plane to Indonesia, I quickly shared a picture of Manarola, one of the five villages of Cinque Terre, with my then 2400 Instagram followers. It was a 40-hour journey with a 12 hour wifi-less layover in China and by the time I arrived in my hotel I nearly… Read More

PRACTICAL GUIDE – The local tour to the sulphur mine of Kawah Ijen, Indonesia

It had happened almost by accident. I hardly ever watch TV but carelessly zapping around on that dark and grey Sunday afternoon, between cheesy television films and the guy with his way too white teeth selling the latest Ab King Pro on the shopping channel, suddenly something caught my eye. Kawah Ijen. It looked so surreal my finger… Read More

My ABC of the best things to do in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Road tripping has always been my favorite way of traveling. Maybe it's because there's nothing like that feeling of total freedom that you get when you turn the key and hit the road, the possibility to go wherever you want whenever you feel like it and to just stop every time you drive by an… Read More

More (not so) glamourous moments on the road

Soooooo, a few weeks ago I was contacted by news.com.au - only THE biggest Australian news website, FYI, so reeeeaaaally no big deal, AHEM - asking me if I'd allow them to publish my '(Not so) glamourous moments on the road' article. A few woohoooooos, a ridiculous looking dance around my kitchen table and a couple of emails… Read More

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE SULPHUR MINERS – Visiting the sulphur mine of Kawah Ijen, Java, Indonesia thumbnail

“Just breath slowly in and out and you'll be fine”. Chong was holding my hand in the pitch black night as I tried to control my breathing. Our dim torches were the only source of light but they were enough to see that his eyes weren't letting go of mine for even a second. “It's… Read More



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