Day Trips Martinique


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12+ Awesome Day Trips From Fort-De-France, Martinique

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July 22, 2019

With its tropical climate, laidback lifestyle, Creole specialties and idyllic sandy beaches, Martinique is particularly popular with those who enjoy a relaxing vacation.

However, the island of flowers is also an excellent spot for nature lovers….

Lake Garda Hikes


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Nature Getaway: 3 Scenic Lake Garda Hikes & Best Viewpoints

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July 10, 2019

Petrol-colored water, lush meadows and a  breathtaking panorama – this is Lake Garda, one of the most popular holiday destinations in Italy.

With almost 160 km of shoreline surrounded by rugged mountain peaks, Italy’s largest lake is a haven for outdoor lovers. Especially mountain bikers and hikers come here all…

Insta Worthy Places Philippines


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Photo Guide: Most Insta Worthy Places In The Philippines + Top Photo Tips

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July 4, 2019

The Philippines with its incredibly diverse landscapes, beautiful beaches and impressive rice terraces can inspire any photographer. I’ve put together a list of the most Insta worthy places in the Philippines, from iconic sights to well-known attractions as well as a few secret photo spots.

By the way, if you’re…

Sunset Locations


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15 Of The Best Beach Sunset Locations In The World

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June 6, 2019

It’s a colorful free show that plays out every night. Sunsets happen everywhere, and every day. It doesn’t matter whether you’re traveling on a budget or not and where in the world you are. You can be standing on the top of a mountain or sitting in the sand…

Hiking Barranco De Las Vacas


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Nature Getaway: Hiking Barranco De Las Vacas In Gran Canaria

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May 28, 2019

Gran Canaria is home to many different vegetation zones and landscapes worth checking out on a day trip.

In this post, I’m gonna take you into the stunning slot canyon Barranco de las Vacas, which is definitely one of the coolest spots on the island – and best of all:…

Fiji Bucket List


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Ultimate Fiji Bucket List: 15 Travel Experiences You Can’t Miss

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May 17, 2019

Fiji was not only my first solo-travel adventure, but it also turned out to be one of the most extraordinary experiences of my entire life.

The island paradise in the South Pacific is renowned for its exquisite beaches, beautiful underwater world, and a warm culture.

Regardless of where exactly you’ll be…

bucket list travel adventures for couples


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14 Unique Bucket List Travel Adventures For Couples In 2019

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May 2, 2019

Those who travel together stay together.

You might have come across this saying before, and whether you’ve experienced it yourself or not, there’s definitely some truth to it.

Traveling as a couple is a memorable, exciting and certainly rewarding experience. Why? Because very often, you’re out of your comfort zones, facing…

Lake Constance


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Nature Getaway: Stunning Places To Visit Near Lake Constance In 3 Days

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April 25, 2019

Located at the northern foot of the Alps, Lake Constance is the third-largest lake in Central Europe. With its 63 km in length, it borders three countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) making it a popular destination for many people who like to tick three different countries off their travel bucket…

Little-Known Castles


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Travel Writers Reveal Top Little-Known Castles In Southern Germany

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April 17, 2019

People from all over the world come to Germany to visit some of its magnificent fairy-tale castles atop mountain peaks and with towers reaching to the sky.

Time is precious and so are your travel moments, right?

So, why not skip the lines and expensive entry fees at Neuschwanstein Castle and…

Diving Hashtags


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60+ Of The Best Diving Hashtags For Maximum Exposure On Instagram

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April 11, 2019

Along with valuable social media content, one of the most important elements of getting social media attention is the usage of the right hashtags. Especially on Instagram, hashtags are the primary key to attracting potential customers, connecting with similar accounts and hence growing your following.

With hashtags, you can show…

Thailand Itinerary


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Get A Taste Of Thailand In 10 Days – A Sample Itinerary

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March 27, 2019

Over the past few years, Thailand has become one of the most developed and popular countries to travel in Southeast Asia. And there are many reasons why Thailand is such a favorite among travelers from all over the world: You can have the dream beach vacation, explore rain forests…

June Holiday Destinations


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11 Spectacular June Holiday Destinations In 2019

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February 26, 2019

The month of June is the official beginning of summer. Flowers burst into bloom, the weather is warming up while cool breezes are still tempering the heat. On top of that, early summer is the perfect time to get away before the busy summer months when resorts around the…

Insta Worthy Spots Gran Canaria


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Photo Guide: Most Insta Worthy Places In Gran Canaria

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February 7, 2019

Gran Canaria with its diverse landscapes, beautiful bays and cute fishing villages can inspire any photographer. I’ve put together a list of the most instagrammable places in Gran Canaria, some of them iconic sights as well as a few secret photo spots.

Check out this list…

Discover The Best Of Lebanon In 10 Days


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Discover The Best Of Lebanon In 10 Days – A Sample Itinerary

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January 17, 2019

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The Middle Eastern nation of Lebanon is a country of stark contrasts: beautiful Mediterranean beaches and high mountain ranges, Christianity and Islam, ancient history and modern lifestyles. And there are many more reasons to fall in love with Lebanon. Consider a trip…

Best Dive Sites Philippines


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The Very Best Dive Sites In The Philippines In 2019

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January 6, 2019

The Philippines are known for being a world-class dive destination with various dive regions offering spectacular reefs with an abundance of marine life. It is hard to say which of the 7107 islands is the best for scuba diving because they’re all very different from each other and have…

Social Media Platforms To Use


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3 Social Media Platforms Dive Shops Should Be Using In 2019

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December 20, 2018

The number of social media platforms is steadily growing and target groups are becoming increasingly unique.

Despite the abundance of different channels out there, social media is still one of the best…

Travel Writers Reveal Top Bucket List Experiences In The Philippines


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15 Travel Writers Reveal Top Bucket List Experiences In The Philippines In 2019

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December 6, 2018

With 7107 different islands, the Philippines are truly one of the most diverse nations in Southeast Asia. People from all over the world come to the Philippines every year to relax on stunning white, sandy beaches, explore the incredible landscape and rice fields in the north and to experience…

Discover Medieval Germany - A Sample Itinerary


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Discover Medieval Germany In 14 Days – A Sample Itinerary

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November 29, 2018

Germany is a rather small, yet very diverse country. Gorgeous river valleys, forests, vineyards and the beautiful mountain landscape of the Alps attract nature enthusiasts from all over the world, whereas history geeks can learn about World War II and the Middle Ages while exploring some of the countries’…

Valuable Social Media Content For Dive Shops


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How To Create Valuable Social Media Content For Dive Shops In 2019

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November 16, 2018

If you want to build a loyal fan base around your dive shop brand and foster a sense of belonging that brings your fans back to your social media channels again and again, you’ll need to create valuable social media content.

In this article, you’ll learn what valuable content is…

Ultimate Guide To Budget Diving


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The Ultimate Guide To Budget Diving In 2019

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November 7, 2018

Is scuba diving an expensive hobby? How can people afford to go diving on a regular basis? What are some tips for scuba diving cheaply? Where are the cheapest scuba diving destinations? Is it…

Day Trips Maspalomas


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10+ Awesome Day Trips From Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

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October 23, 2018

When traveling to Gran Canaria, many people spend most of their time in either Las Palmas or Maspalomas, the largest cities on the island. The vibrant town of Maspalomas is a favorite among tourists…

Nightdive Becomes Nightmare


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How A Nightdive Became My Worst Diving Nightmare (+ What I Learned From It)

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October 16, 2018

In case you’ve ever wondered what’s a scuba diver’s worst nightmare…

Well, probably something like this: ascending after a dive in the middle of the ocean with no dive boat in sight. It’s like one of the Open Water movies coming to life with you in the leading part.

Now, imagine…

Travel Highlights Gran Canaria


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My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In Gran Canaria

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October 10, 2018

–> Diesen Post gibt es auch auf Deutsch // This post is also available in German

Gran Canaria is the third-largest of the Canary Islands and often referred to as a continent in miniature. And it…

Instagram Story Ideas For Dive Shops


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5 Creative Instagram Story Ideas For Dive Shops (+ Examples) In 2019

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September 20, 2018

It’s all about Instagram Stories these days. And according to recent predictions, it will be all about Instagram Stories in the near future. That’s why it’s time to eventually get your head around Instagram Stories and accept the fact that this is a new marketing tool worth using.

If you…

Leuchtenburg Castle


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8 Reasons To Visit Leuchtenburg Castle

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September 7, 2018

Around 400m above the Thuringian village of Seitenroda sits the majestic Leuchtenburg Castle, an incredibly diverse castle complex from the 12th century. However, this is not just another castle in Germany.

What…

Hohenstein Castle


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7 Reasons To Visit Hohenstein Castle

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August 19, 2018

On the highest point in Middle Franconia and above the Franconian village of Kirchensittenbach sits Hohenstein Castle, a gorgeous and very well-preserved medieval complex dating back to the 11th century. With only a handful of visitors…

Beirut


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15 Unique Spots To Check Out In Beirut In 2019

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August 14, 2018

At first glance, Beirut may seem to you like an overwhelming city: it’s by far not as walkable as you might have imagined, many sights and attractions are somewhat scattered around town and traffic is…

Qadisha Valley


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7 Incredible Ways To Explore Qadisha Valley

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July 17, 2018

Lebanon has turned into an emerging tourism destination over the past years. While most people either stay in the capital city Beirut or take a day trip to other coastal towns like Byblos, Tripoli or…

Diving Philippines Pictures


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18 Underwater Photos That Will Inspire You To Go Diving In The Philippines

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July 11, 2018

In 2017, I spent almost half a year in the Philippines, during which time I had the opportunity to work as Divemaster at a dive center in Siquijor for several months. Not only did I discover tons of beautiful dive sites all over the Philippines but I also got…


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12+ Awesome Day Trips From Beirut In 2019

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June 27, 2018

When exploring Lebanon, you will probably spend most of your time in Beirut. The vibrant capital city offers plenty of cultural and historical spots to visit – you can easily spend…

Top 5 Lebanon


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My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In Lebanon

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June 15, 2018

→  Diesen Post gibt es auch auf Deutsch // This post is also available in German

The Middle Eastern nation of Lebanon is a country of stark contrasts: beautiful Mediterranean beaches and high mountain ranges, Christianity…


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7 Reasons To Visit Wartburg Castle

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May 18, 2018

High above the Thuringian town of Eisenach sits Wartburg Castle, a large and imposing complex rich in German history. With hundreds of visitors every day, this well-preserved UNESCO World Heritage Site is one…

12 Local Offbeat Festivals In Franconia


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12 Local Offbeat Festivals In Franconia In 2019

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May 3, 2018

Are you traveling around southern Germany this summer? Do you want to try German cuisine and locally brewed beer while experiencing the local culture? Well, this post is for you!…

Franconia Beer Guide


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Ultimate Franconia Beer Guide: 14 Unique Beers To Try In Southern Germany

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April 21, 2018

Around the world, Germany is known for being a beer nation with many unique breweries, their own beer styles, and delicious, hearty food to go along. Beer has always been…

Bamberg


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Budget Travel Guide: Experience Bamberg In 1 Day

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April 11, 2018

The Franconian town of Bamberg is located about 60 km north of Nuremberg. It is most famous for its architectural masterpiece awarded the UNESCO World Heritage Site honor. Besides…

Photos Of The African Bush


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15 Photos That Will Inspire You To Travel Into The African Bush

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April 5, 2018

Have you ever visited a place and were blown away by its beauty? This happened to me when I went to Botswana for a conservation project focused on elephants. I lived and worked in the African bush for about six weeks, among zebras, elephants, and giraffes. It was one…

Ways To Explore Franconian Switzerland


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9 Incredible Ways To Explore Franconian Switzerland

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March 29, 2018

With 3.3 million overnight stays in 2017, Nuremberg is a renowned destination for both business travel and leisure tourism. Day-trippers and getaway tourists love spending time in…

Gift Ideas For Divers


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11 Creative Gift Ideas For Divers

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March 17, 2018

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It´s always a great feeling being able to give a gift to someone that will be genuinely appreciated. Usually, this happens when you keep in mind what subject or hobby someone is particularly fond of, such as football, tennis or scuba diving.

I´m neither a football…


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Why I Love Budget Diving (And You Should, Too!)

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February 27, 2018

What Is Budget Diving?
Budget Diving is the art of being able to save money on a sport that´s widely considered prestige. Using the right budget diving techniques enables pretty much anyone to participate in diving activities no matter what financial background they come from.

Budget Diving does not mean that…

Day Trips Nuremberg (c) Thomas Haaß


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5 Awesome Day Trips From Nuremberg In 2019

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February 20, 2018

Traveling Nuremberg, you may find enough cultural and historical activities to fill a few days. However, the area around Franconia´s capital city also features incredible places and is absolutely worth a visit. Nature…

Key Benefits Of Getaways


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4 Key Benefits Of Getaways

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February 9, 2018

Great for the soul and easy on your wallet – over the past decade, getaways have become a trendy alternative to multi-week vacations. In fact, more than 50% of the tourism trips…


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Australia and Oceania Travel Inspiration

3 Incredible Pearls Of Wisdom I Gained In Fiji

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January 30, 2018

At the beginning of my personal travel story, I went on a transformational journey, which I usually refer to as my own Eat Pray Love experience.

I was merely 18 years old, and my life at the time had been subject to radical change. I had just graduated from high…

Teaching Abroad


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6 Kick-Ass Benefits Of Teaching Abroad

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January 26, 2018

Many developing countries around the world are becoming increasingly urbanized, thus speaking English is essential for getting a good job in any kind of business. As a result, the demand for foreign volunteers and English teachers is steadily growing and hundreds of positions are available in many places all…

Fiji


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My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In Fiji

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January 11, 2018

→  This post is also available in German // Diesen Post gibt es auch auf Deutsch

Fiji is an island paradise in the South Pacific with exquisite beaches, a beautiful underwater world, and a very unique culture. Most people know the landscapes from films like Cast Away with Tom Hanks or…

Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt


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5 Must-Do Activities At The Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt In 2019

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January 2, 2018

With over two million visitors each year, the Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt is not only the biggest in Germany but one of the most famous around the world. Its roots go back to the early 17th century and many of the old traditions are still kept alive. Handmade Christmas decorations and…

Nuremberg


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Budget Travel Guide: Experience Nuremberg In 2 Days

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December 23, 2017

Nuremberg is Bavaria´s second-largest city and located about 160 km north of Munich. The unofficial capital city of Franconia is most famous for its annual Christmas Market (the largest in Europe), the…

Martinique


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My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In Martinique

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December 14, 2017

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→ This post is also available in German // Diesen Post gibt es auch auf Deutsch

Martinique is an overseas department of France, located in the eastern Caribbean Sea. The island has a population of approx. 400.000 inhabitants and accommodates many (mainly French) tourists every year. Martinique offers a diverse landscape:…

Authentic Off-The-Beaten-Path German Towns


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Authentic Off-The-Beaten-Path German Towns You Have To Visit In 2019

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November 28, 2017

Working in a budget hotel in Nuremberg, I get asked to recommend enjoyable cities to visit in Germany on a daily basis. While most travelers usually head straight to the major cities Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Munich, as well as a couple of smaller cities like Nuremberg, Stuttgart,…

Philippines


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My Ultimate Top 5 Places To See In The Philippines

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November 17, 2017

→  Diesen Post gibt es auch auf Deutsch // This post is also available in German

There are 7107 islands to explore in the Philippines. 7107 different places with beautiful beaches, crystal…

Budget Diving Not As Difficult As You Think


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Budget Diving: It´s Not As Difficult As You Think

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November 13, 2017

We all have hobbies. Activities we love doing on a regular basis. Activities that help us unwind and relax. Usually, hobbies are never expensive right off. However, once it becomes more than just an occasional activity, costs can start increasing significantly. Scuba Diving is one of those hobbies. And…

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Hi there, I'm Lena! I love being on the move around the world - travelling, diving or taking pictures. I've recently started dealing with and writing about ways to make diving more affordable. I enjoy sharing my experiences and tips with y'all, fellow budget backpackers and budget divers! Read more

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