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How to get from Santa Marta to Minca: All Transport Options, Tips & Costs

Swakopmund to Walvis Bay: 13 Best Things To Do – Namibia

Swakopmund to Walvis Bay: 13 Best Things To Do – Namibia

Nestled between the vast Namib Desert and the wild Atlantic Ocean, Swakopmund offers an overload of epic activities and cultural experiences. From sandboarding down towering dunes to exploring German colonial architecture, there's something for every traveler in this...

Ultimate Self-Drive Guide to Etosha National Park for 2024

Ultimate Self-Drive Guide to Etosha National Park for 2024

Nestled in the north of Namibia, Etosha National Park is an extraordinary safari destination that offers exceptional opportunities for game viewing. From witnessing herds of majestic elephants at waterholes to observing cheetahs sprinting across the vast salt pans,...

Women Travel Essentials: Ultimate Solo Travel Packing List

Women Travel Essentials: Ultimate Solo Travel Packing List

Are you excited for your first solo trip, but have no idea what to pack and what to leave at home? I know that the task of preparing for your first backpacking adventure can feel overwhelming (trust me, I've been there). That's why I'm here with the ultimate women...

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Colombia 3 Week Itinerary: Complete Travel Guide

Visit one of South America’s most upcoming and popular backpacking countries!

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3 Weeks in Costa Rica: Ultimate Itinerary for 2023

Wildlife, rainforests and pura vida. Explore it all in this 3-week itinerary to Central America’s favorite.

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Best Stops on the Garden Route, South Africa

This coastal route will take you along incredible beaches, national parks, viewpoints and more! A must on your South Africa itinerary.

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How to get from Bogota to Salento: Comprehensive Transport Guide

Public Transport in foreign countries can be confusing. In this transport guide, everything you need to know is included, together with tips for along the road!

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Spitzkoppe Campsite, Namibia: Essential Tips for Visiting

Spitzkoppe may be one of Namibia’s most beautiful campsite and rightly so! This blog covers all the essential tips for visiting.

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7 Best Campsites in Namibia - Sleeping under the Stars

Planning a Namibian roadtrip? These 7 campsites are a must to add to your camping list!

Explore the Namibian desert while Camping

Falling asleep under one of earth’s most beautiful skies and waking up by sounds of wildlife, who doesn’t want that? Explore Namibia’s best campsites in this blog post with camping tips for along the way!

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Costa Rica

Photographing wildlife in Tortuguero

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Roadtripping through Namibia

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4-day trekking through the Colombian jungle!

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South Africa

Going on a self-drive safari in Addo

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Creating travel tips for (y)our next adventure!

Hi friends! 🙂 My name is Simone! As an aspiring full-time traveler, I’m the driving force of ‘Travel with Simone’. During my travels, I collect the best travel tips for you to make your trip planning much easier and show you the most extraordinary places on our beautiful planet. I’m here to (hopefully!) inspire you to have more unique & sustainable adventures and basically, an epic time!