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Travel Diary Lanzarote

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This year we were very late with booking our summer vacation. We didn’t have any idea where we wanted to go, we just knew we wanted sun, ocean and a nice hotel to relax. Luckily, months before I had signed up with the travel deal site Secret Escapes to receive their newsletter. I wasn’t paying much attention to the emails I was getting from them, until one lazy Sunday morning in bed, I opened an email with their newest offers. And jackpot! I had found the perfect hotel for us on the island of Lanzarote, Spain. Continue Reading…


Travel with me: Monterey


On our first morning in Monterey, we drove to the waterfront street, Cannery Row. It is a former location of sardine cannery factories and now a tourist attraction. We had a terrible cinnamon roll there but then I saw Pinkberry and it was all good! :)

We strolled around Cannery Row, deciding whether to visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium. In the end we decided not to go because we wanted to take the 17 mile drive and drive to Carmel. 

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Travel with me: San Francisco

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We didn’t have the best start in San Francisco. Our flight from Chicago was delayed two and a half hours because of the weather conditions. As we finally made it to San Francisco, we had to wait for our rental car for ages as the staff at Alamo had already left because it was so late… I fell into our bed at 2 am, happy with a chocolate chip cookie in my hand, thanks to the Hilton hotel we were staying in Berkeley.  Continue Reading…


Travel with me: Chicago #2


On our second and last full day in Chicago, we wanted to see and do as much as possible. I had been up since 3:30 am (damn you, jetlag!), catching up on emails and waiting for the nearest Starbucks to open, while the bf was snoozing away. 

When both of us were finally up and ready, we headed to Whole Foods for breakfast (second one for me). 

First stop on our ‘list’ was Millennium Park, where we were able to spot its main attraction, the Bean, from afar. 

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