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5 Things you should know about the Dutch

 

The Netherlands - cliché (c) English.cntv.cn

The Netherlands – cliché (c) English.cntv.cn

For those of you who decide to take a trip to the Netherlands, there are a few things you should know about the inhabitants of this little country. First of all: no, not everyone smokes weed and wears wooden shoes (clogs)! Here is a list of 5 things that are very important to Dutch people.

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Dream Jobs – Travel Blogger Victoria Brewood (Pommietravels.com)

Victoria in Las Vegas (c) Pommietravels.com

Victoria in Las Vegas (c) Pommietravels.com

Victoria Brewood is the kind of person who turns her dreams into reality. The English award winning travel blogger is enjoying her global lifestyle to the fullest and keeping her readers informed and entertained on www.pommietravels.com. Time for a little Q&A Session with this inspiring globetrotter! Continue reading


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Dream Jobs: World Traveler and Blogger Turner Barr

Turner Barr working with elephants (c) Turner Barr

Turner Barr working with elephants in Thailand (c) Turner Barr

World traveler and succesful blogger Turner Barr (30) started his hugely popular website Around The World In 80 Jobs two and a half years ago. The American travels around the globe and tries out all kinds of jobs. From inspiring fun professions to downright strange ones. 
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5 best travel songs

Go wild with these 5 travel songs! (c) roomoramablog

Go wild with these 5 travel songs! (c) roomoramablog

Music makes life better. It adds this magical layer to the outer world that makes you feel more energized, or maybe a little emotional, depending on your mood. While you’re traveling to your destination (especially on a plane or train), listening to some good music can really enhance your journey. Here are five top songs to brighten your mood while you’re dreaming away, watching the world pass by.  Continue reading


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Dream Jobs: Managing Editor at National Geographic Traveler

Paul Römer in Finland

Paul Römer in Finland

For the section ‘Dream Jobs’ on my blog I interview people with interesting professions. Paul Römer’s job at the Dutch & Belgian version of National Geographic Traveler definitely belongs to this category. Passion for travel, inspiration and curiosity are only a couple of the essential elements of this gorgeous and inspiring magazine, that never fails to excite me. Continue reading


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Out of the closet: I’m a citytripper!

Citytrips (c) Telegraaf.nl

Citytrips (c) Telegraaf.nl

For years my affection of anything international has led me to believe I was a seasoned traveler. How could I not be? I spent time abroad a few times a year and as soon as I got back, I was mentally planning my next trip already. But that’s not the same as being an adventurous backpacker, now is it? I think I’m ready to admit it: I’m a citytripper down to the core! Continue reading


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The perks of traveling alone

Gorgeous Prague Castle

Gorgeous Prague Castle

People sometimes look at me funny when I tell them I often like to travel abroad all by myself. It’s like a mixture of confusion and awe on their faces. ‘Don’t you feel lonely or scared walking around a city on your own?’ Or ‘Do you also have dinner on your own?’ Well, here are a few reasons why traveling alone is an amazing experience you’ll never forget! 

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