Authentic Travel Tips

13 Best Things To Do in Alghero, Sardinia, To Immerse In The Harbor City

Alghero is a city full of character. Colorful, graceful and diverse. It combines the charm of a rustical, medieval city with sandy beaches and nature reserves like no other place in Sardinia. The capital of the coral coast is small, yet experience-rich, offering a variety of things to do in Alghero. From strolling through Alghero’s old town with cobblestone streets and gothic-catalan style palazzi, cooling down on Bombarde beach to …

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One Woman, Two Businesses And A Vision For A Brighter Future Of Sustainable Tourism

INTRODUCING: JULIA KLEBER For Julia Kleber traveling and experiencing culture has always been pivotal. I know Julia from a time we were studying together; she’s outgoing, energetic, and has a lot of ideas. Ideas she actually puts into action: she started an organic food market in Ibiza, took over a communication agency with a focus on sustainable tourism and now launched KPRN AQUA, a water recycling technology that can contribute …

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It Doesn’t Take Much To Be Happy – One Woman’s Solo Trip To Bali

INTRODUCING: SABRINA Sabrina is a smart and witty woman and a close friend of mine. I met her a few years ago in Frankfurt, and what I love about her, something she genuinely radiates, is her positive mindset and attitude towards life. Working as a consultant and in project management on behalf of the Federal Office of Public Health she usually has a lot on her plate. In 2019, eventually, …

Unique Experiences

Bali’s True Soul: Experiencing Tirta Empul’s Purification Ceremony

There’s something mysterious about ancient Balinese beliefs and customs. The legend tells that the Holy Water Temple Tirta Empul was created when a battle between evil forces and deities occurred. The springs were built to heal sick fighters; nowadays serving Balinese people for ritual purification. Visiting Tirta Empul, one of Bali’s nine state temples, and experiencing the purification ceremony gives room to discover that old magic the island still holds. …

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Sardinia: 6 Gems to Discover in the South West

Although Sardinia’s northeast gets most of the hype, the South and West are a treasure trove full of hidden gems. From the charming capital sparkling Mediterranean serenity to desolate dune strips on the Costa Verde, there are plenty of opportunities to get a taste of authentic Sardinia. If you’re thinking of visiting the more remote part of Sardinia, read on for the six best things to explore in the South …

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Sardinia’s East: 8 Best Things to Do, See, Taste and Experience

Thinking of visiting Sardinia’s East Coast but not sure where to go? Wanna understand how the destination ticks and experience how’s life like? Taste the food, take in the atmosphere and get to the people? Unwind on paradise beaches and observe The East Coast has plenty of beaches, one dreamier than the other. Emerald water, fine white sand, exposed rocks and some of the clearest and cleanest water in the Mediterranean. …

Growth & Well-Being

6 Lessons Climbing Kinabalu Taught Me About Life

On a weekend in February 2020 I set off for my first mountain climbing experience in Sabah, Malaysia. In a group of five we hiked from the steamy rainforest to the foggy wetlands to the summit of Mount Kinabalu at 4095 meters. While we were hiking through one of the most extraordinary environments, my mind was roaming freely. Coming from Singapore’s Central Business District and suddenly being immersed in nature …

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An Authentic Travel Guide to Sardinia’s North

Thinking of visiting Sardinia’s North, but not sure where to go? Wanna understand how the destination ticks and experience how’s life like? Taste the food, take in the atmosphere and get to the people? I’ll give you a taste of the best things to see, taste and experience. From island hopping in the Maddalena Archipelago, hiking in the mountainous landscape to discovering rural villages, old traditions and local delicacies, Sardinia’s …

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Climbing Kinabalu: On Flow, Fatigue and Empowerment

One of my Singaporean roomies had asked me to climb Mount Kinabalu with him. It was in February 2020, I was working in Singapore for several months, when I had to decide between going to an electronic beach festival in Thailand and hiking Kinabalu. Which was at 4,095 meters South East Asia’s highest mountain. Whereas I had quite a bit festival experience, climbing mountains was new to me. The highest …

Growth & Well-Being

How to Live to 100: Sardinians’ 6 Secrets For a Long and Healthy Life

  Sardinians are content people, it strikes. Elderly gather with children and grandchildren outside their houses, in the streets, cafés, bars. They laugh, they smile, they appreciate. Not only content, Sardinians are healthy people. In 2020, Sardinia had the highest life expectancy world wide with double as much centenarians, people over 100 years, as average. Since I’ve been to Sardinia many times, I wonder why Sardinians live so much longer. What …