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October 30, 2017

As a freelance copywriter I have faced the problem of, “Where does my living space end and my workspace start and vice versa” many times. How can I relax at home after a long day of work if work is also where I watch TV, eat and sleep? A freelance-friendly café is the...

October 13, 2017

I’m a big fan of street art. It doesn’t matter whether I’ve been to that city countless times or if I’m experiencing a place as a first-time visitor. Seeing how someone brings a boring wall to life with their vision and design is incredibly inspiring. It seems like str...

October 10, 2017

Ah, packing. I used to hate it and I admit that I’m still not that fond of it now. Over time and with every trip I’m getting a bit better at it though. Thankfully, those days are over when I almost couldn’t lift my suitcase onto the belt when checking in. I perfected m...

October 6, 2017

Two days ago we were sitting at the table working and talking about ideas for lunch when Lac suddenly came up with a radical idea. Let’s have ice cream for lunch today. We’ll go out, sit in the sun and have a nice big cup of creamy deliciousness before we come back to...

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Hello there!

I'm Alex and this is my travel and lifestyle blog. I suffer from Destinesia. I also call it go-with-the-flow travelling. It's when you have a travel itinerary but then you meet someone and change your plans completely or you just love a place so much you stay much longer than expected. You just go with what feels right. This is what happened to me in Nicaragua. You can read more about it here.

I'm also a writer/copywriter/translator. Here you can find a link to my website, my online portfolio and my CV. I'm always looking for new projects and interesting collaborations. Check here for more contact details and get in touch:

alexmaria.huetter@gmail.com or info@mydestinesia.com.

Enjoy looking around here for some inspiration and most of all, have fun exploring the world!

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Weekly travel tip

I'll post something travel-related here weekly. Watch this space!

 

Christmas is coming. It's approaching fast. If you're in Europe, don't miss out on visiting one of the many traditional Christmas markets and have some delicious Glühwein/Glögg. Enjoy!

Packing list

You're going on a trip but don't know what to pack? For some reason you always end up with way too much? Don't worry, this happened to me so many times.

Here some tips:

 

  • Travel light. Pack versatile clothes and shoes and use travel-sized cosmetics for a hassle-free trip

  • Roll your clothes and stuff your shoes with socks and stockings

  • Plastic bags double up as shoe covers and storage for dirty clothes

Check out my article about smart packing for more tips. It definitely helps to print out a packing list you can check off, so you don't forget anything important.