2016 travel moments and a survey

It feels like it was yesterday when I was writing the best moments of 2015. Now 2017 is about to start, and together with it a whole year of travel adventures. 2016 was a wonderful year of travels for us, of achievements for the blog, as well as of lots […]

12 things that really matter about hotel rooms

Pixabay Nowadays you can find a whole bunch of things in a hotel room. From fancy shower gel to expensive champagne, some hotels go way beyond the basic and think of every detail that can make you happy during your stay. Meanwhile, there are those hotels that don’t even offer the basic, just […]

Traveling when you are afraid of heights

I have been afraid of heights for as long as I can remember. If there are levels of fear, consider mine the highest. The thing is, traveling when you are afraid of heights can bring you some unpleasant moments in many of your trips, and prevent you from enjoying many activities. […]

12 reasons to live abroad when you are a teenager

The other day I was walking around Munich and saw a group of teenagers going to school. For some reason, seeing them chatting with each other discussing things about an exam they had coming up, reminded me of when I was their age – feels like it was yesterday, but […]

12 books to read on your travels in 2016

Who never got travel inspiration from a book or read one while traveling? Books are a great source of inspiration and knowledge, but I’m not talking about the ones you need to study for an exam, I’m talking about those story books that being fictional or not have the power […]

Best Moments of 2015

It is hard to believe that in a few hours 2015 will be over. Even though I think this year was the fastest in my life so far, at the same time so much has happened too. In 2015 Packing my Suitcase turned 1 year, I visited 8 countries – […]

Why traveling as a couple is not boring

People often get surprised when they ask me “with whom are you traveling?” and get the answer “with my husband”. They tend to say “only the two of you?” as if they think “how boring”. The truth is, there is no better travel companion for me than my husband, and […]

Confessions of a Travelholic

Photo by Minh Ha Nguyen It was in one of my trips this year, precisely during take off, that I thought about many things I needed to confess. Traveling a lot does not mean you will always make/get things right, or that you are such a pro that you are […]

Packing my Suitcase’s first year

Exactly 1 year ago I was publishing my first post on Packing my Suitcase. Back then I had no idea how much my life would change, and how serious this blog thing was going to become. One year has gone by. I have met wonderful people from all over the […]