Mountainbiking in Chamonix, France

October 31, 2014

Here is a story about half day that I will remember for the rest of my life! It was this wonderful morning in one of the most amazing spots in the European Alps, my beloved village of Chamonix which proudly lies in a valley of the footsteps of Mount Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe…

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Fighter Jet flight and 6.3 G force in a Soviet training jet with a Ukrainian pilot on a winter’s day

October 31, 2014

A mild hangover, bright grey skies and brisk breeze set the scene. We’d been out with some friends the night before and felt groggy and tired by the time we had to flash our passports at the side entrance of the airport. It’s the little extra moments like that, the private entrance, the secret feeling…

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Long-term solo travel: does being alone mean lonely?

October 31, 2014

INTRO Year: 27 Job: Senior Investment Advisor for Investment Promotion Agency “Invest Lithuania”, an agency that works with large international companies fostering FDI in Lithuania Education: Master of Science in International Marketing & Management at ISM, Norwegian Business School Intro: Sandra – adventurous soul with a big passion to explore the world & seek constant…

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Heading south of 38th parallel

October 31, 2014

A snapshot of studies in South Korea “It’s about my skin of the thumb feeling fresher air, my hair tasting saltier water, my stomach digesting something indescribable or my foot sweating differently.” Oh, Korea! It’s seems that foreign peeps begin mumbling this phrase the minute they cross this right#your#own#adjective land of South Korea. I am…

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NYEPI: Bali’s day of Silence

October 31, 2014

Bali is such a special and unique place on earth and there are many reasons why. It is an Indonesian island full of prayers, red-yellow sunsets, hanging banyan trees, smashing waves, traffic, lush rice patties, nasi goreng, spicy smells and hip westerners who drink a soy milk in a new corner coffee shop. With its…

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