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I am Stefanie, my passion is my passport and travelling makes me smile since I have started exploring the world on my own back in 2007. Since then I have visited almost 40 countries and counting. As a travel enthusiast with a big love for writing and photography, my mission is to share my experiences, individual travel tips and personal insights combined with eye-catching pictures on my Blog and Instagram (German & English). Born in Thuringia,(Germany), I have lived in Würzburg, Cape Town, Frankfurt and Nuremberg. Now Shanghai (China) has become my new travel hub since the beginning of 2018. Just click to find out more about my person, the blog and my references.

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Lavender fields in Oregon with Mt. Hood views

Lavendelfelder in Oregon, USA
Endless, purple blooming carpets of lavender can only be found in France and the most beautiful lavender fields are located in Valensole? That’s only half the truth. Lavender doesn’t only grow in Europe, but also in the US. Some of the most beautiful lavender fields in Oregon are located in the Hood River Valley
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Seattle’s best views: Insights for Outlooks

Planning a trip to Washington State and are looking for the best things to do in Seattle? This travel guide helps you discover Seattle’s best views, including insider tips beyond Seattle Space Needle and Kerry Park. And the best part: These Seattle views are all free!
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Lake-side: Your lake-guide to Mount Hood National Forest

Mount Hood National Forest offers countless outdoor opportunities from hiking and camping in summer to snowshoeing and skiing in winter. The forest’s mountain lakes aren’t only motif for picture perfect reflections of Mt. Hood, but a refreshing weekend escape escpecially during Portland’s hot summer months.
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