Spill it Sunday #2 – Travel

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8. December 2013 by swissfitchick

Good morning!

Thank you Arman for hosting Spill it Sunday – a post just about me. As if I would talk about anything else in my other posts. But TODAY, we’re talking travel! I travelled a LOT so far and it’s hard to pick the favorite places, but here we go. Don’t forget to head over to Arman’s site and check out more travel posts!!

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NEW YORK

Back in 1998/1999 I’ve been to New York once a month due to my Flight Attendant Job. But actually conquered and enjoyed it I did in June this year.

Cultural Highlights: 

Bootcamp on the Brooklyn Bridge

1052396_10151416391856846_438485730_o-2Coney Island

600552_10151394334551846_709904644_nCentral Park, Whole Foods, SOHO.

Foodie Highlights: 

Bareburger.com!! Organic, organic, orgnanic. And delicious.

Lettuce Wrap, Ostrich Burger, Sauteed Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Fried egg

Lettuce Wrap, Ostrich Burger, Sauteed Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Fried egg

The biggest Gin Tonic I ever had….

1040353_10151416390616846_818913605_o-2Daily Green Smoothies – FRESH!

1052726_10151416388241846_766341174_oRandom Highlights:

Almost dying on the Brooklyn Bridge after a felt hour of planking….

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PHILIPPINES

I worked in the Philippines in 2007 for 3 months, and then went back for a visit with Sandro in November 2011.

Cultural Highlights: 

The white beaches

387139_10150360320791846_772326865_nThe cabs

316025_10150360315161846_1525407909_nThe cutest children on earth

374334_10150360338771846_1260702188_nFoodie Highlights: 

Everything made fresh. Delicious fish and seafood, every day. Best? Coconut Water from the Coconut itself.

381918_10150360319681846_629307788_nFilippino Buffet with this view….

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Literally fresh fish at a tiny airport….

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Random Highlights: 

Travelling for 28 hours from Zurich to Boracay. With 4 different means of transport: plane, another plane, trycicle, bus, boat. My nerves….

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BERLIN
I lived in Berlin for work in 2008 for 7 months and I fell in love with this city.

Cultural highlights: 

Sony Center:

298_23097851845_7753_nBerlin Wall:

296_26659881845_6795_nExploring the city on a guided bike tour

296_26659861845_5607_nFoodie highlights: 

BEER.

189_11203636845_2634_nHaving delicious foods in a fancy club at the river on BEDS….

296_26661011845_9400_nRandom highlights: 

Homesickness…..surviving the city jungle with the bike and with a tough job where I didn’t know anyone……Tube and busses on strike for 3 weeks, and me on the bike with below zero temperatures….

It was a tough time but also a lot of fun and great experiences – definitely would do it again, especially cause Berlin is such an amazing city.

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That’s it for today!

Have a wonderful Sunday!!

What’s your favorite place you travelled to? 

Is there a place you wouldn’t want to go back? 

Have you been to Switzerland before if you’re not already living here? 

xxx

Lucie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 thoughts on “Spill it Sunday #2 – Travel

  1. I think you’re kind of (read: really) amazing for your experience in Berlin. I honestly couldn’t imagine doing something like that, so you’re basically my hero😛 And I’ve never been to Switzerland, but I’ve already told you that a future trip is definitely happening — I just have to make sure to visit when you’re actually going to be there!

  2. I have never been to Switzerland except in the airport on my way to Austria. However, my husband lived in Basel many years ago and has great memories!

    My favorite travel destination so far has been Egypt. Every part we visited was so fascinating!
    I would not necessarily travel back to the Ukraine. The people were lovely but I found it depressing and the food gross!

    Our next trip will be Morocco…

  3. Your NYC pictures are making me so homesick….lets have a blogger meet up there please!🙂

    How amazing is Berlin- although I went there in Winter and it was like ice cream, it was so artsy and the people were amazing- as were the Christmas markets!

    As bad as this sounds, I wouldn’t go back to Rome- I just had too many bad memories there!

  4. Heather @ Kiss My Broccoli says:

    Gahhhhh! I’m so jealous of all your travels! Sometimes I feel like I haven’t been anywhere…but I’m working on it! Just this year, I traveled to eight different states! Now, I just gotta work on the whole getting out of my country thing…I want to see the WORRRRRLD!!😀

    Favorite place I traveled to: St. Augustine, Florida. Not sure if it was the company I was with or just the fact that the trip could not have come at a better time for me (just before I was legally divorced). I got so much clarity on that beach. And that’s also about the time that I discovered I was a foodie!🙂

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