Kristine is the owner and main blogger of Wanderlust Designers. Her main goal is to show everyone that you can travel and see the world even when working full time.

  • hotel in Gran Canaria with trees in the foreground
    Travel Tips

    Serviced apartments vs hotels: which is best for your trip?

    You’re planning your trip, found your destination and have a rough itinerary in mind, and then it’s time to find accommodation. And that’s where there’s another choice to be made – serviced apartments vs hotels! It’s not easy, because both of them have their pros and cons. No one can tell you that “this is the better choice” – it…

  • broken car window with sad smiley face in it on a film
    Travel Tips

    Road trip safety tips including avoiding robbery

    Last month (September 2021), I learned the hard way that not everyone remains safe while on a road trip. Storytime! My parents were driving over half of Europe to visit us. For the night, instead of sleeping in a hotel, they decided to sleep in their van in a truck parking lot in Poland. They’ve done it loads of times…

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    Gift guides

    Travel stocking stuffers: 19 favourites

    Travellers are not exactly known for liking big and bulky gifts. They are people who’d rather choose something small and useful – that is to say, things that make the perfect travel stocking stuffers. Whether you’re just looking for the best travel stocking stuffers or just small travel gifts, there are some things that you should keep in mind. First,…

  • Ac lose-up view of a piece of ice calving off the front wall of Perito Moreno glacier in Patagonia.
    Argentina

    Visiting Perito Moreno Glacier – know before you go

    Visiting Perito Moreno glacier is one of the main and most popular attractions in Los Glaciares national park Although there are many glaciers in Los Glaciares (47 major glaciers and about 190 smaller glaciers actually), Perito Moreno is definitely the most famous one there. And it’s quite special as well – I talk about it shortly. And there are loads…

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    Travel Tips

    Family beach vacation packing list + free PDF printable!

    I actually had a different article planned instead of this one, but we’re about to travel to a beach and I’m making a packing list. So, a family beach vacation packing list article it is! When we went to Croatia this June (2021), we drove our car. Which means, we had lots and lots of space for everything that I…

  • swimming in laguna de los tres - don't forget to pack your swismsuit to patagonia!
    Argentina

    Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park – not just glaciers

    The name of parque nacional Los Glaciares in Argentinian Patagonia literally translates to “the Glaciers” in English. So when thinking of things to do in Los Glaciares national park, “visit glaciers” would be the obvious answer. Yes, it is true, there are 47 major glaciers and about 190 smaller glaciers there, plus the South Patagonian ice field! So visiting and…

  • view of a hiking trail in El Chalten, with a background of Mt. Fitz Roy
    Argentina

    Los Glaciares National Park – the ‘what’s and the ‘how’s

    The name of the Los Glaciares National Park in Argentinian Patagonia literally means “the glaciers”. I guess that gives you quite an idea of what you can find in the park! But it’s not only glaciers there, though. There are countless hiking opportunities; incredible lakes, including lago Argentino – the biggest lake in Argentina; Patagonian steppe and forests; the South…

  • View of a couple kissing at Laguna de los Tres in El Chalten, Argentina.
    Argentina,  Chile

    What to pack for Patagonia and what not to pack [2021]

    What to pack for Patagonia? Well, it’s quite easy to answer – winter stuff! Even if you’re travelling to Patagonia during summer, that is, December or January, you still need winter stuff. Patagonia is located in the very south of South America where the Atlantic and Pacific winds meet, so it’s one of the windiest regions in the world. When…