Why traveling alone is totally worth it

A famous quote of Ralph Waldo Emerson says “Always do what you are afraid to do”. Traveling alone for a couple of weeks (or even months) could be added to the endless list of “things one is afraid to do” for several reasons, but once you give it a chance, it might be life changing…

Bon Voyage: 5 Tips and Tricks for your next trip

Choose your seat wisely Don´t wait to choose your seat until the on-line check-in  (which is usually possible 48 or 24 hours prior to your flight´s departure) and make your choice in time. A pre-screening of the reservations on a plane makes sense in order to identify seats that will come up to your expectations to the…

Playlist: Chill Baby, Chill! #6

Tadaaaaa…Spring is here (well, at the Northern Hemisphere at least), which is a good reason for a new TwentyNineSomething playlist. Inspired by some traveling (yes, long-haul flights and airline playlists are quite a good combination..), a “Post-Southamerica-Blues” and a new HBO TV Show with a great soundtrack (Big Little Lies, anyone?), it’s time to share…

Places: Santiago

After having lived for almost three years in the capital of Chile it´s time for a tribute, dedicating a whole article to my personal favorite places . Where to find cool wine bars, the best sushi and the craziest place in town? Find it out here! 01. Quinoa Especially for those who enjoy having a long and decent brunch on weekends the “Quinoa” is the…

Death by Power Point: The perfect CV

Although you are not planning to look for a job, it’s definitely a good idea to update your résumé every once in a while, due to the following simple reasons: It makes sense to reflect on your past experience occasionally and reconsider what´s still worth mentioning – and what´s not. As we all know, less is…

twentyninesomething´s 2016 favourite tracks

Let´s make it quick (and speaking in busy E-Mail language): Find Twentyninesomething´s favourite tracks of 2016 in the following…   01. EUROTEURO – Autogrill feat. Ninjare de Angelo   02. Kungs Vs. Cookin’ On 3 Burners – This Girl   03. Mavi Phoenix – Quiet   04. Underworld – I Exhale   05. Jesper Ryom –…

Living abroad:…from living abroad

In every  expat life there are a lot of significant days where SOMETHING very special happens – vivid memories that you will never forget: the one where you had to wave “Goodbye” to your beloved one´s and standing at the gate, crying (..because you just couldn´t hold it any longer!!!). The one where you realize that you don´t…

Playlist: Chill Baby, Chill! #5

This week’s list comes with some classics, featuring Thievery Corporation, a Bran van 3000 Cover and Jamie xx (…who by the way is working on a new album with the XX at the moment), as well as Friends and Simian Mobile Disco. The perfect playlist to listen to on a plane… Jamie xx + Four…

10 typical things about living in Chile

  Pisco, Palta, Wine and Reggaeton – Living in Chile for a while is not just about experiencing good food and great wine …sometimes one even has the possiblity to travel back in time. 1. Thursday is the new Friday – “El Juernes” “Tum-da-dum-da, Tum-da-dum-da…”, is the typical Reggaeton beat one can usually hear in…

Places: Machu Picchu

In case you are a fan of mysterious places and ancient history, South America is probably the best place to go to. Machu Picchu – apart from a few exceptions such as for example the Moai statues of Easter Island – promises a whole-bag of “stranger  (ancient) things” thrills and is worth the – rather…

Why Erasmus friendships are meant to be

The Erasmus impact study which was published by the European Commission in 2014, revealed that a lot of those participating in the popular European educational exchange programme meet their long-term partner while studying abroad – and that people who met during this magical time are more likely to have transnational relationships. But does this fact…