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Welcome to Do You Even Tourist?

I’m Sasha, native Californian and this is Do You Even Tourist?. I got the travel bug 7 years ago when I set off on a one way flight to Australia. Little did I know this would be just the beginning of my journey travelling and living overseas.

Since then, I’ve travelled around Australia, sailed to New Zealand, backpacked through Southeast Asia and lived on the island of Malta in the Mediterranean.

This blog is a place for you to get inspired to journey beyond the tourist trail, pack your bags and follow your dreams.

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Gambino Vini | Wine Tasting on Mount Etna, Sicily

It was late May and the weather in the Mediterranean had taken a turn. Malta with…

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Taormina, Sicily: The Dolce Vita

“To have seen Italy without having seen Sicily is not to have seen Italy at all,…

From Amsterdam to Alkmaar: Netherlands Cycle Trip Guide (for New Cyclists!)

Last spring I explored the Netherlands Dutch style, by bicycle. This was one of our most eco-friendly trips yet with no transport needed by car or plane within the Netherlands. We were able to use only bikes and the occasional public transport to travel from city to city.

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Alkmaar: Cheese, Cheese & More Cheese at the World’s Largest Cheese Market

SAY CHEESE. Alkmaar is the capital city of cheese in Holland. The city has made a…

Travel Guide: Lisse, the Tulip Fields & the Keukenhof of South Holland

Lisse was initially founded as a rural getaway for wealthy merchants from Haarlem or Amsterdam looking…

The DO YOU EVEN TOURIST Guide to Amsterdam | Museums, Coffeeshops, the Red Light District & More!

Amsterdam. There is no place on earth like it. Ever since watching Eurotrip as an American…

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