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Hello. My name is Christine, welcome to my Travel Blog! I’m a Swedish Travel Blogger and Photographer who travel the world full-time together with my boyfriend Alex.

I’ve been traveling full-time since 2014 and along the way, I’ve knocked off some great adventures from my Bucket List. I love spending time out in nature and I have a great passion for paradise beaches and responsible travel.

I started ChristineAbroad.com to share my passion for traveling and to inspire more people to do the same and get out to explore our beautiful world. It doesn’t have to be hard or expensive to travel, and the world isn’t nearly as dangerous as most people think.

Our world is way too beautiful and interesting to not be explored. So follow along! It’s time to explore our beautiful world!


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What to expect from me as a Travel Blogger?

One of the things that are most important for me with my travel blog, is to always stay honest – to 100%.

I would never beautify a destination, hotel, or restaurant if I don’t like it, even though I’m attending a press trip, make sponsored posts or ads. You can always be sure that you read my 100% honest experiences and thoughts.

My followers and readers will always be my number 1.

I always try to make my articles and travel guides as structured as possible, which is something I want myself when reading an article.


What kind of destinations do I go to?

I’m an open-minded person, so I always like to travel to new interesting countries and destinations. I love to visit places off the beaten path and make a mix of both cities & nature, and budget & luxury.

I love to travel local and meet local people, eat at local restaurants, and just enjoy that side of traveling. I also love to go on more luxurious trips, since it can be quite relaxing to spoil yourself a couple of days.

One thing that I especially love when traveling is doing Homestay where you get to stay with a local family in their home, and both eat and spend time with them. It gives you a really cool and local experience.

glaciärvandring

Glacier walking in Iceland

Beach time on a private sandbank in the Maldives

Learning Tai Chi with a Hong Kong local


8 Random Facts About Me

    • One of my biggest dreams is to travel to Antartica.

    • Coconut water is my obsession.

    • Three of my favorite animals are sloths, manatees, and giant pandas.

    • I dream of rescue/adopt dogs.

    • When sitting on a bus/train/flight, I ALWAYS fall asleep. I don’t really know why.

    • I’ve got a weird skin disease which makes my skin really itchy. I’ve had it since 2013 and the worst areas are my scalp, chest, neck, and some parts of my arms. It itches 24/7 and sometimes I wake up with wounds from scratching in my sleep. Sometimes I’m having a really hard time traveling, since it gets worse when I change climates too often. But I love to travel, so it’s not going to stop me!

    • Top 5 things that I love about Sweden; Swedish strawberries, Swedish loose candy, the snowy landscapes in the north, the happy vibe during summer, and the Swedish word “lagom”.

    • Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. I love the snow, I love to spoil my family with gifts, the beautiful Christmas lights, and I love to just hang out with my family and eat delicious Christmas food during this holiday. Nothing is better than Christmas at home!


What’s ChristineAbroad.com all about?

ChristineAbroad.com is my personal blog where I share my adventures and useful travel tips from all over the world. On my blog, you can read about everything from hidden gems to practical travel tips, destination guides and everything in between.

My goal is to share my passion for travel and to inspire people to step out of their comfort zone and do what they love.

I am going to try to make the world a better place by informing all my readers about responsible travel and how to be a good and caring traveler when you’re out exploring the world.

I hope to inspire you to travel more and to live the life that you’ve always dreamt of, and never ever settle for something mediocre. Do what you love, and I promise that you will end up happy!

Travel Guides & Tips

I make travel guides for the destinations that I visit. My travel guides include everything you need to know before and during your trip as well as useful tips and hidden gems you need to check out.

Reviews

I write reviews for all hotels I stay at, restaurants that I visit, airline companies I use, travel gear and much more. For me, it’s important to read other people’s experiences before booking or buying something, and that’s why I wanted to share my experiences and thoughts in my reviews.

You can always be sure to read my 100% honest opinions and thoughts in my reviews, regardless if it’s a press trip or sponsored/ad posts.

Photography

On my photography page, you’ll find everything that has to do with photography. It’s a passion of mine and I love to share guides, tips and also inspiration for cool photo spots in different destinations around the world.

Responsible Travel

This is one of the most important topics on my travel blog. Responsible travel is an important subject that needs more attention worldwide. It includes animal tourism, culture, environmental questions and more.

My goal is to inform as many people as possible about responsible travel.

You can read more about Responsible Travel here


How It All Started

Before my big life journey, I lived in a rental apartment in central Stockholm. I worked as a cashier in a supermarket with an unbalanced schedule, I bought a lot of expensive food, drinks, and things (mostly clothes) for the money I earned.

I thought that I needed all that stuff to be happy. I thought that I had to hav a glamorous life to be as happy I could be. To go on luxurious vacations and be as fancy as I possibly could be.

I got my wake-up call! 

I got tired of my work, all the partying (I don’t really like to drink alcohol), and the pressure of that everything should be so perfect all the time.

You can say that I got panic, as I lived a life where I wasn’t completely happy. Alex felt the same as me and suggested we should start travel blogging since that’s something he’s been curious about for years.

We both loved to travel, so why not try to make a living out of it? 

We saved our money and moved the things we’ve saved into our parent’s homes, left the apartment in Stockholm, and moved to Spain. There we began our lives as Digital Nomads and Travel Bloggers – in an environment where we both felt motivated and inspired.

Ever since then, I have called the world my ”office,” just because I can.


Questions?

If you have any questions make sure to check out my FAQ. If you can’t find your answer there, make sure to send me a message and I’ll get back to you asap! I love to connect with other travelers, so don’t be afraid to ask if you have any questions!


Work With Me

I’m happy to work and collaborate with others as long as it benefits my readers. If you’re interested in working with me, fill out this contact form and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

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