Leibster AwardFirstly I want to show my appreciation to Gina Bear from Gina Bears Blog for the recognition and nominating me for the Leibster Award. It’s nice to be nominated and see so many other bloggers out there. The Liebster Award is given from one blogger to another to find out more about new blogs and the people behind them.

The rules for this award are:

  • Thank the person who nominated you via your blog.
  • Illustrate the award on your blog.
  • Answer the 11 questions asked by the person who nominated you.
  • Write 11 random facts about yourself.
  • Nominate 5-11 bloggers that you feel deserve the award.
  • Create a list of new questions for your nominees to answer.

11 Questions I was asked by Gina Bear

1.Why did you first start your blog and what keeps you writing now
I’ve created my website to write about my travel experiences so others can read and take ideas and tips when travelling to a place.  I keep writing because I like to, and I’ve managed to built up a nice blog with a lot of information and wish to keep it going.

2. What is your favorite blog post and why
Lake Como, a lake surrounded by beautiful scenery‘ because I loved the trip and the lake. And I’ve captured some amazing photos which are illustrated in my post.

3. What is your favorite city you’ve traveled to and why
London! And will always be. I have a special connection with this city and everytime I’m there I just love it.

4. What is the best food you’ve ever had
Other than my mum’s..ummm, I had a nice lamb dish in Verona.

5. If you could go one place right now, where would you go

6. What are the best souvenirs to bring back
Fridge magnets from everywhere I’ve been to! I have a collection.

7.If you could meet any celebrity, who would you meet

8. What do you do to stay healthy when you travel
Drink a lot of water. I avoid

9.Have you ever lived abroad If so, where and are you still there
Yes in the UK, now I live in Cyprus.

10.What is your favorite thing about traveling
The fact that I see new places, learn new things and take photos

11. What’s the most overrated city

11 Facts about Dora

  1. I have the English accent.
  2. I’ve lived 11 years in the UK and 18 in Cyprus.
  3. My birthday is in August.
  4. Ferrero Rocher is my favorite chocolate.
  5. I get really excited when I blog about travelling.
  6. I have a BSc in Computing and an MSc in e-Business.
  7. I enjoy having a cold beer.
  8. I have a full time job (not related to travel).
  9. I travel for business and leisure.
  10. I hate it when people are late.
  11. I love cooking without recipes.

I nominate

  1. Ankita Sonawane Transforming Escapes
  2. Katerina VasouGolden Wings Diary
  3. Sally StephensonPocket of Words
  4. Hannah Dawn Madigan – The Plantbased Jetter 

My questions to the nominees!

  1. Three words that describe you.
  2. Your favorite destination?
  3. Do you have a full time job?
  4. Do you have kids?
  5. How much time do you spend everyday writing on your blog?
  6. How many times per month do you travel
  7. Have you ever received any kind of sponsorship to travel?
  8. What are your travel plans for 2016?
  9. Where was your favorite travel experience?
  10. Summer,Autumn, Winter or Spring?
  11.  Describe your blog in 3 words