Deutschlandticket getaway - how to get a Deutschlandticket
Sunday, 26 February 2023 / Published in Travel 101
With European countries making efforts to enhance the affordability of public transportation, in Germany, you can enjoy unlimited travel across the entire country for just 49 euros. Let me explain how. Updated: Summer 2023 The Deutschlandticket has become the hottest train ticket in Germany over the past few months, and it’s no surprise why. For
The logistics of planning the longest train journey in the world
Monday, 09 January 2023 / Published in Travel 101
With the inauguration of the train route between Kumming and Vientiane, travelling from Portugal to Singapore is now possible – making it the most epic train journey in the world. Some travel news made headlines weeks ago when the world’s longest continuous train journey was made possible with the inauguration of a line in Laos.
Three must-visit destinations along Spain's Mediterranean coast for first timers
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Thursday, 25 August 2022 / Published in Destinations, Europe
Excellent beaches, mouth-watering food, and lots of cultural activities. It seems Autumn is the time to visit Spain.  With Spain announcing free rail journeys from September until the end of the year on commuter and medium-distance routes, the Iberian peninsula becomes the best place to travel in Europe this Autumn. Additionally, while most of northern
Castle in Germany
Friday, 20 May 2022 / Published in Destinations, Europe
One transport ticket that is valid for an entire month, lets you travel all across Germany, and costs only 9 euros? What sounds like the craziest idea of all is today a reality. After it was announced the German government was discussing a pilot program in which a nationwide transport ticket valid for an entire
How to spend each evening of the week in Berlin
Tuesday, 14 September 2021 / Published in Destinations, Europe
Known as one of the most dynamic cities in the world, Berlin is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. What to do and where to go is what I’m going to tell you now I’ve been living in Berlin for the past 4 years and I can’t recall how many times I had trouble
Cathedral Seville with a drone
Friday, 27 August 2021 / Published in Destinations, Europe
Enchanting, full of life and simply beautiful, everybody knows about Seville, but nobody tells you how captivating it really is If there is a place I’m happy I never saw on pictures before visiting it, it has to be Plaza de España in Seville. It is probably one of the most beautiful squares in the
Ronda - Exploring the „pueblos blancos“ – the white villages of Andalucia
Saturday, 14 August 2021 / Published in Destinations, Europe
Quiet, simple and extremely beautiful, the white villages of Andalucia deserve a visit on its own. Andalucia is unlike any other place in Europe. It’s an enchanting combination of middle eastern influences and Mediterranean culture. It is a place where travelers come looking for sun and beaches, but end up staying because of its rich
Liechtenstein Trail View of Vaduz
Monday, 07 December 2020 / Published in Destinations, Europe
Crossing the whole country and connecting all of Liechtenstein’s municipalities, the Liechtenstein Trail is a hike through a nation’s heritage Receiving only an average of 80,000 visitors each year, the tiny country of Liechtenstein is the least visited country in Europe. But don’t be concerned about its minimal influx of tourists or its small size
Hiking Routes in Liechtenstein
Monday, 30 November 2020 / Published in Destinations, Europe
Either hiking across the full country in just 3 days or exploring any of its 400km of trails, visiting Liechtenstein means experiencing the less known side of the Alps “Liechtenstein? What are you doing there for so long”. That was the usual reaction I was getting from my friends at home each time I mentioned
Outdoor activities to do in the Dolomites
Friday, 20 November 2020 / Published in Destinations, Europe
Cycling, hiking and rock climbing in Summer, while skiing and alpine mountaineering in Winter. The Italian Dolomites are a paradise for outdoor explorers It’s obvious I’m in love with the region of the Dolomites. They are not only in my opinion the most beautiful mountain landscape in Europe, but also one of the most diverse
Dolomites‘ most adventurous hike - The Cortina Dolomiti Ultra Trekking
Friday, 13 November 2020 / Published in Destinations, Europe
Covering some of the best spots in the Dolomites, the Cortina Dolomiti Ultra Trekking is the ultimate hiking trek for adventure seekers in Europe There is nothing more fascinating that waking up after the sun comes out and realize you just slept in a mountain hut above the clouds. This is how days start, when
Alta Via 1 - Hiking Passo Giau - Dolomites
Sunday, 08 November 2020 / Published in Destinations, Europe
Named as one of the most extraordinary hikes in the world, the Alta Via 1 in the Dolomites is an adventure any hiking lover should experience at least once in a lifetime. After emerging from an extinct tropical sea around 70 million years ago, the sharp limestone peaks of the Dolomites are some of the
Road Trip maps in the Alps
Thursday, 29 October 2020 / Published in Destinations, Europe
A road trip in the Alps is a once in lifetime experience and as any other multi-country road trip, the more you prepare for it, the better is it. When it comes to planning a road trip across the Alps, I was kind of disappointed with the information I found online. Most articles (from bloggers
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Monday, 19 October 2020 / Published in Destinations, Europe
If you are planning a road trip in the Alps, the highest mountain pass road of Austria should be a must. This is the Grossglockner High Alpine Road. Surrounded by a stunning scenery of colorful flower meadows, snowy peaks, glaciers and serpentine roads at 2400 meters, the Grossglockner High Alpine Road makes you feel part
Visiting Eisriesenwelt and Dachstein - Ice cave austria
Friday, 09 October 2020 / Published in Destinations, Europe
I visited the Eisriesenwelt Ice Cave and Dachstein Ice Cave in Austria and explored a world of ice and frost When I think about Summer in the Alps, I can’t imagine visiting an ice cave in Austria. Hot and long Summer days are usually for me associated with outdoors activities and swims at the late,
Types of Signs at the hiking routes in the Alps
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 / Published in Travel 101
Do you know the different trail signs at the Alps? I recap all the signs and symbols for each country in the Alps and made a guide about it.   Stretching approximately 1,200 kilometers across eight Alpine countries (France, Switzerland, Monaco, Italy, Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, and Slovenia), the Alps is one of the most impressive
Bohemian Switzerland Hiking
Friday, 01 May 2020 / Published in Destinations
Planning to hike in Bohemian Switzerland? This is all you need to know to make the most of it Located only a couple of hours from Prague and known as one of the most enchanting national parks in Europe, the Bohemian Switzerland National Park in Czech Republic is the perfect hiking experience for those looking
Most beautiful landscapes of Europe
Thursday, 23 April 2020 / Published in Destinations
From the breathtaking views of the Lofoten Archipelago to the vast panoramas of the Swiss Alps, these are some of Europe’s most beautiful mountain landscapes. Many see Europe as the continent where people go from city to city using an interrail pass. Well, Europe is more than that. Let’s not forget that this continent has
Berlin during the coronavirus
Sunday, 05 April 2020 / Published in Travel Journal
I went for a walk around Berlin empty city center and saw first-hand how deserted the German capital became The spring is coming, but Berlin is empty. For many, this is the time of the year to take out their BBQs, invite some friends and enjoy the nice weather. However, this year is completely different.
Road trip in Swedish Lapland
Saturday, 14 March 2020 / Published in Destinations
Renting a car, driving on snow and booking outdoor daytrips. Here is all you need to know before planning a winter road trip in Swedish Lapland During my last visit to Scandinavia I planned a winter road trip around the region of Swedish Lapland. Here, at the edge of the Arctic Circle, temperatures are low,
reindeer herding by sami at Swedish Lapland
Monday, 02 March 2020 / Published in Travel Journal
While visiting Swedish Lapland I had the chance to spend some time with the Sami people: Sweden’s largest indigenous group and the masters of reindeer herding The temperature outside was -15°C and I was in the heart of Swedish Lapland.  Ann-Christin Blind, a Sami living in the area, was guiding me through the snow-covered forest
Ice breaker tour in Pitea
Sunday, 23 February 2020 / Published in Destinations
Traveling to Swedish Lapland during winter is a full adventure itself. From snowmobiling to taking a dip in the freezing waters of the artic – this is the place to get an unforgettable winter experience. Temperatures were so cold that I could barely feel my fingers. At the same time, the landscape surrounding us was
Why do Finns love sauna? Vasta - Finnish Sauna
Tuesday, 15 October 2019 / Published in Travel Journal
No matter in which region of Finland I went to, Sauna was always first on the itinerary. Imagine being inside a wooden cabin in the middle of the forest and sitting completely naked with your eyes closed and a group of people. Suddenly, someone stands up, takes a ladle of water and throws it over
Moldova´s underground cities of wine. Cricova or Milestii Mici?
Sunday, 24 March 2019 / Published in Destinations
I visited Cricova and Mileștii Mici. These are the two largest wine cellars in the world and are located in the eastern European country of Moldova In Moldova, where 25% of the population is involved in wine production and 5% of the country are covered in vineyards, the most interesting contribution to the wine industry does
Why Germans drink so much sparkling water
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 / Published in Travel Journal
In Germany two things happen when you order water in a restaurant: First, there is a big chance it’s carbonated and second, it’s not complementary. One of my biggest surprises when I moved to Germany back in 2009 was the Germans’ love for sparkling water. It´s true that consumption of carbonated water has been rising
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 / Published in Destinations
Khinalug, Khinalugh, Khinaliq or in some guidebooks even Xinaliq. Nobody is sure how to spell it and, in every book, map or blog it is written completely differently. This is just the first sign of how remote and untouched this community in Azerbaijan´s Greater Caucasus is. They even have their own language, traditions and culture.
longest and most iconic train rides in the world
Sunday, 29 April 2018 / Published in Travel Journal
From the Trans-siberian to the Canadian, these are known for being the longest and most iconic train journeys in the world Taking a train has always a special charm. It sounds classic, adventurous and somehow its never boring. How about long and iconic train rides, Would do dare to take one day the Trans-siberian Express
How to pack for a train trip around Europe
Sunday, 15 April 2018 / Published in Travel 101
Feel comfortable, stay fresh and don’t have too much heavy luggage. Here’s how to pack for a train trip across Europe. Packing for a train trip around Europe doesn’t have to be a nightmare. While most people spend hours and hours choosing what to take and what to leave, I simply find it a waste
Interrailing solo is a very popular activity all over Europe
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 / Published in Travel 101
Interrailing alone in Europe might sound scary and intimidating. Well, I think it’s rather a great chance to get to know you better and explore in a different way Traveling Europe by train is one of the most beautiful, scenic and cultural journeys you can do. Whether you are looking for direct trains between major European
Interrail tips in Europe
Sunday, 18 March 2018 / Published in Travel 101
Traveling around Europe sounds expensive. Well, with interrail and good planning it doesn’t have to be Interrailing is probably one of the coolest things you can do while young. The freedom of hop in and off in trains while discovering one of the most beautiful regions in the world is an experience I can recommend
Northern lights in Reykavik during winter
Sunday, 02 April 2017 / Published in Destinations
Landscape photographer Hallgrimur P. Helgason tells us his best tips on how to photograph the northern lights in Iceland The northern lights have been a fascination for many people all over the years. Also, everybody knows that the most beautiful views are by far located in the remote island of Iceland. My friend Hallgrimur P.
Monday, 20 March 2017 / Published in Travel Journal
*this is an sponsored post Boutique Hotels are designed for a young generation and turn a simple stay into something unique. Why not try to do some yoga in their facilities? I love Boutique Hotels, they are designed for a young generation and turn a simple stay into something unique. During my stay in Lisbon,
Traveling the Balkans Dubrovnik
Sunday, 27 November 2016 / Published in Destinations
Backpacking the Balkans is becoming one of the best adventures for travelers in Europe. It offers culture, nature and great nightlife. Here are some tips to make the most of it Backpacking the Balkans is hot right now. These ex-soviet countries are no longer unknown and dangerous places to foreigners, but hidden gems full of
Thursday, 30 June 2016 / Published in Destinations
Do you have less than a week in Iceland? From a bubble hotel in the Iceland wilderness to short trips at amazing waterfalls – we got you covered. Volcanos and geysers with temperatures reaching over 100°C next to crystal blue glaciers. If there is a country where the impossible is possible and nature drastically shows
Moscow Red Square in Summer
Sunday, 01 May 2016 / Published in Destinations
I traveled to Moscow for 5 days with a very tight budget. This is what I did: Moscow on a budget was a dream some years ago. The Russian capital was one of the most expensive cities in the world and travelers had to consider taking at least 100 EUR per day in order to
Architecutre Komsomolskaya metro station
Thursday, 14 April 2016 / Published in Destinations
Moscow is known for having the most beautiful metro stations in the world. I went there to find out which are the best It will probably sound crazy if I tell you that visiting metro stations in Moscow is considered one of the coolest activities in the city. However, with some of the most beautiful
Tips for backpacking in Europe
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 / Published in Travel 101
Backpacking around Europe is an adventure and with these very useful tips, I just want to make your experience more memorable No matter how old I get, I love backpacking Europe. There is a special charm every time I get on a train or explore a different city. And although my travel habits might have
Thursday, 24 March 2016 / Published in Destinations
Istanbul has always been one of my favourite cities in the world. It´s the perfect mix of western and eastern culture. With a great nightlife, excellent food and an atmosphere that makes you feel like you are in a sacred and holy country, Istanbul is a place you should see at least once in your
Monday, 29 February 2016 / Published in Travel Journal
  AirPano is a not-for-profit project created by a team of Russian photo enthusiasts focused on taking high-resolution aerial panoramic photographs. With 360° photographs, 360° videos and wonderful panoramic aereal videos, AirPano is showing the world from a perspective some of us could only imagine. I made a short copilation of some of the most interesting
Interrail Pass in Norway
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Tuesday, 23 February 2016 / Published in Travel 101
Want to travel Europe on a budget but with maximum flexibility? Interrail might be the answer and we have a guide for you The best way to travel through Europe with maximum flexibility is Interrail or Eurail without a a doubt. While many people choose flights and weekend trips to explore Europe, I see Interrail as the
Amstedam, Netherlands
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 / Published in Destinations
  With a population of only 800.000 but attracting more than 4,5 million tourists every year  Amsterdam is not only a city of liberties and tolerance but also one of the most cultural, safe and multicultural cities in the world. Amsterdam can be pricey, especially if you are traveling in summer or during christmas holidays. However, with
Visiting the Carneval in Venice
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 / Published in Destinations
When to go, what to do and how much it costs? Here is everything you need to know about the Carnival of Venice With a tradition of over eight centuries the Carnival of Venice is one of the most popular events in Italy and one of the biggest carnivals worldwide. It attracts thousands of tourists,
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Saturday, 30 January 2016 / Published in Travel 101
by Sabrina Andrea Sachs So, you are finally ready to set off, embark on that train/plane/bus/boat/bicycle or feet that will take you away for a year or more and you are facing the tricky question of “What the heck shall I pack?” Packing for a weekend away or a short holiday can be difficult; packing
Friday, 15 January 2016 / Published in Travel Journal
  Did you know that there are more international departures from Germany than from the rest of the world? Found this very nice infograph about traveling and people around the world. With very useful information and statistics about traveling in general Rachel Swaby and Carl Bender made an amazing work   [spider_facebook id=”1″] [fbcomments]  
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Monday, 11 January 2016 / Published in Travel 101
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Wednesday, 23 December 2015 / Published in TravelBuzz
  Tell me what you eat and I tell you where you have been. Food plays the most important role in our lifes. In average we eat over 300 kg of food per year and its preparation, origin and ingredients have also a big role when we decide if we consume it or not. Every
Friday, 18 December 2015 / Published in Travel Journal
  While chatting, messaging and using other internet resources, we know that we indicate laughter by just typing “haha”, but did you ever wondered how is it written in other languages. I found these photographs indicating who different languages from different parts of the world type this very common expression. Lets find out! Images were taken
Infographic of the cheapest cities in Europe
Thursday, 10 December 2015 / Published in Travel Journal
Do you know which ones are most expensive and cheapest places in Europe. We have a lot of information about it. Traveling in Europe is amazing. However, when traveling on a tight budget you might need to be more selective which places you visit. The company Simply holiday deals created this very informative and interesting infograph
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 / Published in Destinations
Prague is not only one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, but also worldwide. With some fairy tale castles, stoned bridges and a very wonderful mix of classical and modern architecture, Prague is one of my favourite and also one of the cheapest destinations in Europe. With prices way lower than cities like Berlin, Paris
Saturday, 05 December 2015 / Published in TravelBuzz
  Tell me what you drink and I tell you where you have been. There is no better way to taste a country than drinking their local beer. Beer can be found worldwide and from country to country it tastes and looks different. I decided to make a list of 10 of my favourite beers
Saturday, 05 December 2015 / Published in Destinations
  Berlin is now one of the most popular hotspots in Europe. With beautiful architecture, excellent nightlife and tons of cultural activities, the German capital has something for everyone. Berlin is also one of the cheapest capitals in Western Europe. If we compare the prices in Berlin with Amsterdam, Paris or Brussels, we will be
Monday, 30 November 2015 / Published in TravelBuzz
The guys of Adventure in You wrote a great article about different types of travelers and to help you decide better which type of traveler you are, I got “critical” and create this short and interesting quiz for you. I promise I tell you what I got, once you complete yours What Type Of Traveler
Friday, 27 November 2015 / Published in Destinations
  Paris is a highlight in Europe and probably the biggest hotspot in the continent. Known for its very high prices and shopping culture, Paris might look terrifying for budget backpackers. However, with the right guide, Paris can be a wonderful city for your eyes and a great city for your pocket. Let me give
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 / Published in TravelBuzz
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 / Published in TravelBuzz
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 / Published in TravelBuzz
  Vincent Laforet is a French/American photographer who worked for magazines like National Geographic and Life His last proyect is called Air and it shows beautiful aereal photographs of cities worldwide So we took some of Vincent´s photographs and want to see how well do you know some of the most famous cities in the
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 / Published in Travel Journal
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 / Published in Travel Journal
The first time I spend some nights in a hostel was in December 2010 for New Years Eve in Budapest and I was sure I wouldn´t be the last one. With an atmosphere of friendship and adventure, budget hotels are becoming some of the most popular places for young backpackers traveling around the world. After traveling