Wahiba Sands was a highlight for most of us
Thursday, 28 March 2024 / Published in Asia, Destinations
Are you in camping mode, eager to explore as much as possible, or unable to rent a car? I’ve prepared road trip itineraries in Oman for each type of traveler. After completing my second road trip in Oman, I decided to try something different. This time, I opted for a scheduled road trip instead of
How to plan a road trip in Oman
Wednesday, 20 March 2024 / Published in Asia, Destinations
I traveled to Oman twice on a road trip. Let me tell you how to start planning, and what the do’s and don’ts are for your next adventure. I consider Oman the best country to get introduced to the Middle East and one of the best countries in the world to plan a road trip.
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
cars at the somaliland border - crossing Djibouti Somaliland border
Tuesday, 12 January 2021 / Published in Africa, Destinations
I crossed one of the most remote land borders in the world, the Djibouti – Somaliland border. It was easy and fast, but way less comfortable than I though. “It’s Somaliland, not Somalia!” This was the most common misconception I had to explain while I was talking about my journey around the Horn of Africa
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
Hiking routes at Big Bend National Park -Road trip Texas
Wednesday, 19 August 2020 / Published in America, Destinations
Remote, desertic, hot and adventurous. The Big Bend National Park is a jewel in Texas and the perfect place to disconnect from modern life Known as one of the last remaining wild corners of the United States, the Big Bend National Park is too far to simply drive by, too isolated to live nearby and
Hiking Guide to Saxon Switzerland National Park - Schrammsteine
Sunday, 24 May 2020 / Published in Destinations
I went on a road trip to Saxon Switzerland and did some hiking, camping and exploring. Where to go and what to do? This is what you are going to find out Either you get lost in the hundreds of labyrinthic gorges or marvel the vast valleys between the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, Saxon Switzerland will
Road Trip to the Rakotzbrücke
Friday, 08 May 2020 / Published in Destinations
Forming a perfect circle with its reflection, the Rakotzbrücke in Germany is considered one of the most beautiful bridges in Europe. In the German state of Saxony, there is an arched bridge which was explicitly built to form a perfect circular shape when it is reflected in the waters of the lake beneath it. It
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,
Road trip in Curacao - Tips renting a car in Curacao
Sunday, 19 January 2020 / Published in Destinations
Curaçao is way more than just day trip destination and renting a car is definitely the best way to explore its natural beauty. Located to the north of Venezuela, the ABC Islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao) are a popular stop for cruise lines in the Caribbean. I decided to explore one of the islands just
White Point Road trip in Nova Scotia
Friday, 06 December 2019 / Published in Destinations
Mild days, nature getaways and clear skies. We drove along the South Shore of Nova Scotia and this is what we found: A road trip in Nova Scotia is the best way to discover a region full of natural wonders, delicious cuisine and rich history. We went along the famous Lighthouse Route at the South
Views of Cockpit Country in the heart of Jamaica
Sunday, 10 November 2019 / Published in Destinations
Discovering Jamaica on a road trip means getting off the beaten path and explore its natural beauty – reggae, rum and jerk chicken are also included. Although Jamaica seems to be a country where you can do a round trip in four to six days, in order to do it, you will have to basically
Monday, 07 October 2019 / Published in Destinations
The region of Saimaa, located in eastern Finland, is considered a paradise for nature lovers due to its remarkable culture and majestic scenery. My friends and I decided to go on a road trip and explore the beauty around Lake Saimaa with a car. Planning a road trip in Saimaa is not as difficult as
Road Trip in Azerbaijan five finger mountain
Sunday, 17 February 2019 / Published in Destinations
Mud volcanoes, imposing mountains and out of this world scenery – a road trip in Azerbaijan is uncharted territory for most tourists, but an experience that brings you closer to nature. Azerbaijan is not the country most people would first point out for a road trip adventure. Driving in Baku can be a nightmare, finding
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.
Oman Juan Martinez Road Trip in Oman mountains
Sunday, 10 February 2019 / Published in Destinations
Crossing deserts, cruising mountains and sleeping on a completely empty beach afterwards. I think a road trip in Oman can be considered a lifetime experience. Oman was not the first country that came to my mind when I thought where to go for the perfect road trip. It was not even the first country when
Tuesday, 05 February 2019 / Published in Destinations
Oman is best traveled by car. This is how you can make the most of it and rent the right vehicle. Oman has become one my favourite countries for a road trip: Roads are in perfect shape, routes are extremely beautiful and getting off the beaten path is big part of the adventure. However, finding
day trip to Monaco
Friday, 09 November 2018 / Published in Destinations
“If you want to eat like a local, the Condamine market should be your first, second and third choice” Oh Monaco, country of the rich and famous! A city impossible to imagine without the glamour of luxury cars, elegant tuxedos and a glass of Martini. Well, I´m just picturing any 007 movie, but you get
Road trip in Petra and renting a car in Jordan
Monday, 02 April 2018 / Published in Destinations
There is an inexplicable charm to driving around a country and my road trip in Jordan was no exception. I had always wanted to do a road trip in a middle eastern country and a road trip in Jordan was the perfect opportunity to make that dream come true. I find it fascinating to drive
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Thursday, 26 January 2017 / Published in Destinations
Author: James Ruhle While The Strip is what brings people to Vegas, to begin with, the older part of the city off the glitzy tourist path is well worth a visit Vegas is one of the top vacation destinations in the world. If a bunch of overstressed and overworked Americans are going to build a