Happy travels, happy new year! 5 last-minute New Year’s Eve destinations

Every year has to end, and we’re usually more than grateful for the chance for a new beginning – even if it’s just in our heads. After the quiet, contemplative Christmas season, some people like to stay cozy and warm, … Read MoreRead More

Beyond London: 5 English cities worth a visit

There’s no question, London is an unbelievably beautiful city that everyone should visit at least once. There’s also a good reason why the nearby university towns of Cambridge and Oxford are such popular tourist destinations. But it’s also worth your … Read MoreRead More

Cycling around the world – bicycle tours for leisure travelers

As someone once said: “Having a bicycle is the closest thing there is to have wings.” These days, a bicycle is much more than just a piece of sports equipment or a means to get from point A to point … Read MoreRead More

5 Everyday surprises you’ll experience on your trip to India

Some surprises are good, and some are a bit less so. Whatever else might be said about the country of India, one thing certainly rings true, it’s a land of undeniable surprises. If you’re planning a trip to India, we … Read MoreRead More

Pack up and go – Backpacking tips for beginners

They travel along like snails in their shells, these intrepid, freedom-loving backpackers, with their possessions balanced carefully on their backs. Backpack travel is deeply connected with feelings of romance, freedom and adventure, with minimal belongings but plenty of spontaneity. And … Read MoreRead More

Under the stars – 5 exceptional camping spots in Europe

Although tents are one of the oldest types of dwellings, even today people still enjoy tucking themselves away in tents, yurts and tepees, to awake in the morning surrounded by nature. Nowadays, you don’t have to sacrifice luxury and comfort … Read MoreRead More

8 Common tourist pitfalls you should avoid

We’ve all been there before: When you’re on vacation, it’s particularly easy to fall victim to one tourist pitfall or another, in particular when you’re under the influence of friendly local persuasion, often wrapped in the cloth of hospitality. But … Read MoreRead More

Castles, Fortresses, Palaces – 5 imposing relics of the past

The child in all of us that listens with eager excitement to fantastic tales of heroic knights and fair maidens never really leaves us. These fairy tales often take place in castles and fortresses, where the king and queen reside, … Read MoreRead More

5 impressive road trip routes for any taste

Road trips: they embody the feeling of freedom and absolute boundlessness, and the ability to adjust your schedule and route just the way you want it to be. When most people think of road trips, it’s the USA that often … Read MoreRead More

At dizzying heights – 10 exciting views

The search for a beautiful view sometimes brings us to dizzying heights, for a chance to see the world from high above the clouds. But you don’t necessarily have to put on your climbing gear to get there: around the … Read MoreRead More