On the trail of the stars: famous movie sets around the globe

To stand just once in the spot visited by Leonardo DiCaprio in his role as the dropout Richard in the film “The Beach” – that’s on the bucket list for many travelers. Famous filming locations can often be the impulse behind a memorable trip. From “Hangover 2” to “Gladiator”: these movie locations have awakened our wanderlust! … Read More

Get out of the city – 5 adventure-filled safari destinations

We all need an adventure every now and then. When this sense of adventure calls, we make our way – sometimes uncomfortably – out of civilization and deep into nature, to see with our own eyes the richness and beauty the natural world has to offer. Of course, we also know that responsible enjoyment of these priceless natural sources of wonder is the most important thing, following closely the well-known motto: take only photographs, leave only footprints. Today, we’ll introduce you to a few of our favorite safari destinations that will lead you to the edge of adventure!  … Read More

Natural wonder northern lights: on the hunt for the dancing lights

Suddenly, they appear. In the brightest colors, breathtaking shapes and patterns, they dance across the night sky. Of course, we’re talking about the northern lights. Just to see this natural spectacle once in their lives is a dream for many travelers. We’ll tell you the most beautiful places to observe this natural phenomenon from up close. … Read More

Adventure calls: our bucket list for 2017

New year, new season of travel! The year 2017 is officially underway, and it’s finally time to start ironing out your travel plans. We’ll tell you which adventures have made it onto our bucket list for the coming year.  … Read More

We’re saying thanks to you and giving you and your friends a travel guide of your choice

Christmas is just around the corner, and we want to say thanks to all of our tripwolf users. You’re the ones who make it possible for us to work on the app every day and keep pushing for the next greatest improvement. As a thank you, we want to give you and all your friends a travel guide. Through December 26, 2016, you can get the travel guide of your choice free by using the code MERRYXMAS. You can share the code as much as you’d like, spreading the joy to all your friends and getting a jump on your travel plans for the new year. Simply open the app, select the guide you’d like, and enter the code, and away you go!

 

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We wish you a very merry Christmas and a good start to the new year!
The tripwolf Team

A little Christmas trip around the world

Most of us agree: Christmas time is a time of reflection, family and tradition. You’re drawn to the comforting warmth of the hearth, the children making hand-made Christmas decorations, decorate the tree and munch on peppermints. Christian traditions and customs surrounding the celebration of Christmas have taken on starkly different forms in their journey around the globe – for instance many celebrate Christmas Eve on the 24th of December and use the following days of Christmas to relax and visit friends and family. Orthodox Christians, however, follow the Julian Calendar, and thus don’t celebrate Christmas until the 7th of January. … Read More

10 Christmas gifts for world travelers

Christmas is just around the corner, meaning that we’re all on the hunt for the perfect Christmas gift. You have friends or family who love to travel, but you aren’t sure yet what to give them? We’re here to help with some ideas to get you started.  … Read More

The land of spices – a culinary journey to India

When I start to get overwhelmed with feelings of homesickness, I know it’s time to plan a trip to see my family. The powerful aromas of home cooking and mom’s chai tea form a thick and comforting bath that helps to quiet the pangs of homesickness, at least for the time being. It’s the ideal opportunity for a little trip through the art of Indian cooking! … Read More

The perfect gift – an antidote to wanderlust!

We all spend the entire year excitedly planning for the perfect summer vacation, but as soon as it’s over, wanderlust quickly starts to set in. Do you want to do something nice for that special someone to help them get over their wintertime travel blues? Then we have the perfect thing for you!

We’ve recently made it possible to give tripwolf Unlimited as a gift. If you’re not already familiar with tripwolf Unlimited: it contains all of the travel guides we currently offer – meaning access to over 600 destinations around the world! From well-trodden tourist destinations like New York City and Barcelona to countries like Cuba and Costa Rica and regions like Alaska; if it gets you excited about travel, you’re sure to find it here. And in addition to premium content from MARCO POLO and Fodor’s Travel, you’ll also get photos, maps, routing and a trip planner for each destination. And because you often only get intermittent internet on the road, you can download everything in advance and have it all right at hand while you’re on the go.

And because it’s our newest product, we want to give you a little gift as well – so starting now, we’re offering you the chance to give tripwolf Unlimited as a gift for just $14.99! That means you’ll save 25% off the normal list price. Just open the app, navigate to the Unlimited offer and buy tripwolf Unlimited as a gift! After your purchase, you can send the gift certificate directly to the lucky recipient or print it out to place under the Christmas tree. This offer is available through December 24, 2016.

 

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Typically American! Customs and traditions in the USA

The United States of America has never been a country known for thinking small. Anyone who has been a guest at a traditional American wedding will have witnessed this larger-than-life ethos firsthand. Today, we’ll walk you through some of the USA’s most interesting rituals and customs. … Read More