Travel Tales: A bohemian night with strangers in London

It’s a drizzly autumn afternoon in central London and I have checked in to a backpackers hostel for the night. When travelling alone hostels can provide good company at times that eventually can even… Continue reading

Spain: Whale watching in Tenerife

There are few things as exciting as the sight of a back fin piercing the water’s surface right next to you. And the fact, that for a short moment you’re sharing a couple… Continue reading

Pinta Malasaña is Madrid’s biggest urban arts festival

As if Madrid‘s hipster hot neighbourhood of Malasaña wasn’t already cool enough, every year it gets a new colourful boost during the city’s biggest urban arts festival, Pinta Malasaña (Paint Malasaña). And this year,… Continue reading

Travelling with FlixBus: Get comfortably from Madrid to Lisbon

It’s mid-afternoon as the bright green FlixBus rolls out of the busy bus-hub of Méndez Álvaro in Madrid. The bus navigates the downtown traffic and soon makes its way to the more open… Continue reading

Flight or FlixBus? Let’s take a look at my recent journey…

I have never been too picky when it comes to means of transport and while living in the UK, I got used to long bus rides like the 4-hour journey between London and… Continue reading

The Azores: Ponta Delgada will surprise street art lovers on the island of São Miguel

I had high expectations when I visited the Azores for the first time recently – an exotic, Portuguese archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. But one thing I didn’t expect was… Continue reading

4 cool alternative activities for non-skiers Switzerland

Maybe it’s just me, but I have the feeling that most people only think of skiing when it comes to visiting Switzerland in the winter. And although the alpine country seems perfectly built… Continue reading

Andelen Guesthouse – atmospheric boutique accommodation on the Danish island of Ærø

When you visit the small island of Ærø in Denmark, you’ll get a surprisingly good selection of small hotels, Bed & Breakfast spots and campsites to choose from – but few are as… Continue reading

15 things to do when you visit Ærø – a charming island in Denmark

It is said that there are about 70 inhabited islands in Denmark, not even counting Greenland and the Faroe Islands… yes, they actually belong to the Kingdom of Denmark, in case you didn’t… Continue reading

Experiencing The Great Kemeri Bog Boardwalk in Latvia

While researching some alternative travel experiences around Europe, I came across some highly atmospheric photos of the bogs of Kemeri National Park in Latvia. A country I hadn’t had the pleasure of visiting… Continue reading