Travelooney’s Best of 2019

The end of the year is a time for reflection – also when it comes to travel memories. It’s been a couple of years since I first selected the winners of Travelooney’s Random… Continue reading

15 European Christmas cities and what you shouldn’t miss

Europe is a fairytale at Christmas-time and whether you’re a big fan of Christmas or not, the twinkling lights and the smell of warm wine and roasted almonds bring atmosphere into the dark… Continue reading

Latvia: 6 things to do in and around Jurmala

Latvia is much more than its capital city of Riga. This Baltic gem is a feast of rich nature and the stunning Kemeri National Park is an excellent example. But you will also… Continue reading

Sheep & The City – 1900 animals herded through the heart of Madrid

There is always something going on in Madrid. The list is endless and with a ton of weekly, monthly and annual events in the capital, it’s impossible to keep up with it all.… Continue reading

Tenerife: Street art in Puerto de la Cruz

I’m an avid street art hunter and love to go exploring for murals and urban art whenever I travel. But when I recently stayed on the island of Tenerife in Spain, I hadn’t done… Continue reading

20 unique experiences I’ve had in Wales that you can have too

Wales might be a tiny piece of Europe and often overlooked by foreign tourists in a remote corner of the UK. But the country sure packs in A LOT of adventures and this… Continue reading

Unique Accommodation: A stay for all your senses at Valguma Pasaule in Latvia

During my many trips throughout the past few years, I have gotten the chance to stay at a number of unique forms of accommodation – from backpacker hostels to luxury hotel suites. I… Continue reading

First impressions of Riga’s highlights

There’s nothing like exploring and discovering a “new” capital city. Especially one that goes under the radar of European mass-tourism. I had long wanted to visit Riga in Latvia, so while being on… Continue reading

Exploring Latvia: Bogshoeing in Kemeri National Park

Rarely have I been in such peaceful surroundings as in the great bogs of Kemeri National Park in Latvia. Surrounded by nothing but stunning natural scenery and silence only broken my crunchy bogshoe-footsteps.… Continue reading

Take tram 28 to visit the cemetery cats in Lisbon

The Portuguese capital of Lisbon is famous for its iconic old trams and none are more popular than tram number 28 that travels between the stations Martim Moniz (east) and Campo de Ourique… Continue reading