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

10 great examples of spectacular architecture in Madrid

The Parisian rooftops and the Eiffel Tower, Gaudi’s magic in Barcelona and the ever-changing skyline of London. Iconic images of tourism Europe. Think Madrid, and if you haven’t had the pleasure of visiting… Continue reading

Where to find Banksy in Madrid

Well, I can’t tell you where to find the controversial street artist himself of course (even if I knew, I wouldn’t). And so far no original Banksy art has been identified on the… Continue reading

6 practical tips to easily improve your travel photography

Photography can seem easy and straightforward. After all, it’s just point and shoot right? Well, there’s definitely more to it than that – if you want a nice result at least. Because we’ve… Continue reading

A December update from the edge of Wales

Travelooney Blog has been quiet the past few months. Due to a tight travel schedule as well as new writing projects that were demanding full focus for a period, I decided to put… Continue reading

Live from… Denmark: Summer is over, let the leafs fall

We’ve been through this year after year, but if we hadn’t, it would be difficult to imagine that soon the leafs will fade to a palette of toasted colours and fall from those… Continue reading