Category Archive: Travel Thoughts

7 European cities I would love to live in

Sometimes we come across cities that simply steal our hearts. Cities where we can imagine ourselves living. It can be for many reasons. Maybe it’s the big city feel, maybe the seaside atmosphere… Continue reading

Travel Thoughts: What makes a good souvenir?

We have all done it. We have all brought something home from a trip that quickly lost its magic out of its original surroundings. I once saw a group of Mongolian throat singers… Continue reading

Reaching 40: These are my 40 best travel experiences in Europe (Part 2)

A big birthday is a time for reflection, not at least when you’re turning 40! I can’t believe I’ve reached the big 4.0, but I do prefer this compared to the alternative. On… Continue reading

Reaching 40: These are my 40 best travel experiences in Europe (part 1)

A big birthday is a time for reflection, not at least when you’re turning 40! I can’t believe I’ve reached the big 4.0, but I do prefer this compared to the alternative. On… Continue reading

How I became a freelance travel writer

A conscious choice to seek adventure and a broken relationship lead me on my way to becoming a freelance travel writer. And now, more than 8 years down the road, I haven’t regretted… Continue reading

10 ways I have spent my lockdown days in Madrid

It has now been 7 weeks since I set foot outside the building where I live here in Madrid. Spain and its capital have been among the areas suffering hard during the current… 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

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

Travel Thoughts: I’m a mountain-kind-of-guy

“I think you’re more impressed by mountains” my girlfriend told me recently, after visiting a beach in South Spain. And thinking about it she’s right. As a pale-skinned, blond, Scandinavian guy I’m not exactly… Continue reading

3 reasons to love train stations

If you follow this blog regularly you might know that I’m a huge fan of travelling by train. There’s just something adventurous about it. A sort of old fashioned travel romance that comes… Continue reading