An undiscovered hidden gem – Aarhus

A hidden gem is a place that is outstanding to visit but not too many people know about it. There is plenty of regions that remain largely untouched by tourists but offer huge potential. As we explore more and more of the world, we are constantly looking for unique and exciting destinations that are offContinue reading “An undiscovered hidden gem – Aarhus”

A (not so) hidden gem – Lviv

A hidden gem is a place that is outstanding to visit but not too many people know about it. There is plenty of regions that remain largely untouched by tourists but offer huge potential. As we explore more and more of the world, we are constantly looking for unique and exciting destinations that are offContinue reading “A (not so) hidden gem – Lviv”

The Soviet Express – The hidden gem route

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, was a federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991. It was a state which consisted of 15 countries throughout eastern Europe and western Asia. Soviet architecture may not be as easy on the eye as Renaissance architecture that can beContinue reading “The Soviet Express – The hidden gem route”

The WinterSun trail

Traveling in winter offers a lot of incentives. Some of these include a huge reduction in hotel prices, the lack of large tourist groups gathering on the streets, and skipping the intense heat of the summer months. Although these are very good reasons to travel in winter, some people are still put off by theContinue reading “The WinterSun trail”

What is the capital of winter?

Winter is all about putting on extra layers of clothes before heading out into the cool crisp air. Putting on your best waterproof boots so you can kick through the sparkling white snow and the smells of cinnamon mixing with roasting chestnuts traveling through the streets. Winter is a magical time of the year, soContinue reading “What is the capital of winter?”

A day in Cork on a budget

MORNING Kickstart your morning with your daily dose of caffeine and a gut-busting full Irish breakfast at the Linen Weaver. Once you have given your stomach enough time to digest your breakfast, wander through the narrow historical alleyways of the Huguenot Quarter. Snap up some photos for some well-earned likes for your Instagram feed while listeningContinue reading “A day in Cork on a budget”

Make the most of your trip to the fairytale city of Prague, Czech Republic

When visiting great cities around the world you may worry about missing out on the best experiences in the area. Prague is no exception. No matter how many times you visit Prague, you will always find something new and exciting to do. If this is your first time visiting you can learn how to makeContinue reading “Make the most of your trip to the fairytale city of Prague, Czech Republic”

WinterRail Ireland

Many people choose to go interrailing in the hot summer months. There are many pros to traveling this time of the year, but there are also quite a few cons. For example, hotels prices can be double the price of winter, cities are packed with tourists, and the intense heat can be a bit overwhelming.Continue reading “WinterRail Ireland”

Halloween’s cultures and festivals

Halloween is a time of the year that is absolutely jam packed with history, culture, and festivals. What was once one of the most important time of the year is now largely forgotten about. Below are some of the best things to do around the end of October and start of November. SAMHAIN: Samhain isContinue reading “Halloween’s cultures and festivals”

Halloween, prime time for dark tourists (Part 2)

CATABOMBS OF PARIS WHERE IS IT: Paris, France. WHY VISIT THERE: These underground ossuaries hold the remains of over 6 million people down here. The dark and narrow mazelike tunnels are lined with human remains giving for an uneasy atmosphere. Once you sense the eerie sounds of the neverending tunnels and feel the cold draftsContinue reading “Halloween, prime time for dark tourists (Part 2)”

Halloween, prime time for dark tourists (Part 1)

Dark tourism is the name given to visiting any kind of place that owes its notoriety to death, disaster or atrocity. It could be the site of a natural disaster, or somewhere genocide, assassination, incarceration, ethnic cleansing or war occurred. For those who love to experience the adrenaline rush or the excitement of being somewhereContinue reading “Halloween, prime time for dark tourists (Part 1)”