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Crazy Accommodation

Eco-Hosteling with a Smile: Stayokay Vondelpark Amsterdam

2 Jun , 2017  

Close to the heart of Amsterdam, Vondelpark welcomes you inside through its majestic gates. The song of the birds guides you further on the right, to the Stayokay Hostel. The rooms have a chic, minimalist design, ready to adore. Your alarm clock has no use since the birds make sure to play their best symphonies […]

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Festivals and Events, Get Cultural

SAIL Amsterdam Festival, Celebration of Sea Living [VIDEO]

21 Oct , 2015  

This year, from 19th to 23rd of August, Amsterdam became once again the center of the nautical world. During the 5 days of SAIL Amsterdam Festival, around 2.3 million people attended the events on the canal and tried sailing as relaxation.. This year was full of great surprises and many places to get lost with […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

Adam’s Peak, Sri Lanka’s Holy Mountain

8 Aug , 2010  

Adam’s Peak is a unique shaped  mountain located in the center of Sri Lanka. Its total hight is 2,243 metres (7,359 ft). Throughout the ages, it has been a continuous source of inspiration for myths and legends and today it is regarded as a mystical place as well.From December to April, hundreds of pilgrims get […]

Europe

First Zero Emission Ship to Travel Western Norway’s Fjords

1 Jun , 2017  

A new zero-emission passenger vessel is set to offer tourists the chance to experience Western Norway’s spectacular fjords as never before. Launching in April 2018, The Future of the Fjords is silent running, all-electric and emission free ship. It promises to transport passengers not just through a pristine, UNESCO World Heritage listed habitat, but into […]

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North & Central America

Five Kid-Friendly Hikes Near Las Vegas​​ [Guest Post]

12 May , 2017  

All around Las Vegas lie areas of breathtaking natural beauty, offering families with young children the easy opportunity to explore unspoiled wilderness without traveling great distances. To compose this list, I tapped the memories of three experts: my children, who spent much of their childhoods hiking Southwestern trails with me. These came up as the […]

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Crazy Accommodation

8 Safari Lodges in Africa or How to Wake Up in Wonderland

17 Dec , 2016  

An escape to a warm climate during winter is a traveler’s dream. In this post, let your mind escape to Africa, right in the middle of the jungle, within the exotic nature and giant, but friendly animals. Give this experience a chance to take you away from the tall buildings and bring you back to yourself. […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Travel Back in Time: Visby, a Scandinavian Jewel

30 Oct , 2016  

Visby is a city in the Gotland district, Sweden. It is considered the only historic city on the island of Gotland and the best-preserved medieval city in Scandinavia. Its name comes from the word “vis” that means “sacrifice” in the northern language. Visby is a favorite holiday destination among Scandinavians in summer, receiving tens of thousands of […]

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Hidden Places

5 Weird Church Placements Around the Globe

7 Oct , 2016  

It’s not just nature that creates things hard to imagine, but there are also brilliant minds that built the unimaginable. Years pass and a certain building fits so well in its surroundings that makes tourists hardly believe that a man’s hand put it there, rather than thinking the world began exactly like that. This is […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

In Search of Thailand’s Best Beaches: 5 Hotspots

31 Jul , 2016  

In our search for Thailand’s best beaches, we ran across calm and clear waters, small fishing villages, local culture, memorable boat journey and diving adventures. Above everything, we hope this post will provide you with inspiration when it comes to finding your future Thailand escape. And here are 5 hotspots to get you started! 1# Koh […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

6 Most Beautiful Beaches in India

26 Jun , 2016  

Whether you are a backpacker, a marine biologist, a writer or a sportsman, the sunny waters and the sandy shores in India will compel you to kick off your shoes and lie back careless. With an impressive 7,500 km long coastline, India has an enormous palette of beautiful beaches which can be very hard to […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Most Beautiful Villages in the Netherlands Built on Canals

26 May , 2016  

Today we want to share with our fellow travelers six charming villages in the Netherlands which you can explore by boat. Built centuries ago around small harbors, these villages unveil a rich history and Dutch traditional architecture. Discovering their narrow streets or cycling along the banks of the small canals make for some memorable traveling experiences. Enjoy […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

14 Small European Towns and Villages To Visit this Year

10 Feb , 2016  

Dear independent traveler, since you decided to hit the road this year, we would like to contribute with some suggestions. Here are 14 special small European towns and villages to visit in 2016! Some of these travel destinations were part of our experiences on the road, other are taken from our future “travel trajectories”. We see traveling […]

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Festivals and Events, Get Cultural

Celebration of Life: Envision Festival, Uvita, Costa Rica

2 Oct , 2015  

Envision Festival – Costa Rica has released an inspiring video recap of Envision 2015 produced by Pure Souls Media. The breathtaking video shows global revelers celebrating unity and life amidst Envision’s world-class curation of over 50 musicians, art, workshops, and yoga classes all set amongst the stunning tropical oasis of Uvita, Costa Rica. With the […]

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Hidden Places, North & Central America

The Hidden Beach, Mexico: A Swim To Remember

25 May , 2015  

The Hidden Beach is one of the most renown beaches in the world, an ideal place for snorkeling and water diving enthusiasts. It is situated on one of the Marieta Islands, now designated national park, 20 miles away from Puerto Vallarta, Western Mexico. Due to the governmental regulations that prohibits any fishing and hunting that could damage the […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Windmills and Their History in Kinderdijk Village, the Netherlands

24 Jul , 2014  

Kinderdijk is a village in Netherlands, about 15 kilometers away from Rotterdam. An entire system of 19 windmills was built in this village almost 270 years ago, and they are now part of UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are a lot of symbols that come to our mind when we think about Netherlands.  Among them are […]

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