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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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Europe, Hidden Places

Austrian Valley Turns into Underwater Park During Summer

26 May , 2017  

Grüner See (Green Lake) is a beautiful green colored lake situated near Tragoess village, in southeast Austria. The lake is surrounded by the snowed peaks of Hochschwab Mountains and forests that create a place of fantastic beauty, perfect for hiking and mountain adventures. But that is not the only reason why we are sharing this […]

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Europe

First Underwater Winery Opens in Croatia

9 May , 2017  

We have a soft spot for one-of-a-kind travel experiences. The first underwater winery recently opened for tourists in Croatia mixes diving with wine tasting. A strange enough merger to draw a lot of attention. The underwater winery is located one hour north of Dubrovnik, in the town of Drače on the Pelješac Peninsula. Travelers who […]

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Europe, Travel Journals

Skogar to Thorsmork Hike, Iceland: What You Need to Know

5 May , 2017  

It often happens that one adventure triggers the next. We were hiking the outlandish volcano formations in Westman Islands, Iceland, when this lovely Czech-Swedish couple told us about the Skogar to Thorsmork hike, “the best they ever did”. We knew them enough to trust their nature skills and mountain tastes, so we decided to take […]

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Crazy Accommodation, Europe

Tiny Mountain Shelter in Slovenia Greets Climbers on the Edge

19 Feb , 2017  

Designed for extreme weather conditions, this aluminum&timber alpine retreat is located on the edge of Mount Kanin in Slovenia. The tiny shelter was envisioned by Slovenian studio OFIS Arhitekti and implemented by structural engineers CBD  for the adventurous climbers in the region. “This particular site was chosen because of its 360-degree views over Slovenia and Italy, and spectacular views […]

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Europe

Magical Christmas Markets to Visit in Europe This Year

15 Nov , 2016  

Each holiday season we try to come up with suggestions for Christmas markets in Europe. This time we were sent an infographic that splits this year’s must-visit markets into a few interesting categories. More to the point, if you are looking for traditional food and mulled wine, Romania is the place to be. Bucharest has a bohemian […]

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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Europe, Hidden Places

Today’s Idyllic Walk: The Small Village of Bibury, England

17 Oct , 2016  

Let’s go for a walk today through a countryside gem in England! Discover Bibury, a small village located in the hills of the eastern Cotswolds province. Besides the idyllic location, and a fresh green grass greeting you almost all year long, this place stands out thanks to its honey-colored stone buildings. You can reach the main street, […]

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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, Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

9 Engaging Things to do in Porto on a Budget

12 Apr , 2016  

One month of living in Porto (Portugal) is enough to make you nostalgic for life. This city is both bohemian and hard working, imposing, yet extremely friendly. If you are planning a trip to Porto, consider yourself lucky: you are in for a treat. To make things easier, we listed a few things you can […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

9 Travel Experiences to Try Out in Belfast

15 Mar , 2016  

Belfast is a beautiful port city, usually associated with the birthplace of The Titanic. But this Northern Ireland capital has many surprises for the less conventional tourist as well, and we decided to list just a few: #1. Saint George’s Market St George’s Market is one of Belfast’s oldest attractions, hosted by a Victorian building […]

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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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Eat & Chill, Europe

Café Pushkin, Moscow’s Library Restaurant

6 Feb , 2016  

Café Pushkin is a cozy restaurant in the center of Moscow, which integrates an old library. The restaurant is housed in a baroque mansion from the 19th century. The perfectly preserved interior design and the atmosphere revives the energy and passion of the aristocratic life from the early 20th century. Café Pushkin is located on […]

Europe, Hidden Places

The Unknown Wonders of Denmark

31 Aug , 2015  

  Denmark is a remarkable country, boasting a long history, quaint and stunning scenery, and modern, cutting-edge sophistication. The small country with a big heart There are the famous areas of Denmark, such as Copenhagen, that attract the majority of tourists, and with good reason. Copenhagen is Denmark’s capital, a celebrated city with a history […]

Europe, Hidden Places

5 Less Known Beautiful Beaches Around Lisbon, Portugal

28 Jul , 2015  

Lisbon has its hypnotizing way to embrace you, to overwhelm your mind and your senses. Even though it is an European capital filled with noisy tourists waving maps everywhere, this fascinating city with some rural-like streets (as we call it during our incursions throughout its ups and downs) can offer a full pack of living […]

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