Andrew Thompson

I’m a freelance travel writer and online marketing consultant based in Cape Town, South Africa. I spend most of my time helping companies in the local tourism industry improve and grow their online presences. But when the urge to travel takes hold, as it does frequently, I sublet my apartment, load up my small backpack, and go looking for adventures to photograph and write about.Website | Instagram

A Week In Slovenian Paradise



Slovenia is such a great little country. Its size, location, and rail network make it the perfect destination to explore by rail. It also sits as the perfect gateway between Wester...

Best Events In Europe In September



If you thought the summer events ended in August, I’ve got some good news for you. European Septembers are traditionally packed full of festivals and events — from the bizarre and ...

7 Unforgettable Train Views In Europe



The best thing about Europe’s trains is not the comfort, nor the convenience. It’s also not about the people, or the experience of riding on some truly magnificent feats of e...

9 Awesome Food Markets In Europe



One of the biggest pleasures of traveling Europe is the food. There’s nothing quite like a good meal to cement your memories of a favorite city. Most destinations have at least one...

How To Spend 2 Weeks In Portugal By Rail



It’s easy to spend 2 weeks in Portugal by train. Its location on the Iberian Peninsula, with only Spain as its neighbor, has influenced many aspects of life. Fresh seafood, p...

6 Spectacular Theaters In Europe (By Rail)



Theaters are powerful places. And I’m not talking about movie theaters with booming surround sound and comfortable leather seats. I’m talking about the kind with stages, effortless...

8 Things To Do In Valencia For First-Timers



Valencia is one of the Spain’s largest cities, with approximately half the population of Barcelona. Over the years it has earned an impressive reputation from an ever-increasing in...

The Best Places For Extreme Sports In Europe



If the thought of relaxing on a tranquil, isolated beach with a good book sends shivers down your spine, then fear not. Europe’s packed with some of the world’s most exhilara...