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

The 7 Most Romantic Cities in Europe

13-02-2017

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Europe’s cities make for some of the most romantic backdrops imaginable. Streetside cafés, sweeping views, quaint churches, ancient cathedrals, and classical architecture set the s...

The best places to celebrate Carnival in Europe

09-02-2017

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If you’re new to the concept of Carnival in Europe, here’s a quick breakdown. It’s a popular event that takes place each year before the season of Lent, which usually falls somewhe...

Best Events In Europe This February

24-01-2017

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February may still be a little chilly on the European continent. But despite (or maybe because of) this, it’s surprisingly festive. Carnivals, festivals, and events abound. Here ar...

Where to go in France by train (besides Paris)

19-01-2017

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France is bigger and more diverse than many people realize. While Paris is an unmissable attraction, there’s a seemingly endless number of cities to visit in all corners of the cou...

How To See Spain On A Backpacker’s Budget

17-01-2017

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Spain is diverse, with large bustling cities and small remote towns. These are all worth exploring, and it’s easy to spend a few weeks backpacking around to get a true feel for Spa...

Vienna to Ljubljana by Train

12-01-2017

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When travelers think of scenic European train rides, it’s usually Switzerland, Germany, and France. And they wouldn’t be wrong. But what many people don’t realize is that jus...

Switzerland and Italy In Two Weeks

10-01-2017

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Switzerland and Italy are two of Europe’s most visited countries. They attract around 80 million tourists a year! But this isn’t all just down to good marketing. These countr...