Category: Travel tips

6 Free Travel Apps (That You’ll Actually Use)

12-06-2016

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Gone are the days of paper maps and asking for directions in incomprehensible French. These days there are travel apps for pretty much every aspect of your trip. While some may tak...

How To See Venice On A Backpacker’s Budget

02-06-2016

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Venice is easily one of the most fascinating and celebrated cities in Italy (and the world), yet its charm, beauty, and popularity come at a price. But just because you’re on a bac...

6 European Festivals To Go To In Your Lifetime

12-04-2016

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There are many reasons people travel Europe. Some set off to experience local culture, others do it for the history, food, or parties. And then there are those who’ve figured out t...

Dining In (And Around) Europe’s Train Stations

28-02-2015

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Food dilemmas at train stations: You’re waiting at Amsterdam Central station to catch the night train to Munich, and you suddenly realize there’s no dining car on the train. Or bak...

9 tips for exploring the Balkans by rail

16-01-2015

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The Balkans are perhaps the final frontier for adventurous train travel in Europe. By adventurous, I mean “no frills” but incredibly rich in raw travel experiences. Communism and c...

Night trains are awesome – this is why!

14-11-2014

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Chugging through Europe on night trains is the stuff of novels. At least in my book it is! That slightly nervous excitement of getting on a train as evening draws in, full of antic...

Packing tips for your Eurail vacation

10-10-2014

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One of the best things about travel by train is the freedom it gives you. No weight limits when it comes to your luggage. No fiddling around with clear plastic bags for liquids, pa...

Europe’s top 10 food cities

03-10-2014

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The best food cities in Europe Food, glorious food. One of the best things in life has to be tucking into an iconic dish in the very place where it was invented. Sauerkraut in Germ...