Andrew Thompson

I’m a freelance travel writer based in Cape Town, South Africa. I spend up to three months each year travelling Europe by train, along popular and lesser known routes, in order to produce content for a selection of online and print publications. Connect with me: Instagram | Website

Best Events in Europe in August

04-07-2019

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August’s predictably warm weather means one thing – it’s the perfect time for outdoor festivals. Over the course of the month you can expect a range of events such as live music, s...

Best Events in Europe in July

20-06-2019

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Summer is in full swing in July in Europe, which can only mean one thing – it’s festival time. Cities across the continent stop what they’re doing to celebrate all-time classics an...

Things to do in Split

13-06-2019

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The first time I travelled to Croatia I didn’t make it to the coast. For various reasons I got stuck in Zagreb, and spent three days moping around the capital until I retreated to ...

Best Events in Europe in June

23-05-2019

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June may just be the best month of the year to explore Europe by rail, especially if you’re looking to soak up culture, music, and street festivals. With warmer temperatures sweepi...

Best Events in Europe in May

25-04-2019

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There’s a palpable shift in gear in Europe when the month of May rolls around. Most cities have shaken off the last cold snaps and are preparing for a bumper summer season. Though ...

Best Events in Europe in April

21-03-2019

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April is a fascinating time to travel in Europe, especially if you’re a fan of traditional festivals. As spring and Easter approach, you can expect a slew of religious festivals an...