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

These Are the Best Events in Europe in December

22-11-2018

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Traveling through Europe in December is not just about snowcapped mountains and festive markets. Though you’re there in the middle of winter, there is a lot on the go around the co...

Follow the Fun – A Eurail Detour to Poland

08-11-2018

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Poland was never even on my radar. Berlin was, and that’s where I found myself after two months of Eurailing across the continent. The German capital had been a key target from the...

Best Events in Europe in November

31-10-2018

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When the calendar changes to November, you know winter is fast approaching. But don’t despair! There are still plenty of things on the go across the continent. There are fest...

Best Events in Europe in October

04-10-2017

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It’s October, which means the glorious summer sunshine is on its way out, and fall is starting to take hold. This doesn’t mean that Europe gets any less exciting. If you’re l...

The Best Day Trips from Lisbon

20-09-2018

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With so much to see and do in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon, you may think it crazy to consider leaving for a day trip. But when you hear of the castles, quaint fishing villages...