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

How to Enjoy Paris on a Budget: Tips and Tricks

12-02-2018

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Seeing Paris on a budget can be a challenge. Because it’s such a remarkable city, things in the French capital can get a little pricey. Certain items, like drinks at trendy b...

The Best Honeymoon Destinations In Europe

08-02-2018

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If you’re about to tie the knot, there’s a good chance you’ll be looking for honeymoon destinations in Europe. There’s no shortage of romantic cities you can reach by train, ...

9 European Castles You Can Actually Stay In

05-02-2018

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If you think touring ancient European castles is thrilling, try spending the night in one! Though most castles open to the public don’t allow you to stay over, there are dozens of ...

8 Of The Best Flea Markets In Europe

29-01-2018

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Even if you’re not looking to buy, there’s something fascinating about visiting flea markets in foreign cities. Maybe it’s the window into local lives that makes it so moving and p...

6 Convenient day trips from Prague by train

18-01-2018

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One of the things that makes Prague such a fantastic long-stay city on a Eurail trip is its proximity to several great destinations just a short train ride away. Sure, there’s enou...