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 Winter Destinations in Europe

24-12-2020

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Winter is a unique time to visit the European continent. Crowds are usually thinner, train rides take on a whole new atmosphere, and there’s also a palpable feeling of festivity fl...

Best Winter Sun Destinations In Europe

26-11-2020

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Winter is a magical time to travel Europe. There’s nothing quite like a train journey through fields of deep snow, alongside frozen lakes, and beneath towering white mountains. But...

2 Weeks in Germany from South to North

15-10-2020

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“Berlin is the best big city in Europe”, said almost all my friends who’d been. It’s the city of the moment, they said, thanks, mainly, to the parties, the coffee and the creatives...

How You Can See the Greek Islands with Eurail

06-08-2020

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The Greek islands are among Europe’s most revered destinations. With its deep blue seas, whitewashed buildings, fresh seafood, late night parties, remote beaches, and seemingly end...