Andrew Thompson

I’m a freelance travel writer and online marketing consultant based in Cape Town, South Africa. I spend most of my time helping companies in the local tourism industry improve and grow their online presences. But when the urge to travel takes hold, as it does frequently, I sublet my apartment, load up my small backpack, and go looking for adventures to photograph and write about. Website | Instagram

9 Awesome Food Markets in Europe

03-07-2017

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One of the biggest pleasures of traveling Europe is the food. There’s nothing quite like a good meal to cement your memories of a favorite city. Most destinations have at least one...

How to Spend 2 Weeks in Portugal by Rail

29-06-2017

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It’s easy to spend 2 weeks in Portugal by train. Its location on the Iberian Peninsula, with only Spain as its neighbor, has influenced many aspects of life. Fresh seafood, p...

6 Spectacular Theaters in Europe (By Rail)

26-06-2017

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Theaters are powerful places. And I’m not talking about movie theaters with booming surround sound and comfortable leather seats. I’m talking about the kind with stages, effortless...

8 Things to Do in Valencia for First-Timers

22-06-2017

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Valencia is one of the Spain’s largest cities, with approximately half the population of Barcelona. Over the years it has earned an impressive reputation from an ever-increasing in...

The Best Places for Extreme Sports in Europe

19-06-2017

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If the thought of relaxing on a tranquil, isolated beach with a good book sends shivers down your spine, then fear not. Europe’s packed with some of the world’s most exhilara...

Best Events in Europe in August

12-06-2017

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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...

6 Things to Do in Sorrento, Italy (And Around)

08-06-2017

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Italy’s vast coastline is littered with idyllic little towns and postcard-worthy resorts. This includes Sorrento, which is just a short train ride south of Naples. This small...

How You Can See the Greek Islands with Eurail

31-05-2017

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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...