Category: Destinations

Visiting Europe’s somber destinations

31-01-2019

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Most Eurail trips are about the good times. All day sightseeing, late night parties, spontaneous detours and dramatic scenery. But many European countries have complex pasts punctu...

8 Things To Do In Hallstatt, Austria

24-01-2019

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When it comes to idyllic destinations, Hallstatt has it all. This quaint Austrian village sits on the shores of a tranquil lake and at the foot of soaring peaks. White swans float ...

Where the locals go in Antwerp

13-12-2018

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Antwerp: the Flemish medieval wonder and one of northern Europe’s most habitually overlooked major cities. A commercial center of Belgium and the wider Benelux region historically,...

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...

Where the locals go in Zagreb

25-10-2018

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Zagreb, capital of Croatia, might be the ex-Yugoslav city that is most reminiscent of capitals further north, like Vienna or Prague. Its aesthetic leaves little doubt that this is ...

Where the locals go in Belgrade

27-09-2018

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Putting together a history or synopsis of Belgrade in a few short sentences is no easy task. The “White City” has been at the epicenter of conflicts of great empires for millennia,...