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Here’s why 2022 will be the most amazing music festival year ever!

Here’s why 2022 will be the most amazing music festival year ever! NOS Alive 2017 festival night

The festival season in 2020 & 2021 were the worst festival seasons ever. Due to COVID-19, all events we were looking forward to were cancelled. Time to fast-forward to 2022 and to make it the best festival season ever! And it is looking good for the festival season in Europe in 2022.

How to explore every corner of Europe with Vueling: a great budget airline

How to explore every corner of Europe with Vueling: a great budget airline Explore Europe with Vueling budget airline - photo: Daniel

Get to know the low fare airlines in Europe before you start your trip to Europe. There are so many different low cost aka cheap airlines there, that it pays to do some research. It’s a great way to travel fast between major European cities without breaking the bank.

The best prep for hopping on a train in Germany: how to see more & pay less

The best prep for hopping on a train in Germany: how to see more & pay less ICE train in Germany

As soon as you start planning your European adventure, you’ll realise that you will be going to train travel heaven. There’s no need for waiting at airports or searching for cheap flights as the train network in Europe is excellent. You can get almost everywhere by train. Here are our tips to make travelling by […]

6.66 reasons why you want to rock in Europe at these awesome rock & metal festivals

6.66 reasons why you want to rock in Europe at these awesome rock & metal festivals Broilers live a Vainstream rock festival 2017

Fans of rock, metal, and punk(rock) live music will have heaps of opportunities to get their horns up in Europe. The new rock festival season will be an awesome one. We’ve selected 6.66 of the best rock festivals throughout Europe for the upcoming season. Check out the line-ups, ticket info and start planning your trip. […]

The number one reason to visit Seville: it has everything you’re looking for in a Spanish city

The number one reason to visit Seville: it has everything you’re looking for in a Spanish city Las Setas aka The Mushrooms in Seville Spain

When planning a city trip to Spain, a lot of people immediately think of Barcelona or Madrid. But there are more amazing cities in Spain, a lot more. Seville is one of the Spanish cities you should add to your must-visit list. Start reading this blog post and you’ll know why.

7 rookie travel mistakes you can easily avoid

7 rookie travel mistakes you can easily avoid Lufthansa ready for departure

Travelling exposes you to different cultures and allows you to see attractions outside your home country. Many people also take trips to find mental peace. There are certain simple mistakes made by rookies when they first start to travel. Try to avoid these mistakes if you want to have a more pleasurable trip. Learn from […]

Plan your trip to Keukenhof: world’s biggest flower garden

Plan your trip to Keukenhof: world’s biggest flower garden

Spring is in the air in Europe, especially in the Amsterdam area. It’s not just because winter is almost over and the weather is getting milder by the day. It’s because you can almost smell the fresh flowers of the world’s largest flower garden: Keukenhof. We have all the info you need to plan a […]

Oldies that will rock your world at the best classic rock festivals

Oldies that will rock your world at the best classic rock festivals

Fans of classic rock, it’ll be an awesome festivals summer for you guys. The line-up of heaps of classic rock festivals in Europe is soooo good. So many amazing bands are scheduled to play. Bands that have been around for many years, but they will still rock your world. These oldies yet goodies will take […]

How to get the max out of a few days in Cologne

How to get the max out of a few days in Cologne Cologne Skyline - Hans Permana (CC BY-NC 2.0)

If you’re planning a weekend getaway in Cologne, you are in for a treat. There are plenty of ways to stay busy. This German city is filled with wonders to look at and memories that you’ll keep with you forever. If you want to get the most out of your visit, consider adding the following […]

How to save money on Amsterdam museums and attractions

How to save money on Amsterdam museums and attractions Rijksmuseum has an impressive collection

Travelling is so much fun that once you start, it’s hard to stop (or go home). However, money will also be your biggest challenge (just like time). Tips on how to save money while travelling are always welcomed, right? Well, here’s what you can do to save heaps of money on Amsterdam museums and attractions.

Things to do and see in Birmingham

Things to do and see in Birmingham On our way to Birmingham

Birmingham is one of the most vibrant cities in the UK. One of the great things about this colourful metropolis is that it combines a wide range of interesting attractions with a richly varied nightlife scene. As well as plenty of shopping and dining opportunities, which means that people of all ages and interests will […]

Why Munich has more to offer than just Oktoberfest

Why Munich has more to offer than just Oktoberfest

The effervescent sprawling capital city of Bavaria is well known for its beauty, incredible architecture, romance, culture, and mouth-watering food. Oh, and of course, the very stuff legends are made of, their annual Oktoberfest. Bavaria in Germany is a fascinating corner of the globe and one you could spend a virtual lifetime exploring and not even […]

Is the nhow hotel the best place in Rotterdam for urban geeks?

Is the nhow hotel the best place in Rotterdam for urban geeks?

To be honest, Rotterdam has so much more to offer than Amsterdam. Of all Dutch cities, Rotterdam is truly our favourite. Oops did we say the wrong thing Dutchies? So when we had the opportunity to spend a night in the tallest building of Rotterdam, we didn’t have to think long and were on our […]

Iconic trip to the red heaven of the Ferrari Museum in Italy

Iconic trip to the red heaven of the Ferrari Museum in Italy Ferrari Museum in Maranello, Italy

No matter if you’re a petrol head or not, the Ferrari name rings a bell for almost anyone. The name is synonymous with speed, victory, and the colour red. When we had the chance to make a stopover in Maranello (close to Modena), we went for it straight away. Why? Maranello is home to the […]

Every traveller will have a great time in London

Every traveller will have a great time in London Getting around in London is easy. Just hop onto the Tube

London is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Every year, millions of people from all over the world head to the city to explore its many museums, see its sights, sample the edible delights available at its many excellent restaurants, and much more. This post will provide information about London, including […]

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