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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. […]

Here’s why 2022 will be the most amazing music festival year ever! (8 reasons why)

Here’s why 2022 will be the most amazing music festival year ever! (8 reasons why) NOS Alive 2017 festival night

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

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.

How to live stream festivals like you are there

How to live stream festivals like you are there Live stream festivals

No time to travel to festivals or concerts around the world? Here’s the ultimate answer to see your favourite band from wherever you are: live stream festivals. Even if there is a geoblock in place, we’ll show you how to enjoy some of the best festivals in the world through live streaming.

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 […]

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 […]

Best 10 things to see and do in Berlin (Germany)

Best 10 things to see and do in Berlin (Germany) Straße des 17. Juni in Berlin

Berlin, the capital and administrative city of Germany, is not only known to have hospitable citizens and rich history, but also numerous impressive landmarks, luxurious restaurants, and world-class markets. Whether you intend to visit the city during summer, winter, spring, or autumn, you will definitely get a lot of things to do and see. The […]

Another discount airline in the spotlight: airBaltic

Another discount airline in the spotlight: airBaltic discount airline airBaltic

We simply love all these discount airlines in Europe. It’s so easy and cheap to fly around. No matter where you’re flying from there’s always a discount airline (or two) to go for, instead of the regular airlines. Simply look around, compare fares, and you’ll be discovering new countries or cities for a few bucks. […]

Celebrating NZ Music Month overseas: dance to Kiwi tunes

Celebrating NZ Music Month overseas: dance to Kiwi tunes Opshop - New Zealand music

Even when you’re overseas (travelling and having fun) you can still celebrate NZ Music Month. Of course, you have loaded your phone or Spotify playlist with your favourite Kiwi tunes, so play them loud in the next few weeks. Play ‘m loud at work, at parties, at home, or wherever you are. But the best […]

Berlin for vegetarians: how tasty is the city?

Berlin for vegetarians: how tasty is the city? Original Berlin Currywurst

The classic dishes in Berlin – no make that, in all of Germany – all contain meat: Currywurst (spicy sausage), Schnitzel (boneless meat, thinned with a meat tenderizer, coated with flour, beaten eggs and breadcrumbs, and then fried), and Döner (Turkish dish made of meat cooked on a vertical rotisserie). Time for me as a […]

Make your road trip in Europe extra yummy with these snacks

Make your road trip in Europe extra yummy with these snacks Italiann road trip snack

The ultimate overseas adventure must be a road trip. Just you, your mates, and a car. Oh, and of course a map (or satnav) and some money. See where the road will take you. Go explore Europe. Awesome. As you drive along in Europe, you’ll notice the differences in petrol stations and the snacks you […]

Christmas markets in Germany: Dortmund’s sausage fest

Christmas markets in Germany: Dortmund’s sausage fest

Germany is known for its Christmas markets. Each city and town organises one (or more) Christmas market in the festive season. We travelled to Dortmund (a city in the “Bundesland” or federated state North Rhine-Westphalia) in the northwestern part of Germany to check out how they celebrate the days before Christmas.

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