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Now it the time to plan your trip to Keukenhof: the world’s biggest flower garden

By Travel Geek / 1 March 2024 / 0 Comments

Get ready for a bloomin’ good time at Keukenhof, the largest flower garden in the world! Nestled just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Amsterdam in the charming town of Lisse, Keukenhof is a bucket list destination that will make your heart skip a beat.

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TransferWise Borderless debit card - perfect for travellers

Now you’ll know the answers to the most asked questions about Wise Multi-Currency

By Martijn / 17 January 2024 / 19 Comments

A new banking system has launched in the Southern Hemisphere: the Wise – the new name of TransferWise – Borderless debit card has arrived in Australia and New Zealand. Lots of Aussies or Kiwis might be wondering what Wise is and how it can save them heaps of money overseas. Time for a question and […]

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Rijksmuseum has an impressive collection

Our little secret to seeing & doing heaps in Amsterdam without breaking the bank!

By Travel Geek / 4 February 2023 / 0 Comments

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.

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Wise Multi-Currency bank account New Zealand

How to open a New Zealand bank account online the fast & easy way. Get it done before arrival!

By Travel Geek / 1 August 2022 / 0 Comments

Are you planning a trip to New Zealand? Do you want to save heaps of money by paying via card in the local currency when travelling or living in New Zealand? Then opening a New Zealand bank account is the best thing you can do.

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Upper Barracca & Cruise Terminal - Malta

How to get started as a digital nomad in Malta: hit the ground running with these tips

By Martijn / 25 June 2022 / 0 Comments

Malta is one of the few countries in the world that have introduced a special visa for Digital Nomads. But what is it like to spend a long time on that tiny Mediterranean island? How to get started and how to prepare? Keep reading to find out all details of being a Digital Nomad in […]

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Amazing views of Sardinia, Italy - photo: Ivan Ragozin (Unsplash)

Visit Sardinia for the WRC Rally, stay for the crystal clear sea & white sandy beaches

By Travel Mate / 17 June 2022 / 0 Comments

Sardinia is a staple on the World Rally Championship calendar. This WRC Rally is a popular one amongst fans and spectators at home. The rugged terrain is perfect for gravel action and amazing sights and photo opportunities. But there’s more to Sardinia than just the rally. These tips will definitely help you to make the […]

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Save heaps with a travel money card for Europe: why you should get one before you head off

By Martijn / 17 March 2022 / 0 Comments

Travellers to Europe, are you aware that you will be wasting lots of money on converting your home currency to Euros? Banks, credit card companies and local money exchanges are out to get a big piece of your hard-earned savings. But there is a solution: a travel money card for Europe. See how easy it […]

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NOS Alive 2017 festival night

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

By Travel Geek / 7 January 2022 / 1 Comment

The festival season in 2020 & 2021 was 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.

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Revolut Maestro card

How to get a Maestro debit card to be able to pay in shops in Europe on your next trip

By Martijn / 3 January 2022 / 8 Comments

The most annoying thing that can happen on your trip to Europe is not being able to pay by credit card in supermarkets, shops or restaurants. What? Are there places where credit cards or overseas debit cards aren’t accepted? Yes! But no worries there is a solution. Let me tell you about the benefits of […]

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National Video Game Museum in Holland

Game on in Zoetermeer (Holland): another amazing Dutch Video Game Museum

By Martijn / 28 December 2021 / 0 Comments

As a computer geek and arcade game freak, there is nothing more exciting than hearing about a Video Game Museum in the area or country you are travelling in. This time we are heading to the Video Game Museum in Zoetermeer in the Netherlands.

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Broilers live a Vainstream rock festival 2017

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

By Travel Geek / 7 November 2021 / 0 Comments

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. […]

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

By Travel Geek / 5 November 2021 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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Is reMarkable still the winner in the battle of the e-paper tablets?

By Martijn / 24 October 2021 / 69 Comments

About 2 years ago the reMarkable tablet was the winner for me in the battle of the e-paper tablets. A lot has happened in the market so what would happen if I was in the market for an alternative to traditional paper, a digital solution for taking notes, doodling, drawing and reading e-books? Would the […]

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Craft beer at Swamp Head Brewery

Swamp Head Brewery turns Gainesville into Hop City

By Martijn / 10 October 2021 / 0 Comments

See how Gainesville Rock City turns into Gainesville Hop City. Swamp Head Brewery in Gainesville, FL turned out to be an excellent choice as a road trip stop. We had a great time there. Check it out.

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Vueling at Barcelona airport

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

By Travel Geek / 28 September 2021 / 0 Comments

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.

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Ordering beer at Black Abbey in Nashville

Take the stairway to hoppy heaven at Black Abbey craft beer brewery in Nashville, TN

By Martijn / 22 September 2021 / 0 Comments

There are so many reasons to add Nashville, Tennessee to your USA road trip. Today, we’ll only focus on one of these reasons: craft beer. Black Abbey brewery in Nashville, TN creates (not makes) some amazing brews. Check it out.

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