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This is the portal to all blog posts of our travel blog. Get your daily dose of travel inspiration. We love to share stories about travelling and things to do & see. Visiting breweries to taste amazing craft beer, rocking at festivals worldwide, funky & fun places to sleep and the geeky side of life. There's more, heaps more. Explore it all on the Travel.Geek.NZ travel blog.

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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NOS Alive 2017 festival night

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

By Travel Geek / 7 October 2021 / 0 Comments

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.

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Explore Europe with Vueling budget airline - photo: Daniel

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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Badrinath pilgrimage town in Uttarakhand India - Avi Theret

The best hikes in Uttarakhand: next-level hiking in the Land of the Gods

By Travel Mate / 13 September 2021 / 0 Comments

Uttarakhand is one of the northern states in India, nicknamed the Land of the Gods. There are many Hindu temples and pilgrimage centres. Its amazing scenery offers you lots of amazing places to explore. Have a look at these amazing hikes in Uttarakhand, the perfect trekking destination in India.

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Innovation Brewing in Sylva, NC

Tasty small-town feeling at Innovation craft beer brewery in North Carolina

By Martijn / 12 September 2021 / 0 Comments

When I travelled back in time to visit the Sylva, NC region again (proud to be a Catamount), this was a nice surprise: Innovation Brewing. A craft beer brewery in the small town where I used to live many years ago. Awesome.

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Gibb-River-Road - yaruman5 (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Gibb River Road guide: how to enjoy this legendary Aussie adventure to the fullest

By Travel Mate / 10 June 2021 / 0 Comments

This is a journey for real travellers. Gibb River Road is known to many as the “last real adventure in Australia”. If you love going off the beaten path, if you get a kick out of doing things differently, or if you just enjoy discovering the undiscovered then Gibb River Road is the right Aussie […]

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ICE train in Germany

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

By Travel Geek / 7 June 2021 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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Orpheus - Dreams of a Distant Past pouring

From Greek myth to craft beer: our story of a sweet, boozy experience at an amazing brewery in Atlanta

By Martijn / 4 April 2021 / 0 Comments

Visiting craft beer breweries while travelling is what makes life (and this blog) so special. Atlanta, Georgia was a multi-day stop at one of my road trips due to the Prog Power Festival. Perfect time to check out the craft beer scene in Atlanta. And this is what we found: Orpheus Brewing.

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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 / 31 March 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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Road to Monument Valley in USA

Be Wise. Take your American road trip to the next level: pay like a local!

By Martijn / 23 March 2021 / 0 Comments

Road trips are about having fun and exploring a different state or a new country. Everyone loves to save money but who wants to think about saving money when roadtripping? Therefore, Wise has made it so easy to save money on everyday banking for digital nomads and travellers.

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New York New York in Las Vegas

These all-time favourite hotels in Las Vegas are a sure bet for a great start of your trip

By Martijn / 14 March 2021 / 0 Comments

Looking for a great start of your Las Vegas trip? A hotel that offers more than just a good night sleep? Check out this list of my all-time favourite hotels in Las Vegas and see why they are better than the rest. Each hotel is unique and has something special to offer.

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TransferWise Borderless debit card - perfect for travellers

Now you know the answers to the most popular (Transfer)Wise Borderless questions

By Martijn / 9 March 2021 / 17 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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Local bank account alternative

How to get the best local bank account alternative for travellers

By Martijn / 6 March 2021 / 0 Comments

As a traveller, you hate wasting money on overseas payment fees and unfavourable conversion rates. Therefore you’ll always be looking for a way to open a bank account as soon as you’ll be spending a bit more time in a specific country. In some countries, it’s tricky or impossible to open a bank account as […]

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Las Setas aka The Mushrooms in Seville Spain

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

By Travel Geek / 23 February 2021 / 0 Comments

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.

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Digital nomad working on airport

Best alternative for Simple URLs plugin. How to make the switch!

By Martijn / 14 February 2021 / 0 Comments

Recently, the Simple URLs plugin was closed permanently on the WordPress repository. No need to wonder why or to be sad, it’s time to find an alternative. A Simple URL alternative that is just as easy to use. And of course, one that makes it possible to keep using all simple URLs that are already […]

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