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.

Vegetarian tacos in Boise

The best ways to eat healthy on your road trip in the USA

By Esther / 20 August 2019 / 0 Comments

When you think of America you think of fast food like Mc Donald’s, Burger King, Taco Bell and lots more. When you are travelling in the United States you want to make sure that you can continue your healthy way of eating and not just rely on greasy meaty burgers, pizzas or tacos. Here are […]

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Sunset at Grossglockner Road

Ticking off 15 of the most legendary road trips

By Martijn / 12 August 2019 / 0 Comments

Is there anything more beautiful than an endless road, a great (reliable) car and your favourite tunes? It’s road trip time… Recently I came across a list with 15 of the most legendary road trips. Great inspiration and awesome to see which ones you already have completed. That triggered an idea. I want to experience […]

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Small part of the collection of Computer Museum Zwolle

Why Zwolle is the most exciting Dutch destination for gamers

By Martijn / 11 August 2019 / 0 Comments

For most travellers, Zwolle is pretty much like going off the beaten path in The Netherlands. The city isn’t as big or popular as Amsterdam or Rotterdam but that is about to change. There is now an important reason why computer & game geeks will add Zwolle to their must-see travel list: Dutch Computer Museum.

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Cologne Skyline - Hans Permana (CC BY-NC 2.0)

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

By Travel Geek / 6 April 2019 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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Duel Brewing craft beer tasting

Time & beer in a tasty Duel: Brewery visit in Santa Fe

By Martijn / 17 March 2019 / 0 Comments

What to do when you have just arrived in Santa Fe, NM after a long day of roadtripping? Food first! Then checking out where the local craft breweries are. And that’s exactly how we ended up at Duel Brewing 1 hour before closing time… 60 minutes of beer tasting ahead of us. What made me […]

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Landing at sunset

Ultimate travel tips for Millennials: how to avoid stress

By Martijn / 26 February 2019 / 0 Comments

As a travelling geek, I love to share my travel tips and to read yours, either via blog posts or in travel fora and Facebook groups. Having all this information available at the click of a button or by swiping on a touchscreen is awesome. First-time travellers have it so easy nowadays. But it also […]

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Ready for City of Ales beer festival in Auckland

Finding hoppy gems at the best little beer festival in Auckland

By Martijn / 16 February 2019 / 0 Comments

City of Ales aka Auckland’s best little beer festival is back. At a different location, but with a similar set-up: heaps of New Zealand craft beer breweries showcasing the latest additions to their beer menu. Let’s see if we can find some tasty gems at this best little beer festival in Auckland.

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On our way to Birmingham

Things to do and see in Birmingham

By Travel Geek / 20 January 2019 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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Craft beer tasting at Hutton & Smith

Tasting the magic of Hutton & Smith: funky & barrel aged

By Martijn / 3 December 2018 / 0 Comments

Brewing great craft beer is like a magic act. Something happens in plain sight yet out of sight and the audience will love it when done well. The guys behind the Hutton & Smith brewery in Chattanooga, Tennessee treated the ingredients well and turned it into remarkable craft beer.

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Why Munich has more to offer than just Oktoberfest

By Travel Geek / 30 November 2018 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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8-bit Aleworks craft beer tasting

Level up in craft beer land: 8-Bit Aleworks in Arizona (USA)

By Martijn / 5 November 2018 / 0 Comments

What do pixels and hops have in common? Both are equally important in Avondale, Arizona at 8-Bit Aleworks, a craft beer brewery that geeks will love. Not just craft beer geeks but game geeks as well. Craft beers with game-themed names surrounded by arcade and classic video games. This is what I imagine heaven to […]

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

By Travel Geek / 29 October 2018 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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Best burger in town Impossible vs Byonds Meat

Going Beyond Meat in the Impossible battle of the burgers

By Martijn / 24 October 2018 / 0 Comments

Get ready for an epic battle. Two contestants in the ring to decide which one is the best burger. Best as in tastiest burger, juicy, yummy and all the other words that you would use to describe the best burger in the world. Oh, and both burgers are plant-based!

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Replace your traditional bank with a modern version

How to work borderless and get paid borderless

By Travel Geek / 23 October 2018 / 0 Comments

Digital Nomads your dreams are coming true. It is now even easier to get paid borderless. No more being tied to a bank account in your home country or having to open a bank account in the country you’re working in. Financial freedom is now easier than ever before.

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Ferrari Museum in Maranello, Italy

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

By Travel Geek / 22 October 2018 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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Getting around in London is easy. Just hop onto the Tube

Every traveller will have a great time in London

By Travel Geek / 20 September 2018 / 0 Comments

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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