Vienna’s finest: highlights of my recent Vienna city trip with friends

Vienna is a classical city of grandeur, traditions and art and is divided into 23 districts (couldn't help thinking of the Hunger Games). The city...

17 Reasons why Hostel Ruthensteiner in Vienna rocks!

Last week I stayed at Hostel Ruthensteiner during a city trip to Vienna. Hostel Ruthensteiner was refreshingly personal, cosy and fun. While brainstorming about an...

Sleep Less, Adventure More

There's nothing in the travel guides really letting you know the truth about being able to sleep when you're abroad. Sure if you're on...

Sleep Less, Dream More – Met By Moonlight on the Crete...

Hiking anywhere presents its own set of rewards and challenges compared to normal backpacking, and difficulties picking a place to call home for the...

How to travel by bus to the Temple of Poseidon from...

Temple of Poseidon
A visit to the temple of Poseidon makes a cool half-day trip from Athens and also gives you the opportunity to see the stunning...

Great hospitality at the Hera Hotel in Athens, Greece

View rooftop Hera
With the beautifully illuminated Acropolis Hill behind me I walked towards the entrance of the Hera Hotel. The two Greek flags above the hotel doors...

What’s the deal with all those stray dogs in Athens?

Imagine walking around in the streets of Delhi in India... Everywhere you look, cows are wandering the streets, lying on sidewalks and making cars swerve....

Trying out the Rotterdam Routes App

"Of course I know Rotterdam...!" I grew up near Rotterdam and I've been living in Rotterdam since I was eighteen. It's safe to say I...

One day in Helsinki, a day trip from Tallinn

During my visit to Tallinn, I couldn't resist to do a short day trip to Helsinki. It's less than 2 hours by ferry and I...