Germany Travel Guides for Backpackers

Shopping in Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt am Main is an elegant mix of old and new. It’s one of the cities in Germany I always like to come back to since it’s never dull, there is always something going on. This time it was a business trip that gave me a chance to explore Frankfurt […]
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A hidden tourist destination in the Netherlands: Noordwijk

  According to many tourists, Noordwijk is an idyllic coastal town in the Netherlands. Once in Noordwijk, you will pass many flower fields, followed by a beautiful view of the Dunes, ending at the beach and the North sea. Every time I have traveled abroad, I feel at home the […]
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Visit the Octoberfest in Munich, Germany

In the south of Germany, you find Munich the capital of Bavaria. Traditions and beer are a fundamental part of the city’s picture. Throughout the whole year, you can bump into people wearing typical Bavarian clothing. Man are wearing Lederhosen and women Dirndl Dresses. During the Last Week of September […]
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Must-Do's in Munich During a Short Visit

Munich is the capital of Bavaria and a federal state of Germany. It is a densely populated city with a lot of interesting buildings and sites to visit making it a perfect spot for a big city holiday. In true German fashion, getting around is easy and efficient so your […]
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Off-the-Beaten Path in New York City

During the tourist high seasons (June-August and November-December), the already crowded New York City, in the United States, becomes even more chaotic.  Most tourists go to the well-known museums (the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the American Museum of Natural History) but there are plenty […]
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Leiden offers the full Dutch experience

  You are planning to visit the Netherlands and enjoy a full Dutch experience, so probably you are looking for expensive accommodation in touristy Amsterdam and booking a lot of overpriced day-tours. Think again and read this post! Many people believe that the Netherlands is just Amsterdam, and a couple […]
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The Best Spots To Visit in Siem Reap, Cambodia

When people think about travel in Asia, maybe they imagine the overwhelming sights, sounds, and smells of the bustling metropolises. In Cambodia, motorbikes travel the roads with three, four, even five people on one Honda Dream. Sidewalks are used as secondary parking spots, making navigating the streets tricky for the […]
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A Guide to The Royal City of Mysore

  Mysore, now officially known as Mysuru, is a small city tucked in the foothills of the western ghats in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is a city of royal heritage and rich culture as it served as the capital of the Mysore Kingdom for almost 6 centuries under […]
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Luxembourg – a must-see destination in Europe

If you are planning a Europe tour, then I will recommend Luxembourg (the country and city), for your must-see list of destinations. To say the least, Luxembourg is like an unexplored but brilliant gem, hidden amongst its more famous neighbours: Belgium, France, and Germany. During my many years of work […]
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Strange & Beautiful – Why Shanghai is Definitely Worth a Visit

This is a little tale of China – an incredibly diverse country that is cut off the rest of the world, with delicious (and strange) food, generous but introverted people and a fascinating old culture. Yes, I had some stereotypes before traveling to China – I thought of crispy duck, crowded […]
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Two Days Of Solo Travel In Bratislava

I arrived on a train at the Slovakian capital, Bratislava one cold morning in October 2017. When the cab driver dropped me off at the tip of a solid stone stairway, he said, “Your apartment, car not going.” He brought down my suitcase from the boot, smiled and said, “Bye […]
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Exploring Berlin: how to get the most out of 3 days

Berlin is one of those cities which you can never get enough. It will be impossible to see all of it in a whole year, but you can get a fair overview of its vibrant cultural atmosphere and history in three days. At least, that was my experience. A couple […]
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Why Luxembourg should be on everyone's travel list

So that’s it – you decided that you want to travel to Europe and you are looking at destinations. There is Germany, France, Belgium and – right there in the middle of them – a tiny little sport called Luxembourg. 2586 km2. 82 x 57 km. Only Grand-Duchy in the […]
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Why Should You Go to the South of Denmark?

Why You Should Go to the South of Denmark? I will give you some reasons now Recently I went to a walk to Denmark, and I need to say, that was a good and surprising trip, I was in this city it is called Sønderborg, beautiful place by the way, […]
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Brasov – Probably the best city in the world!

Probably you are wondering why I called Brasov the best city in the world. Because, in my opinion, it might actually be the best city in the whole world. I am delighted to be born and have the opportunity to grow up in such a nice city from Romania. Brasov […]
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5 Reasons to Travel to El Salvador in 2019

Hello Everyone! Have you started planning your vacation for next year? Are you trying to decide whether to go to a paradisiac beach or reconnect with yourself up in the hills? Well, then you are in luck because in this article I’m going to share with you a place that […]
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Discover Berlin in a Day

This weekend, my destination is Berlin and – given that I planned to meet up with a particularly wonderful Berliner who I had met on a previous holiday on the Sunday – I really only had Saturday to explore the capital of Germany. Airport and Transfers At 6:30am I am […]
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Bucharest: A Winter Weekend

If you’re looking for a city break that will have you yearning for more, Bucharest needs to be on your bucket list. A vibrant university city with plenty of atmosphere, but still holds close their history and culture. I was amazed at how much I actually crammed in and saw […]
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Portugal: A Visit to the Algarve for Great Beaches and Good Food

Portugal’s southern region, The Algarve, is very well known in Europe but many others have never heard of this beautiful Atlantic coastal area of amazing beaches, inexpensive food and wine and pleasant hotels. Three major cities along the coast. Albufeira is the largest city Located in the center of the region, […]
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Berlin's hidden artistic and cultural treasures

My first two days in Berlin were disappointing. Not because the city had nothing to offer, but because there wasn’t enough time to discover the true Berlin. I’d joined a walking tour that focused on Berlin’s dark past during the Third Reich. We popped into the main, historical points of […]
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Explore Berlin like a Local

Germany’s vibrant capital city was my home for six months this year. A city with its finger on every pulse, Berlin hovers on the cutting edge of contemporary culture – the art, music, theatre and food scenes are spectacular. Whilst in winter Berlin is home to candle-lit bars and Christmas […]
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Zurich on a student budget – you can do it!

It’s no secret that Switzerland is a stunning country. The landscapes are breath-taking and every place has its own charm. The largest city in Switzerland, Zurich, is known to be one of the most expensive cities in Europe. Apart from being incredibly well organized, it strives to keep a high-quality […]
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A budget guide to Berlin

Berlin is best known for its clubs and its insane nightlife. Also, Berlin is completely different from the stereotype you might have about Germany and the Germans.  It is best described as a creative and innovative city where people are best described as hard-working, artistic, strong and individualistic. Berlin has […]
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Best Budget Ways to Explore Munich

Traveling abroad can be an expensive venture between plane tickets, hotels, and food, but it doesn’t have to be. There are plenty of ways to adventure on a budget and still enjoy yourself. Recently, I ventured to Munich, Germany, with my cousin and her friends, and all of us were […]
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Things to Do and See in Lübeck, Germany

When it comes to Germany, most foreigners think of (visiting) the bigger cities – Berlin, Cologne, Munich, and Hamburg. It’s understandable because that’s where life thrives here. What most people don’t think about when they hear “Germany” is the place I grew up at – the beach. The country has […]
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Beginners guide to travelling in Europe: Brussels

As a child born and brought up in a middle-class family in India, all my knowledge about Europe was mainly from Football, movies, and social media platforms and I used to love seeing photos of the different cities in Europe and reading about what to see and do in different […]
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Germany's Most Famous Castle: Schloss Neuschwanstein

The Real-life Disney Castle Just under two hours’ drive south of Munich, nestled into the Bavarian Alps, stands Germany’s very real fairytale castle: Schloss Neuschwanstein. Perched upon a jutting lump of rock, the castle is stunning from the first moment you glimpse it. A vision of glorious white limestone jumps […]
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First Time in Cologne: Where to Go and What to Do

First: A walk through the centre What is a better way to start your long- awaited trip than a slow stroll through the tourist crowds in the centre?  Well, I have a suggestion… How about passing by the Chocolate museum beforehand? It is definitely worth paying a visit. And for all […]
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The Underrated Beauty of Poland

We all have our own bucket list of countries that we’d love to visit. Most of us are probably dreaming about traveling to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower, to Italy to visit Rome, to Bali to relax by the beach, or to South Africa for a safari experience. However, […]
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A quick guide to Hannover: The 10 must-see sights for tourists

Hannover is the 13th biggest city in Germany with about 500,000 people living there and quite some sights for tourists to see. Personally, I have never experienced Hannover from the view of a tourist because I basically grew up there. It was really interesting to change my perspective for this […]
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Hyggelig Denmark: Visit the Coziest Country in the Planet

Let me start by being straight-up honest with you. When I learned I would have to live in Denmark for six months my first reaction was, “Where’s Denmark, again?” Shameful, I know. Especially for someone who takes pride in her wanderlust and love of Geography. Back in 2016, my first […]
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Bingil Bay – Australia's hidden tropical paradise

The far north tropics „Mission Beach is a relaxed beachfront town between Cairns and Townsville on the Queensland coast. Here two World Heritage areas, the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest collide to form a natural environment unlike anywhere on earth. […] a perfect base for visiting nearby Dunk, […]
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An authentic Greek getaway

ELAPHONISOS: YOUR DREAM'S DESTINATION 15th of July. 38 Celsius Degrees. It's a busy Monday morning and you are sitting at your office desk, wondering when your summer holidays will come. And then suddenly you realize that “Summer holidays” means expensive and overcrowded hotels, beaches, restaurants and pretty much everything else. […]
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Zelenogradsk: the best resort on the Baltic Sea

About Zelenogradsk I would like to start my first article about the place I was born, about the place where dreams come true and crumble – Zelenogradsk. Is it possible to get by chance in this city? If you are not from Russia or Germany (Zelenogradsk was a German city […]
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Things what surprised me most in Berlin

Berlin is the capital city of Germany. And it is also the biggest city in whole Germany, and second biggest city in the European Union (after London). And like any other capital city or some other big city, it is full of tourists. At least it was in September, and […]
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Winter Wonderland: South of Germany

Snowy Oberstdorf Winter ist bald da! (Winter is almost here!)   It is no doubt that Winter in Europe is one of the most beautiful Winters in the world. Imagine old Castles and medieval Towns covered with snow, it is simply gorgeous in our eyes. Every corner of […]
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A trip through Berlin: It's past, present and future

A city with a lot of history…and so much more! Berlin, Germany; a concrete jungle with a horrifying past and an ugly, long-lasting social and economic divide is the best description I can use to illustrate Berlin at face value. My trip to this city was an emotional eye-opener, to […]
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Exploring Luxembourg in a Weekend

Seeing all of Luxembourg in a weekend is impossible, even though it’s one of the smallest countries in the world. The country is only 2 586 square kilometers yet has its own language- Luxembourgish. Everyone there typically speaks at least two if not all of the four languages including Luxembourgish, […]
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Munich on (busker's) budget

It is rather odd to use in the same sentence words “Munich” and “traveling on budget”, because according to popular opinion, Munich is considered rather expensive city. Looking around you see all kinds of fancy monuments, the landscape is well taken care of and who could possibly forget the magnificent […]
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Eurotrip- A Graduation Trip Guide

For a Stress-Free trip Even though some are beginning to do trips around Asia or America, Eurotrips are the most traditional to do as a graduation trip They consist of going around Europe for about a month, for 3 or 4 days in each location, and getting to know what […]
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Lviv, Ukraine

If you’re planning a trip to Eastern Europe, be sure to visit Lviv. Haven’t heard of Lviv before? Boy, you’re in for a ride! They call Lviv the Western Capital, the Cultural Center and the Heart of Ukraine. All year round, the city welcomes thousands of tourists from Poland, Germany, […]
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Berlin: recent history and beautiful sight seen

Arriving at Berlin and at writing a blog Hi, guys! For my first text, debuting on writing a blog, I chose the incredible city of Berlin. I've been there on 2012 and I still fill it when I think about that great trip. It's was my first trip truly backpacking […]
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Why Ukraine is perfect choice for an exotic trip

Ukraine is the largest country in the region, but at the same time, it is the unknown heart of Europe. Now Ukraine is famous with boxers Klitschko, football player Schevchenko, Eurovision in 2005 and in 2017, with two revolutions – Maidans in 2004 and  2013-14 and known for undeclared war […]
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Esslingen am Neckar: A Lesser Known Touristic Attraction

ESSLINGEN AM NECKAR During my visit of Nürtingen, a part of the German state Baden-Württemberg, and when I was quite bored due to not finding any worth-to-see place around there, I started to look for some close destinations. As I started to take notes of the touristic places I can […]
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Schwarzwald: An Indian in the Black Forest

As a little girl, I used to pretty much salivate for those delicious slices of the ever-famous Black Forest Cake- fluffy, liqueur-rich whipped cream and black cherries sandwiched between intense chocolate sponge, topped with a generous helping of cocoa shavings. Talk about heaven! So you can imagine the sheer delight […]
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Enjoying Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

Welcome to Rothenburg ob der Tauber   I want to introduce you to a wonderful medieval town in Germany. This is a town I visited every year for almost 17 years. This is my favorite town in all of Germany. The name of the town is Rothenburg ob der Tauber. […]
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Walchensee: The hidden lake in Germany

  Walchensee or Lake Walchen is a beautiful lake nestled in between the peaks of the Heimgarten and the Herzogstand mountains and is one of the most underrated vacation spots in the world. This beautiful lake found in the middle of the Bavarian Alps is a relatively quiet and peaceful […]
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Things to do in Aarhus – European capital of culture 2017

When I think of Aarhus, vivid memories always fill my mind. I have spent few years of my life there and encountered life both as a student and as a worker. For me, Aarhus is a city of self-exploration, warm memories and good times. But most importantly, it is a […]
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Four Nights in Paris

Travel to Paris! Bienvenue a Paris: A few years ago I visited Paris with a few of my friends… Pourquoi? Well, aside from always being attracted to the French flair, French language (there is a quote saying: “French is the language that turns dirt into romance”) and reading a book […]
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5 Easy Tips of Real Disney Castle: Schloß Neuschwanstein, Germany

Disney Castle really exist? You might haven't visited Disney Land yet, but you must have seen their logo in the beginning of their animations like this:   In their logo, there is a castle with the name of the founder of Disney: Walt Disney in the front. But, do you ever […]
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Strasbourg: The city of roads

Located in French province Alsace, with its amazing concentration of architectural jewels and gastronomic offerings, in Strasbourg „the eye is never bored“. When a person travels somewhere for the first time and the purpose is business instead of pleasure, it can be potentially stressful. In my case, I had three […]
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Berlin’s Best Spots for Photo Ops

Where are the best places for taking photos in Berlin, Germany? As a mobile photography enthusiast (read: Instagram addict!), I tend to live like I travel. That is, I’m always on the lookout for photo inspiration, even when I’m in my home-base of Berlin. Over the last few months, I have […]
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New Zealand's North Island

A journey to the green island It's December 2016. For the first time after 14 months I'm leaving Australia. On this side of the world it's mid-summer, hot temperature, tourist season, school holidays, family time. Also for me – I meet my beloved sister and parents in New Zealand! Exciting […]
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A Weekend In Berlin

Berlin has always been my favourite European city, having  now visited twice in the winter and once in the summer. It is the perfect city for a weekend away, with cheap flights leaving from most European countries and a vast number of things to do and see when you are […]
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What to do three Days in Auckland

Me and my boyfriend arrived at the 24th of December in Auckland, early in the morning. We did not expect anything, just called our car rental agency and waited for them outside the airport. Due to the winter season in Germany, we were happy to have summer in New Zealand […]
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Florence: trip for two

As an Arts student, I've heard about Florence several times. I studied the city's great artistic life and influence, learned about renowned artists who lived there and remarkable works of art commissioned for this city. Visiting Florence was kind of a dream for me. So, when I finally got the […]
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7 Cool Things to do in Augsburg, Germany

When you are planning a trip to south Germany you will probably visit Munich, Heidelberg, maybe Lake Constance – but rarely this almost forgotten town called Augsburg. However, located only 40 minutes by train from Munich, Augsburg is worth a visit, especially when you want to escape all the typical […]
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Namibia in a nutshell, what you need to know before you go

So you have saved up your money and now finally have enough to go on holiday. Now the challenge is deciding where to go. To help you do this here is a “before you go” guide. This guide will be countrywide and not focused on a specific area or activity. […]
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Poland, Katowice: My city of modernity

Have you ever heard of Katowice, big city located in the south of Poland? Probably not. Or – maybe – once in your history you throwned a glance on flight schedule at the airport. In that case, you had noted: 'Katowice Pyrzowice Airport (KTW)'. Now, we have to know that […]
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La Colonia Tovar, the Germany of the Caribbean

La Colonia Tovar is a little town in the Caribbean, located in Venezuela, which was founded in 1843 by a group of german immigrants, mostly from the Grand Duchy of Baden, for a long time the town was isolated from its nearby cities, so it grew to be a piece […]
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Smoke-Free Yerevan: Finding Fresh Air in Armenia's Capital

In Armenia, where smoking is somewhat of a cultural pastime, finding a Smoke-free spot to hang out is difficult. Cigarettes and hookah are the main indulgences, and it's not uncommon to pass by groups of smokers, young and old, seated at an outdoor cafe or hanging out on the street […]
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Stralsund – A Treasure in the Baltic

How did I end up in Stralsund? Sooooo, roughly one year ago I was moving to the most northeast peak of Germany, to a little town named Stralsund. Stralsund belongs to the federal state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, it is bathed by the Baltic sea on a beautiful coast line and it […]
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Berlin in 48 Hours

Weekend in Berlin (April 14-16, 2016) Berlin has always been high up on my European city bucket list. It is perhaps one of the most unique European capitals that I have visited where the recent history of the 20th century can still be felt. Counter culture is the main culture – […]
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Benevento: An Italian gem of culture and sorcery

Very few people outside of Italy are familiar with this ancient little city that lies about 50km northeast of the dazzling Naples. Resting on a hillside in the scenic region of Campania, Benevento is a fascinating blend of diverse cultures, heritages, and mythologies. Once a fortressed Samnite town, it flourished […]
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8 Reasons to Visit Berlin

You need a good reason to visit Berlin? How about 8? Berlin and Germany, in general, have never been seen as a touristic attraction by many tourists, from Europe or other continents. In comparison to Paris, Venice, Barcelona or Prague, Berlin never caught the attention of people, until recently. This […]
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Montevideo: Find peace in Uruguay

Montevideo: Find peace in Uruguay   Uruguay, a small country somewhat squeezed up between the South American giants Brazil and Argentina, is often forgotten by travellers. Do not make that mistake. Uruguay is worth the visit. It will prove itself to be a gem waiting to be explored. Montevideo is […]
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On The Road To Mallorca Beaches on a Budget

A trip to Spain may seem expensive to you, but you'd be surprised at how much money you can save. I'll cover some ways that you can have a pleasant vacation in Mallorca on a budget. It truly doesn't need to cost you an arm and a leg. A fulfilling […]
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Experience of nature on the traces of the historical Austria

If you live in close touch with nature and you have a fable for historical castellated buildings in which former monarchs could have lived, with high rooms and lovely balconies as well as saunas and health spas? – Yes, you are totally right in Bad Gastein, Austria. This remarkable place […]
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From New Zealand to Chuchunco City

From New Zealand to Chuchunco City Santiago! Hi guys! Let me introduce myself, you can call me Ina. I’m a Chilean girl of 26 years old and this is my first article and because of that I want to start explaining why the name chuchuncocity.com Chilean people are known for […]
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another literary weekend: frankfurt book fair

hammering man, the steel, grey, mechanic, monumental sculpture is what exactly Frankfurt means to me, as if it shouts: “WE ARE BIG, AND WE ARE CONTINUOUSLY WORKING TO BE EVEN BIGGER”  Frankfurt is an industrial city of Germany. And this city is not poetical. But it is beautiful, in its own steel, grey, […]
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Rudnik – Mountain hidden in the mist

Cities can become so overwhelming some time… I live in Belgrade, which is a very crowded and noisy capital. At the end of the week I feel nothing but the urge to escape. I want to find myself again and I do it by reconnecting with nature. Have you ever […]
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Heidelberg and Other Bergs: Two Days in the Neckar Valley

Heidelberg is nestled in the neck of the Neckar River, Germany. ‘Nestled’ is a term often used to describe its geographical location, and is apt, for the Altstadt (Old Town) really is tucked away. The Altstadt is part of the much larger, modern Heidelberg, but unlike other cities, where the […]
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Riding The Third Wave: A Berlin Coffee and Culinary Guide

Berlin: the real city that never sleeps. Sorry NYC, but you ain't got nothing on this place. We may not have the neon lights to dazzle our senses, but we've got clubs that never shut, 24-7 public transport and Späti's that double as proxy house parties well into the wee hours. The […]
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Western Germany: Cologne – Breweries and Sightseeing

Cologne is not only the namesake of a perfume, but also a distinct type of beer. A tour of the Kölsch breweries is a fun way to mix up a weekend of traveling.  The breweries are conveniently located near most tourist destinations.  A glass or two of Kölsch in between […]
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Visit Viborg: Snapshot into the Provincial Soul of Denmark

Embrace the Provincial Soul Amidst a wonderfully hilly landscape, shaped by the remnants of the last ice age, nestled in some of the oldest oak forest in Denmark, Viborg sits in the place of the heart on the map of the Peninsula. Viborg is one of the oldest cities of Denmark, […]
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A Tour of Cold War Berlin on a Shoestring Budget

A Guide to Berlin's Free-Entry Cold War Sites   Berlin lay at the very centre of the Cold War. As Europe began to rebuild following the devastation of the Second World War, Berlin was cleaved in two. Firmly in the socialist camp was the German Democratic Republic, a new state eager […]
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5 must-visit sights in Passau (Germany)

Honestly I prefer a fast paced life and I can hardly imagine myself living permanently in the only house among the mountains. Trust me! There are so many small villages in Bavaria consisting of only ONE house. But… what a marvelous landscape is extended around you! In such places you […]
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Beer and Bratwurst in Berlin

Arriving in Deutschland Berlin, one of the most historic capital cities in the entire world, home to tremendous fame and infamy juxtaposed perfectly inside a place rich with thriving culture and beauty. When we arrived in Europe, this was our first destination. I entered knowing only basic high school war […]
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Almost unknown Germany: Halle an der Saale

What to do in Halle (short stay) Last year I had the pleasure of spending 6 months in Halle an der Saale as an erasmus student. Yes, i know what you are all thinking! Halle is a city in eastern Germany, really close to Leipzig and not that far from […]
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Hamburg. Home is where your heart is.

Hamburg- My favourite places in this beautiful City. Why I chose this city to live. Four and a half years ago I moved from a small town called “Ichenhausen” in Bavaria, populated by 8000 people to the third largest City in Germany- Hamburg. Hamburg is 760 km away from my […]
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7 Must-Have Experiences in Munich

In the heart of Bavarian Germany, you will find the striking city of Munich. Full of history, beer, and more, this city has much to offer its visitors. The next vacation you have, take a trip to Munich and don’t miss out on these 7 experiences: 1. Arrive at Marienplatz […]
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Celaya, Guanajuato: a sweet city in Mexico

Everywhere there are little cities that don't look quite interesting. Tho, they have little spaces that can make a difference, where we can spend a while and watch around, listen music, be with friends or get to know some culture. Celaya is definitely one of those towns. About Us If you […]
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The city of Peace: Osnabrück, Germany!

My trip to this city began thanks to the invitation of my good friends. There for I had a supervisor who helped me to get to know the beauty of this city and the state. It was easier having someone giving me lessons for many things and helping me to […]
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Therme Erding: welcome to the second largest spa centre in Europe!

SO…WHAT IS THIS THERME ALL ABOUT? The second largest spa in Europe, Erding’s Therme is divided into several areas. These include, but are not limited to, a fun-filled zone with different kinds of slides perfect for any thrill-seeker and a more relaxing zone with loads of saunas, each featuring its […]
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24 hours in Berlin

Berlin, short and sweet. What happens when you live in Germany but work Monday-Friday? Weekend trips. After only living in Germany for two months now I've been able to see a fair amount of the beautiful country, within reason. Last weekend two co-wokers and I decided to take a long […]
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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Sarajevo is city that touches hearts

  Panoramic view on Sarajevo Among all majestic cities in Europe, there is one hidden between mountains in the middle of the Balkan. It is Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. This country used to be part of Yugoslavia until the 90s happened.  But now […]
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Bukit Tabur, Malaysia: 7 Secrets of The Dragonback Trek

Not all travelers are the same. Each one travels for different reasons. Traveling cliches include to find myself, to prove myself, to find the one or to forget someone. Some, though, were just really called and born to do it… traveling just for pure adventure and love for nature. Whatever our reasons for […]
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Rimini – destination for perfect vacation

Rimini – destination for perfect vacation I love visiting seasides, and I love Italy, so it's not surprising that Rimini has left a great impression on me. Piazza Tre Martiri 15 kilometre sandy beaches are it's trademark, and one of the reasons that makes Rimini very […]
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[27/4] 1. Maastricht Binnenstad, Guided by a Local

20160905 Monday Last Saturday I went to a fitness aerobics activity held by the Taipei Government. Before stepping out of the door, I picked the pair of sneakers that I was going to wear for the day. As I dropped my sneakers to the floor, sand fell out from the sneakers. Then I […]
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Maastricht: the perfect mélange

The in-between When you think of The Netherlands (which is not Holland, but we´ll talk about that later) you might probably think of hectic Amsterdam at first, then maybe some tulips, cheese and wooden shoes. And although you’re not really mistaken, there is a whole lot more to see in […]
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Live a year in New Zealand

Are you ready to live overseas? The best part of travelling is that you can quit whenever you want. I arrived in New Zealand some weeks ago, and I can already say how beautiful it is. Everything seems to be very relaxed and chilled, also the well-known cities from the […]
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Innsbruck, Monaco, San Candido – An adventure Christmas weekend

Christmas markets through San Candido, Innsbruck and Monaco Planning the great escape View from Monte Elmo If someone does not know, northern Italy, Austria and Germany are famous, during Christmas period, for their theme markets, where you can find a lot of different typical food and particular […]
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Day Trip through Augsburg

Start at the Beginning – Discover your hometown As a traveler one is always reaching for the far away aims. After some years of constant travelling and discovering foreign places and different cultures, one sometimes realizes that he or she doesn’t even know the basics about their surroundings. You often […]
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Berlin, Germany: Rainbow District

What to do in Berlin, Germany? You can find out something that is easily forgotten from Rainbow District.  Frederick the Great, a gay king in 18th century When we talk about Berlin’s queer history, the dark history under the period of Nazism always pops up in our mind. But we […]
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Krakow and Zakopane: Ancient and Snow-filled Poland

  Krakow- Zakopane: Ancient and Snowy Poland As a half English, half Polish girl with a mother who has always encouraged us to embrace our Slavic roots, I have spent a lot of time around the Malopolska area. My favourite places to visit is Krakow and Zakopane, two towns that […]
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Wrocław – European Capital of Culture 2016. Let me take you for a walk!

Looking for a good destination for a getaway weekend in Europe? You’ve heard about Kraków and Warsaw, but Wrocław…you don’t even know how to spell it? Let me help you, some call it WrocLove and I think it fits perfectly. Please, let me present you a city which with I […]
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Glen Arbor, Michigan: The Joys of Nature in an Idyllic American Small Town

The smell of fresh pine carried on a gentle sea breeze; this was the first sensation I encountered upon stepping out of the car in Glen Arbor Michigan. This is a place where people feel a real connection with the land around them. The landscape, the forest, the produce and […]
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A Round Trip In The Highlands of Costa Rica

From Heredia to Lake Arenal and Back While living in Heredia and attending Spanish lessons I met Andreas from Switzerland and Selena from Germany. One day we decided to travel together during ‚Semana Santa‘ , which the week around Easter is called in Costa Rica. We rented a car with 4WD (what […]
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Kaiserslautern “K-Town” – Little America

Living in K-Town Living abroad is definitely different from just traveling to a foreign country for a few days – and I soon discovered this as I realized that I was now living in a place where I was not fluent in the local language, and the only friend I […]
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Walhalla, Regensburg: Bavaria

Walhalla, the paradise for the honoured              (photo taken from Cool Places to Stay ) We date Saturday 21st May. I am in between an Erasmus reunion in the city of Regensburg and after having tasted a bit the nightlife of the city, we decide to go […]
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Köpenick – The Green Side of Berlin

  Berlin has become very popular in the last couple of years and while traveling I have met lots of people that have been to Berlin. But when they asked me where in Berlin I am from and I tell them Köpenick, they have no never heard of it and […]
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Liège : A Little overview

The city that made my heart beat is Liège. She is located in southeast of Belgium, this little absurd land. According to the size of the country, we consider Liège and her two thousands hundred inhabitants as a big city. But regarding the world, of course, things are different. Being […]
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Tips for Traveling on a Tight Budget

There is a quote that I heard when I was younger by one of the most controversial and, I would argue, interesting American novelists of all time, Ayn Rand: “Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.” I realized recently that for me, happiness is to travel. Happiness […]
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Mallorca

Mallorca After a lot of sprinting through airports, living out of suitcases and language difficulties I can say with certainty that Mallorca is my favourite place in the world and am happy to now call it my home. Mallorca while having a renowned reputation central to Magaluf and its antics […]
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Australia: Noosa Heads National Park

About me and the Intention of my Travel Blog In the past months I've been traveling with my small campervan along the south and eastcoast of the Australian mainland as well as Tasmania. On this journey I've seen many many beautiful places in Australia and gained experiences, which I'd like […]
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Valparaíso de mi amor

Valparaíso, a bohemian port city on the chilean coast, has drawn the attention of many artists and musicians. “Valparaíso de mi amor” is called a famous song about the city by Lucho Barrios and it's a kind of confession of love to Valparaíso. “Puerto loco” it was called by the famous chilean poet […]
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen – A Hidden Gem

Before I began writing this article, I had an extensive debate with myself whether or not I should tell the world about this hidden gem. Ever since first traveling to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 2012, the city has held a special place in my heart. Although Garmisch-Partenkirchen has its fair share of […]
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Marseille – The magical marine capital of Europe

Arriving at the main train station, the first thing you see is the view over the whole city. Sea, sun, music and people. You immediately feel the spirit of a marine capital. Climbing down the massive renaissance stairs of Saint-Charles railway station, makes you more and more certain that you […]
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Goslar: A Town from Another Time

When I was sixteen I spent a year at a boarding school in the middle of the Harz region in Germany. The town where my boarding school was didn't have much: it was a small health-resort (very beautiful, by the way) full of elder citizens who didn't go out if it […]
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Budapest, the city of wonders

Dear Visitor, It gives me a great pleasure to write my first travel guide about a city that I grew up in. First I want you to know that I absolutely love Hungary and Budapest, and I am thrilled that the tourism is booming right now, at least in the capital […]
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A Day in Salzburg

Why Go to Salzburg? Salzburg is famous for being the birth place of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the filming location for “The Sound of Music”, a 1965 American musical drama starring the famous Julie Andrews. Salzburg is the fourth largest city in Austria and situated near the German (Bavarian) border, […]
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The Berliner Life

The Berliner Life Berlin is the city that never sleeps, like New York, so this is the reason why this vibrant and amazing german city is called “The European New York”. I lived in Berlin for three years from 2012 to 2015 and I can ensure you that it is […]
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Kep: Cambodia's sleepy beach

Think “Cambodian coastline” and most people mention popular seaside town Sihanoukville, but travel seventy-five miles east and you will arrive at the sleepy town of Kep – a serene spot to relax by the sea. Sunset over Kep beach Rabbit Island, just […]
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How to See all of Rome in 36 Hours

How to See Rome in 36 Hours: Step by Step Oh, Rome (or “Roma” as the Italians say). What can I say about you. First, let me start off with the fact that I took a bus (Megabus) from Torino to Rome. Quick jaunt? Not quite. 11 hours there, 12 […]
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Berlin on a Sunday? Mauer Park Fleamarket!

Although a Budapest based blogger, there is one city that truly holds my heart – Berlin, Germany! Having spent two Summers there during University, I fell in love, and a weekend trip this month revisiting it and all of its gems refreshed the great memories. My favourite place in the […]
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Frankfurt: A Pleasant Surprise

     A few weeks ago, I was going through my daily dose of Skyscanner searches and came across a shockingly inexpensive flight to Frankfurt, Germany. I thought why not? I had always imagined myself going to Munich or Berlin but the opportunity arose and off to Frankfurt I went. […]
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