This is a guest post by Andrew Tipp. Scandinavia. It’s expensive, right? So it’s probably best to skip cities like Copenhagen when you’re backpacking around Europe? Wrong. Well, not completely wrong. It is expensive – you won’t get much change from £7 when you buy a pint. But it’s totally worth visiting, either as a
This is a guest post from Katie-Belle of Delightsome. It can be hard work trudging the fashionista streets of Madrid in search of that latest bargain, while trying to squeeze in a few sightseeing visits such as the Prado art gallery, perhaps even a tour of Real’s Santiago Bernabeu football stadium into a long weekend
This is a guest post from Barbara Cacao of Vienna-Unwrapped. Art is alive and kicking in Vienna, Austria, my hometown. While Viennese museums are renowned for their historic art treasures, and local galleries draw in a select group of art connoisseurs, you can find a great mix of art in many places of everyday life.
Ireland may have its fair share of rainy days but my trip was filled with sunshine, which is why I’ve decided to dedicate an entire photo post to the sunshine filled skies of the Irish countryside. City Escape – one of Dublin’s most scenic parks. It’s perfect for a quick break from busy city life.
Over the past few years, I’ve had two failed attempts to visit Barcelona. Both times life got in the way my plans changed. While I knew that Barcelona was not in the cards for me, I didn’t want to leave Europe without at least seeing Spain. Before heading back to the states I decided to
It’s been nearly five years since my first visit to Ireland and of all the places I’ve been this year, Ireland never stopped whispering in my ear. Even though I consider myself American, having been born and raised just outside of Washington, DC, I actually have dual citizenship with Ireland and so naturally I feel
My third time in Ireland definitely proved to be my lucky charm. I was able to experience the Irish countryside while still enjoying city life in Dublin. Although nearly five years have passed since my first visit, many of my initial observations have remained true. Here are a few of my favorite things about my
This is a guest post from Nicholas Biblis on behalf of Aspiring Backpacker. Being the second largest city in Greece, Thessaloniki often gets overshadowed by Athens. To be fair, many cities could get overshadowed by Athens based on the history and culture of the city alone. But Thessaloniki is full of history too and at least as
We all love a good festival and luckily, Western Norway seems to cover all the cultural bases. Here are five bohemian worthy festivals worth a visit. From food and photography all the way to international jazz, here is your festival fix. Raptus – Annual Comic Book Festival Celebrating its 17th year this year (Sept. 7-9,
There is something for everyone in Vienna, which makes this city the ultimate playground for the avant-garde traveler. From chic palaces and baroque architecture to tiny coffee houses, there are multiple ways to explore Austria’s capital. If you only have a few days to roam around the city, here are five ways to experience local