Lets face it, once you’ve passed your mid-twenties, you’re positively geriatric in the eyes of the typical clubber on Magaluf’s strip, while 7 day benders are becoming a struggle – the cumulative hangover would likely kill you. The fact is, you’re now a proper grown-up, so you need to start going on grown-up holidays, or at least pretend you do. A lads holiday in Magaluf, Zante or Ayia Napa isn’t going to show off your mature side to co-workers or clients once you’re back home. Continue reading “5 Lads Holiday Destinations for Grown-Ups”
They say Switzerland is an island surrounded by land. Things can be different here than in the rest of Europe, for example there’s more banks than dentists, there’s four official languages, and everyone is rich. Read on to discover the 6 most important things you need to know before travelling to Switzerland. Continue reading “6 Things You Need to Know Before Travelling to Switzerland”
Should you visit Berlin? Absolutely not, as these five things prove. Not only will you have to endure a city where everyone seems to have no responsibilities and only want to party, your trip will then ruin the rest of your life when looking back at the very few things Berlin does well. Read on for some important warnings on why you shouldn’t bother visiting Berlin…
As Europe’s longest running pub crawl, The Backpacker Pub Crawl has been on my radar for some time, so on a recent trip to Dublin, myself and three friends made sure not to miss it!
On our InterRailing trip in Summer 2015, my girlfriend and I spent a few days travelling through Switzerland, taking a day trip to lake Brienz and Lucerne, somewhere I’d been to a number of times before as a teenager. Unfortunately, the only time we experienced bad weather on our trip was when we set out to explore the beautiful Swiss landscape, with low clouds covering the incredible views of the mountains that you’d usually get. Nevertheless, follow our route through the central Swiss alps below! Continue reading “Travelling Across Picturesque Central Switzerland”
How much do you really know about Switzerland? Below, we’ll look at 5 popular myths about Switzerland, and explore the true stories behind them. Do you know the true background behind these misconceptions? Read on to find out! Continue reading “5 Myths about Switzerland Dispelled”
Whether you’re nursing a hangover courtesy of last night’s bar crawl or are just looking for somewhere to relax, there are plenty of places in Budapest you can head to for some down time. Read on to discover four of the best places to chill out in Budapest. Continue reading “4 Relaxing Places to Chill Out in Budapest”
Last August a few friends and I flew out to Split on the Dalmatian coast for a week of sun, sea and drinks. First thing our taxi driver said to us upon arrival was “why are you here? Party season is over!” Fortunately we discovered the Split Tower Pub Crawl, running every night from 9 pm. Read on to discover whether it’s worth your 150 Kuna!
As part of my recent InterRail trip I visited some of the most unique bars in Europe – Budapest’s ruin pubs! A visit to the city is not complete without touring these unique pubs. Read on to discover what exactly these pubs are, where to find them, and what makes them so special. Continue reading “Touring Budapest’s Quirky Ruin Pubs”
While many people would want to travel around the world, for most it’s not an option, whether it’s because they don’t want to give up earnings from their day job, don’t want to risk their security by quitting and spending their savings, or because they have family and friends they want to be with at home. But being short on time or money doesn’t mean you can’t explore new places – it just means you need to do it differently. In this post, we’ll look at some ways you can travel the world, no matter whether you’re short on time or money. Continue reading “How to Travel When You’re Short on Time or Money”