Cuba: 11 things to know before your trip

This balcony looks over the colorful streets of the Vedado neighborhood in Havana

Cuba is one of the most intriguing countries we had the chance to visit. It can be quite amazing and disappointing at the same time. But we are sure about one thing: Everyone needs to go there and experience this special country. Our tips on travel visa, casas particulares, getting around, vintage car tours and other things will make it …

Iceland Road Trip Planning: Ring Road and Golden Circle

Sheep everywhere you go!

Planning a road trip through Iceland is not an easy task. There are just too many things to see and do that you can fill your time with! And still, you need to manage to drive your full route in a certain amount of days. So for this road trip, we really wanted to have a general idea upfront about …

Best South African Safari Adventure

Safari in Balule Game Reserve

So here are the major stops of our South African Safari adventure: The Panorama Route is a wonderful drive through the Mpumalanga province, on the way from Johannesburg to Krueger National Park. It offers spectacular landscapes and natural sights! When arriving in Johannesburg, we picked up our car and drove towards Sabie. We took some stops on the way for …

Bromo: A nighttime volcano hike

Mount Bromo seemed like a great destination on the way from Yogyakarta to Bali. Seeing a volcano is something I always wanted to do. Seeing a volcano in the enormous sand-filled crater of yet another volcano? Even better! Similar to all trips planned around Yogyakarta, our hostel and the Dutch family owning it proved to be greatly helpful and arranged …

Leather tanning in Fez

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Fez. A city of beautiful Riads that were built not long ago, but seem to be the main spots for any tourist. Tiny streets, huge markets, with a smell of leather and spices in the air. In many corners, traditional workplaces offer some snapshots into a time that is forgotten in many other places – a time of handcraft, tailoring, …

13 top things to do in Budapest

Budapest in the blue hour, as seen from the castle

I organized this as a birthday present and therefore went for the advanced option including food and music. The evening tour seems like a better experience to me. This is because the river has much more spectacular views to offer with all the lights on. During the day, you can see that the water is a bit dirty. There are …

Explore the Galapagos Islands with limited budget

Sea lion at the beach in Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands

In Puerto Ayora, we stayed in Galapagos Best Hostel, which was an easy walk into town, and a good place to meet some fellow travelers & organize tours together. Puerto Ayora is a wonderful starting point to explore the area, and you will definitely not get bored if you stay there for a couple of days! Isabela is the largest …