Alterrailing Europe – Crappy Destinations : Husum & Rendsburg

This is a series of alternative interrailing destinations in Europe aka Alterrailing Europe – Crappy Destinations. The journey through Europe’s less-traveled towns started from Niebüll (Germany) and the logical way down south is towards Husum and Rendsburg.     It is a terrible idea! The 100 km train trip can take as long as 7 hours and 7 Read More …

How To Plan A Spontaneous Weekend Trip To Rio 2016 Olympics

Are you watching Rio 2016 Olympics on TV and feeling sad for not being there? Got a bad case of Fear of missing out or FoMO? All those tanned spectators witnessing the mixed doubles in Badminton and women’s 200m backstroke. If you are feeling spontaneous, you can still make it to men’s 100m run this Sunday, see Usain Read More …

Spontaneous Travel Tip: You Don’t Need A Guide Book

Did you just book flights to the other side of the world? To an exotic destination with a name you cannot pronounce? Got a flashy new Lonely Planet travel guide teasing you on your local bookstore shelf, shouting “pick me up and I’ll take you to places you never knew existed”. Its contrast-rich images bring you right in the Read More …

How to Cross the Atlantic On a Budget

Last year, I traveled to South America in an unconventional way. In the end of October, I boarded a cruise ship that took me through the Atlantic Ocean in mere 9 days. I had my own cabin, buffet food and a wide programme of activities, to keep me well fed and entertained throughout the trip. So, what Read More …

5 Tips on How to Stay Safe in South America

Let’s face it. There are a lot of horrible stories of armed robberies, muggings and even kidnappings happening to travelers in South America. Yet, like everywhere in the world, people live normal lives with the usual ups and downs. Too often South America is portrayed as a place where you leave your hotel room just Read More …

Spontaneous Travel Tip: Visit a Landfill

Do you know where your waste ends up? What is the secret place where the garbage trucks gather to spit out mixed piles of waste? In most countries in the world this place is called landfill or garbage dump. It is also a place that can tell you a lot more about the people and and the culture than Read More …