Is Anafiotika (still) Athens best kept secret ?

Is Anafiotika (still) Athens best kept secret ?

Anafiotika is a scenic tiny neighbourhood of Athens, part of the old historical neighbourhood called Plaka. It lies in the northerneast side of Acropolis. The first houses were illegaly built during the reign of King Otto, at the second half of 19th century, when workers...
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7 reasons why you should visit Marseille …

7 reasons why you should visit Marseille …

Marseille is the second-largest city of France, its main commercial port and the most significant city of the historical province of Provence. Marseille was originally founded circa 600 BC as the Greek colony of Massalia and became the preeminent Greek polis in the region of...
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A Guide to Mount Etna - Europe's Largest Active Volcano

A Guide to Mount Etna - Europe's Largest Active Volcano

Mount Etna is the largest active volcano in Europe, with a height of over 3000 meters and a base circumference of over 100km. However, it is easy and even more tempting for anyone to visit as it is just 35km from Catania’s City centre, on...
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How do we manage to travel so frequently? The Cheap Flights Strategy

How do we manage to travel so frequently? The Cheap Flights Strategy

This is the question we get asked so frequently! Within the last two years, we’ve managed to visit 12 countries, some of them even more than once. On average, we go on a trip once a month, excluding the summer months (being our peak season...
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Inside a Dubai Sheikh's Private Menagerie

Inside a Dubai Sheikh's Private Menagerie

I was standing in a narrow, fenced-in corridor next to an animal enclosure when two fully grown cheetahs came loping towards me. They looked magnificent – lean, long-legged and built for speed, their spotted fur sleek, with striking face patterns. I held my breath as...
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Taiwan Temple Dance: Gods of the Tao

Taiwan Temple Dance: Gods of the Tao

“We are the inheritors of that fire, It will never go out Whatever the age or system may be, Though it may keep dull company” -Farmer’s Song ,Wu Hsin-jung Tainan, Taiwan: May Jam Festival We first met them when Johan and I were walking to...
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Hey, Let's Travel Around Taiwan Day 7: Travel Taiwan Jiufen Old Street, Taipei

Hey, Let's Travel Around Taiwan Day 7: Travel Taiwan Jiufen Old Street, Taipei

If you’re taking a trip to East Asia, you need to make a stop in Taipei, Jiufen. Taiwan is becoming one of the most popular travel destinations in East Asia, and for good reasons. Book a flight, and go! But, if you already know about...
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Hey, Let's Travel Around Taiwan Day 6: East Coast Dong'Ao and Wai'Ao Beach

Hey, Let's Travel Around Taiwan Day 6: East Coast Dong'Ao and Wai'Ao Beach

There is quite a contrast between Dong’ao beach and Waiao beach. Depending on what kind of expierance you want when traveling the east coast of Taiwan, an evening of fishing boats over an endless ocean or a day of surfing and plumes beachy umbrellas, you...
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Lotus Pond Kaohsiung Travel Guide: Taiwan's Must See Destination

Lotus Pond Kaohsiung Travel Guide: Taiwan's Must See Destination

If you’re traveling Taiwan, Kaohsiung City (now, Taiwan’s third most populated) is a must see. Along with Pier 2 Art Area, and the Dome of light, visiting Lotus Pond Kaohsiung is a great way to spend the day. In the middle of a city life...
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Following the Gods: Taiwan's Fong Pow Festival

Following the Gods: Taiwan's Fong Pow Festival

Get ready. Tape up. Put on your helmet. Grab your towel and some extra duct tape. It will be chaos. You will need all of it. What is Feng Pow? Taiwan’s Yan Shui Feng Pow Festival is one of the five most dangerous festivals in...
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Vanlife Essentials: Taiwan Round Trip Packing Stuff

Vanlife Essentials: Taiwan Round Trip Packing Stuff

Nature is a wild thing. It is mirthless, and masterful. It does not care who you are or where you come from. In its eternal, it is beautiful.  But, unlike Chris McCandless, (you know…the book Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer. Famous for trecking into the...
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Travel Taiwan: Top 3 Things to do in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Travel Taiwan: Top 3 Things to do in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Kaohsiung Taiwan, the last big city before Kenting National Park, is a great place to spend 2-3 days when traveling Taiwan. But…what to do? When is the best time to visit? How do we get around? Here are the top 3 Things to do in...
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Chinese New Year Taiwan: Year of the Rat 2020

Chinese New Year Taiwan: Year of the Rat 2020

Xinnian Kuaile ! (Happy New Year!) Lunar New Year, typically known as Chinese New Year (2020), is one of the most important festivals for people of Chinese decent all around the world. In Taiwan the New Year, also known as Spring Festival, is the longest...
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10 Day Taiwan Round Trip: Round Island Road Trippin’

10 Day Taiwan Round Trip: Round Island Road Trippin’

We’re Johan and Bianca We have been living and traveling in Taiwan with a combination of 15 years. Together we, along with our dog Thula, bring you the beauty of a life of travel in Taiwan, personally curated by us. After a night in the...
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8 things to do if you’ re visiting Barcelona for the first time…

8 things to do if you’ re visiting Barcelona for the first time…

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. A lively city , where the old and the new mingle in a unique way. Barcelona is hard to be described in just eight things but these eight things suggested...
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Art, taste and imperial grace : A weekend in Vienna

Art, taste and imperial grace : A weekend in Vienna

Vienna is the capital of Austria and one of the most elegant European cities. The former capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire has kept all the imperial grace of Habsburg dynasty and at the same time it is a city which loves art, music and good...
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Nemi – The strawberry village

Nemi – The strawberry village

If you are in Rome, probably the best and easiest day trip you could make is to visit Castelli Romani. Just 20 klm southeast of the Eternal City begins the gentle climb through the forests of Coli Albani to the 13 Castelli Romani villages. The...
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Loket – A hidden gem in the shadow of Karlovy Vary

Loket – A hidden gem in the shadow of Karlovy Vary

One of the most common daytrips for travellers who visit Prague is the world famous town of Karlovy Vary. Just 15 klm from the centre of Karlovy Vary, on the banks of Ohre river, you can visit one of the most beautiful villages of Czech...
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Hallstatt - The Pretty Lady of Austria

Hallstatt - The Pretty Lady of Austria

When creating an itinerary for a trip, the first thing I always do is to check whether the country/city has specific areas that are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List (link). So when I plan to visit Austria during my Europe trip, Hallstatt easily...
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Five Useful Tips You Need To Know Before Departing To Japan

Five Useful Tips You Need To Know Before Departing To Japan

Planning a trip to The Holy Grail of Asia? Great, you couldn’t have made a better decision! Japan is by far the best Asian country I have ever traveled to. The country is basically a well-blended mix of gorgeous sightings, tasty authentic food, diverse form...
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