Travelling by train is a great option for anyone looking to reduce their carbon footprint while discovering Europe. In the past, there were many affordable services offering sleeper trains across the continent, but the rise of cheap airlines drastically reduced these services.
The big question for weary locked-down souls will be—where do I go when international borders reopen with the least chance of being caught in COVID mayhem? It will be a scary big world out there after being closeted in our countries for such a long time.
Secret out-of-the-way nooks can be found in the world where there are no distractions apart from stunning scenery, and a snail's pace is the only speed your body and mind need to go. Sumptuous meals and elegant wines imbue you with a sense of satisfaction and surreal peaceful surroundings restore your spirit. From putting your head in the clouds to squelching your feet along the sandy bottom of an ocean, there's somewhere amazing to run to that's far from the threat of maddening crowds.
Many of us will currently be debated whether we should book travels abroad this year. At the moment, travel restrictions and country-wide lockdowns are in place all around the world, making it difficult to plan our trips for the foreseeable future. Our advice is to stay local and take a staycation over the summer, with the hope of traveling overseas towards the end of the year.
Anyone currently travelling is likely to have to produce a negative COVID test as well as entering a quarantine period. This makes it difficult for most of us to travel – especially as the costs can be large. One solution that is currently being
Spending time outdoors isn’t anything new, but as the world has dramatically changed over the past year it seems that more of us are spending our free time on long, challenging hikes. Many of us are currently only allowed outside once a day for exercise – so it makes sense to take full advantage of this and make the most of our time outdoors. For many people, enjoying longer and more challenging walks has led to a keen interest in hiking. Not only are long walks good for our physical health but being among nature and spending time walking in the great outdoors can work wonders for our mental health, helping to boost creativity, relieve stress and even make us happier. When frequent travel becomes possible once again, how can we incorporate our new love of hiking into our future travels?
The Nordic way of life is envied all around the world with Norway, Sweden and Denmark regularly topping lists of best work-life balance and happiness. But did you know that you can also draw inspiration for how to travel from the natives of this region? If you’re interested in the Scandinavian way of life, here are a few ideas for how you can translate their philosophies to the way that you travel.
Although we live in a world with access to satellite images on the Internet of most places on the planet, there are those hidden gems that need to be touched by real hands and seen with human eyes. Crazy experiences that the average person would