Afternoon in Echternach: Visting the Oldest Village in Luxembourg

Vianden in the morning, Echternach in the afternoon! Sometimes I travel really fast, and on this 3-day trip to Amsterdam and Luxembourg I had no other choice than to hurry my way through my places of interest. Besides Luxembourg City, I also wanted to visit some smaller villages in Luxembourg. My first choice fell on Vianden, which I visited in the morning of my second…

A Cycling Trip Through the Southeast of Bornholm

Weekend time is sightseeing time! I’ve spent three weeks on Bornholm, but only had two free days to fully explore some of the gems of the island. Although I’ve also made the most of my weekday afternoons, discovering areas close to Åkirkeby, I felt like I really had to make the most of those two weekend days! So, on the Saturday I decided to bike…

Adventures in Almindingen: Rytterknægten and Fortress Ruins

The day after my little misadventure in Almindingen, trying to get to the Echo Valley, I decided to venture into the large forest again. I still had some things that I wanted to see in the west part of the forest, so there was nothing to do but to head back there! After a long day of work at the excavation, I was feeling extremely…

On The Albanian Riviera: Saranda, Ksamil and Butrint

After finishing up my explorations of Gjirokastra, I went to the bus station at 12 AM and caught a minibus to Saranda, the next stop on my itinerary, for 300 lei (2,5 USD). Saranda is a small city situated on the open sea gulf of the Ionian Sea in the Mediterranean. It’s the gateway to the Albanian Riviera and famous sights such as the beach…

Åland Bike Journey – 3rd Leg: Geta to Sund

At 6.30 PM, we set off from Geta to Kastelholm Castle, the most famous landmark in Åland located in the municipality of Sund. We were getting ahead of our schedule, which meant more time to explore on the other days! The distance from Geta to Kastelholm is 29,6 km. and is only supposed to take a couple of hours, but we spent 5 hours on…

15 Favourite New Destinations of 2015

2015 has been a great travel year for me. I was in the middle of my two gap years, when 2015 started, so I’ve had plenty of time to explore the World. Basically, my year has been work, travel, work, travel, work, travel. Just the way I like it. I’ve been on weekendtrips to Latvia and Germany, family holidays in Spain, Andorra and England and…

Destination Gotland

After sailing for three hours from Nynäshamn on the Swedish mainland, I finally arrived on Gotland at 11.20 PM on May 1st, to the beautiful town of Visby, which is the main town on Gotland. The old Hanseatic city center of Visby is surrounded by a 3,4 km. town wall and is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Scandinavia. It’s also represented on the…