16 Hours in Bergamo

I arrived in Bergamo, an old city in Northern Italy, on a rainy afternoon in early June. I was officially back in Europe, and after 3 months of travelling through (mostly sunny) Asia, it was a welcome change of weather, architecture and easiness of travel. A month earlier, I had decided to book a short stopover in Italy on my way back to Denmark from…

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…

Andorra: A Country Hidden in the Mountains

Andorra. How beautiful that sounds – and beautiful it is. Andorra is a country that I’ve always wished to visit, but I can’t even count how many times I’ve heard the questions “what’s Andorra?”, “is that a part of Spain” or “how can there be a country in the Pyrenees?” whenever I’ve mentioned my desire to go there. Unfortunately for them and many other people,…

Girona: The Overshadowed City

Girona, an ancient Catalan city founded in 79 BC, is a beautiful pearl in the Northeastern corner of Spain. But given its close location to the city of Barcelona, Girona is often greatly underrated and overshadowed by its majorly famous big brother. Being one of the major cities in Catalonia with a population of 97.000, Girona has a lot to offer and never fails to…