You expect quirks when you go to Asia. As an Australian you are even ready for the strange nuances of the Americans what with tipping and accents and driving on the wrong side of the road.
But I wasn’t ready for these things in Europe.
These 3 strange things.
Other than the Sound of Music’s “My Favourite Things” song to guide me, I didn’t know much about Austria’s food before arriving. Famous for their sweet tooth, it should be no surprise that more than half of these foods listed are delicious desserts and sweets. But that’s ok, the other 2 are fried. Oh whoops, ok, forget about your diet before coming to Austria.
Lenzerheide is a small village in between Chur and Davos in the eastern side of Switzerland. It may not be one of the well-known cities like Geneva or Zurich, but it certainly delivered the perfect family-friendly holiday experience.
It took Kerry, aka The Trusting Traveler, until her mid-forties to Live Her Dream, but the journey was worth it. Come and learn about her travel lifestyle and a little bit about Home Exchange. Could be for you...
Seeing the world from different perspectives provides an ideal atmosphere for reflection and meditation on life, society, culture, love and family. These musing are our pondering thoughts down on paper. A sort of therapy if you wish, to help digest the vast number of new experiences. Enjoy!
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Along our journey we meet lots of fascinating folks. This section of the website features stories from other people that we think you'll find interesting. We love learning from their experiences and this is our chance to share those with you.
While traveling with little ones may seem like a personal hell to the individual who’s never done it, when you’re well-prepared — and everyone’s well-rested — it can actually be fun, especially if you choose to fly through one of these kid-friendly airports.
There are several excuses why one cannot travel and having a full time job is just one of them.
I am Samantha and I live in London. I work 50 hours a week and rarely can string more then 2 weeks together for a holiday.
But last year alone I managed at least 12 new destinations by just going away on the weekend. Here's how...
When it comes to researching flights, I’d say we know a few tricks of the trade. We have looked up thousands of flights over recent years and flight search engines have made this process so much easier. I put the fast-growing flight search engine Momondo to the test to see how it compares.
I’ve heard of them many times. Fellow travellers claimed they made travel easier and more enjoyable. I didn’t understand. So I thought we’d give it a shot and started using eBags Packing Cubes. I can now see that all the attention was well deserved.