Should I stay or should I go? What two months of travel taught me

In times of turmoil, is it safe to travel? Desirable? Reckless? It all depends on your destination’s level of safety and your willingness to take a risk.

Greece has just imposed a nationwide lockdown, making it precarious to travel only for pleasure at the time being. But that doesn’t mean that we can’t go sometime in the near future. Chiara Crisafulli shares with us her thoughts – and struggles – about travelling in Pandemic times.

10 Perfect Hikes in Provence

From the mighty peak of Mont Ventoux, through lavender fields at Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque, in the footsteps of Van Gogh in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence and along the rugged, azure-coloured coast of Marseille.
Provence is perfect for hiking.

Follow us on our 10 best hikes in the region.

Castle Quest in SouthWest Germany

Germany is one of the best countries in Europe to soak in a medieval atmosphere and go on a castle quest.

Because we’re crazy about castles, we visited more than 20 of those in the southwest of Germany, in the region of Baden-Württemberg, covering about one third of the Castle Route. From gloomy ruins to boasting baroque, join us on a Castle Quest.

Touring Southwest Ireland – Cork

As his roadtrip of southwest Ireland draws to an end, US-based traveller Saul Schwartz reaches the cute county of Cork.

Here, amongst fortresses and fishing villages in the southwest corner of Ireland, he discovers a castle, a kissing stone and one poisonous park. And many reasons to come back to Ireland.

Touring Southwest Ireland – Kerry

As US-based traveller Saul Schwartz continues his roadtrip of the southwest of Ireland, he tours the renowned “Ring of Kerry”; a scenic drive through perhaps the most beautiful part of Ireland, offering sparkling seascapes, mountains dotted with brightly coloured farmhouses, winding lanes bordered with subtropical vegetation and a breathtaking panorama of the Lakes of Killarney.
Discover why this may well be “One Ring to Rule them All”.

Marstrand – Sweden’s Fortress Island

Ramparts, colourful cottages, cobblestone lanes, and island hopping on Sweden’s West Coast. Those are some of the highlights of Jerry’s visit to Marstrand; supposedly the most beautiful town in Sweden.

Find out what to see and do on the archipelagos and islands on the west coast of Sweden – and why one week just isn’t enough time to explore its many aspects.