Castle Sleepover in Spain 2018 saw the debut of my Fifty Weeks of Spain with an original weekend away at the 9th-century castle turned hotel, some 100 km away from Barcelona. Spending the night in a castle was a first for me, especially in what can easily be one of the oldest of Spanish medieval castles. Canopy … More Want To Sleep in a 9th Century Medieval Castle? This is Spain!
Remember Fifty Weeks of Spain? And how I said we would forget all about flamenco, tapas and bullfights? I promised you a lot, and I mean to keep that promise. So here goes: This is Spain! Haunted castle sleepovers, luxury splurging in wine country, or hanami madness in Spain’s least known region? That’s just a taste … More Fifty Weeks of Spain & What to Expect for the Next 3 Months
So you’ve been to Spain. Congratulations! You and 75 million other people in 2016.
But I’m willing to bet you, you’ve not seen Spain. Let’s put it to a test. The question is, have you seen a Spain with :
Sangria & paella
and maybe the Alhambra (points for you!)
balloon flights over volcanoes
and Geological Trains … More You have *NOT* Seen Spain. Let me Explain…
Fifty weeks of Spain is a journey through Spain, filled with insider tips, hidden gems, and surprises. You will truly get a taste of the six continents. Fifty Weeks of Spain will be blowing your socks off regularly – weekly, as the title promises – peeling Spain off its hidden wonders. Travel. Differently. … More Travel. Differently. The Reasons Behind My 2018 Staycations
Exploring alternatives to Silfra Fissure diving? Look further and be a responsible traveler: diving in Nesgjá, Daviosgja , Strytan. Travel. Differently … More Silfra’s Fragile Ecosystem, Responsible travel and Alternatives
This is for all you bleisure travelers, you that do bizcations, you suitcase entrepreneurs and road warriors. Meet your soon to be favorite online travel itinerary and trip planner.
Your personal travel assistant that stores everything from your flight info, hotel booking to trip reservations – in a single view. … More Seven Years in TripIt Land & Why I’m Going Pro
Why I made Taupo my base for the 5-day New Zealand trip & you should too: location, food corners, nature, Waiotapu, Rotorua, Tongariro and more! … More #LoveTaupo – Why we Chose Taupo to be the Base of our Kiwi Trip
What a great companion to my Timekeepers readathon!
These two books could easily be drinking buddies!
Timekeepers as the elderly, elegantly intelligent hardcover
And TSAoNGaF (yes, I acronym-ed it) as the young, impetuous e-book, tricking you with swear words into a much deeper conversation.
Caution: swear words ahead. Turn back if you’re a pansy. … More Personal Ramblings: Review of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck
A history of my quirkiest flights: with my best friend and travel companion, & the most awesome travel app out there! Here’s looking at you, TripIt 😉 7 years of travel & over half a million km spent in the air. That amounts to 27 days of continuously sitting in an airplane. Give or take, you know. … More My Seven Years in the Air: A History of Quirkiest Flights
One Does Not Simply Walk Into Mordor
I’ve never been a Lord of the Rings fan (gasp! yes, I’ve said it), but I do know this: the filming locations in themselves could have been enough to make me watch it.
Acclaimed by many as the Best 1-Day Hike in the World, and even more popular after the Lord of the Rings movies, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is a truly heavenly walk through New Zealand’s nature. … More Crossing Tongariro for Dummies: An Agony Free Hiking Guide