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Forget Disneyland Paris, if you want something really unusual near Paris visit Les Machines de L’ile, Nantes. This mind blowing Nantes mechanical animals amusement park is a completely unique artistic project born from the imaginations of Pierre Orefice and Francois Delaroziere. Les Machines Park in Nantes offers mechanical creatures and larger than life fantastical creations […]
I’ve been writing a lot about Aix en Provence lately on a different website and it crossed my mind that it is the kind of travel destinations where you don’t find that many unusual or unique attractions. So here is one – this unusual attraction in Aix en Provence stands outside the public library, Bibliotheque […]
St Petersburg can seem a bit boring – just palaces and museums then more palaces and museums. So to add a little spice to your St. Petersburg trip here are some unusual attractions in St Petersburg, Russia. Museum of Soviet Arcade Games, Konyushennaya Square, 2b, daily 11am-8pm This unusual St Petersburg attraction has almost made […]
I recently discovered Geocaching and I think it is going to be a permanent part of any trip I make in the future. Apparently Geocaching has been going on since 2000 (how did I not know)! Geocaching is a worldwide treasure hunt which uses GPS-enabled devices. Participants download the Geocaching app, put in their location […]
I’ve just started putting together some slide shows on You Tube with all my travel photos. These are snaps I took of Jaffa, Israel; a beautiful old port just a few minutes from downtown Tel Aviv. Please visit and subscribe to my You Tube channel to see more of my travel photos.
When planning a trip what are the things you need the most help with? Do you look endlessly to find out what are the must-see attractions; is it hard to figure out how you will get from the airport to your hotel; can you never find a cheap hotel in a great location or are […]
St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport is located about 20km south of the city center. For many years there were two terminals and most of the information online still refers to the separate terminals. However since 2015 there is one new terminal which handles both domestic and international traffic. Note that the public transport options will bring […]
In 1991, 25 years ago, I went on a 6 month backpacking trip around Europe with my best friend. We had a budget of $10 a day (yes $10) so we would often come up with ingenious ways of saving money. Using our Eurorail tickets we would travel at night by train from one city […]
On a recent trip to Brugge (or Bruges) we took the Bruges canal tour; a relaxing and enjoyable experience surrounded by the breathtaking buildings, passed swans and weeping willows. When planning the trip I got a bit confused about where to board the canal boats and who actually runs them. So I thought I’d share […]
Frequently asked questions about budget travel apply to everyone as no matter if you are staying in a hostel or luxury hotel you want to pay as little as possible. So here are some of the FAQ budget travel questions. Pay less and get more when traveling! Is there a right time to book a […]