Enchanting mountain landscapes in Berchtesgadener Land

Enchanting mountain landscapes in Berchtesgadener Land

on 15 Oct 2019

Marieke Krämer

When we were deciding where to go on holiday this year, we knew one thing: we wanted to see some mountains! We didn’t want to have to drive more than eight or nine hours from our home in the Netherlands, we wanted easily accessible walking routes, and if at all possible we wanted a beautiful lake and a nice town to visit nearby. What did we decide on? The beautiful German region of Berchtesgadener Land. I’d love to share my experience and give you some tips on what to do in this beautiful region. Here are five great days out in Berchtesgadener Land.

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5 unique European cable cars

5 unique European cable cars

on 26 Sep 2019

Jeroen Timmermans

Before I go on holiday, I always check to see if there’s a cable car nearby. A ride in a gondola is one of the most wonderful moments on the entire holiday. Sitting back and enjoying the view on the way up is often literally and figuratively the high point of my holiday. In this blog, I’ve put together a list of my 5 favourite European cable cars to share with you!

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Do’s and don’ts on Black Saturday

Do’s and don’ts on Black Saturday

on 24 Jul 2019

Tom Haze

No one wants to start their holiday off by sitting in a traffic jam for hours on end. Of course you can always choose to set off on a different day, but sometimes you don’t have any choice. For instance the accommodation you’ve booked might have fixed arrival days. I’ve compiled a few do’s and don’ts for the infamous Black Saturday in France, and also a few tips for if you do end up in a traffic jam.

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Camping in the land of a thousand lakes

Camping in the land of a thousand lakes

on 17 Oct 2018

Claudia de Vries

Discover the land of 1000 lakes: Mecklenburg. With a rich landscape full of green forests, extensive marshlands, flowing rivers and of course countless lakes, this state in the northeast of Germany is an area full of natural beauty. Perfect for campers who like to stay on a campsite by the water, just like me.

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8 European hotspots for 2018

8 European hotspots for 2018

on 9 Feb 2018

Bram Kuhnen

You’ve seen the Eiffel Tower, you know the Ramblas like the back of your hand and you’ve seen every inch of the Colosseum. What you want for 2018 is the wow-factor from new destinations and undiscovered locations. Let us inspire you with eight European locations that might not yet have made it to your list. 1. Leeuwarden Capital of Culture (the Netherlands) This year’s European Capital of Culture is not to be missed. In and around Leeuwarden,...

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New regulations for winter tyres in Germany

New regulations for winter tyres in Germany

on 15 Jan 2018

Bram Kuhnen

Regulations for the use of winter tyres in Germany have been tightened since 1 January 2018. Put simply it means that only winter tyres or all-season tyres with the Alpine symbol (snowflake symbol) will meet the new requirements. But how does this work in practice? When are winter tyres required in Germany and what regulations do they need to meet? Winter conditions German law does not refer to winter tyres, but to tyres with winter properties....

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