24 hour Copenhagen Card: A Utility Maximizing Itinerary

The Copenhagen Card is highly recommended for any visitor to the Danish capital, even if it is not your first visit. However, the price point is structured in such a way that the 399 DKK (£47|$60) cost for getting a 24 hour card might seem like it would take some effort to recoup (compared to … Continue reading 24 hour Copenhagen Card: A Utility Maximizing Itinerary

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Beyond Our Horizons Weekly Travel Roundup: Wk 2 feat. Denmark

Dalek spent 4 days (9th-12th Jan) in Copenhagen, Denmark as part of a "Business Insights in Europe" trip. The country's commitment to sustainability (the focus of our trip) is pretty remarkable but there are a few tips and highlights worth checking out for any traveller. Many more pictures and details will be filled in when … Continue reading Beyond Our Horizons Weekly Travel Roundup: Wk 2 feat. Denmark

Rotterdam by public transport – A long weekend in Europe’s coolest city

Although it might be a pre-emptive proclamation, we believe that Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands, is Europe's coolest city in our opinion (and maybe just a bit behind Portland, OR in our "World's Coolest City" ranking). We've made a couple of trips to the city and this post summarises our highlights covering … Continue reading Rotterdam by public transport – A long weekend in Europe’s coolest city

Backpacking around Scotland without a car – My firsthand experience

My name is Anirudh and I'm one of the VisitScotland Community Ambassadors (Horizons@ on the VisitScotland iKnow community forum). I've lived and worked in Edinburgh, Scotland for 3.5 years now and I have done all of my travel around Scotland by public transport. My single longest trip across the country was an epic 4-week camping … Continue reading Backpacking around Scotland without a car – My firsthand experience

Parents looking over Lake Geneva from Caux

Travelling with Parents – Useful Tips

We recently travelled with one set of parents throughout Europe and have collated our trips and learnings from our experience.

Montreux daytrip from Geneva itinerary – European Cityhopping Day 3

Tip for Geneva visitors, do not miss the town of Montreux an hour away!! Here is a sample itinerary.

Barcelona itinerary – Europe cityhopping Day 1

New type of post, feedback welcome. Tickets bought 48 hour Hola Barcelona card Itinerary 8:40 AM - 9 AM: Travel from Placa del Centre to Liceu (metro L3) for La Boqueria food market 9 AM - 10 AM: Breakfast, fruit juices & a stroll through the awesome food market. 10 AM - 10:10 AM: Travel from Liceu to … Continue reading Barcelona itinerary – Europe cityhopping Day 1

Schilthorn – the other Jungfrau daytrip (Switzerland Day 2)

Lets face it, scores of travellers take the Jungraujoch Bahn to the top of Europe (11500 ft) and will continue to do so. It is a stunning day trip from Interlaken providing some superb views on a clear day. We on the other hand make our case for visiting Schilthorn (10000 ft) to view the Jungfrau … Continue reading Schilthorn – the other Jungfrau daytrip (Switzerland Day 2)

Spirit of Scotland Travelpass : Is it worth it?

What is this pass? The Spirit of Scotland travelpass is pre-dominantly a rail rover ticket (similar to a Eurail pass in mainland Europe) where one can take unlimited train & ferry journeys along with a few bus journeys for £134 (4 days out of 8) / £179.70 (8 days out of 15). Travellers to Scotland, … Continue reading Spirit of Scotland Travelpass : Is it worth it?