When planning our trip to Tasmania we knew one thing for sure: we take the ferry from Melbourne to Tasmania. We love to sail because it means slow travel and it’s also the best option for us as we travel with our camper. But even travelers without a vehicle should think about sailing instead of flying. Why? It’s more fun, it’s adventurous and it’s such a great feeling when the ship is leaving port and you see the skyline of Melbourne slowly disappear at the horizon. Continue reading
Are you ready for a scenic day trip in Switzerland? How about a visit to Mount Rigi where you can combine a scenic train ride to the top of Mount Rigi and a boat cruise on Lake Lucerne. We did this trip and the breathtaking views of the surrounding lakes and mountains left us speechless. There are many walking and hiking trails to choose from. We only did a short hike and afterwards went on a boat cruise on Lake Lucerne. Continue reading
Train ride on the Glacier Express from Zermatt to Chur
The ride on the Glacier Express through the Swiss Alps is an unforgettable experience. It was winter the last time we traveled on the Glacier Express. We rode through the middle of a snowstorm and because of the heavy snowfall, we haven’t really seen much of the beautiful landscape. All the more we are looking forward to ride on the Glacier Express through the Swiss Alps on this beautiful sunny summer day with crystal clear skies. Come along with us on our journey through the middle of the Swiss Alps. Continue reading
We tell you how to buy a car in Australia and what is important to know.
Australia is one of our favorite countries for a road trip. We love the beautiful landscapes and the diversity. From rainforest to the desert, from mountains to the beach, there is everything in Australia. The best way to travel around this vast country is with your own vehicle. If you like camping and have several months planned for your trip, we highly recommend you to buy your own car in Australia. But how do you buy a car, what are the things to consider, what are the problems you can run into? In this post we will tell you how to buy a car in Australia. Continue reading
With the Gottardino special train through the new Gotthard Base Tunnel
The new Gotthard Base Tunnel is 57 kilometers long and is the longest rail tunnel in the world. In December 2016 the tunnel will be opened for passenger traffic and will reduce the travel time from north to south substantially. Currently, the test operation takes place and passengers can ride with the Gottardino special train through the Gotthard Base Tunnel. Continue reading
A beautiful day on the Schynige Platte in the Bernese Oberland
The train ride with the historic mountain railway from Wilderswil to Schynige Platte is a breathtaking experience. The trip combines railway romance and magnificent views of the majestic mountains. Continue reading
Do you like to do a spectacular train and bus ride? How about the Bernina Express.
Traveling by train is nothing special for people living in Switzerland. About 1.3 million people use the train daily, most of them to go to work. We did lots of train rides the last four weeks and two of them in the Bernina Express and the Glacier Express. These two panoramic train rides are breathtaking. Continue reading
Scenic Flight over the Swiss Alps from Bern-Belp
We are all used of sitting in a big commercial airplanes flying over the oceans. But have you experienced flying over the Swiss Alps in a small sport airplane? It’s a completely different feeling sitting in a small, single-engine airplane and flying over the Swiss Alps. We feel like birds, are exposed to the winds and turbulences much more and are closer to the nature.
The Chocolate Hills in Bohol are a magnificent creation of mother nature
You are traveling through the Philippines, chances are that you’re planning to visit Bohol. You heard of Bohol, right? Bohol is an island in the central Visayas and famous for the Chocolate Hills, a group of more than 1’000 cone-like hills. A natural wonder and you have to see the chocolate hills in Bohol with our own eyes.
Our first impression of during one day in Manila: Friendly people & a relaxed atmosphere
A stopover for one day in Manila was not planned at all. Due to the timing of our connecting flight we had no other option but spending a night in the megacity. We thought to stay overnight is ok but we definitely do not want to stay longer. After all we are happy that we have spent one day in Manila. Despite all our preconceptions, we think Manila is pretty cool. Read on to find out why we changed our mind. Continue reading