5 reasons to visit Island of Gorée, Senegal

Gorée Besides the Obvious

This is an article about the island of Gorée, which lies off the coast of Senegal and is one of the musts in every visit to the country. You can get there in an easy journey by ferry from Dakar and I can promise you will not regret. The Island of Gorée is one of …

Naviera Armas goes bankrupt: bad news for travellers and locals

Ferry stern

This is an article about the crisis of the passenger transport companies using the example of Naviera Armas, a famous Spanish ferry company. We have read on the journals this week that Naviera Armas, one of the giants of maritime transport, is going bankrupt. The rating agency Moody's has lowered its rating from Caa2 to …

How to prepare the perfect backpack and don’t miss anything (important)

Toilet sign in Atacama Desert, Chile

This is an article about how to get ready for backpacking and not to forget anything you would need. First, mind that backpacking is synonym of adventure. The most enjoyable way to do that is without planning too much. To feel free on the go you must travel light. Less weight, more fun. Once we …

Vuelta a Fuerteventura: Top 20 spots to make the perfect roundtrip around this Canary island

If you have only a limited time on Fuerteventura island, here you can find the perfect itinerary with the Top 20 spots that you cannot miss out on. The route starts from the North, following the path on the Western coast, down to the South, and coming back on the Eastern coast to the North. …

Corralejo, the Northern Star of Fuerteventura. 7 things to do within a 4-day-long visit.

Corralejo, Fuerteventura

This article is about Corralejo, the main touristic spot in the north of Fuerteventura Island in Canary Islands, Spain. Corralejo is currently catchy, cute and funny. It has everything you need to spend the perfect vacation either if you come in a couple, with a group of friends, family or even alone. It does not …

Two days in San Sebastian. Itinerary for a magical weekend in Donostia, País Vasco.

Not much is necessary to enjoy two perfect days in San Sebastián, Northern Spain’s wonderful coastal city. This article is going to showcase Donostia's must-have places and - it wouldn't be us if not - some "Besides the Obvious" tips on how to spend a magical weekend in one of the most beautiful Basque cities. …