8 amazing non-capital cities to visit in Europe

Bordeaux Place de la Bourse

Have you already visited all the big capital cities in Europe?! This is great! But let's not forget that capitals are usually multinational melting points, and regardless of the amazing sightseeing spots, you can face many catchy tricks, standardized offers, a crowd of tourists, and less authenticity. As they say, to understand the real sense …

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 …

Arrecife, a stroll through a real capital on Lanzarote Island

This is an article about Arrecife on Lanzarote Island, Spain. Once you step on Lanzarote you immediately realize that is wealthy, organized, clean, nice and beautiful. White short cute houses contrasting with the black volcanic landscape. On the island there is only one small city, Arrecife, the capital of Lanzarote, very different from the cute …