Every July, the Tour of France road cycling race brings millions of people to the roadside in France and often, in neighboring countries as well because the race may visit other countries.
Here is the village of Mauleon-Barousse on the lower slopes of the Pyrenees mountains. It is an idyllic, peaceful village, but when the Tour de France race goes through the village, thousands of spectators arrive to watch the event.
Have you ever wondered where do the works of art come from that are hanging on hotel room walls across the world? Often, discreet, neutral and colourless paintings and images fill blank spaces in hotel rooms, but that’s about it.
Some hotels have thought about this, and decided to invest in art that guests can enjoy during their stay.
Read the story “7 Hotels that have invested in art for guests to enjoy during their stay”
Trends and favorite tourist destinations gradually change with time, but this year, the change has been fast. European Travel Commission published a report in July 2017 that summarized the trends in numbers.
One of the most interesting pieces of information in the report is the hot destinations of Europe in 2017. The hottest destinations are Iceland, Montenegro and Malta.
Read the story “The hottest travel destinations in Europe in 2017”
If you are considering moving overseas to work as an expat, and your employer is covering the costs, even a high-cost destination can be manageable. If you are traveling and working as a digital nomad or as a freelance remote worker, it really matters what the cost of living in the destination is. Surprisingly, a city in the African continent has the most expensive living costs.
Read the story “Considering working overseas? Top 10 cities: highest and lowest cost of living”
A large, inflatable tent that you can setup in 90 seconds. It sounds incredible, but it really seems to work. A comfortable, fully equipped tent with beds is ready for use so quickly. The thing is that it is not your ordinary tent that you carry along, but a tent that travels on its own platform.
Read the story “Would you tow a caravan or a foldable tent to a camp site?”