Having a tent on the roof of a vehicle that is used for camping trips is handy. The setup time of the tent is typically a couple of minutes only, and you don’t have to worry about bugs, rocks or water on the ground. iKamper X-Cover rooftop tent has one additional feature that makes it attractive: other things can be carried on it.
Read the story “Attached on the roof of a car, iKamper X-Cover tent lets you carry other things on it”
Dutch company Allego has developed an electric vehicle charger that can add 100 km / 62 miles worth of power into a car battery in 5 minutes. The company is building a large network of charging stations across continental Europe that is compatible with electric cars, buses and light trucks.
Read the story “Mega-E car chargers can top up 100 km into a battery in 5 minutes in Europe”
If you are thinking of moving overseas, living a life of an expat, digital nomad, remote worker, or retiring to a new environment, statistics and reviews of cities may help the planning process. The cost of living is an important factor, environment and nature, cultural activities, infrastructure, language, local people’s attitude to foreigners, safety, and reliability of administration are significant variables as well.
Read the story “The most livable cities of 2018 are located in Europe”
It is a pity that riders miss the views, but there are thousands and thousands of cycling fans and spectators who have been enjoying the Col de Tourmalet sceneries for days.
Towing a caravan is a painful, difficult and slow method of making a road trip to a camp site. For instance, on European roads, a vehicle towing a caravan is a quite rare sight nowadays. If you like the idea of having a separate place to sleep in (outside your vehicle), Hitch Hotel is an innovative expandable room that can be carried at the rear of a vehicle.
Read the story “An innovative expandable camper that you don’t have to tow behind your car”
From: Klaava Travel Guide nonfiction ebooks
For those looking for the perfect way to while away a long weekend, the vast and fascinating history that London has to offer is hard to beat. From ancient relics in its numerous museums to crumbling Roman ruins and glamorous boutique hotels to the oldest pub youâre likely to find, the capital has it all. […]
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Topographic maps have always been able to show the highs and lows, paths and tracks, rivers and gorges of wilderness regions in great detail. Reading and understanding a topographic (printed and digital) takes some time because many things have to be displayed as symbols. Now, outdoor activities can be planned on a PC (if you want to view the area where you are going on a large screen), and once you have reached your destination and start your adventure, you can navigate and track your route on a mobile device. The service is called Fatmap.
Read the story “Gorgeous, detailed outdoor maps in Fatmap”
Is this the maritime version of the Serengeti? Our featured contributor Lola Akinmade Åkerström tracks down Sweden’s own Big Five; on a seafood safari and follows her dinner from the ocean to her plate.
Read the story “In search of the alternative Big Five: A Swedish seafood safari”
World leaders travel the world without having to queue to the security check or immigration control, but sadly, they have few opportunities to take a sightseeing tour or interact with local people. Maybe Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is an exception.
Read the story “What is so special in Helsinki, Finland, Mr Putin and Mr Trump?”