15 Things To Do in Mannheim and Heidelberg in Autumn

Mannheim² Leben im Quadrat – Life. Squared Mannheim is a city located in the South-West of Germany. The bigger cities nearby are Frankfurt and Stuttgart. Apart from the unique chess-board like structure of the city center, it's an industrial city not really worth visiting. Why I still chose to write about this city? For …

What happened to our 10 hopes after we hit the road?

We finally arrived in Germany after 9 days of hitting more than 2000 km of road, spending 200 hours under the open sky, going through climate changes from sweating to freezing, from beach towel weather to heavy rainfalls, sharing our stories with 26 drivers and that in four different languages. …

Hitchhiking Europe: Our Tough Journey from Portugal to Germany

Day 1: A Difficult Start Porto – Aveiro – Viseu – Vilar Formoso We thought it would be a good idea to start our hitchhiking tour from Portugal to the North in Porto. We took the train in Lisbon Oriente for 24 euros per person. A train ride is always something special …

Hitchhiking – 10 hopes and wishes before we hit the road

It's been 10 months that we moved to Lisbon to work and travel. We've gone through winter, Christmas, spring, Easter, summer and autumn. Winter will begin soon, whereas Portugal has one of the mildest winters compared to the rest of Europe. There are a lot of things we'll miss for sure. …

18 things away from being fascinated by the Azores – São Miguel

The Azores are a family of three main island groups with São Miguel representing the biggest. After being introduced to low-cost airlines, more and more people take the chance, to explore the mysterious archipelago. A far-reaching history of high activity in three volcanoes has created space for incredible nature, exotic birds …

The 12 most spectacular sunset spots in Lisbon

What would be a trip to a new destination without celebrating the glorious finale of a day full of new impressions and discoveries? When the sun is about to set and we start to feel our tired legs, we long for some relaxation time, not only to rest ourselves but …

10 Idyllic Parks in Lisbon – Lisbon’s most Beautiful City Parks and Gardens

Discovering a new place can be done in many different ways. Some people prefer to do plain sight-seeing while others like to enjoy the nature the surroundings have to offer. We're more supporters of the second type and can't get enough of mesmerizing parks when traveling. During our time in Lisbon …

If you have Just One Day in Lisbon – How would your Itinerary look?

Portugal is one of the world's most visited places. Especially the beaches around the Algarve are loved by the backpackers. You'll even see a lot of hitchhikers when you drive on the highways. The summers in the Algarve are unique. It's this special travel spirit very hard to describe with …

30 Reasons Why We Travel

Have you ever asked yourself the question why you travel or why people travel in general? Many times it is the bad things, we experienced in our lives which put us on the road. When we decide to take a break and travel, plenty people tend to say that we're running away …

Wanderlust Gene DRD4-7R Decoded – Discoverers are Dreamers for 7 Reasons

According to scientists, the lifetime urge to travel the world is stored in a gene. DRD4-7R is the so-called “wanderlust gene” For us travelers, this is a very numerical explanation for our craving to explore far places, be part of their culture and learn from them. What we, hungry discoverers, really need to …