What if you grow old and feel like you haven’t lived your life? What if you were alone at home and dreamed of places far away, places you’ll never have the chance to see? Like Maria, who is sitting on her kitchen stool without motion, her tired eyes looking out of wrinkled lids, an old and tired woman…
Traveling on your own is great and from time to time it is necessary. I have made some great experiences when I was traveling alone. But it is even better to have a travel partner. We should stop to think of travel as a solitary business. We should start traveling with people we care about.
Did you ever dream of living in a castle? Your dream might come true next summer. One of the most beautiful German castles is hiring! If you would like to write about Sooneck Castle and the Middle Rhine Valley you might just be the right person for the job.
The Trolltunga is one of Norway’s most spectacular natural sights. It stretches into the air high up over the Sørfjord. To stand up there once and look down on the world – that would be nice. If only it weren’t for a little problem – a problem called fear of heights.
The summer holidays are about to begin and although I ought to be happy that I don’t have to travel with the crowds, the holiday mood of these days is infectious. I catch myself day-dreaming about Mediterranean beaches and Italian ice cream, seized by a tiny little monster called holiday envy.
Traveling is not only expensive. It is also dangerous. Threat lurks in every city and on every of its corners. Tourists, the defenseless victims of organized crime, get caught in its traps like flies. Safety is a utopia! Isn’t it?
North Korea is the last white spot on earth. It lures travelers and explorers with the promise of adventure. The Pyongyang government actively promotes tourism to one of the most secretive and isolated countries of the world. But is it okay to travel anywhere – regardlessly?
Melbourne is not only Australia’s second biggest city but also one of the most livable places in the world. If you want to get to know the city off the beaten path, the Insight Guide to Melbourne is what you need.
The South Pacific – a dreamlike conception, a feverish hallucination of deserted islands, crystal clear waters and palm trees. A place where shipwrecked strand. Is this the real South Pacific? Is there a real South Pacific?
You really want to visit Ilha de Mozambique but you do not yet know what to do and where to go? You want to get to know the island and the city off the beaten path? The Insight Guide to Ilha de Mozambique is what you need!
I would love to go on a road trip through Germany, drive across the country, and see where the road takes me. But there are a couple of reasons that keep me from doing so at the moment.
The Insight Guides are meant to be a guideline for guests and tourists to see the hidden spots and true gems of places they visit. They are photographed by locals showing their favorite spots. Today’s Insight Guide shows: Mainz, Germany