Don’t know what to visit on your first trip to Australia? How about a bucket list?

Tweet Whenever you visit a new country or region, the first challenge you’ll tackle is determining what to see. There are always so many attractions to sift through, places to see, people to meet, new cultures to explore. It’s hard […]

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Does advertising work differently when you travel?

Tweet As some of you might now, my day job is not to travel the world. Don’t frown, I am a PR and Marketing specialist and  writer (I should say author as I have published books out there). So, while […]


Why I no longer care if people visit Romania for Dracula

Tweet Fair warning: this might be a quite lengthy essay!  When I was younger, I was royally pissed by the fact that most people came to Romania thinking of vampires and associating Vlad Tepes with Count Dracula. Bran Caslte, one […]

Visiting Bran Castle, Bran, Romania

Day Hike: Jepii Mari Trail, Busteni

Tweet I would call myself outdoorsy. A bit daring, I know, but judging by the fact that I did spend three days in a tent, somewhere in the mountains, running around at an airsoft event, I’d say I could make […]


Cişmigiu Gardens, the Oldest Park in Bucharest

Tweet Cişmigiu Gardens or Cişmigiu Park is the one that’s dearest in the writer in me. It’s the most posh of the Bucharest parks, something that has been carefully put together, with romantic alleys, an artificial lake with a fountain in […]

Cismigiu Gardens Bucharest

Shark Tourism Will Outplay Shark Soup in Revenues

Tweet Good news for sharks and those trying to keep them from getting killed to have their fins turned into soup. A new study shows that shark eco-tourism will be worth a lot more than shark fisheries. If profit is […]

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Munich’s Best Hotels for Pet Lovers – Hipmunk City Love

Munich, the urban heart of Bavaria, attracts tourists of various passions, from art and culture, to history and architecture, to beer loving Oktoberfest goers. If you happen to enjoy any and all of these, and prefer to bring your furry friend with you when you travel, we’ve come up with a list of top hotels in Munich. Browse through them and decide where you’ll stay on your next Bavarian adventure.


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Novotel Muenchen City

If you are looking for a budget hotel that’s relaxing and only a few minutes’ ride away from all the major tourist attraction, then Novotel Muenchen City is your first choice. Not only will they accommodate your pets, they have child-friendly activities to keep your kids entertained while on vacation. Try out their indoor playground or have them babysit while you enjoy a romantic dinner with your significant other. Read more…

Things You Should Know Before You Travel to Orlando

Disney World, Universal Studios, Seaworld, the sandy beaches, all you can eat restaurants sprinkled everywhere, and the refreshing or more daring water sports are but a few of the many reasons Orlando is a tourist magnet. Everyone wants to spend at least one vacation in this Florida destination, but there are a few things you should carefully consider before you pack your bags and travel to Orlando.


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When to Travel?

Anytime you want would be the first answer. It’s always sunny in Orlando and this city is quite safe from hurricanes and big, scary storms, more so than Miami. However if there’s a school break, then it will be full and the crowds of tourists will take over the theme parks. There are, as always, workarounds, such as the Fastpass at Disney World that will help you skip the lines, or the always available option to start visiting the park the other way around, starting with the exit. While this helps you avoid the crowds, it won’t be for long, and the city will still be filled with tourists. Read more…

Going to Milan Expo? Check out This #Infographic

I have a passion for business travel marketing done right. Events and fairs are one of the main reasons people travel to meet their peers. t’s always a rushed mix of taking care of business and trying to sneak in a bit of sight seeing. This infographic by caught my eye and I thought I should share it with you. Great way to showcase accommodation for a Milan event. Read more…

The Best Hotels Central Amsterdam Has to Offer – Hipmunk City Love

There is no shortage of attractions and activities to distract you in Amsterdam. From the tours weaving through the Netherlands capital’s canals, the many museums, either local landmarks like the Van Gogh museum, or the imported Madame Tussaud in the heart of the city, to the restaurants and coffee shops scattered along the waterways offering the local Amstel or cherry beer or apple pie, or even the infamous Red Light District, everything will tempt you. Whatever you might prefer, finding cheap Amsterdam hotels that keep you close to where the action is, that’s an objective that should be high on your list. To help you out, here’s our list of the top hotels in the heart of the city to choose from:


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Amsterdam Centraal Station

As the name says, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Amsterdam Centraal Station is located right next to the Central Station, close to all the major tourist spots. Just cross the street to hop on the boats that tour Amsterdam’s canals. You will enjoy luxurious, spacious rooms in the heart of the country’s capital, all at a budget-friendly rate.  Read more…

Miami Museums to Add to Your Trip Itinerary #HipmunkCityLove

When it comes to history, art, and science, Miami’s offering of museums is quite impressive. From historic sites to family-friendly museums that both entertain and educate your children, choice abounds in this Florida destination. There are things to try for aficionados of every cultural aspect, and you certainly won’t be bored. Although Miami might make you think of beaches with cooling blue waters, high-end dining, and shop-till-you-drop experiences, check out a few of the museums you should add to your list of things to explore.

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

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Museums for Lovers of All Styles of Art

When it comes to art museums, you definitely can indulge, no matter what style you like. The Miami Museum of Art will delight you with international displays from the Western Hemisphere, covering everything from the 1940s to present day. If you want to go back in time, visit the Wolfsonian Art Museum and its collection featuring pieces from 1885 to 1945. Read more…

How to Visit Abu Dhabi for Free – Ideas and Tourist Attractions Guide

Exotic destinations such as Abu Dhabi might put a dent into your savings account, but there are still ways to keep your travel expenses low. Start by planning a vacation during the off season, as the peak season always results in a price jump. Choose one of the many cheap Abu Dhabi hotels, then hunt for the free museums and tourist attractions scattered around the city. There are many free sites you can visit and their variety will suite any type of traveler.

Jebel Hafeet

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Abu Dhabi Heritage Village

This popular tourist spot is the perfect choice to start your Abu Dhabi tour. Located next to the Corniche and Marina Mall, the Heritage Village welcomes tourists to explore its mock souk, its recreated Bedouin encampment, or the many workshops where you can see how pots, traditional weaving, and glass Read more…

Why is it so important to document your travels?

For as long as humans have traveled, we have documented our adventures, whether in the form of cave paintings, sketches, postcards, photographs, or home movies. We are a species that loves to remember the places we’ve visited and the things we’ve seen. Nowadays there are more ways than ever to capture every moment, and sharing your travel experiences with friends and family is more fun – for you and for them. For those who love to travel it can be particularly important to document each new trip, allowing you to remember vividly different countries and cultures; what better way to share stories, than to illustrate the adventures you’ve been on?


Whether you’re blogging, uploading pictures and videos to social media or travel sites, or simply sending files to friends and family via email, there are numerous ways to capture your travels and share them with others. Of course, these days, there is a whole world to share your travel memories with. Read more…