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Ceri Savage

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Ceri Savage is a freelance writer and travel addict based in England. Writing from her own experience as a traveler, she shows the world of travel from a simple slow, mindful perspective.
longest river in Europe

Merging culture and nature: what the longest rivers in Europe reveal about the continent

Rivers are a fundamental part of our landscapes. They offer space and beauty in busy cities. They create unique habitats for wildlife. They offer...
Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

Savage Travels: Camino de Santiago

 I was welcomed to the north of Spain with pouring rain. The landscape had a green richness I constantly compared to the yellow, dry...
Porto Portugal

Savage Travels: Porto

The train into Porto carries you along the coast and down into the city with fantastic views of the river. It was raining but...
cheap travel

Reconsidering cheap travel – Is it an alternative or a privilege?

Sadly, there are many negatives of travel. Local economies are damaged by cultures becoming westernized for tourists. Resorts, cities, and villages expand rapidly to...
Music Portugal

Savage Travels: Lisbon

“These memories are from my dreams. I keep my eyes open but see nothing. The things I do see aren’t here. Waters. The lush...

Visit Northern Morocco to discover a land of colour and culture that you will...

Northern Morocco is full of color; the fruits and spices in the markets, the dyes of leather tanneries, the intricate carpets, the decorative tiles,...
algarve portugal

Savage Travels: Lagos

We chased the sun into Lagos, which was setting over the town. Just walking into the center, my ears honed in on the English...
Moroccan Carfts

Savage Travels: Morocco to Europe

After a week in Morocco, I was ready to travel Europe. The week had been intense; full of long bus journeys, chaotic streets, loud...
Singles Vacations Over 40

Love Solo Travel? You need to experience Singles Vacations!

Singles vacations are a very simple and wonderful concept. They bring together lovers of travel. Also, they bring together similar minds. They bring together...
Macau China Skyline

Discover Macau and its beautiful blend of old and new

Macau, a glittering city on the south coast of China, provides a unique blend of cosmopolitan dazzle and ancient culture. Grand casinos and historic...
Wellness travel mindfullness

Practice mindfulness, enjoy slowness and embrace the moment with wellness travel

Wellness travel is based on the premise that you work hard and deserve travel opportunities to restore your body and mind. Travel can be...

Love beautiful nature and plenty of drink? Enjoy these wine destinations in Europe

There are numerous wine destinations in Europe, ranging from tiny local vineyards to world famous wineries. Most of them are famous for a reason....
sunsets in europe

Capturing everyday beauty: the top 7 sunsets in Europe

Sunsets in Europe are one of the daily beautiful moments of traveling. Every day, you are guaranteed a time of beauty and capturing these...
Semana Santa Andalucia

If you want an exceptional Spanish experience, visit during Semana Santa in Andalucía

Semana Santa in Andalucía is a truly exceptional week. Although it happens every year, the effect of the processions and the atmosphere they inspire...
best European cities to visit

Europe is full of gems – but are these the four best European cities...

There are too many great European cities to list, all offering their own unique culture and enticing atmosphere. All provide different things - nightlife,...
fun facts about France

Thinking about travelling Europe this summer? Read our Fun Facts about France before you...

With its romantic and unique culture, beautiful European architecture, ancient history, modern and appealing society and natural beauty, France has always been a popular...
joys of Couchsurfing

For connection, culture and contentment experience these 10 joys of Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing is a social platform connecting travelers to local people who can host them for a few nights. Some people are drawn it by...
Fun facts about Italy

Planning an Italian adventure? Read about our fun facts of Italy before you go!

Italy is by no means an unexplored country. Millions of people flock to its streets and sites of beauty every year to see some...
Fun facts about Spain

Want to experience Spanish culture? Read these fun facts about Spain before you go!

Anyone who has traveled to Spain will know the lasting impact it has, but might not know the details of its culture. That is...
weekend getaways for singles

Top 8 Weekend Getaways for Singles you should really do once in your life

Just because you're single, it doesn't necessarily mean that you can't partake in a getaway. In all actuality, there are an abundance of vacation...
Scrape Map

The endless colors of travel: why a Scrape Map is the perfect present

The Scrape Map is a wall map with a layer to scratch off once you have visited that country. You simply take a coin...
worry free vacations

How to have worry free vacations: 13 practical tips

Holidays should be delightful, dreamy and adventurous. You're not going away to constantly think of what's happening at home or be endlessly worried about...
Teach English in Spain

Teach English in Spain to embrace the country and its culture – don’t travel,...

Lively, dynamic, diverse, energetic, buzzing, interesting, stunning, welcoming, immersive, spirited. Spain is many things, and one of the ways people are embracing this wonderful...
smallest countries in the world

Saturated in discovery: these are the smallest countries in the world

Visiting foreign smallest countries is exciting and informative as one gets to see and learn many things that are different from their home country....
Safari Vacations

Immerse yourself within the natural beauty of Africa by experiencing a Safari Vacation

Safari vacations are possibly the most popular way of seeing the nature of Africa. With such a particular and rare variety of wildlife, travelers...
single women travel

Structure and Freedom: Finding the balance in single women travel

Traveling solo and traveling as a woman, has connotations and expectations you could condense into a single concept: single women travel. Whereas some travelers...
best churches in Europe

History, architecture, and spirituality: 10 of the best churches in Europe

It is easy to experience the best churches in Europe while traveling. Many amazing buildings are scattered around the continent - including a range...
best city in North America

And the award for the best city in North America goes to…

North America holds unlimited potential. There is so much on offer: epic natural beauty, ancient land, vast, dynamic culture, incredible people, and of course...
ask for help

How asking for help in the simplest of ways can enhance your travel experience

To ask for help is always a good thing to practice. Especially when traveling. In the up and down moments of travel, having help...
Halloween in Europe

Spend your Halloween in Europe and embrace the terrifying tales of the continent

Halloween is a weird time, mixing fear and fun. People get joy out of being scared and gain a strangely sadistic satisfaction from the...
top of the world

Do you crave beautiful views? Those from high up make you feel on top...

Something draws us to get on top of the world. Whether it is a great city building or a towering mountain, there is an...
European cities fall

Is autumn your favorite season? Visit these 10 best European cities during the fall

Debates over the best European cities are ongoing and depend on upon the season. The fall, for the poet John Keats, is the “season...
travel books

Inspiring adventure and movement: Best 6 books to take traveling with you

Travel provides a great opportunity to read – if you know the right books to take. Any favorite read is a good choice, something...
Cheap Travel

More than just saving money, Cheap Travel is creative, social and immersive

Cheap travel is an excellent way to travel. The benefits are limitless, and it’s about more than just saving money. The rewards can extend...
Dubrovnik Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia is the pearl of the Adriatic and your next travel destination

Known as ‘the pearl of the Adriatic’, famous for its history, and a UNESCO World Heritage site - Dubrovnik, Croatia is by no means...
avoid stress London

Here is how to avoid stress when you are traveling through London

London, UK is a great city. It has a thriving arts scene, a cool pub on every corner, underground bars, magnificent culture, profound history,...
west of Germany

Take this tour in the west of Germany next time you travel to Europe

In the far west of Germany, there is a great cultural tour to take. Great, beautiful cities lie in proximity. Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Cologne, and...
Split, Croatia

The stories of Split will draw you into this beautiful Croatia town

Split, Croatia lies in a beautiful coastal position on the Adriatic Sea. Like all travel destinations, it holds a range of places to go...
language phrases

Travel Europe the right way – before you go, learn these key language phrases

Remembering significant language phrases of a country will enhance your travel experience. Language is a central component of culture. Words are the way we...
trip around Europe

Planning a trip around Europe? Things you might want to do differently this time

There is a lot to learn on a trip around Europe. The consistent dynamic cultural experience and immersive natural beauties are inspiring. Every travel...
Cappadocia Turkey

Cappadocia, Turkey, holds a truly unique beauty you must witness for yourself

Cappadocia, the Turkey, is a region celebrated for its distinctive geological landscape. It has been a world heritage site since 1985. These bizarre rock...
best cafes in Europe

Are you a coffee addict? Great – because these are the best cafes in...

Visiting cafes in Europe is a great cultural experience. More than this – coffee is fab. If you are a caffeine addict, no worries,...
Museum of Broken Relationships

Broken Relationships: The Museum of Zagreb that celebrates heartache

The Museum of Broken Relationships is not like any other museum. It does not attempt to teach you about the mysteries of the past...
Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch

Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch invites you into the adventure of being alive

There is a beautiful haven hidden within the Black Range Mountains. Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch lies in the midst of outstanding natural beauty. It...
German beers

Do you love beer? These 10 German beers are those of your dreams

If you are traveling Europe, tasting German beer is essential. Germany hosts some of the best beer in the world. Germans know this and...
Graz Austria

Visiting Austria? Forget Vienna; Graz is the place to go

Graz, Austria is small, wonderful city that needs to be on your travel list. Austria is full of potential and adventure. The country hosts...
authentic local experience

Tired of tourists? Try these ways of embracing the authentic local experience

We all want to capture the authentic local experience while traveling. However, with so many travelers wanting the same thing, it is easy to...
Tracy Arm Fjord

Tracy Arm Fjord: Dynamic wildlife, geographical history, and unlimited travel potential

Tracy Arm Fjord is one of the many beautiful features found in the far north of America. Alaska is an untamed land of natural...