Category: Why tourist unlike a tourist

Berlin – Why

Because you want to visit London but cannot afford it at the moment.

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Thailand : Why (half a country)

Given the fact that it has been the no 1 tourist destination with more than 125.000.000 tourists per year, the following declaration is the most obvious that it could but here goes : THAILAND IS AMAZING AND EVERYBODY SHOULD VISIT!

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Cologne – Why

If the name rings a bell, the world famous Eau De Cologne originated here, the first perfume for the aristocrats that were sick of using essential oils in order to cover the smell of a head washed last month underneath a wig.

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Ghent – Why (Christmas edition)

A lot is there to be said about the merits of Christmas in Europe, whether one is a believer or (as in this case) not. Truth is there is a certain allure to the smell of Gluhwein in the air

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Amsterdam – Why (museum tour)

This piece is dedicated to all of us history geeks, bespectacled freaks that actually dig cultural places (you know, us annoying little turds that told the teacher when she forgot to give us extra homework, yes, I am proudly one of

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Amsterdam – Why (non museum tour)

The way one experiences this Celtic village of a city, is vastly dependent on the time they visit. No matter when it is going to be windy and / or rainy unless you bring a Druid, but the following itinerary

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Paris : Why (vol.2)

Without further ado, I will preach on about how to experience the (limited) best that Paris has to offer. (part 1 can be found here)  

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Paris : Why (vol. 1)

Oh la la, Paris, the city of lights. The place where dreams come true, where lovers declare vows of everlasting love and then stroll to the nearest cafe where an elegant waiter server them croissants, the city of gorgeous women

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London – Why

Millions upon millions of things have been written and said about London and its huge history, from locals and tourist alike. And even though one is hardly off the beaten path visiting it, there can be ways to make your

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Istanbul Youth In Action ’12

The first experience that comes to mind synonym to nostalgia is Istanbul. As described best by music, and not words, I propose Gülümcan – as it happens, it hit my ears passing by a dusty souvenir shop. Inside the owner

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