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Before the trip

Before a trip, there is a lot to be booked and planned, especially if you are going on a driving holiday. Here you will find tips on how to keep costs down when you travel, how to choose the right hotel and what you should not forget to fix at home before you get on the plane.

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Travel to Denmark with a dog
Denmark

Travel to Denmark with a dog - How does it work?

What do you need to do to be able to holiday with your dog in Denmark? And what do you need to do to be able to bring the dog back to Sweden again? We have traveled with the pug Lilibet to Denmark and it was much easier than we thought!

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When everything is to be cancelled

What happens when a trip has to be canceled due to the corona crisis? We have now (largely) canceled our entire Greece trip. It turned out to be both simple and extremely complicated...

Packing and packing lists

Travel pharmacy - How to pack for the trip

If you get sick on the trip, it's good to have a travel pharmacy with you. Here you will find a checklist - regardless of destination and age!

Eva-Kalbarri-Lowepro
Packing and packing lists

What uses Rucksack for backpacks?

There are two backpacks that I usually take with me on my travels. A chic city backpack and a backpack for camera equipment. So here goes my best-in-test for travel daypacks!

Driving - Australia
Australia

Driving a car in Australia - How to do it?

Australia is the dream destination that has everything for a great driving holiday. But what do you need to consider when driving in Australia? Here are my best tips for a carefree road trip Down Under!

Car in Italy - Tuscany
Italy

Driving a car in Italy - How to do it?

Are you going to drive in Italy? What might be good to know before you hit the road? Here are my tips on things to keep in mind when driving in Italy - everything about tolls, road signs, parking and renting a car!

The Surin - Phuket
Book & plan

What do hotel stars really mean?

Are you wondering what the hotel stars actually mean? How can it differ so much between different hotels? The answer turned out to be both quite simple and quite difficult.

Hike with the family in the Dolomites
Book & plan

Plan a hiking trip

Going on a hiking trip requires a little planning! Here are my best tips in a practical little list, focusing on what you need to do day hikes.

Packing and packing lists

Travel with hand luggage only - up to proof!

I have previously written about how to travel on a weekend trip with only carry-on luggage. But how good am I at packing really? Am I keeping my own advice? It's up to the evidence!

Bangkok air
Thailand,

Fly with Bangkok Airways

What is it really like to fly with Bangkok Airways? We have tested one of their international routes between Bangkok and Da Nang!

Book & plan

How to find the perfect guidebook?

Having trouble deciding which travel guide to buy? Here are the guidebooks that I usually take with me on the trip!

Before the trip

Checklist before the trip

The collection page with all my best tips that will help you before the trip, during the trip and when you book your trip.

During the trip - Travel tips

How to Haggle Like a Pro

Over the years I have traveled through many countries where haggling is part of the culture. So what do I do then? Here are my 10 best tips for a successful purchase at the right price!

Book & plan

Plan a driving holiday - 5 tips on the road

There is no holiday as full of experiences and freedom as a driving holiday! Here you will get lots of tips on how to plan your very own road adventure.

The Surin, Phuket
Book & plan

10 tips for booking cheaper trips

Through good planning and some research, you can actually travel far, luxuriously and cheaply. Does that sound like an impossible equation? Here are my 10 tips for cheaper travel.

Berlin - Brandenburg Gate
Packing and packing lists

Packing list for a weekend trip with hand luggage only

The penultimate step in booking your plane tickets is often the question of how many checked bags you want. But do you really need a checked bag? Here comes the minimal packing list for the weekend traveler! 

Book & plan

Are you flying with a safe airline?

It can be easy to stare blindly at the flight price when booking a holiday. Saving a few thousand Swedish kroner per person can turn out to be quite a lot of money. But how much do you actually check the airline's safety and finances before you press the "book" button? 

Cactus in New Mexico
During the trip - Travel tips

Sick on the trip - this is how you do it!

There is nothing as bad as getting sick while traveling. What do you do when bad luck strikes? Here are our tips if you happen to get sick abroad.

During the trip - Travel tips

Is it possible to make leave feel longer?

We've probably all thought the thought at some point. How could the holidays go by so fast? Is there a universal trick that makes the feeling stick around longer? The answer is YES.

During the trip - Travel tips

Can you avoid jet lag?

The phenomenon of jet lag is difficult to understand before you sit like a clubbed seal and sleep with your nose in the pancake on the other side of the globe. Here are our four best tips to avoid suffering.

During the trip - Travel tips

Ten mistakes even a smart traveler can make

There are several pitfalls you can fall into as a traveler, all of which are easy to avoid - but oh so easy to miss. Here is a practical list to check off before departure.