After living in Basel for 2 years, travel writer Ben Kepka shares his picks for 7 of the best things to do in Switzerland. Switzerland should be on every traveller’s bucket list. If you find yourself in Switzerland and enjoy mixing history with contemporary culture, fun and entertainment, you should visit Basel. Its history dates back thousands of years to… Read More
We have a lot of great writers that share their travel stories with The Planet D readers. This is a collection of guest posts on our travel blog.
The Cliffs of Moher offer visitors an awe-inspiring vista of cliff and sea, channeling the feeling of being at the bow of a ship and looking out onto the unfurling horizon. Look no further for Ireland’s most impressive, breathtaking scenery. These cliffs stun you, humble you, and make for the perfect bookend to an Irish adventure. Visit at sunrise to… Read More
Newgrange, Ireland. The “Jewel in the Crown of Ireland’s Ancient East,” as it’s referred to—and for good reason. This massive passage tomb is more than just a tomb. It’s an epic, spiritual marvel; it’s an intricately designed feat of construction; it’s a mystery. Weighing in at around 200,000 tones of rock stacked 12.5 meters (41 feet) high this place is… Read More
Cairo based travel blogger Dee Nowak, shares her insider tips on how to travel to Cairo, Egypt slowly. This slow travel guide takes you away from the chaos and usual whirlwind tours taken by tourists. Introducing Cairo, Egypt We had been given strict instructions before getting off the tour bus: “Meet back in the parking lot entrance if we get… Read More
For those interested in experiencing a slight deviation from Scotland’s brilliant scenery, a trip to the site of the last battle to be fought on British soil would not go amiss. The history-steeped Culloden Battlefield is a somber site that overlooks the city of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands. Culloden Battlefield It’s in many ways an emotional, affecting destination that… Read More
Where to stay in Singapore: A local’s advice on the best area to stay and the best hotels in Singapore for all budgets. We break down 5 different neighborhoods and the best things to do in each one. Singapore may not be a massive city but with all the choices on offer, it can still be a little confusing when looking… Read More