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Day Trip from Valencia: Requena

Requena is a town situated in the province of Valencia. It is well known for its production of cava, the Spanish sparkling wine. Reachable in less than one hour by car and having much to offer, it makes an ideal day trip from Valencia. First of all, what is cava? This Spanish sparkling wine has… Read More »

How to find the cheapest fuel in Austria

Situated in the center of Europe, Austria is an important touristic and transit country. Prices vary sometimes greatly between gas stations, so cost-conscious travellers who have to fill up their tanks can save money if they compare the prices. Let’s start with the basics. Gas and Diesel are much more expensive on the highways than… Read More »

Oktoberfest 2017: What you need to know

Oktoberfest 2017 has just started. It’s the 184th edition of the world-famous beer festival in Munich, Germany. Despite the cold and rainy weather, people were waiting in line the whole morning, until the official opening of the first barrel of beer, and therefore of the event, by the Munich mayor at 12 p.m on Saturday,… Read More »

The castles of Bellinzona

Bellinzona is a small city in the Ticino region, in the south of Switzerland. It is known for its three castles, which are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The castles and the city itself are very beautiful, making Bellinzona an ideal day trip if you are close by. The courtyards of all three… Read More »

Malta: Which attraction pass is better?

Malta is very rich in tourist attractions. These include the impressive megalithic temples, several museums, a big aquarium and numerous others. Many of these are not exactly cheap to enter, so buying an attraction pass can save you a lot of entrance fees. But which attraction pass is better? There are two major attraction passes.… Read More »

How to find cheap gas or diesel in Italy

First, let’s get rid of a myth: there is no such thing as cheap fuel in Italy. As of August 2017, average prices are €1.45 for gas and €1.25 for diesel, making Italy relatively expensive by comparison to its neighbouring countries. It is possible however to minimise the cost of filling up your tank if… Read More »

Parking in Amsterdam for €20 a day

Amsterdam is well known for its huge parking fees in the city center. Parking on the street costs about €5 per hour and is complicated anyway because there are not so many places available. P1 Parking Amsterdam Center has a good offer however. You pay only €20 for 24 hours and your stay can range… Read More »