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The marienplatz in Munich with its neo-gothic city hall and the frauenkirche in the background

The 50 best things to do in Munich, Germany

My personal recommendations: A massive list of the 50 best things to do in my hometown Munich
Glen Coe in Scotland and man playing bag pipes

The 20 best things to do in Scotland

A list of my favorite tourist attractions in Scotland. Castles, landscape, wildlife - this article covers it all!
The beautiful Plaza de Armas bathed in golden sunlight in Cusco, Peru

The 20 best things to do in Cusco, Peru

Cusco is a wonderful stop on your way to Machu Picchu. The ancient capital of the Inkas bekons with many highlights. Here are 20 of them!

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The 20 best places to visit in Bhutan. A full travel guide with all the information and tourist attractions you need to plan the perfect Bhutan tour

The 20 best places to visit in Bhutan

All the best places and things to do in Bhutan in one travel guide. Everything you need to plan your perfect Bhutan tour.

The best time to visit Bhutan – Spring or autumn, what...

Everything you need to know about the best time to visit Bhutan. The Bhuddist kingdom will be beautiful throughout the year, but you might want to avoid the rainy seasons and winter.

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Welcome! My name is Norman & I’ve been traveling all my life. Luxury resorts, fine arts and cultural highlight are my focus. Read more here.

Luxury hotel reviews

Etihad business class review 2019 - a close look at the old cabin design

Etihad Airways business class review 2019

Everything you need to know before booking Etihad business class in 2019. A closer look at their old, but still functional cabin design.
Qsuites review - Qatar Airways business class and everything you need to know before you book a flight.

QSuites review – a detailed look at the Qatar Airways business...

Everything you need to know about the Qatar AIrways QSuites business class. Is it worth the money? And what should you expect!

Belmond Castello di Casole – A review of Tuscany’s best luxury...

An unsponsored review of the outstanding Belmond Castello di Casole. A unique hilltop luxury hotel in the heart of Tuscany.

Belmond Villa San Michele – A review of the super-luxury hotel...

My unsponsored and detailed review of the fabulous Villa San Michele by Belmond hotels in Florence, Italy.

Amangalla Review – the best luxury hotel in Galle, Sri Lanka

An unsponsored review of the fantastic Amangalla luxury hotel inside Galle's famous Dutch Fort.

Constance Halaveli review – one of the best hotels in the...

A detailed look at the fabulous Constance Halaveli - a review with plenty of beautiful pictures. Is it the best hotel in the Maldives? Find out!

Travel Tips

The best time to visit Bhutan – Spring or autumn, what...

Everything you need to know about the best time to visit Bhutan. The Bhuddist kingdom will be beautiful throughout the year, but you might want to avoid the rainy seasons and winter.
How to get to Bhutan from the US and beyond. The picture shows aA druk air plane in paro airport

How to get to Bhutan – a travel guide for first-timers

Everything you need to plan your trip to Bhutan. A detailed travel guide showing you all the options on how to get to Bhutan and the pros and cons of each alternative.
A detailed Italy packing list with all the essential items you need to pack for Italy

The ultimate Italy packing list

Wondering what to wear in Italy? Here's a very detailed Italy packing list with everything you need to bring on your next trip.

Off Topic

A medical emergency on a plane - this is a first person account of what happens

Losing consciousness in seat 2C on a flight from Dehli to...

A first-person account of how a medical emergency on a plane feels like
Me looking out at the valley of Paro in Bhutan

Intolerance, racism and bad behavior – musings on the dark side...

You might think traveling is all about tolerance and learning about new cultures. Despite the positive side, many people fall back to bad habits while on the move. Here are some of my experienced.
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An open letter to Pinterest

A little, but important post about how bloggers get abused on Pinterest.