Weekend trips in the Netherlands

Are you looking for some nice weekend trips within the Netherlands? There are so many great places to visit there, from the national parks to some charming Dutch towns. With so many choices, it could be hard to pick a place to visit in the Netherlands. To help you out, in this blog post, I’m going to share with you some of my favourite places. 

Veliki Tabor Castle: Medieval Fort you shouldn’t miss while in Croatia

Veliki Tabor Castle

Veliki Tabor Castle is one of the best-preserved and most beautiful medieval fortresses in Croatia. It’s located in the Hrvatsko zagorje region, known for numerous beautiful historical castles. It was thoroughly restored a few years ago, so now it shines with a new light. Here is an overview of Veliki Tabor Castle’s history, legends and things you shouldn’t miss while visiting that fantastic place.

Zagreb City Guide: Tips from a Local

Zagreb in Croatia

Zagreb is my home town, and after living abroad for seven years, I’m back in Zagreb since last summer. It’s much smaller than some other European capitals, like Paris, London or Rome. But, with just around 800,000 inhabitants, it’s small enough to be very liveable, and big enough to feel like a large city. Here is my Zagreb City Guide with some of my favourite places and tips for visiting Zagreb like a local.

Rovinj Travel Guide: What to see & do in Rovinj (Croatia)

View from the sea to Rovinj in Istria

Rovinj is, without a doubt, one of the most gorgeous towns in Croatia. It has everything you need for that perfect summer vacation: old medieval town centre, many great restaurants and some amazing beaches. It’s located in the Croatian region of Istria, well known for its wines, olive oil and beautiful nature. After spending each summer there for the last ten years, I thought it’s finally time to share this Rovinj Travel Guide with you. It’s filled with some tips on what to see and do in Rovinj.

Summer in Art History

Summer in Art history

Summer was a frequent motif in many paintings throughout history. Starting in the Roman times, it was especially popular to show some of the allegories of different seasons in Renaissance and Baroque art. To celebrate the start of Summer here at the Culture Tourist, we curated some of the most beautiful paintings with a Summer theme in Art History for you. Enjoy!

Cork Midsummer Festival 2021

Cork Midsummer Festival 2021

Cork Midsummer Festival is an annual art event spanning different disciplines such as theatre, visual arts, performance, poetry etc. Organised in the Irish city of Cork, it reflects its host town as an inspiration. First hosted in 2008, this year’s Cork Midsummer Festival will take place both offline and online. Thus, making it an excellent opportunity for an international audience to join and enjoy festival activities from their homes.

Weekend in Hamburg with child friendly activities

Bicycle tied to a fence on Hamburg's canal

After spending a weekend in Hamburg, I’ve completely fallen in love with that city. It looks like Rotterdam’s and Copenhagen’s love child that was raised in Berlin. Cool and classy with a great attitude. It’s the second-largest city in Germany with almost two million people living in it. Often described as a large port and an industrial town, images of an unpleasant grey place are something many people have in their minds when thinking about Hamburg. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. I visited Hamburg a few times with my family, and here is my itinerary for the perfect child-friendly weekend in Hamburg.