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.

Weekend Guide: Two days in Dubrovnik

View on the old town Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is probably one of the most famous places in Croatia. With its massive city walls, picturesque stone houses and historic old town, it comes with no surprise it’s getting so many visitors each year. To help you get the best of it, here is the Culture Tourist Dubrovnik weekend guide for a perfect two days in Dubrovnik. You’ll find here the full Dubrovnik itinerary for a stay in this city filled with art and history, together with some fun things to do.

Book Review – Ernest Hemingway: A Moveable Feast

Ernest Hemingway A Moveable Feast book

Besides being a fantastic writer and the Noble Prize in Literature winner, Ernest Hemingway was an expat, traveller and someone with a severe case of wanderlust. Many of his books are reflecting events from his life, happening during his travels or life abroad. However, our next book is an ode to the city, people he met while living in it, and the historical time he lived there. So here it is, Culture Tourist Book Review: Ernest Hemingway and his A Moveable Feast.

Discovering the Treasures Along the Mighty Mekong River

Exploring Mekong River

Known as the sixth longest river in Asia, the Mekong River spreads across East and Southeast Asia, covering an estimated length of almost five thousand kilometres. It runs through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam, and is a destination every traveller must explore at some point. Discovering the Treasures Along the Mighty Mekong River If you want to make the most of your visit to Mekong River, you take a charter cruise on the Mekong. This way, you get the opportunity to discover all the cultural and religious monuments and everything else this river hides alongside its basin. That…

Meet the Artist: Marija Ljubičić

I’m following the fantastic work of Marija Ljubičić for some time already. Among other things, she’s creating a round-shaped pastel illustrations showing the sites from around Europe. In that unusual format, these cities, buildings and monuments are presented from another perspective. Since Marija is combining art and travel in a fantastic way, I thought she would be a great artist to introduce in our next interview.

Rijeka City Guide: A walk through the historical centre of Rijeka

Rijeka City Guide

Situated in the northern part of the Croatian coastline, Rijeka is the third-largest city in the country. In Croatian, Rijeka literally means river. Because of the river Rječina, its location next to the coastline, and lots of rain it’s popularly called ‘the City that Flows’ among the locals. Despite that, it actually has a lovely Mediterranean climate. The city is multicultural and multiethnic, very rich in history and culture and a charming town to visit while in Croatia. With the help of this Rijeka City Guide, you can take a walk through the historic centre of Rijeka and explore some of its beautiful buildings, monuments and fascinating history.