The Open Travel Index

Our partner OMIO has developed a new Open Travel Index, a handy way to determine if and when you can travel point-ot-point. You can stay updated on the latest travel regulations for your destination based on your current location including border status, quarantine restrictions and testing requirements, as well as find out what safety measures are in place from your…

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Driving Miss Basel

Basel, Switzerland, is home to over 30 museums, one of the more famous museums is the Kunstmuseum, which is the oldest museum in Switzerland and holds some of Europe’s most amazing collections of fine art. An interesting site in Basel is Kannenfeldpark, which is a park that was formerly used as a graveyard in the late 1800’s and now is…

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OK Tours!

Those in the know, know that Central Europe is still a hidden secret in many ways.  And one of the most beautiful and modern is Prague, in the Czech Republic.  If you have not explored this part of Europe, then you are missing a treat.  The Czech Republic is not a geographically large country, but it has a rich and…

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Fly abroad? Why not buy abroad!

2020 has been rough, in so many ways, and it looks like we will need to ease our way – very carefully – into 2021.  But, word has it that travel experts are targeting July 2021 for when we may be able to travel and get back to our lives again. One effect of 2020 is that situations have changed…

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You auto get to know Holiday Autos

Please welcome our new partner, Holiday Autos! Focused on Europe, Holiday Autos makes car hire easy. The find you the best price in car rental worldwide. The have 30,000 pickup locations in all major airports and also downtown. Their Customer Care Team is available 7 days of the week so if your plans change they can help. They offer free…

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Too much, the magic bus

Here’s a “cruise” that can literally take you everywhere. With the exciting splash into the Elbe, the HafenCity RiverBus becomes a ship and continues its journey up the Elbe.   The unique amphibious city cruises through Hamburg’s historic warehouse district, the sophisticated HafenCity and the authentic Rothenburgsort district. The “home port” is located at Brooktorkai 16 in the Speicherstadt, a UNESCO…

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Too sexy – Milan

Milan is a historic city known for its spectacular cathedral, but this classic city in Northern Italy offers tourists enough charming ancient buildings to keep you exploring for weeks. A car rental in Milan, Italy is the ideal way to tour this historic locale – renowned for its fashion and thought of as a hub for risk-taking contemporary art. Experience…

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Cruise control

Now, this is fun. If you can’t cruise for one reason or another, why not eavesdrop on all of the cruises that are at sea?  This website gives you that vicarious thrill. Explore MarineTraffic.com’s  information on the world’s ships is at your fingertips. This fun tool is from the Department of Product and Systems Design Engineering, University of the Aegean,…

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Give the gift of relaxation

Doesn’t this look nice? It’s in the Somme-Leuze Ardennes, Namur, Durbuy-La Roche-Bastogne region of Belgium. And you can have it all to yourself. Our partner Belvilla has hundreds of accommodations for rent, of all styles and prices .And one of the best features is that you can have the whole place to yourself. With Covid-19 still a threat around the…

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Boxing Day Away

Christmas Day is a big day in many countries around the world.  But, in many the following day, known as Boxing Day, can be just as exciting. So, why not treat yourself and relax in a luxurious hotel Boxing Day savings with minimum 20% off! Schedule in a little self-care. These hotels provide the perfect setting for rest and relaxation…

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Want something new for your travel list? Czech!

The Czech Republic is an old and modern jewel just waiting to be discovered.  Its capital, Prague is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Central Europe. It is a frontier of the modern West and the former Iron Curtain, hiding such beauty and elegance that you will be amazed. Prague has a bit of everything: historical monuments, admirable…

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Avoya . .aaahhh

Matouring is very happy to welcome Avoya Travel to our family of partners. Here’s a little about them…. At Avoya, we believe the very best vacation experiences promise more than any online booking engine alone can deliver. Technology will take you part of the way, but there are limits only real human interaction can overcome. At Avoya Travel, we combine…

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Sleeping your way through Europe

The national railway companies of Austria, Germany, France and Switzerland have announced new overnight train routes linking some of Europe’s largest cities. The new routes are intended to offer a more sustainable option for travelers to enjoy the continent’s beautiful and historic metropolises.  Some stations are spectacular, in more ways that one. In a press conference on December 8 the…

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The Schengen calculator

A European Visa calculator For visa-free visitors, duration of stay in the Schengen countries is up to 90 days over 180 days in retrospect. If you frequently visit these countries, in order to avoid a nightmare you have to check whether you have violated the EU requirement for a maximum of 90 days, considering the last 180 days. Schengen Visa…

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Lithuania mania!

One of the most beautiful and friendly countries in Europe, Lithuania is a hidden gem. But that may soon not be the case, as the country is opening its doors for those looking for a new experience. If you want a change, this is a wonderful opportunity.  And the Lithuanian government makes it easy – they’ve created an easy-to-navigate plan…

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British Bareways

A London Heathrow-based flight attendant for British Airways has deleted most of her social media accounts as an airline investigation is underway to uncover her identity, after the U.K.’s Sun newspaper revealed that she offered illicit onboard entertainment to passengers for a fee as well as selling worn items of clothing online to fetishists. The attendant, who also sells her knickers online, lures in…

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Just . . needs . . one . . last . . finishing . . touch

Some people thought it would never happen but: the BER is finally complete. With a delay of almost 10 years, Berlin’s new airport has officially opened its gates to passengers. The BER was originally designed in 1998 by renowned architects GMP. But is their former vision of a modern airport still up to date? We’ll take you on a tour.…

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