Group travel is great but it’s hard to maintain those pre-holiday levels of excitement as you argue with your parents over whether to sit by the pool or visit a Roman fort. Or, as you stare in silence as the waiter places the bill in the centre of your friends and you attempt to subtract two tap waters and a bag of crisps from a €200 tab.
As travellers ourselves, we understand that group travel can have its ups and downs and that if not kept under a close eye those downs have the potential to sour a great trip.
So, we’ve consulted the experts, we’ve looked back on our own travels, we’ve remembered where it all went wrong and, more importantly, where it all went right and we’ve put together this handy little list of our top tips for travelling with groups. Read More
Paris, the city of love, art, and fashion. Home to many of the worlds most famous monuments and landmarks. A city connected by wide boulevards lined with cafes, boutiques, and bistros. Luxury and fine taste are synonymous with Paris but how expensive it? What are the costs of everyday things like a glass of wine, or the price of a taxi from the airport? Read More
All capital cities like to blend the old and the new but few do it with quite as much style… or “stil”… as Norway’s Oslo. This tight-knit and compact city, which is lined by mountains to the north and sea to the south, has a fascinating past (proudly displayed in any one of its many, many, many museums). But these days, Oslo is very much a city that’s looking towards the future.
There isn’t another city in Europe like Amsterdam. In fact, there isn’t another city in the world like Amsterdam. Nowhere else does art and excess go hand in hand so readily. Amsterdam is alive by day, and by night. If you are wondering ‘is Amsterdam expensive?’ Here is our spending guide for “the Dam”.
When your friend picks up the bill, now you can pay them back instantly via the WeSwap iOS or Android apps. ✨
This is surprise #2 of our summer of People-Powered Surprises.