I’ll be honest, when I first considered going to Oktoberfest, I saw it as a tick box experience that Kiwis HAVE to do when they live on this side of the world… I gathered my squad, booked a spot with Stoke Travel and ordered a dirndl (from Amazon for £25, absolute bargain), and jumped on an early Saturday morning flight […]
Hogmanay, is the original and the best New Year’s Eve celebration, set amongst Edinburgh’s ancient streets, where belting out Auld Lang Syne isn’t just acceptable, but mandatory, the festival being where the famous NYE song originated and was made internationally famous. But we don’t expect you to make the journey to Scotland for that song […]
Es ist immer dasselbe Problem, du willst die Welt sehen, aber du kannst dir kaum dein Mittagessen leisten. Dabei hilft dir Instagram auch nicht, wenn du permanent deine Freunde auf Fotos siehst, wie sie vor den weißen Wänden in Santorini posen und du steckst zuhause im Alltagstrott fest.
As we come to autumn of 2018, you might be thinking to yourself that the festival fun is all over. I’m here to tell you you’re wrong! The party is just about to get started in Munich for the infamous Oktoberfest which starts on the 20th September and runs through to October 8th.
Are you sad to see summer go? With its passing the days have suddenly gotten too short, classes have started up again, and it’s no longer feasible to wear a speedo from sunrise to sunset. On the plus side, you can throw on a cute coat, kick some dead leaves, and gear up for a […]
I’m a serial solo traveller, so group travel is an entirely new experience. Solo travel comes with many perks (I get to do what I want, when I want, and how I want) but, as I learned this past weekend, group travel can open the doors to new experiences that you wouldn’t normally consider when […]
Europe, because of how vast it is and with over 50 countries, still hasn’t developed one solid route that everyone takes. That’s why it’s important that if you’re a solo traveller, you know where the top destinations are to meet others!
It’s been a long, hot summer across Europe … but, alas, it’s finally over. Did we hear a sigh? No reason to be down because we’re thinking about where the party schedule will take us this fall and winter. As usual, we have a couple of ideas … come on, people, we’re expats in Europe! […]
Oktoberfest is the most famous celebration of beer in the world, in 2017, over seven million people flocked to Munich, with that many people and over 30 beer tents to choose from, not to mention the carnival and vendor tents, the first time at Oktoberfest can be a daunting experience, but at Stoke Travel we’ve been […]
Aside from all the obvious and super annoying methods such as not going out for brunch three times a week, there are ways you can be super cash savvy and save while you’re travelling. Let us talk you through it.