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Our blog contains both travel stories from far away countries and articles about current issues and news from all around the world!

Asia - Continent of Contrasts

Asia is not only the biggest continent by area and population, it is also a place with a huge cultural and natural diversity. Here you will not only find the highest mountain peak, the deepest lake, and some of the highest buildings in the world, but also stunning beaches, numerous volcanoes and countless historically significant cities. In this section, we would like to provide insights into some of the most fascinating places in Asia, based on experiences that were made by other travelers and Giving Getaway’s travel experts.

Australia and Oceania

With Australia as the biggest country and flagship of the region, Oceania spreads over a vast area that impresses with diverse landscapes and a unique flora and fauna. In total, Oceania consists of 14 countries and can be divided into three groups of islands: the continental islands, the high islands, and the low islands, with each group having different characteristics. In this section, we would like to present some of the most beautiful places of this region, shared by travelers from all around the world and our Travel Experts who share their firsthand experiences.

Black Lives Matter - Why Hate is not the Answer

People aren’t born racist – they learn to be racist. It takes time, effort and courage to help people unlearn racism, but as long as we speak up, listen carefully and talk to people without judging, it is possible to change their minds. Find out why I think that racism is rather a popular misconception than a pandemic and why I think that hate is never wins.

The Macaronesian Islands

The Macaronesian Islands, short Macaronesia, are a collection of the four main archipelagos in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Canary Islands, the Azores, Madeira and Cape Verde. These volcanic island groups are known for its unique and diverse landscapes, and while some of the islands already became famous tourist destinations, others are still relatively unknown to the general public and are yet to be explored. In this blog section, our Travel Experts and travelers from all around the world share their stories and experiences of visiting some of the most beautiful places in Macaronesia!

The Balkan Series

Browse through our series of blog posts about the Balkans and learn more about its fascinating places and its turbulent history. Here you will find interesting stories, firsthand experiences and useful travel tips from our Travel Experts who set out to explore countries like Croatia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzigovina, Montenegro and many more! Make sure to frequently check this page for new reading material, as we will provide you with brand-new blog posts on a regular basis!

Underrated Cities in Germany

These lesser-known German cities are a treasure trove of some of the most stunning historic towns and quaint villages and districts. Its ancient buildings, cathedrals, castles, and infinite beauty are all worth admiring. Moving further, here is Giving Getaway’s take on the top 10 underrated cities in Germany that your next travel planning guide should consist of.

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It is almost impossible to travel to foreign countries without meeting interesting people who have fascinating stories to tell. Isn’t that what makes every trip special? We from Giving Getaway think so, and that is why we would like to give you the chance to share your travel story on our website and get a link back to your travel related blog, website and/or social media channel(s) in return!