Three best countries for campervan and motorhome trips in Europe are France, Spain and Germany according to Camperguru. We definitely agree with France and Spain, but has Camperguru team ever made a road trip to the Nordic countries? In Finland, Sweden and Norway it is allowed to camp for a couple of nights in inhabited areas.
EU has been running a program known as DiscoverEU in 2021 that promotes train travel in Europe. Now, free Interrail tickets have been made available to young EU residents.
Many digital nomads prefer cities when they plan for the destinations they intend to stay and work. Some remote workers have discovered the peace and quiet of countryside villages where outdoors adventures are close. The city of Lahti in Finland has taken remote work one step further: the city has set up workdesks in the forest outside the city.
Lapland covers the north of Finland, Sweden and Norway. It is a paradise for outdoors lovers who like to roam in wilderness. Road trips in majestic scenery are popular in summer, and fishermen like to try their luck in many wild rivers. There are destinations for remote workers as well, but you have to choose carefully because network coverage doesn’t reach every corner of the large wilderness region.
Dutch students have built a stylish electric campervan that they drove from the Netherlands to Spain’s southernmost tip Tarifa. Completed in mid-October, it was a 3000 km / 1800 mile journey, completely powered by solar energy, The vehicle has large solar panels on the roof that produce energy, especially in sunny Spain.
In California, a startup has been testing flying taxis for so long that it believes it will get the permission to carry passengers by 2024. There should be a market for this because this particular flying taxi can fly 240 km / 150 miles at the speed of 320 kmh / 200 mph, carrying four passengers. Uber and Boeing are developing eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) flying taxis as well.
Strasbourg Christmas market is regarded the largest and one of the oldest in Europe, but it is not the only one that is planning to be open at year-end 2021. The article lists the biggest markets that are open, but the situation can still change so have a plan B ready if you have made reservations but the event is canceled.
European airlines expect low prices for flights in Europe for the rest of 2021, but anticipate higher prices for 2022 and particularly for the summer 2022.