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The best train journeys in Europe

    There is nothing more romantic than a train journey in a foreign country. The train takes you through one impressive landscape after another. The only thing you hear as an observer is the uninterrupted, rhythmic sound of the carriages....

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Culinary trips around the world

    One of the best things about holidays is enjoying the local cuisine. Unknown dishes with the most delicious ingredients make our mouths water. We love to sniff out the scent of special herbs and spices. We have listed our favourite...

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The best travel resolutions for 2022

    What good intentions do you have for the new year? There are still all kinds of travel restrictions. But that shouldn't stop you from making holiday and travel resolutions. Here are our best travel resolutions for 2022. Best travel...

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Happy New Year!

    The year 2021 is a thing of the past. We now look to the future with confidence.With more and more people being vaccinated and boostered against COVID, we expect more countries worldwide to open their borders. In the meantime, just get inspired by our...

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Top 5 city trips abroad: these are the best ones in 2021

    Travelling abroad had many restrictions this year. But we were still able to visit many beautiful cities. Some close by, some a bit further away. The top 5 most beautiful city trips abroad We have compiled a top 5 of the most beautiful...

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Best read blogs in 2021. Here are the top 10

    The year is almost over. Time to look back at this special 2021. We had several lockdowns this year, but fortunately there were also relaxations. We were even allowed to go on holiday to many foreign destinations. With the arrival of...

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The top 25 winter sports destinations in Europe

    How we long for a carefree winter holiday again! Especially after a period in which we had to miss the ski season. Fortunately, most ski resorts are open this winter. To make the choice a little easier, we’ll give you our top 25 winter...

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Best in Travel 2022 | bucket list destinations

    The cream of the crop. Unknown destinations for many travellers. Or tourist attractions that are worth visiting (again). Every year, that well-known publisher of travel guides, Lonely Planet, puts together a top 10. Together, they form...

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10 reasons to walk (more)

    We have all been "locked" in the house for a number of weeks now. All day long staring at the screen for another online meeting. In the evening we can't go to the gym or the tennis club, so we go to Netflix again. Have a drink with a bite to eat and we...

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Trip around the world with music

    The silver-travellers.com team left in April 18th for a digital musical world trip. Numerous beautiful songs are sung about cities and countries, or have something to do with travel and freedom. During the trip we will bring up many of these songs. When...

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Enjoy a virtual tour through flower park Keukenhof

    Flower park Keukenhof will unfortunately not be able to open in 2020 due to the coronavirus. As a result, more than a million people will miss out on the beautiful colours of the spring flowers in the park. In order to let everyone enjoy the colourful...

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To travel or not to travel

    Since we are officially dealing with a pandemic, according to the WHO, nearly the whole world has been under the spell of Covid-19, or the coronavirus. Among avid travellers, like us, the most frequently asked question in recent weeks on thousands of...

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What’s on your bucket list?

    Do you have a travel bucket list of destinations that you definitely want to see? Or activities that you would certainly like to have done once in your life on your holiday? We do! And we've been able to tick off a lot on our wish list. Naturally we have...

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New top attraction in Madrid: Linia Palace

    Madrid is not as well known as Barcelona for a city break yet the city has a lot of beautiful things to offer. We were surprised by the many highlights in Madrid. You can read about them in our blog on Madrid. Madrid has a new top attraction, too. The...

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Everything you need to know about early bird discounts

    These weeks you can't ignore it: tour operators want to tempt you into booking a summer holiday. Advertisements on TV, radio and in the newspapers are unmissable. But is it smart to make use of the early booking discount? We've written a blog about this...

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Happy New Year from silver-travellers.com!

    We have made it a kind of habit to end the old year each year at a (unique) destination outside the Netherlands and make a toast to a beautiful, healthy and travel-full new year. We are often asked which of these destinations we find most special. As an...

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Top 10 destinations over the Christmas holidays

    The Christmas break, a wonderful time. The magical atmosphere full of magical lights and the conviviality, make the Christmas holidays one of the most beautiful periods of the year for many. And so, we have provided our top 10 destinations for the...

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Exquisite holiday destinations in autumn

    The days get shorter, the temperature drops and the number of rainy days increases. For a wonderful holiday in the autumn, it's better to focus on other parts of the world. We will be happy to tell you what dream destinations you shouldn’t miss out on in...

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Tips for a carefree journey when renting a car

    We sometimes like to rent a car when we're on holiday abroad. The ultimate feeling of freedom and flexibility is the main reason for renting a car. But renting a car also offers the perfect opportunity to access places where you simply cannot get to...

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The best city trips in early autumn

    If you want to get away from it all for a few days between summer and autumn, a city break is a good idea. In a few days you can have an active holiday with many highlights. But what are the best city trips in early autumn? We have listed a...

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Guess the destination!

    At the end of July, we had very hot and dry weather in Western Europe. This first week of August we have seen nothing but rain. To ease the transition for those staying at home in the drizzly weather, we have organised a quiz, called 'Guess...

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What camera to take with you on your trip?

    When you travel to a dream destination, you obviously want to capture all that beauty. For yourself, but also for your family and friends. So, which camera should you take with you? There are several options. On our blog we provide you with...

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Local food specialties and hygiene

    One of the pleasures of traveling is experiencing the delicious food of your travel destination. The plentiful street food stalls in for example Vietnam will easily make your mouth water. However, the hygienic conditions in many countries...

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5 tremendous highlights of Thailand

    Approximately 40 million tourists visit Thailand every year to look for green jungles, crystal-clear warm sea water, fantastic cuisine, impressive culture and very friendly people. This elongated, large country is exotic, yet familiar and with ideal...

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Commemoration of D-Day

    In the early morning of 6 June 1944, one of the largest military operations in history began in Normandy. It was the Allied Forces' invasion to defeat the German occupiers. So in June, it will be 75 years since Operation Overlord was launched. Obviously,...

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10 not to be missed highlights of the Netherlands

    The Netherlands is famous for its windmills, cheese, tulips and the battle against so much water. That’s why many tourists come to visit this beautiful country every year.Due to the flat landscape, largely lying below sea level, the Netherlands is a...

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Latest travels in Western Europe

    Our latest travels in Western Europe took us to Germany and Switzerland.Germany is a beautiful country to celebrate holidays in all seasons as there is a lot to do. Nature is very varied in the different areas of Germany. If you want to be active,...

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Russia, the latest destination on our blog

    Russia is the largest country in the world. The main reason foreign tourists visit Russia is because of the country's rich history and many historical sights. The most famous sights are in and around the main cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, yet many...

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Happy New Year from silver-travellers.com!

    We have made it a kind of habit to end the old year each year at a (unique) destination outside the Netherlands and make a toast to a beautiful, healthy and travel-full new year. We are often asked which of these destinations we find most special. As an...

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Destinations to celebrate New Year’s Eve

    We have made it a kind of habit to end the old year each year at a (unique) destination outside the Netherlands and make a toast to a beautiful, healthy and travel-full new year. We are often asked which of these destinations we find most special. As an...

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Silver-travellers.com now also has its own YouTube channel

    Silver-travellers.com recently also has its own YouTube channel. We have set up some videos of our recent trip through West Papua, Mandalay in Myanmar, Kalimantan and our cycling tour through busy Hanoi in Vietnam (see below). In the near future, we will...

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In condition just in time for winter sports

    Enjoy a week of skiing. You'll have even more fun during your winter sports if you prepare your body for the effort you're going to make in the near future. Because the word says it all: winter sports is really SPORT! We would like to give you some tips...

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Dream destination Indonesia

    Indonesia is more than worth a visit. The highlights are so numerous that you can stay there for a long time. We have just returned from the paradisiacal islands of Raja Ampat in West Papua. But of course, the other islands, like Bali, Sulawesi,...

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The start of silver-travellers.com!

    We are proud that our blog is now truly "live"! We have been working hard on it of late and are happy with the result. However, it is even more important what you think! We are very curious about your reaction. You can respond through our Facebook page....

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