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Hi, my name is Rose and welcome to Birds of Passage! Whether you are a solo-traveller looking for enriching stories behind the places you don’t want to take for granted, or a geeky adventurer looking for escapism in reality: Birds of Passage takes you on a flight to enchanting myths and histories in all sorts of places, all over the world. Looking for travel recommendations? Explore them through culture, nature and adventure.

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Making the most out of Edinburgh | on a budget

We all know the struggle: that eager feeling in the pit of your stomach to go out and explore the world, learn about different cultures, different people, rich histories, but at the same time facing the harsh reality of a bank account that, in all frankness, has seen better days. As a student myself, I…

Scotland, mo ghràidh

How come it took me 22 years to set foot in the land of lochs, legends, fairies, clans, castles, pipes & drums? Scotland, mo ghràidh, my love: you have earned a prime spot on top of my “most astounding and breathtaking countries I have ever visited” list (right next to New Zealand). Despite the gravely delayed visit,…

Popular London Markets

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life” – that’s what Samuel Johnson once said. And boy, is he right! The capital of England has great charm; the lovely British accent of the Londoners, the many different neighbourhoods to explore, the famous sights to see and of course the rich history of the…

Five reasons to visit Melbourne | Australia

Melbourne, or “Mel-bun” as the Aussies pronounce it, is the capital of the Australian state Victoria and the second most popular city of the country. Located in the South of Australia, the country has been rated the world’s most liveable city for the sixth year in a row. There has always been some feeling of competition…

Top 5 adventure activities whilst travelling

Adrenaline, isn’t it a wonderful thing? For all you adrenaline junkies out there, this post will be just your cup of tea! There are countless types of holiday activities; while some people prefer to spend their well-deserved holiday on the beach, explore culture and history during city-trips or love going on hikes in peaceful national parks, you’re…

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