Most recent Liechtenstein blog posts
I was delighted when Westbeach - a Canadian clothing company - sent me some clothes to try on. Here’s why I thought they were just right for travel.
To improve the Travelling Tom blog, it may be necessary to take a step back - a break of sorts.
If you’re on the road and you’re a digital nomad, here’s what to look for in a coworking space.
If you’re looking for a domestic holiday this summer, then check out one of these incredible UK destinations.
Before you book your next hotel, hostel or Airbnb, check out these five awesome tips to help you save money on your accommodation.
Explore Africa’s amazing coastline with a trip to one of the continent’s best beach destinations.
From the world’s largest waterfall to incredible marine life, here are five amazing experiences you can have in Africa.
If you’re planning a trip to the Philippines, here are 10 things you should know before stepping on the plane.
We’re now well into 2019, but I wanted to share what I have in mind for Travelling Tom for the rest of the year.
To see everything I got up to and to see what you can do on a trip to Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana, watch my 180 second guide
As 2016 came to a close, I decided to throw together a video to give you a little insight into what I got up to in my first year of travelling each and every month.
You’ll already know that London, Paris and Tokyo serve up some of the world’s best food, but here are seven cheaper and less-crowded alternatives that are just as appetising.
Christmas is only 10 days away, and if you’re still looking to buy for the traveller in your life, here’s a guide on what (and what not) to get.
Despite being greeted by rough outskirts littered with bullet holes, I was pleasantly surprised by what I found, I was pleasantly surprised by what I found in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Watch to see what I got up to when I travelled to Belgrade in December 2016, where I spent two days cramming in sights and seeing what Serbia’s biggest city had to offer.
Nothing says feel-good like a trip to one of these happy-go-lucky nations. How many have you been to?
Travelling to Thailand next summer? Here are three destinations you won’t want to miss.
After being inspired by a fellow travel blogger, I made a list of the places I hope to visit in 2019.
There is always an opportunity to capture new experiences and memories, so why not grab your essentials, pack them up and transform an upcoming weekend into a short holiday?
My blog is three today, so I’ve compiled a list of my favourite travel experiences over the past 12 months.
If you want to see exactly what we got up to in Minsk, Belarus, one of Europe’s most intriguing capitals, watch this travel vlog.
Here’s a look at a variety of devices that will help make getting through your next flight that little bit easier.
We got podcast five up and running following some technical issues and talked about our political views (saucy), drone flying (scary) and how we overcame a long and frustrating day (angry).
While sprawling metropolises are headline acts in Europe, there are plenty of smaller destinations which pack a big punch without the crowds
Travelling for work leaves little time to explore, travelling to catch up with friends can be hectic, but travelling with the intention of catching a sporting event is a different kettle of fish. Here are some sporting experiences you can try on your travels.
This week we were delighted to welcome another guest onto the show and were joined by Kieren from GotMyBackpack. Kieren has been blogging since the start of the year and talked to us about his first few months as a travel blogger.
Malta is an island with several fantastic cities, all brimming with history and culture. Here’s where you need to visit on a Maltese holiday.
Australia’s Gold Coast hosted the Commonwealth Games earlier this year, but which other Commonwealth destinations are great for a holiday?
The Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and One World Trade Centre are some of New York’s most popular attractions, but what does it have to offer away from the crowds? Here’s a look.
Eastern Europe is a hotbed of safe, lively and fascinating city break destinations which are, largely, unspoilt by tourists. Here are five of the best.
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Liechtenstein is a micronation in central Europe, bordered by Switzerland to the west and Austria to the east. It is also a principality, headed by Prince Hans-Adam II, but although the prince retains some powers there is a traditional government in place, led by Prime Minister Adrian Hasler.
It is one of the world’s most wealthy countries and has been listed by the CIA as having the highest GDP per capita. Much of its citizens’ wealth can be attributed to its status as a tax haven. Liechtenstein is named after its original ruling family, who first gained the fief of Vaduz in the 17th century.
Did you know?
Liechtenstein has no army and maintained neutrality throughout both world wars.
The national anthem of Liechtenstein, "Oben am jungen Rhein" ("High on the young Rhine") uses the same melody as the United Kingdom's national anthem, "God save the Queen."
Liechtenstein is the world's leading manufacturer of false teeth. Based in Schaan, a company called Ivoclar Vivadent makes 20% of total false teeth sales worldwide each year.
You can rent the entire country for $70,000 per night, for a minimum of two nights.
Women only got the right to vote in national elections Liechtenstein in 1984, after a male-only referendum turned out a 51.3% result in favour of the change. Despite that, women still couldn't vote in local elections until that was overturned in 1986.