Most recent Liechtenstein blog posts
If you’ve never been on a solo travel trip before, here are a few tips that could come in quite handy for when you finally decide to go it alone.
With Brexit looming and an uncertain political and financial climate, is 2019 the perfect time to book a staycation?
So last June I went to Paris for my birthday with my girlfriend. I decided to make a vlog while I was there, which turned out to pretty poor. So without further ado, prepare to be underwhelmed by watching the world’s worst Paris vlog.
If you’re heading to Helsinki on a city break, why not hop across the Gulf of Finland and spend a day in Tallinn, Estonia’s cool, medieval capital?
If you’re heading to Tallinn, Estonia’s cool, medieval capital, here’s what you need to know from food and drink to public transport and must-see attractions.
Here are five tips I have picked up while travelling to over 60 countries that have helped me save and fund my travels.
Before you travel to Vietnam, check out these five pieces of must-know information about this Southeast Asian nation.
I recently read that Estonia is the poorest country in the Eurozone, but after visiting Tallinn, I found that it is one of the world’s richest nations.
If you’re looking for a party holiday, then why not consider one of these awesome destinations?
Manchester-based FlightDelayClaim are working to reclaim money set aside to compensate eligible passengers for travellers affected by flight delays and cancellations.
Read my interview with Mayer Hersh, a Polish Jew who survived nine concentration camps in World War II including the most infamous of them all - Auschwitz.
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?
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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.