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The Busiest Airports in Europe

Europe is cautiously starting to open up to travel again with summer 2021 certainly promising to be busier than summer 2020. That may even mean we’ll start seeing busy airports once more as people jet off for summer breaks. In this post, we’re going to look at the biggest and busiest airports in Europe. The passenger figures used for the top five rankings...

The Largest Subway Systems in the World

Today, we’re going to try to find the largest subway system in the world. As some of the world’s megacities continue to grow, there are many expanding subway, metro and underground systems catering to increasing numbers of passengers each year. That’s particularly the case in China which has expanded its five largest metro networks since the start of...

What is the sports capital of the world?

Today we’re going to head around the globe and look at some cities which lay claim to the title of sports capital of the world. With 2020 something of a write-off for major sports events, at least with spectators present, summer 2021 is shaping up to be a big one with huge delayed events such as Euro 2020 and the Tokyo Olympics taking place. Here are...

The Busiest air routes in the world

In this post we’re going to look at the busiest air routes in the world, or at least what they were before the pandemic disrupted domestic and international travel. We’ll look at the busiest domestic and international connections by annual passenger numbers, as well as the busiest air routes in every continent. The figures come from this post which...

Crossing the dangerous Darién Gap between Colombia and Panama

Travellers looking to get between South America and Central America have long faced a difficult dilemma. While the continents are connected by land, a tiny region called the Darién Gap linking Colombia and Panama makes the task of getting between two bordering continents surprisingly challenging. In this post, we’ll look at what the Darién Gap is, why...

The Top 10 Hottest Countries in Europe

Europe is a continent which experiences bitter winters with sub-zero temperatures common in much of Central, Eastern and Northern Europe from December to February. However things heat up rapidly during the summer months. In this post, we’re going to look at the hottest countries in Europe by average temperature. This is not an easy thing to measure....

A Backpacking Guide to Glacier National Park, Montana

If you look at a map of the USA, Montana hangs like a big sheet fluttering from the 39th parallel. Temperatures drop to just below freezing in winter and rise to a high of around 30C/85F in July – not uncomfortable for our few days of hiking at the start of summer. According to the US National Park Service there are eight parks in this vast state; some...

Work Exchange Opportunities – Summer 2021

Summer 2021 is upon us. While travelling continues to be challenging in many parts of the world due to the pandemic, there are still many opportunities for work exchange programs and volunteering abroad. In this post, we’re going to look at some of the most interesting opportunities currently available on Worldpackers in a variety of countries around...

The Best Airports in the World

In this post, we’re going to look at some of the best airports in the world. We’ve suggestions for the best one in every continent featuring some cutting-edge airports which more resemble giant malls or entertainment complexes than major air hubs. There have been plenty of studies into this matter and anyone can go on google and find the average rating...

The Most Visited Cities in the World

In this post, we’re going to hop around the world to find the most popular places on Earth with travellers. From historic European capitals to emerging Asian destinations, below you will find the top ten most visited cities in the world. The data comes from Mastercard’s Global Destinations Cities Index (2019) – figures relate to 2018 data. Recent reports...

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