local experience

Welcome To The New Knok – A Doorway To Meaningful Family Travel

Feb 28th, 2014

We are are excited to announce the new Knok!  Connecting like-minded families who want meaningful and unique travel experiences to be an integral part of their lives. We all want to lead extraordinary lives, and the best way we know how is … Continue reading

Travel Bloggers Reveal Their 100 Must-See Cities

Jan 31st, 2014

For those who don’t already know, 100 Cities is a Collaborative Travel Guide that Knok put together with the help of over 100 travel bloggers from around the world! The project was launched a year ago in February 2013, and we are … Continue reading

Top 5 European Christmas Market Countdown

Dec 18th, 2013

According to the history books, the very first Christmas market was held in the XV century in Dresden, Germany. Known as the birthplace of the seasonal marketplace, this tradition has since then spread throughout Europe like wildfire, leaving holiday cheer … Continue reading

A Locally-Curated Christmas Story

Dec 16th, 2013

…It was a few weeks before Christmas and all through the house the Yelpers were prepping the room for the first-ever Knok-hosted holiday bash! Light-up santa hats were placed round the room,  secret santa gifts were stacked under the tree, … Continue reading

How To Add Meaning & Joy To Your Family Holiday (Part I)

Dec 10th, 2013

During the holidays it’s a perfect time to start planning your next family vacation; however, before you find yourself automatically booking a stay for an all-inclusive resort or stuffy hotel, take a few minutes to read about a travel alternative that … Continue reading

3 Secret Santa Ideas To Save Your Wallet & Win You Friends

Dec 05th, 2013

The holidays are fast approaching and whether you plan a glorious staycation in your home town like me or whether you plan to do a last minute home swap to a more exotic location (for example this sweet escape in … Continue reading

10 Travel Blogs to Follow (Part II)

Nov 07th, 2013

We continue with part two of the 10 most knoktastic travel blogs of the blogosphere. If you consider yourself a globetrotter, then you’ll want to add these blogs to your reading list and feed your wanderlust brain with new destinations, cultural histories, … Continue reading

Book Review: The Definitive Guide to Home Exchanging

Oct 24th, 2013

If you’ve ever considered home exchanging, but had some reservations, the ebook The Definitive Guide to Home Exchanging is just what the travel doc ordered. The authors, Hannah and Chris, are a British couple who wanted to see the world. Like … Continue reading