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The Best Backpacking Bulgaria Itinerary

The Best Backpacking Bulgaria Itinerary

Anyone here not a fan of Bulgaria? Go on, hands in the air… Nope, thought not! Ok, so maybe you haven’t actually been to Bulgaria yet, but trust me, after you have, you won’t have your hands in the air either. Because this country is a delight to travel, especially for those of us adventuring […]

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The 16 Best Hostels in Eastern Europe

The 16 Best Hostels in Eastern Europe

11 countries in 2 months is exactly the sort of moves you can pull in Eastern Europe with so many small countries packed in alongside each other. And those are just the sort of moves I did pull recently, when I spent the best part of the summer enjoying this glorious part of the world. […]

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The 5 Best Bucharest Hostels

The 5 Best Bucharest Hostels

Perhaps one of the weirdest European capitals, I’ve got to say that despite this (or perhaps because of it!) I was rather drawn to bizarre Bucharest. The biggest city in Romania – a country that sits between Bulgaria, Serbia, Moldova, Ukraine and Hungary, but is utterly unlike any of them – it’s perhaps no surprise […]

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Why I Loved Mostar in Bosnia Hercegovina

By on December 27, 2018 in BOSNIA, Europe with 0 Comments
Why I Loved Mostar in Bosnia Hercegovina

If you weren’t aware, Bosnia Hercegovina is the new kid on the travel block in Eastern Europe and it’s absolutely freaking brilliant! Cheap, easy to travel, fascinating and drop-dead gorgeous, I was quickly taken with this little Balkan country and perhaps never more than by its second city of Mostar. Located in the south, Mostar […]

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The 5 Best Prague Hostels

The 5 Best Prague Hostels

Everyone knows that Prague is a backpacker mecca. Situated in the heart of Europe, oozing character and charm, history and heritage, I’m not going to go on right now about why you should visit this gorgeous city. Instead, I’m going to presume that you’ve already made the wise decision to go there and get right […]

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10 Best Things to Do in Romania for Backpackers

By on December 13, 2018 in Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, ROMANIA, Top 10's with 0 Comments
10 Best Things to Do in Romania for Backpackers

Getting straight to the point – Romania is incredibly cheap. In fact, I think it’s maybe one of the cheapest countries to travel in Europe and therefore ideal for those of us on rather a tight budget! But with some great cities, stunning mountains and even a protected wetland area, Romania isn’t just great for […]

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The Complete Eastern Europe Packing List for Backpackers

By on December 6, 2018 in Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, Gear with 0 Comments
The Complete Eastern Europe Packing List for Backpackers

Despite occupying a relatively small geographic area, Eastern Europe covers a surprising number of countries, terrains and topographies. From the soaring peaks of Slovakia to the beaches of Croatia, the lakes of Bulgaria to the ancient cities of Ukraine – this part of the world packs a mean punch when it comes to diversity and […]

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10 Common Mistakes Every Traveller Visiting Ukraine Makes

By on December 5, 2018 in Europe, Top 10's, UKRAINE with 0 Comments
10 Common Mistakes Every Traveller Visiting Ukraine Makes

Ukraine… whoever thinks of going to Ukraine? Not me to be honest… until I went that is and discovered this huge country in Eastern Europe was actually WAY WAY better than I expected. Far from Soviet grey, drab and depressing – I found some gorgeous countryside, some thriving cities and a whole lot of loveable […]

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15 Amazingly Cheap Things to Do in Sarajevo, Bosnia

By on November 26, 2018 in Backpacking, BOSNIA, Budget Travel Ideas, Europe with 0 Comments
15 Amazingly Cheap Things to Do in Sarajevo, Bosnia

For a capital, it’s amazing how small a city can be. Any that’s coming from someone who comes from a small place already! Yes the capital of Bosnia Hercegovina – Sarajevo – is more like a charming provincial town than a bustling metropolis and pretty much sums up the whole vibe in this country. Quaint, […]

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Your Budget Travel Guide to Munich

By on November 22, 2018 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, GERMANY with 6 Comments
Your Budget Travel Guide to Munich

Munich is a city that has it all. The architecture is fabulous and includes opulent palaces, a basilica in high Italian baroque, and an impressive modern Konzerthaus made from glass. Here you can find world-class museums, an Olympic stadium and some of the world’s best beer houses and festivals; Munich birthed Oktoberfest back in 1810, […]

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