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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 2 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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How To See Dubrovnik for Less than 80 Euros!

By on November 19, 2018 in Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, CROATIA, Europe with 0 Comments
How To See Dubrovnik for Less than 80 Euros!

There’s simply no denying – Croatia is crazy expensive when it comes to budget travel in Eastern Europe and Dubrovnik seems to top the bill as the most expensive city in this part of the world. Thanks to its Game of Thrones popularity and the seemingly never-ending stream of cruise ships that dock in this […]

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13 Amazing Things to Do in Kiev, Ukraine

By on November 14, 2018 in Europe, UKRAINE with 0 Comments
13 Amazing Things to Do in Kiev, Ukraine

I have to be honest, the thought of visiting Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, didn’t immediately jump out at me. I’ve seen my fair share of ex-communist capitals and while I admire their architecture and find them culturally fascinating, seeing what I expected to be a grey, drab and dull ex-Soviet capital didn’t immediately appeal… […]

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Off the Beaten Track in Cyprus : Things to See

By on November 10, 2018 in CYPRUS, Europe, Off the Beaten Track with 0 Comments
Off the Beaten Track in Cyprus : Things to See

So, if you’re anything like me – a British child of the nineties who grew up on package holidays – then Cyprus will be equated with one thing and one thing only in your mind. And that is beach resorts, half-board packages, towel reservations by the pool and Fanta Orange at dinner… ok well maybe […]

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3 Ideal Eastern Europe Itineraries for Backpackers

3 Ideal Eastern Europe Itineraries for Backpackers

Eastern Europe really is a treasure trove for travellers. From incredible architecture and epic nightlife to gorgeous mountains and beautiful beaches, this diverse and delightful part of the world really does pack it all in. That’s not to mention the fairytale castles, the quirky coffeehouses, the rattling trams and the fiery Rakija! And who can […]

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9 Totally Underappreciated Things About Ostrava in the Czech Republic

By on November 1, 2018 in CZECH REPUBLIC, Europe, Off the Beaten Track with 0 Comments
9 Totally Underappreciated Things About Ostrava in the Czech Republic

Have you ever heard of Ostrava? Nope me neither! Or at least I hadn’t until I headed there as part of my Eastern Europe summer tour. Tucked in the corner of Czech Republic, this unassuming little city barely makes it onto the tourist radar, meaning it was exactly the sort of place I wanted to […]

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25 Unforgettable Things to do in Lviv That Prove Just How Quirky This Ukrainian City Is!

By on October 31, 2018 in Europe, Off the Beaten Track, UKRAINE with 2 Comments
25 Unforgettable Things to do in Lviv That Prove Just How Quirky This Ukrainian City Is!

Ever heard of Lviv? Nope, nor had I before I started my trip to Ukraine and began learning more and more about this gorgeous gem of a city located in the west of the country. A UNESCO World Heritage listed town, Lviv, with its great culinary offerings, artistic flavour and coffee obsession sounded right up […]

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