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The 9 Best Budget Day Trips from London

By on February 18, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, UK with 0 Comments
The 9 Best Budget Day Trips from London

We all know London can be an expensive city – if you don’t know how to see it like a local that is – but what about getting out of the capital to discover some fabulous places around? Well just like the locals know how to do London cheaply, so they also know the best […]

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Visiting Auschwitz : A Practical Guide

By on January 28, 2019 in Europe, POLAND with 0 Comments
Visiting Auschwitz : A Practical Guide

The sort of place you don’t necessarily get excited about going to, but the sort of place you feel you need to go to, visiting Auschwitz can be something of a moral gauntlet when it comes to travel plans. Situated in the Eastern European country of Poland, this is a place with a dark history, […]

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The 5 Best Berlin Hostels

The 5 Best Berlin Hostels

There’s no denying it, Berlin is one of the most fun cities in the world. Wild, raucous, full of art, adventure and all night “alternativeness”, it’s hard not to be bowled over by the energy of the German capital. And amazingly, sat on the edge of Eastern Europe, Berlin is delightfully affordable for a European […]

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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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