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Bohemian Switzerland : Full Travel Guide

By on Published: September 23, 2019 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in CZECH REPUBLIC, Europe with 4 Comments
Bohemian Switzerland : Full Travel Guide

I have to be honest, until about a year ago I had not even heard of Bohemian Switzerland… and that’s despite having travelled previously to the 2 major cities nearest to it – namely Dresden in Germany and Prague in the Czech Republic. And this maybe gives you some idea of a) how off the […]

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The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

By on Published: September 12, 2019 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Travel Gear & Packing, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

It’s a funny old thing when, after you’ve been backpacking for over 15 years, you find yourself looking to purchase a carry on suitcase, instead of a tattered old rucksack, and realise, with an alarming alacrity that you’re suddenly getting older! I guess it happens to the best of us! Because let’s be honest carry […]

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The Unmissable English Castles of Kent & Sussex

By on Published: May 7, 2019 | Last Updated: August 19, 2019 in Europe, UK with 0 Comments
The Unmissable English Castles of Kent & Sussex

Coastal Kent and Sussex were England’s most vulnerable counties to attack from those overseas for hundreds of years, so it’s probably no surprise for you to hear that both counties have more than their fair share of castles and fortresses. Whether they were built during the Norman Conquest of the 11th century or the relatively […]

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21 Cheap Things to Do in Eastern Europe

By on Published: April 15, 2019 | Last Updated: September 8, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Eastern Europe, Europe with 2 Comments
21 Cheap Things to Do in Eastern Europe

So many countries, such a small a part of the world, so much to do there, so little time! Yup, if you’re anything like me, this is exactly how you’ll feel about your travels in Eastern Europe! For some reason, it seems we to try and cram more into our adventures here than anywhere else! […]

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The 5 Best Bucharest Hostels

By on Published: January 7, 2019 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, ROMANIA with 0 Comments
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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The 5 Best Prague Hostels

By on Published: December 20, 2018 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, CZECH REPUBLIC, Europe with 1 Comment
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 Common Mistakes Every Traveller Visiting Ukraine Makes

By on Published: December 5, 2018 | Last Updated: December 14, 2019 in Europe, UKRAINE with 8 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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How To See Dubrovnik for Less than 80 Euros!

By on Published: November 19, 2018 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in 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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21 Brilliant Hacks to Save Money When Travelling Eastern Europe

By on Published: October 29, 2018 | Last Updated: February 25, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, Travel Tips with 6 Comments
21 Brilliant Hacks to Save Money When Travelling Eastern Europe

I honestly couldn’t believe how wonderfully cheap Eastern Europe was when I toured the region this summer. It really is a backpacker beauty of a destination and I don’t know if there’s too many other places in the world where your money could go further on some seriously great adventuring. That said, there’s always some […]

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8 Fun Things to Do in Bucharest… On a Budget!

By on Published: September 17, 2018 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, ROMANIA with 5 Comments
8 Fun Things to Do in Bucharest… On a Budget!

There’s no denying Bucharest, the capital of Romania, is a strange city. Visiting it as part of my grand Eastern European tour, I was accustomed to visiting capital cities with glaring attractions, landmark sites and streets upon streets of action. Getting to Bucharest – a city with no discernible centre, aside from a rather drab […]

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