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9 Totally Underappreciated Things About Ostrava in the Czech Republic

By on Published: November 1, 2018 | Last Updated: February 6, 2020 in CZECH REPUBLIC, Europe 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!

By on Published: October 31, 2018 | Last Updated: February 6, 2020 in Europe, UKRAINE with 8 Comments
25 Unforgettable Things to do in Lviv!

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 my […]

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Want To Drive Cyprus? The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need!

By on Published: October 27, 2018 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in CYPRUS, Europe with 0 Comments
Want To Drive Cyprus? The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need!

Let me be straight here. I’m an awful driver. Really awful. Or at least I think I’m awful. So maybe the point is rather that I’m not an awful driver, but that I’m a nervous driver. Because quite frankly the thought of driving anywhere, especially in a foreign country, usually makes me feel extremely nervous! […]

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Places To Visit in Romania: 6 You Can’t Miss

By on Published: October 25, 2018 | Last Updated: December 8, 2019 in Europe, ROMANIA with 6 Comments
Places To Visit in Romania: 6 You Can’t Miss

Snuggled over in the east of Europe, Romania often feels like the land time forgot. Out of the countries I’ve wandered in this part of the world, Romania consistently stood out as a destination belonging, at least in part, to a different age. Even travelling here in 2018, it felt hard at times to believe […]

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Shining Bright with Boutique Beauty: Lyhnos

By on Published: October 24, 2018 | Last Updated: December 23, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, CYPRUS, Europe, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
Shining Bright with Boutique Beauty: Lyhnos

It means oil-lamp, in case you didn’t know. Lyhnos. The name rolls off the tongue softly but brightly – the ‘y’ drawn out, the ‘s’ at the end clipping it to a close with a determined vibrancy. And it burns softly and brightly too this lyhnos. Bright with a beautiful distinction and soft with an […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Bulgaria for Backpackers

By on Published: October 18, 2018 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, BULGARIA, Europe with 2 Comments
Top 10 Things to Do in Bulgaria for Backpackers

I bl**dy loved Bulgaria. Quite honestly, it’s as simple as that. In fact out the whole 11 countries I toured in Eastern Europe this summer, it’s only Bosnia Hercegovina and Montenegro that came even close to toppling Bulgaria from my top spot. For 1, it’s incredibly cheap – a massive plus point in my budget […]

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Top 5 Experiences for Tours in Lhasa, Tibet

By on Published: October 15, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2019 in Asia, TIBET with 2 Comments
Top 5 Experiences for Tours in Lhasa, Tibet

Located mightily and beautifully on the slopes of Northern Himalayas the 1,300-year old capital city of Tibet, Lhasa is an utterly unique destination. The most popular location in the country for travellers, it’s no surprise given the sights on offer here! From the breathtaking views of Potala Palace to the pilgrim crowds around Barkhor Street, […]

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The Complete Backpacker Guide to Kotor, Montenegro

By on Published: October 8, 2018 | Last Updated: February 25, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, MONTENEGRO with 9 Comments
The Complete Backpacker Guide to Kotor, Montenegro

Let’s be clear here peeps, you need to get to Kotor in Montenegro and you need to do it soon! For while this gem of Adriatic beauty has been discovered by travellers, it’s not yet overrun with them. However, if nearby Dubrovnik is anything to go by, it soon will be! For Kotor is every […]

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Backpacking Bosnia Herzegovina: 18 Top Tips

By on Published: October 1, 2018 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in BOSNIA, Budget Travel Ideas, Europe with 4 Comments
Backpacking Bosnia Herzegovina: 18 Top Tips

The hidden gem of Bosnia Herzegovina is a budget traveller’s delight. Snuggled in the midst of the Balkans, this country is just creeping onto the backpacker radar and as such, prices are still low, crowds are still thin and the scenery is truly spectacular. Of course, no one can discuss visiting this country and not […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Belgrade for Backpackers

By on Published: September 24, 2018 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, SERBIA with 0 Comments
Top 10 Things to Do in Belgrade for Backpackers

Let me spell it out quite clearly from the beginning – I was absolutely amazed by Belgrade in Serbia. Honestly, I had quite limited expectations about this city (and Serbia in general) almost entirely because I’d failed to do any research and was therefore appalling ignorant about the whole place. But while there’s no excuse […]

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