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Welcome to Berlin
Ohrid, a Macedonian Paradise
Albanian Adventures: Seaside and the City
The Monasteries of Meteora and Ypapanti
Around Europe in 80 Drinks
Welcome to Berlin
Welcome to Berlin

Guten tag! Welcome to Berlin! We flew into Berlin on a discount airline from Thessaloniki in early July, and the whole city of seemed to be relishing the summer sunshine. We found a very affordable campsite inside the city on the Berlin-Spandau Ship Canal at Hotel und City Camping Nord. It was perfect: well-within our ... Read more

Ohrid, a Macedonian Paradise
Ohrid, a Macedonian Paradise

Ohrid has a little bit of everything you could hope for in an interesting vacation spot. The Ohrid region is recognized by UNESCO for its unique natural and cultural significance.

Albanian Adventures: Seaside and the City
Albanian Adventures: Seaside and the City

Something we learned very quickly in Albania is that you kind of have to take a leap of faith when it comes to travel. Public transit options are essentially buses, furgons (“minibuses”), and hitchhiking. All fine and good, but trying to find information for your route online is at best horribly frustrating and at worst ... Read more

The Monasteries of Meteora and Ypapanti
The Monasteries of Meteora and Ypapanti

Leaving the mythology and wonder of Delphi behind, we hopped on a bus bound for Meteora. Meteora is a popular pilgrimage for those wishing to visit one of the most spectacular complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries.

Around Europe in 80 Drinks
Around Europe in 80 Drinks

Most loved and strongly disliked drinks in Europe! A journal about the 44 different beers, wines and spirits we tasted while traveling through Europe.

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Around Europe in 80 Drinks

Most loved and strongly disliked drinks in Europe! A journal about the 44 different beers, wines and spirits we tasted while traveling through Europe...

Treasures of the Vatican

You could say that the Roman Empire lives on though the Vatican. It was Emperor Constantine the Great who built the original church on Vatican hill, over the grave of Saint Peter himself.  After the...

Bamberg’s Smoky Charm

Bamberg has stumbled out of a medieval fantasy, trailing the seductive, smoky scent of Rauchbier behind it. If enchantment is the game, Bamberg is top of its class luring you in with hearty food...

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A Crash Course in British Castles
Icelandic Myths and Creatures
Free stuff Around the World
Christmas Tales Around the World
List of Travel Gear Essentials
A Crash Course in British Castles
A Crash Course in British Castles

Castles, impenetrable fortresses of carved stone blocks atop rocky crags, are truly an awesome sight to behold.

Icelandic Myths and Creatures
Icelandic Myths and Creatures

Amongst the black rocks of Iceland lay ancient magic, since the giant ogre named Ymir appeared out of the thawing drops of a new, and fierce, world.

Free stuff Around the World
Free stuff Around the World

Free Opportunities to Travel So a friend of mine recently showed me some great websites for free tours, and it got me thinking about how many cheap touring opportunities are out there, even in our home towns, that we never know about until someone points it out…

Christmas Tales Around the World
Christmas Tales Around the World

Christmas is a popular holiday for many countries around the world, but it doesn't mean that we all like to celebrate it the same way.

List of Travel Gear Essentials
List of Travel Gear Essentials

Our Recommended Gear for your Next Adventure Living out of your backpack for a few months will quickly teach you what gear is essential and what is a waste of space. For those who want to travel light but also be prepared for a sleep outdoors, our recommendations will have you ready for the adventures ... Read more

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List of Travel Gear Essentials

Our Recommended Gear for your Next Adventure Living out of your backpack for a few months will quickly teach you what gear is essential and what is a waste of space. For those who want to travel light...

Christmas Tales Around the World

Christmas is a popular holiday for many countries around the world, but it doesn't mean that we all like to celebrate it the same way...

Romanian Myths, Monsters, and Heroes

The epitome of dark myths and legends began deep within the wide forests of Romania, a country that was once harsh and full of mystery...

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