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Global travel blog that features travel stories on living, traveling and growing up in cities, villages and towns around the world!
Madrid is the capital of Spain, mostly known for its football team, the Real Madrid, and its museums, like the Prado or the Reina Sofia. But the city has so much more to offer! In this article, I will help you plan your trip, let you know where to stay to benefit from good services […]
On the way home from Barcelona, I read Teju Cole’s essay about trying to photograph the Swiss alps (Far Away From Here). He describes the way each photograph of something so familiar becomes a new doubt. In a place that every master has documented, an attempt to capture it anew risks boring, or betraying a […]
Suceava is a medium-sized town in the northeast of Romania with a rich history and cultural heritage. Inhabited since the Paleolithic era, the actual establishment of the city has been lost in the fog of time. But Suceava rose to fame in the middle ages under the rule of Stephen the Great as the capital city […]
AA left the Reykjavik airport grumpy. Not a single shop in the arrival hall had allowed him to buy a banana without a valid departure ticket. Hungry and thus primed, AA was not impressed with his first glance of Reykjavik proper, empty in the early morning light. “What are we in North Korea? Is this a […]
When you imagine a holiday at the English seaside, does it fill you with longing or horror? Do you think of picturesque beaches, steaming fish and chips and sunny strolls, or do you shiver with the thought of bright arcade lights, sunburnt families and getting attacked by seagulls? Now, I put my hands up and […]
I am going to share with you the troubles that happened to me on my way to Brno. Hopefully, I can help you avoid the problems I faced. But first, let me tell you a pre-story. I am a student from Estonia in my last year of my Master’s degree. I decided to go abroad […]
It was the trip of my life – my friend and I, two weeks, 200 euros and only one goal – to get to the sea in Montenegro. It was budget travel and a challenge for us. We crossed half of Europe by buses and trains, and met a couple of Italians in Belgrade, Serbia, […]
Although it was almost the end of March, the weather said otherwise – 27 degrees below zero with a snowy storm. However, the people around us, the atmosphere and the Russian spirit made us feel warm the entire time. I and 24 students from Europe were participating in an educational course in Yekaterinburg, Russia. It […]
“If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, Infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro’ narrow chinks of his cavern.” William Blake, Marriage of Heaven and Hell. “Indeed, Allah [alone] has knowledge of the Hour and sends down the rain and […]
It was March 2013 and I was sitting in a Starbucks in Richmond, London. You’d usually find me there between appointments with my personal training clients, so my friends jokingly referred to it as ‘my office’. Feeling my phone vibrate in my pocket, I pulled it out to read a message from my friend Louise: […]