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Travelling in the Baltics

There’s no doubt about it, the Balkans had definitely been a highlight on my four month tour of Europe. Bulgaria, Albania and Macedonia had totally surpassed my expectations and I was ready to explore the rest of Europe. This time though, it was the turn of the Baltic states made up of Lithuania, Latvia and… Continue Reading…

My Favourite Places in Italy

There’s no denying it, Italy is probably one of the most romantic countries in the world and has got to be a girl’s dream destination: great food, fab ice-cream, Roman history, home of the cappuccino, and of course Italian men. Who wouldn’t want to come here? If you don’t want to be surrounded by couples however, avoid the… Continue Reading…

Oktoberfest in Bratislava

Oktoberfest was near approaching and wanting to escape the huge crowds of Munich and the overpriced camp sites, I decided to spend this beer-swilling festival in somewhere a little bit different; and as I wasn’t travelling solo for this part of the trip, I met up with a friend to spend Oktoberfest in Bratislava; the capital… Continue Reading…

24 Hours in Belgrade

Serbia may have a turbulent past and a controversial present with its relationship with Kosovo but with talks of joining the European Union membership, times are changing for the former Yugoslavian state. It was only 15 years ago that the capital, Belgrade was scarred by NATO bombings and today it’s not really the city that attracts the… Continue Reading…

Top 10 Things to Do in Bulgaria

If you’re looking for a country with absolutely everything then Bulgaria should be on your bucket list. It’s oozing with tradition, coastline and ancient cities and to add to its appeal it’s incredibly cheap making it a perfect destination for anyone on a budget. But what is there to see? Lots and you’ll need much… Continue Reading…

The Red Light District

Walking around the Red Light district in Amsterdam I was shocked. Not shocked by the scantily-clad women, the seedy back streets or the men lining up for their evening entertainment but shocked because it wasn’t anything like that at all! It was so….normal. There were couples taking an evening stroll, families walking along the canal,… Continue Reading…