Europe

Europe is blessed with having dozens of diverse nations, cultures, architectural styles and types of cuisine, all crammed into a (relatively) small space. Travelling around the continent is a breeze and while it’s not the cheapest place to travel (it’s more expensive the further west you go), it’s definitely worth every penny.

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10 Things To Do In Plovdiv, Bulgaria

It only takes a few minutes inside the historical old town, or a quick stroll along the 1.7km long pedestrian street to realize that Plovdiv is a special place all its own. Roman ruins, a fun bar scene, great shopping and super aylak (relaxed) people make this enchanting town a must see for any traveller visiting Bulgaria. ...
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Plovdiv, Bulgaria: A Must-Visit Balkan City

In the distance we could see the old town, looming on a cliff above us. Our taxi circled the perimeter of the town, choosing streets to turn down, only to arrive at a dead-end or a one-way. On more than one occasion, the city map was consulted by our driver, while he mumbled in Bulgarian, trying ...
Tips For Planning a Trip to Eastern Europe

Tips For Planning a Trip to Eastern Europe

We announced our travel plans on our YouTube channel a couple of weeks ago, and since then, our days and thoughts have been consumed with planning this epic trip. As with preparing for a journey anywhere in the world, there are many things to think about, and plan for, when embarking on a European adventure! ...
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Fantastic France: 5 Things to Do

The following article was written by Tom Mcloughlin. Read more about Tom in the author’s bio at the bottom of this post. There are so many more amazing places to visit in France than just Paris and the Eiffel Tower. There are some other excellent regions to visit such as Provence, Alsace, Burgundy, Normandy, Bordeaux, Brittany ...
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5 of the Best Mediterranean City Breaks

The following article was written by Tom Mcloughlin (aka Backpacker Boy). Read more about Tom in the Author’s Bio at the bottom of this post. There are many wonderful destinations to explore in the Mediterranean region. These range from small idyllic islands to bustling cosmopolitan cities that are rich in history and culture. If you’re looking ...
Cruising Crete By Car: 5 Must-See Stops

Cruising Crete By Car: 5 Must-See Stops

Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek Islands, and is actually the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean. At 260 x 60 kilometers (8,336 km2), a destination this enormous deserves ample time to explore! There are some local buses and taxis available, however, we recommend renting a car for the duration of your ...