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Scandinavian Food, a Smörgåsbord!
 

Scandinavian Food, a Smörgåsbord!

A few people have been asking me about what kinds of Scandinavian food we’ve been having so far, so I wanted to take a second to tell you all a...
Where the Shetland Ponies Play
 

Where the Shetland Ponies Play

We rolled and rocked over the North Sea; we were bound for Lerwick, capital of the Shetland islands. Some days the sea is too rough and the ferries won’t run,...
Five Reasons I Loved Ukraine
 

Five Reasons I Loved Ukraine

My Top Five of Ukraine Our time in Ukraine was an eye-opening experience. We met some wonderful people who invited us to see Ukraine from their point of view and I...
The Land of the Danes
 

The Land of the Danes

We crossed the bridge from Sweden to Copenhagen. In the water towered several wind turbines, blades spinning silently in the distance. The bridge snaked to the other side of the...
Bamberg’s Smoky Charm
 

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...
The Medieval Charm of Sighișoara
 

The Medieval Charm of Sighișoara

Just before leaving our home in Cluj-Napoca, in the spur of the moment, we were convinced to hitch a ride with a friend in the direction of Sighișoara: a brightly coloured citadel overrun...
Five Must-Visit Spots in Croatia
 

Five Must-Visit Spots in Croatia

So you’re heading to Croatia for your next vacation? Great choice! Croatia is an incredible blend of everything you could want in a destination; beautiful natural spaces, rich history, turquoise water,...
Family time in Dombestein
 

Family time in Dombestein

What a whirlwind the past week has been, it’s hard to believe that just over a week ago we were jumping on a plane for Norway. We’ve been up to...
Living the dream on the Aegean Coast
 

Living the dream on the Aegean Coast

We were planning on slowly making our way north along the Aegean coast, stopping at two Workaway hosts and a couple historical sites along the way. Our first host in...
Free Walking Tours in Sofia
 

Free Walking Tours in Sofia

  All roads in Bulgaria lead to Sofia, the capital city, so we were bound to cross paths eventually. As it turned out a friend of ours, whom we met in...
Balkan Trek: First steps through Bulgaria
 

Balkan Trek: First steps through Bulgaria

         Two pairs of huge, gooey eyes stared up at me expectantly as I sat on the porch of Little Spring’s Guesthouse, tying up my bootlaces. Even...
Sibiu, a Saxon Masterpiece
 

Sibiu, a Saxon Masterpiece

We scored a pretty sweet Airbnb place in Sibiu, right outside the old city walls. It was in a perfect location for us to explore the old town and, since it...
Couchsurfing our way through Slovakia
 

Couchsurfing our way through Slovakia

After a spectacular New Year’s in Banská Bystrica, we set off on a whirlwind, couchsurfing adventure through Slovakia. Our goal was to spend about a week making our way over to...
The Mountain Fortress of Belogradchik
 

The Mountain Fortress of Belogradchik

      Ashleigh and I swung back and forth in unison as we wound up the snaking road to the top of Belogradchik, a small village resting on the side of...
Final weekend in Copenhagen
 

Final weekend in Copenhagen

We spent one last weekend in Copenhagen to see a few things that we didn’t get a chance to see the first week we were there. It had gotten colder since...
Top Five of Czech!
 

Top Five of Czech!

My Top Five of the Czech Republic The Czech Republic! What an awesome country; beautiful, rich in history and culture, and we can’t forget the great beer! It was tough...
Insane Train to Ukraine
 

Insane Train to Ukraine

We had written down all the details for our train and set off early in the morning for the station in Spišská Nová Ves, Slovakia. We were going to ride the...
Dante’s Inferno in Slovenia
 

Dante’s Inferno in Slovenia

“In the middle of the journey of our life I found myself within a dark woods where the straight way was lost.” ― Dante Alighieri, The Inferno From the top of...
A Tasty Tour of the United Kingdom!
 

A Tasty Tour of the United Kingdom!

What are we eating in… the United Kingdom! So this is quite a long time coming, but I’ve finally gotten around to making a sequel to a fun post I made...
Life on a Swedish Farm
 

Life on a Swedish Farm

Rocking gently in a Harry Potter-esque train compartment, we were bound for the east coast of Sweden. We were heading for Ramsjögård farm in Björklinge, just outside of Uppsala and...
Korčula and Hvar, Gems of Dalmatia
 

Korčula and Hvar, Gems of Dalmatia

Bumping and twisting around the mountainous coastline of Dalmatia, the lower region of Croatia, we took a sudden left up Pelješac peninsula. We were racing the setting sun, crossing our fingers that...
Five Things to See When in Austria
 

Five Things to See When in Austria

Top Five of Austria Next up in my Top Five series… Austria! We spent about a month in Austria this past December, and though we visited only two cities, we still felt...
Cluj-Napoca, the Heart of Transylvania
 

Cluj-Napoca, the Heart of Transylvania

We had finally arrived in fascinating land of Transylvania, Romania. We had been eager to visit for quite some time, even more so after speaking with Gabor, a big fan of...
Five Things I Loved in Bosnia and Herzegovina
 

Five Things I Loved in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Top Five of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina was in the back of my mind for a long time before we finally decided to visit. Initially when we were...
The Climb to Arthur’s Seat
 

The Climb to Arthur’s Seat

The next stop in our journey was a country I had been dreaming of seeing my whole life… Scotland! The rolling hills, the bagpipes, the Irn Bru, the haggis! And...
Some of my top picks in Denmark!
 

Some of my top picks in Denmark!

My Top Five of Denmark I thought I would continue what I had started with the  “My five favourite things in Norway!” article with Denmark, so here we go! (Check out...