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A Family Adventure in Czech!
 

A Family Adventure in Czech!

After three months in the United Kingdom and Ireland Nathanael and I were ready for a completely new vibe. We flew out of the Bristol airport and with a quick...
Norse Cosmology of Yggdrasil
 

Norse Cosmology of Yggdrasil

Norse Cosmology– The Worlds of Yggdrasil This is a very poor drawing that I worked very hard on, my version of the ancient Norse cosmology: Muspell, world of fire giants, Alfheim, world...
My five favourite things in Norway!
 

My five favourite things in Norway!

My Top Five of Norway I wanted to do a quick entry about five of my favourite things we saw/did that I would recommend to anyone visiting Norway! Check out the...
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...
Bright Lights of Ljubljana
 

Bright Lights of Ljubljana

We arrived into Ljubljana a bit earlier than expected, but excited nonetheless. We were right on time to watch the Christmas lights start going up and in just a few...
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...
Belgrade: City that Never Sleeps
 

Belgrade: City that Never Sleeps

Ashleigh and I stepped off the bus into Belgrade’s streets around five in the morning, expecting the city to be asleep. Instead, we were met with a heavy bass thumping from thriving nightclubs,...
The Green Pastures Beyond Zagreb
 

The Green Pastures Beyond Zagreb

We were en route to our new workaway home: a horse farm venturing into permaculture, just a short train-ride from Croatia’s capital of Zagreb. Arriving at Zagreb’s main station, we had the first of what would...
Witches’ Night in Heidelberg
 

Witches’ Night in Heidelberg

In an abandoned, Nazi amphitheatre at the summit of Heidelberg‘s Holy Mountain, bonfires burn bright on Witches’ Night. On April 30th, young students from the university town of Heidelberg make the...
Welcome to a Finnish Tea Party
 

Welcome to a Finnish Tea Party

Fancy a cup of tea with herbs freshly picked from the garden? How about a snack made with wild nettles and oregano? Back in the land of saunas and Moomin,...
The Imperial City of Milan
 

The Imperial City of Milan

Fixed like a giant spider-web on the map, Milan stands out as one of Italy’s greatest, and most dazzling, metropolises. We had heard people say Milan’s a commercial capital without much else to...
A Peek into Innsbruck
 

A Peek into Innsbruck

Looking at a map, you can see the province of Tyrol, the leg of Austria (kicking Switzerland in the face) with the capital town of Innsbruck stuck to its shin. Nestled there in the Karwendel...
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...
Five Highlights of a Whirlwind Baltics Tour
 

Five Highlights of a Whirlwind Baltics Tour

My Top Five of the Baltics Thinking of heading to the Baltics? This is a little different from my other Top Fives because I’m combining Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia into a...
The London Tube
 

The London Tube

It was midnight on January 20th when we landed in London Gatwick airport. We were tired from our lengthy, cramped flight, sandwiched between airplane seats, and wanted more than anything...
Viennese Cupcake Trees
 

Viennese Cupcake Trees

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Vienna? For me, hmmm… the Grandeur. Stately, Baroque palaces and government buildings lit by crystal chandeliers, grand...
Bologna, City of Many Names
 

Bologna, City of Many Names

Bologna is known by many names because it’s a city with a high reputation. It is called “La Grassa” (the fat one) for its famous rich and fatty cuisine. A view from...
Hyperadobe Building with Workaway
 

Hyperadobe Building with Workaway

Out of all the wonders we’ve witnessed in our travels through Europe, our workaway experiences have been the most memorable. In Finland we lived with an alternative community, constructed a yurt...
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,...
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...
Top Picks of Wales
 

Top Picks of Wales

My Top Five of the Wales So I might be stretching the list a little bit here, but since we only spent a few days in Wales we didn’t get the...
Behind the Battlements of Dubrovnik
 

Behind the Battlements of Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, has been the most impressive “old town” we’ve ever visited on our incredibly long journey. An extraordinary citadel set on the rocky shores of the...
Witness the Glory of Kiev
 

Witness the Glory of Kiev

After spending some time workaway-ing at a nearby farm, it was time for us to get back to the big city and enjoy the sights and charms that Kiev, the...
Roman Walls and Ruined Castles
 

Roman Walls and Ruined Castles

We arrived by bus into the lovely city of Stoke-on-Trent in late January, eager to move on from the bustling streets of London. Phil and Carole welcomed us into their...
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...