The Ancient Metropolis of Athens

Athens, one of the oldest cities in the world, has been a thriving metropolis for thousands of years. More than a third of Greece’s population sprawls across the Attica plain...

Crete and the Minoan Civilization

The Minoan people were incredibly sophisticated for their time, ruled the known world, and laid the foundation for western society.

Hyperadobe Building in Crete

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...

Flavours of the Balkans

What are we eating in… The Balkans! I want to start by saying that we LOVED the food throughout the Balkan region. Think rich soups, stews, grilled meats, and pies...

Charming Chania and the Egyptian Lighthouse

As we prepared to say arrivederci to Italy, we set our sights on the islands of Greece for our next destination. Everyone raves about the rock bottom prices Ryanair offers to fly...

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Hidden People
 

Hidden People

These are the words from the journal of Nathanael Weirson: “There is a story we learned about how the elves of Iceland came to be: “When the human world was...
All Roads Lead to Rome
 

All Roads Lead to Rome

Throughout our European travels we have found evidence of the greatness of the Roman Empire; from Hadrian’s Wall in the misty isles of Britain as far as Ephesus on the Aegean shores of Turkey. Every...
My Five Favourites of Slovakia
 

My Five Favourites of Slovakia

Top Five of Slovakia Ahhh Slovakia! Imagine the dramatic peaks of the Tatra Mountains, hearty food, and medieval castles– does it get much better? Modern, thriving Slovakia is a popular...
The Holy Mosaic of Sarajevo
 

The Holy Mosaic of Sarajevo

Our first stop in Bosnia was, of course, Sarajevo. Sarajevo is the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and we had been fortunate enough to find a workaway host with 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...
Bifröst and the Footsteps of the Gods
 

Bifröst and the Footsteps of the Gods

These are the words from the journal of Nathanael Weirson: “Bifröst seems to be everywhere. In every new place we visit in Iceland, Bifröst is already there, a glowing arch...
Lviv is like a Box of Chocolates
 

Lviv is like a Box of Chocolates

It’s always fun to take pictures with random sculptures, especially when they seem to invite people to pose with them. Who could resist this guy? No one wants to sit alone!...
The Dark Waters of Loch Ness
 

The Dark Waters of Loch Ness

I briefly mentioned our trips to Loch Ness and Hermaness in, “Top Picks of Scotland” but that was only a glimpse at our adventure looking for Nessie. Without further ado,...
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...
The Path of Cúchulainn
 

The Path of Cúchulainn

              A long time ago, sometime between about 600 and 150 BC, the Celtic people travelled across the sea from western Europe and invaded Ireland....
Introducing Bratislava!
 

Introducing Bratislava!

This is terrible to admit, but before I visited Slovakia the first thing that came to my mind when I thought of “Bratislava” was that funny movie Eurotrip from 2004. Essentially, the lead...
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