Bribes aren’t all bad

Being asked for a bribe is one of the things that travellers fear the most, but they could be doing you a favour, regardless of legality.   “Abroad” is full of “them”. Who do I mean? Oh you know the ones. The sort that aren’t in OUR native countries. The people who are out to Read more about Bribes aren’t all bad[…]

6 Great Photos To Make You Want to Travel to Romania

Romania is a country full of beauty that isn’t shown off enough, so here is our little bit to try and do it a bit more justice!   1) Balea Lake – Situated at 2,034 metres above sea level, this glacier lake in the Fagaras mountains is spectacular!   2 ) Scarisoara Ice Cave – Read more about 6 Great Photos To Make You Want to Travel to Romania[…]

Day Trips From Gdansk

When planning a trip to Gdansk it’s well worth considering that there are plenty of places within day trip distance of this historic city. You could, of course, go further along the seaside and see a view like the picture above. Any of the other towns in the “trojmiasto” (tri-city), which consists of Gdańsk, Gdynia and Read more about Day Trips From Gdansk[…]

Road Trip Items to Make Your Adventure Easier

Whether it’s your first big adventure on the road or just one of many, everyone can use a little help sometimes. Here are some travel hacks that we’ve learnt over the last year to help to keep us on the road This article will help you understand why we have a massive combi (type of Read more about Road Trip Items to Make Your Adventure Easier[…]

17 Photos from 17 European Countries

Since we are incredibly close to finishing our goal of road-tripping to all European countries in under a year we thought that it was about time to put together all of our favourite pictures into one post.  Belgium -Atomium (Brussels)     Bosnia and Herzegovina -Mostar   Croatia – Dubrovnik City Walls Czech Republic – Read more about 17 Photos from 17 European Countries[…]

Romanian castles – Where Dracula used to live. No, not that one.

While planning our trip to Romania I did quite a bit of research about Dracula. Everywhere knows about him therefore you can find notes like ‘Dracula was born here’, or ‘the place of Dracula’s biggest poo’. You can start the trip in Sighisoara, where Vlad was born. However it’s quite a small place, and we Read more about Romanian castles – Where Dracula used to live. No, not that one.[…]

Papanasi – The Romanian Doughnut from heaven

People bring back all sorts of souvenirs from their travels, we brought back a recipe for the best desert we’ve ever tasted. Romanian doughnuts – Romanian cheese doughtnuts – or more accurately “Papanasi” are the sort of thing that you go out of your way to find – no matter the distance. They are one Read more about Papanasi – The Romanian Doughnut from heaven[…]

Why Romania made me question everything

It’s not often that your perspective on life changes past university age. Even during my masters I was becoming rather stubborn and un-agreeable – a trait that I’m sure my parents would say that I was born with. However, it is only my first day in Romania and I’ve started to get a strange feeling Read more about Why Romania made me question everything[…]

Top European Road Trip Tips (beginner version)

Whether you are going 50 miles or 500 (it’s better not to walk) you have to make sure you are comfortable. Here are our tips for a more comfortable road trip   If you are anything like me then every holiday season has a build up where you say to your friends “lets go on Read more about Top European Road Trip Tips (beginner version)[…]

Our longest ever single drive (16 hours) – Part 1/2

Our 16-hour marathon Now that you have read the most important piece of advice that we have for you it’s time to tell our story and see what you think about the whole situation that we got involved in. We were driving from Poland to Athens as the culture has always fascinated us, and it Read more about Our longest ever single drive (16 hours) – Part 1/2[…]