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[…]

Top 6 Travel Myths and Some Thoughts

Travel Myth #1: Travel is only for the young and single. In our youth we all want to head off and explore some far-flung region of the world. Or near-flung, however I’m not sure of the terminology of that one. Yet as we get older we slowly give in to the constant ..advice..of our peers Read more about Top 6 Travel Myths and Some Thoughts[…]

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[…]

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[…]

The most important lesson to learn from driving 16 hours days.

We travel everywhere by car, mainly because I hate flying with a passion and will try to get out of it as much as I possibly can. Think of trying to take an animal to the vet and it trying desperately not to get put into the cage – that’s pretty much me. It’s a Read more about The most important lesson to learn from driving 16 hours days.[…]

Top 9 Reasons To Travel Out of Season

With the summer holidays approaching we thought it would be a good time to list our top 9 reasons why you should switch to travelling out-of-season Have you ever been on a well deserved summer vacation and thought, my god this is ridiculously hot? Ever cursed the crowds while waiting to enter a museum? Ever Read more about Top 9 Reasons To Travel Out of Season[…]

Dubrovnik – The Joy Of Travelling Out Of Season

Not always possible; almost always better – travelling out of season is an absolute joy   One of the less thought about factors when deciding your next destination is what it will be like at different times of year. We have experienced both the good and the bad in terms of out-of-season travel and, overall, Read more about Dubrovnik – The Joy Of Travelling Out Of Season[…]