Yes… I travelled during the pandemic. My defence (if you feel I need one): the country where I live, the Czech Republic, was doing very well in terms of case numbers back in summer 2020. While my home country was being devastated by COVID, we sat comfortably in a country that had experienced less than … More Slovenia: Ptuj + Laseno (Travelling during the pandemic)
After Seville, we took a bus to Faro. It took 3 hours, although I found that if we’d looked a little more into Seville’s bus station we could have saved half an hour by going to the second stop. Faro is on the South coast of Portugal and I wanted to get a little bit … More Portugal: Faro, Olhão and Culatra Island
Some thoughts on travelling, “coming home”, building a life and what happens as free-spirited travellers start to get older. Type “travel ruins your life” or something similar into Google, and you’ll find a whole list of articles that claim that travelling has ruined their authors’ ability to live a normal existence. They’re mostly written tongue-in-cheek, coming … More Does Travel Ruin Your Life?
After a few months in Cluj-Napoca, I have spent many afternoons in coffee shops with my laptop. While I thought that I had accumulated a vast array of useless knowledge, it occurs to me now that you and other digital nomads might like to know where the best places are to spend an afternoon working, … More Romania: Cafés to Work From in Cluj
A salt mine with a theme park inside? There was no way I could turn this down. So, a few months ago, I headed to Turda, a town that’s about an hour outside Cluj-Napoca to have a look at Salina Turda. It’s basically a salt mine museum with some interesting things to do inside! Getting … More Romania: Turda Salt Caves and Gorge