I’m almost 2 months in to a 3-month road trip around the USA and Canada; definitely the longest block of travel I’ve ever participated in. So far, it’s going great – we’re on schedule, we’ve managed to visit a great number of cities and nature, we haven’t spent that much money and we haven’t killed … More USA: 10 Steps to Creating the Ultimate Road-Trip
I’m doing a three month road trip around the USA and Canada! I know I haven’t written for a long time, and there’s a lot to update, including that I’ve moved back to Prague. But more about that later. So, a few months ago my friend Anna told me that she had been planning and … More USA: Road tripping around America!
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, … More Does Travel Ruin Your Life?
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
It is with great joy that I can announce that I have moved again – this time to Cluj-Napoca, Romania. I hadn’t even heard of this gem of a city before September, and yet now I’m in love. In the UK – mostly thanks to the media – Romania tends to be depicted as a land of … More Romania: Introducing Cluj-Napoca, my new home
Eger is wine country in Hungary, and we couldn’t resist stopping by for a couple of days to check out its wine cellars and the thermal baths of Egerszalók. A popular weekend destination for Budapest residents, the journey from Keleti station only takes around two hours and the train we took even had free Wifi. We … More Hungary: Wine cellars and thermal baths in Eger and Egerszalók
It was a cold October evening when we arrived in Budapest. It was already almost 11pm, and most of the airport had closed up for the night, apart from a small cafe who wouldn’t break our freshly withdrawn 5000 Forint note. With our massive backpacks strapped into place, we each picked up the other two bags … More Hungary: Thermal baths and ruin pubs in Budapest