Europe



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Experiencing Christmas in the Czech Republic included a lot of new foods, traditions, and superstitious activities that quite often result in a foretelling of fast approaching death. It kind of felt like I was in Professor Trelawney’s classroom (you’re welcome, Harry Potter fans). Czechs eat their Christmas dinner on the [...]

Impending Doom: My Quirky Christmas in Czech Republic










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Corfu was one of the first Greek islands I ever travelled to, on my last family holiday at the age of 16.  We were based in the beautiful beach resort of Paleaokastritsa on the northwest coast of the island but made good use of the regular local buses in order [...]

How Best to Spend 24 Hours in Corfu Town



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Dubrovnik was the first place I ever visited in Croatia back in 2007.  I’ve since returned to the city in 2012, following a week of backpacking and island-hopping down the country’s coastline.  Whilst there is easily enough to keep you occupied in Dubrovnik for a good few days, the city can [...]

Four easy day trips to take from Dubrovnik, Croatia



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Despite its proximity to Hungary, Bulgaria, and Greece – all of which are popular holiday destinations for those of us living in the UK – Romania has somehow managed to remain overlooked until very recently.  Many people hold false preconceptions (my boyfriend included) that it’s unsafe and difficult to travel there, primarily because [...]

Five Reasons You Should Visit Romania