Central Europe

Eight Cool Things To Do In Wroclaw

Wroclaw is undoubtedly my favourite city in Poland. It was voted the European Capital of Culture in 2016 and is slowly starting to gain popularity on the backpacking circuit. It has a beautiful historic Old Town, an interesting history and a large youthful population that ensures there is always something going on in the city! There are plenty of cool things to do in Wroclaw and I urge to come … Read More

How to Spend 48 Hours in Poznan

How to Spend 48 Hours in Poznan

Truth be told, I hadn’t heard of the Polish city of Poznan until a couple of days before I was planning to visit. I was looking for a couple of Polish cities to break up the journey to Vilnius and stumbled across Poznan as an intriguing option. It appeared to have the beauty of Krakow without the mass tourism. There seemed to be interesting things to do in the city … Read More

Is Krakow Worth Visiting? The Pros and Cons

wasn’t sure what to expect when I decided to visit Krakow. It was a destination that had caused me something of a heated mental debate — I had heard such mixed reviews of the city that I was sitting firmly on the fence as to whether to visit at all. There were a few reasons, however, that pushed me over the edge and I found myself visiting Poland’s second largest … Read More

Ždiar, Slovakia: High Tatras on a Budget

Zdiar: Tatra Mountains on a Budget

Some places just draw you back. After spending months hopping between cities in Europe in 2010, I was craving some time in nature. I’d heard about Ždiar in Slovakia through travellers on the road and it sounded like the perfect place to do some hiking and get away from city life for a few days. My visit in 2010 exceeded expectations and when in 2016, I found myself visiting Budapest again … Read More

Pécs: Hungary’s Undiscovered Gem

Most visitors who make it to Hungary only spend a few days in Budapest before crossing into the next country on their Eurotrip.  If you only have a few days to spend In Hungary, spending it in Budapest is definitely the way to go. You will undoubtedly love wandering around the Jewish quarter, checking out ruin bars and spending a relaxing afternoon in one of the baths around town. Budapest, … Read More

Ten Unusual Things to do in Budapest

Budapest, Hungary easily ranks high among our favourite cities in Europe and it is not hard to tell you why. Aside from being one of the most visually stunning capital cities in the world, Michael and I have been there a number of times and know that there are a million things to do in Budapest! However, the city is steadily increasing in popularity (and rightly so), making it increasingly difficult … Read More