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Where to go for day trips from Lisbon

Where to go for day trips from Lisbon

I couldn’t believe this day. I had escaped the grey clouds of Lisbon and an hour later was greeted by perfect skies. The water was playing with the stones in the wash beneath my feet. It was blinding so much, I had to pull out my shades even though it was a chilly January morning. […]

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Time Travel and Street Art in Bulgaria – A Photo Diary

Time Travel and Street Art in Bulgaria – A Photo Diary

How did Bulgaria look like? I had no idea prior to my arrival. Maybe some old-fashioned houses, some typical Eastern European influence? I touched down in Sofia and was surprised. Everything looked rather familiar. If you had shown me a picture of some of the streets I curiously strolled along, I would have guessed them […]

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You Gotta Know this before Travelling by Bus in Germany

You Gotta Know this before Travelling by Bus in Germany

I was caught in a circus show, where the bus driver was the director, whipping the audience into place, making them jump through hoops in order to be seated on a tiny pedestal. The hoops were the baggage regulations and the mood was rather sour. Germans can be quite strict and that includes bus travel […]

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What you should know about bus travel in Bosnia and Herzegovina

What you should know about bus travel in Bosnia and Herzegovina

“Your ticket,” he was blurting out his words at me. Again? I just gave him my ticket. What receipt should I put into my taxes folder if the Bosnian bus driver took that one as well? He just looked at me with daggers in his eyes. He was a no nonsense man.

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