A Quick Guide to the Best Hostels in Istanbul

best hostels in istanbul

While it contains a plethora of budget options for travelers finding the best hostels in Istanbul can be a challenge. So we did the work for you. Istanbul  has been one of the most visited cities in the world for years now. And with good reason. Turkey’s largest city is filled with character, ambiance, color, and history… and… Read More

5 Reasons to Visit Sarajevo

view of Sarajevo from Žuta Tabija, the yellow bastion, things to do in Sarajevo

Wedged between a horrifying past and a hopeful future, Sarajevo is a unique gem of a city. They say time heals all wounds, but they never say how MUCH time it takes. Even 20 years later, Sarajevo cannot escape its perpetual association with the atrocities of the Bosnian War. The country’s violent history has left many… Read More

How to Survive a Long Flight Without Feeling Like Poop

surviving a long flight 101 - dont be a douche

Having visited over 40 countries in the last 3 years we have survived many long haul flights. Unless you are one of those really rare and really weird people who love nothing better than a nice long plane ride chances are you dread the thought of flying for 10 hours. Never fear, brave traveler, we… Read More

6 Things You Might Not Know About Iran

Iran is often mentioned on Western news outlets, but what do you REALLY know about this ancient country? “Iran; friendly faces, open arms, ancient cultures, timeless charm.” So reads the catchphrase of Iran’s tourism board at the latest WFTGA Convention held in Tehran from January 28th to February 1st. Anyone who has been to Iran… Read More

5 Healthy Reasons to Go Scuba Diving on Your Next Trip

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Scuba diving is both an adventure and a healthy sport. Scuba diving offers you an unforgettable experience as you explore the wonder of life underwater. Apart from the entertainment and fun aspects, going scuba diving on your trip has some immense physical, psychological, social and emotional benefits as well. Physical fitness There are lots of reasons… Read More

A Quick Guide to the Best Hostels in Lisbon

views of Lisbon from Miradouro de Santa Luzia

Are you heading to Portugal on a budget and looking for the best hostels in Lisbon? Portugal’s capital is an incredible city, filled with awesome things to do, people to meet, Fado to listen to, and Porto to drink. Lisbon is also full of beautiful budget and boutique style hostels to choose from. A great hostel has more to… Read More

Beautiful Cityscapes – A Snow Day in Prague

A snow day in Prague

While it’s a gorgeous city all year round there is something truly special about a snow day in Prague. “With luck, it might even snow for us”, says Haruki Murakami in his book . Was he talking about Prague? Probably. Because if you ARE lucky, it will snow when you visit the City of a Hundred Spires…. Read More

Exploring the Czech Republic: Day Trips From Prague

Cesky Krumloc, Czech Republic - countries to visit in 2017

There are a thousand and one reasons to visit Prague. The first place that comes to mind for most people when discussing the Czech Republic is Prague. Which is not surprise, really. Prague is iconic, grandiose, and gorgeous. We lived in Prague for nine incredible months, and we are counting down the days until we are lucky enough to do… Read More

6 Incredible Countries You Need to Visit in 2017

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Are you planning to travel in 2017 but haven’t yet decided where to go? Let us help! In the past three years we have traveled through 30 countries on 4 continents. And you know what? We have enjoyed virtually every minute of our travels, in all 30 countries. Each place we visited left a distinct impression on us,… Read More