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Photographing Prague – Best Places for Photography in Prague

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11 Merry Prague Christmas Markets – 2022 Mega Guide

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A Snow Day in Prague – The Best of Winter in Prague

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26 BEST Things to Do in Prague – 2022 Local’s Guide!

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17 of the Best Day Trips From Rome Italy

When in Rome…make sure to take time for one of these awesome day trips from Rome. The ancient city of Rome has enticed visitors from all around the world for…

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What are the Best Places to Visit in Italy? – North Italy

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19 Cheap or Free Things to Do in Rome – Italy on a Budget

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Looking for the best coworking spaces in Lisbon? You’re in luck.  Lisbon has become a remote working hotspot in recent years. As a result, countless coworking spots have cropped up around…

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Best Pizza in Prague – Pizza Lover’s Guide

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Best Coworking Spots in Prague

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13 Best Brunch Places in Prague

Looking for the best places to have brunch in Prague? Are you a brunch enthusiast? So are we. A stereotypically American concept invoking fantasies of bottomless mimosas and endless amounts…

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25 Best Bars in Prague – Local’s Guide to Drinking in Prague

Where are the best bars in Prague? We’re glad you asked.  The capital city of the Czech Republic is a red hot tourist destination, and for good reason. We have…

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20 of the Best Restaurants in Prague – Guide to Prague Dining

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What Are the Best Places to Visit in Italy? – Central and South Italy

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13 Fascinating Things to Do in Istanbul – Exploring Turkey

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Prague: The Ultimate Affordable Travel Guide to Prague 2022

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BEST Hostels in Rome 2022 – Rome on a Budget

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15 of the Best Cities to Live in Europe for Expats

What are the best cities to live in Europe for expats? As expats living in Europe we asked ourselves that same question a few years ago.  Are you considering moving…

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Looking for the best hotels in Prague? We are here to help! Prague is an incredible destination for everyone from budget travelers, to families, to couples, to business travelers. As…

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Prague Hotels – The Best Boutique Hotels in Prague – 2022

Looking for the best boutique hotels in Prague? It can be tough to find the best Prague hotels, but we’re here to help. Since Prague has become one of Europe’s…

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Best Boutique Hotels in Berlin – Berlin Hotels 2022

Treat yourself by staying at one of the best boutique hotels in Berlin! Berlin hotels are abundant, but this guide will help you find the best possible one for your…

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The BEST Hostels in Dublin 2022

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The BEST Hostels in Paris 2022 – Paris on a Budget

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The BEST Hostels in Amsterdam 2022 – Amsterdam on a Budget

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The Absolute BEST Hostels in Brussels 2022

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Prague Tours – Guide to the Best Tours in Prague 2022

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29 Best Prague Cafes by Neighborhood! – 2022 Local’s Guide

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The BEST Hostels in Milan 2022 – Italy on a Budget

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Where to Stay in Prague (2022) – Best Accommodations by Neighborhood

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The BEST Hostels in Athens 2022 – Greece on a Budget

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BEST Hostels in Venice 2022 – Explore Italy on a Budget

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The Absolute BEST Hostels in London 2022 – London on a Budget

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The BEST Hostels in Seville 2022 – Andalusia on a Budget

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There is SO much value in getting off the beaten path in Prague.  We have lived in Prague for almost three years now. It has become our “home base” in…

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18 of the Best Beaches in Italy – Sun and Sand the Italian Way

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The Best Hostels in Zagreb 2022 – Croatia on a Budget

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BEST Hostels in Leipzig 2022 – Germany on a Budget

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Krakow Hotels – The Best Budget Hotels in Krakow, Poland 2022

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The BEST Boutique Hotels in Frankfurt – A 2022 Guide

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18 of the Best Beaches in Europe – 2022 Beach Lover’s Guide

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The Best Boutique Hotels in Munich – Where to Stay in Munich 2022

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Best Boutique Hotels Budapest Guide for 2022 – Where to Stay in Style!

Hungary’s capital city is decadent, beautiful, and charming. So, treat yourself and stay in one of the best boutique hotels Budapest has to offer. Sadly Budapest is underrated and doesn’t…

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The Absolute Best Hostels in Nice, France – 2022 Guide to Nice Hostels

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The BEST Hostels in Lisbon 2022 – Portugal on a Budget

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The Best Hostels in Vienna – Austria on a Budget 2022

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Where to Stay in Budapest 2022 – The Best Hotels in Budapest

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BEST Hostels in Stockholm 2022 – Sweden on a Budget

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The BEST Hostels in Malaga 2022 – Spain on a Budget

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16 Awesome Cities in the Czech Republic – Prague and Beyond!

Quick, name one of the many interesting cities in the Czech Republic! Let us guess. You said Prague, didn’t you? When asking people about cities in the Czech Republic Prague…

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17 Day Trips From Prague You Have to Take

There are a hundred and one reasons to visit Prague. And a hundred and two reasons to take some day trips from Prague. So, what are the very best and…

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Fairy Tale Fall in Cesky Krumlov – Day Trips From Prague

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When is the Best Time to Visit Prague and the Czech Republic?

Are you wondering when the best time to visit Prague and the rest of the Czech Republic is?  If you’re having trouble deciding when to visit Prague, fear not. The…

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19 Things to Do in Malaga, Spain – Costa del Sol

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The BEST Hostels in Prague – A Real Insider’s Guide

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Things to Do in Lisbon – An Ultimate Travel Guide

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21 Unforgettable Things to Do in Dresden, Germany

When visiting Germany make sure you leave some time for Dresden. We know you probably hear this often about many places but as you will see below there are tons…

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Castles in the Czech Republic – 12 Amazing Castles

There area lot of amazing castles in the Czech Republic.  We know, because we have visited and seen a bunch while living here. Let’s have a look at 12 of…

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22 Things to Do in Croatia – A Budget Travel Guide

Lovers of turquoise seashores, sunshine, and history will find a thousand and one things to do in Croatia. Famed for its 1800 kilometers of ruggedly resplendent aqua-blue coastline Croatia is usually…

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The Best River Cruises in Prague – Sightseeing, Dinner and More

If you are looking for a slightly different way of exploring the city taking a river cruise in Prague might be the way to go.  During your visit to Prague,…

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The Secret Spain – Hidden Gems in Spain

Do you want to uncover Spain’s secrets? Let’s talk about some hidden gems in Spain; places that are often missed by tourists.  You have probably heard about the most popular…

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The Most Beautiful Parks in Prague – Prague Parks Guide

As long time residents we have spent many hours exploring Prague parks. We’re so inspired by the beauty found within them that we decided to write a guide to our…

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What is There to Do in Old Town Prague? – Our Massive Guide

As a brand new visitor to the city you will undoubtedly spend a large amount of time exploring Old Town Prague. And with good reason. It’s no secret why the…

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Essential Things to Do in Seville – Exploring Andalusia, Spain

Travelers who enjoy a mix of grandiose historical ambiance and modern trappings of the New World will find loads of things to do in Seville. We sure did!  Southern Spain…

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More Than Fjords – Ten Other Reasons to Visit Norway

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Exploring Zizkov – Getting Off the Beaten Path in Prague

Anyone looking to explore off the beaten path in Prague needs to start with the neighborhood of Zizkov. “Gritty”. “Offbeat”. “Unorthodox”. “Zizkov”. Not exactly the first words that come to…

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A Weekend in Prague – What to Do in Prague in 3 Days

If you’re planning a tour of central Europe with your significant other or a group of friends, a 3 day weekend in Prague should be at the top of your…

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Things to Do in Wroclaw – A Guide to Poland’s Best City

There are loads of things to do in Wroclaw. More than first meets the eye. That’s partially why we’ve decided Wroclaw is Poland’s best city.  Wrocław (the ł is pronounced…

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2 Day Amsterdam Itinerary – Amsterdam in a Rush

Visiting Amsterdam for a weekend and looking for a 2 day itinerary? We’re here to help! Amsterdam. Cool, stylish and artsy. Known for its canals and culture, and famed for…

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7 Day Ireland Itinerary – A Glorious Week in Ireland

Planning an Ireland vacation? You’re in for a treat. Our 7 day Ireland itinerary helps you explore the country’s must-see destinations if a week is all the time you have. …

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16 Awesome (and Cheap) Things to Do in Barcelona

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Planning a Trip to Italy in 10 Easy Steps

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Should You Visit Prague? 17 Reasons Why the Answer is YES!

Should you visit Prague?  When you think about visiting Europe, the first places that come to mind are probably the famous Western European cities that have been popular tourist destinations…

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Planning a Trip to Europe – 9 Simple Steps!

Thinking of planning a trip to Europe but don’t know where to start? Whether you’re a travel newbie or an experienced globetrotter, planning a big trip can seem overwhelming. It’s…

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Winter in Prague – 12 Ideas for Enjoying Prague in the Winter!

Winter in Prague can be a special experience.  Prague is beautiful all year round, but during the winter it transforms into a special kind of fairy tale. Twinkling lights, snow…

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What Are the Best Cities in Europe to Visit? – 35 Great European Destinations

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32 Things to Do in Brno – Czech Republic’s Second City!

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8 of the BEST Day Trips from Athens

Are you on the lookout for the best day trips from Athens? Love the city but keen to explore beyond its perimeters? We’ve got your back! There are plenty of…

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10 Cheap or Free Things to Do in Athens Greece

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Living in Prague – 25 Weird & Wonderful Things

We’ve called this city home for years and have noticed a few unusual things about living in Prague. Some are weird, some are wonderful, and some are downright confusing. Why…

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Things to Do in Marianske Lazne – Day Trips From Prague

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The Best Things to Do in Croatia – Planning the Perfect Holiday

Croatia is full of fascinating ancient history, stunning beaches, incredible food, and breathtaking nature. Travelers are sure to find plenty of things to do in Croatia. In fact, there are…

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Is Prague Expensive to Visit? How Much Does a Trip to Prague Cost?

Is Prague expensive to visit? Seeing as how we’ve lived here for the last 4 years we get this question a LOT! Have you always wanted to visit Prague but…

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Prague Market Guide – Best Food and Farmers Markets in Prague

Prague is home to many awesome food and farmer’s markets.  Are you a foodie visiting Prague? If so, you’re in luck! Once predominantly known for its meat and cream-heavy dishes,…

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10 Great Places to Drink Delicious Beer in Prague

Looking for the best place to have a beer in Prague? We’ve drank hundreds of beers here in Prague, and we’re here to help you do the same! As you…

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5 Day Trips From Madrid You Need to Take – Exploring Spain

As many reasons as there are to visit Spain’s capital there are almost as many reasons to take a day trip from Madrid.  Madrid is a fantastic city, of that…

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Hiking in Prague – Best Hikes in and Near Prague

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Mala Strana Prague – A Guide to Prague’s “Lesser Town”

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The UNESCO Sites of Vysočina – Day Trips from Prague

Beautiful Vysocina is one of the very many reasons to take a day trip from Prague. A tantalizing mix of history, culture, and natural beauty await in the Vysočina region…

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Illness, Closed Borders, and Quarantine – Prague In the Time of Coronavirus

I’m not one to panic. It takes a lot for me to overreact to a situation. I’m typically level-headed. But experiencing sickness, closed borders, and a nationwide quarantine for weeks…

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Exploring the 12 UNESCO Sites of the Czech Republic

There are 12 UNESCO sites in the Czech Republic…and you should visit ALL of them on a day trip (or longer) from Prague! There are a lot of things to…

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When This is Over – Oh, The Places We Will Go!

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Cost of Living in Prague Guide

Thinking of moving to the Czech Republic and wondering about the cost of living in Prague? Don’t worry, we’ve lived here for years now and have you covered.  Prague is…

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21 Photos That Will Make You Want to Move to Prague

You’ll want to move to Prague after you see these photos. You’ve been warned! There are many cities in the world, but only one of them is Prague. When we…

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How Much does a Trip to Paris Cost? – Planning Your Paris Vacation

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Cami dels Bons Homes – 5 Day Pyrenees Hiking Adventure

The Cami dels Bons Homes is a historic trail that spans across three countries – Spain, Andorra, and France. We embarked on a five day Pyrenees hiking adventure on the…

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Karlstejn Castle Near Prague – Best Day Trips From Prague

Beautiful Karlstejn Castle happens to be located very close to Prague. If you are looking for a great day trip from Prague it’s hard to beat Karlstejn Castle. The awe-inspiring…

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The Best Tours in Barcelona, Spain – Barcelona Tour Mini Guide

What are the best tours in Barcelona? We often get asked by our readers to recommend the best tours in Barcelona. So, for that reason, we’ve created this guide to…

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Things to Do in Olomouc Czech Republic – Day Trips from Prague

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Best Hikes in Spain – Great Hikes You Might Not Know About

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Wondering what the best beaches near Faro Portugal are?  The southern coast of Portugal is called the Algarve coast. Algarve attracts thousands of visitors with its stunning, sandy beaches, its…

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10 Essential Cheap (or Free) Things To Do In London

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Ultimate Guide to Skiing in Austria – Slopes and Ski Resorts in Austria

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Exploring South Moravia – A Czech Wine and Culture Tour

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13 Awesome Things to Do in Kotor – Exploring Montenegro

If you like sweeping vista views and enjoy a healthy dose of history you will find plenty of things to do in Kotor. The ancient town of Kotor lies tucked…

Things to Do in Karlovy Vary – Day Trips from Prague

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14 Reasons Why Visiting Budapest is a Fantastic Idea

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The BEST Hostels in Dubrovnik – Croatia on a Budget

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The Best Hostels in Split – Croatia on a Budget

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15 Essential Things to Do in Malta – Island Life Awaits!

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Gay Berlin Guide – The Scoop on Gay Bars, Clubs, and Parties in Berlin!

Out of all the cities in Europe, Germany’s capital is a queer haven. With a very alternative, liberal population and a world-famous underground scene, being LGBT in Berlin is accepted…

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18 Fascinating Things to Do in Vienna – Exploring Austria

Lovers of history, architecture, and music will have plenty of things to do in Vienna. And those of you who enjoy delicious pastries, fine coffee, and strolling through museums will…

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Things to Do in Pilsen Czech Republic – Day Trips from Prague

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Where to Stay in Dresden – Best Hotels and Hostels in Dresden

Are you asking yourself where to stay in Dresden? So did we, once, so we put together this guide to help you out.  Located in the Saxony region of Eastern…

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Where to Stay in Milan – The Best Hotels in Milan

Choosing where to stay in Milan can be a time consuming activity. But we’re here to help! As Italy’s second largest city there are certainly no lack of places to…

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40 Things to Do in Budapest – A Guide for First Time Visitors

As one of Europe’s most fascinating cities there are countless things to do in Budapest for first time visitors. With rich history, intriguing architecture, and vibrant nightlife Hungary’s capital has…

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Gay in Prague – Newbie Guide to the LGBT Scene in Prague

Prague is a dream city. It’s simply overflowing with history, architecture; and friendly people. It’s a must-visit place for backpackers and luxury travelers alike. No wonder it’s one of the…

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Best Cocktail Bars in Prague – 20 Places to Get Your Drink On

This might come as a surprise, but there are plenty of great cocktail bars in Prague.  What is the Czech Republic world-renowned for? Beer, of course! The hoppy deliciousness is…

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What Are the Best Thermal Baths in Budapest Hungary?

The Best Thermal Baths in Budapest Thermal baths in Budapest are one of the city’s most alluring draws. There is no other capital in the world as rich in thermal…

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35 Awesome Things to Do in Milan – Exploring Italy

Lovers of food, history, and fashion will find many things to do in Milan. We certainly did! Milan is the second largest city in Italy. Milan’s success comes thanks to…

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Prague Public Transport System – Metro, Trams, Bus & Airport Transfers

Getting around the Czech capital is pain free thanks to the fabulous Prague public transport system. Navigating a new city can be a challenge, especially when you don’t speak the…

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The Best Hotels in Seville, Spain – Where to Stay in Seville

Looking to stay in one of the best hotels in Seville? We’ve done the work for you and whittled down the number of hotel options in Seville to 11 of…

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Ten Free Things to Do in Dublin – Exploring Ireland on a Budget

Free Things to Do in Dublin – Exploring Ireland There are SO many things to do in Dublin, and a lot of them are totally free!  I came to Ireland…

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13 Awesome Bologna Hotels – From Luxury to Budget

Are you looking for the best hotels in Bologna? We’ve picked some of the most stylish, atmospheric, and budget-friendly Bologna hotels. And we did so based on three different price…

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21 Best Things to Do in Malmo Sweden

Looking for the best things to do in Malmo, Sweden? We’ve got you covered! Malmo, Sweden’s third largest city, is going through a rebirth and is reinventing itself as one…

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4 Things to Do in Trondheim Norway – A Quick Guide

Anyone who wants to explore urban life in Norway will find plenty of things to do in Trondheim.  Trondheim is Norway’s third-largest city, and is a fantastic place to visit…

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The BEST Hostels in Porto – Portugal on a Backpacking Budget

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10 Best Hotels in Kotor Montenegro – Luxury, Midrange, & Budget

The Best Hotels in Kotor Montenegro Are you trying to find one of the best Kotor hotels to stay at during your Montenegro trip? While there are plenty of Kotor…

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The BEST Hostels in Munich – Germany on a Budget

Looking for the best hostels in Munich? While there are many to pick from not all Munich hostels are worthy of your money. Munich, the capital of Bavaria Germany, is…

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The Best Hostels in Edinburgh – Scotland on a Budget

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Budapest Gay Guide – Visitor’s Guide to the LGBT Scene in Budapest

Budapest is a small city in central Europe and growing more popular by the year for tourists from all over the world. It’s cheap, lively, and full of great things…

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Essential Things to Do in Granada Spain – Exploring Andalusia

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Prague Spas – Guide to the Best Spas and Saunas in Prague!

Looking for the best Prague spas? We’ve got you covered.  As a visitor you probably already know there are a lot of things to do in Prague, but sometimes you…

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5 Things to Do in Bucharest to Get the Most Out of Your Visit

While it’s not close to being the most popular urban destination in Europe there are a ton of things to do in Bucharest. Welcome to Bucharest, the capital of resplendent…

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16 Best Sightseeing Attractions in Budapest Hungary

If you are a first time visitor looking to make sure you don’t miss out on the top sightseeing attractions in Budapest you’ve come to the right place! We LOVE…

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Best Hotels in Rome, Italy – Luxury to Budget Accommodations in Rome

Are you looking for the best hotels in Rome? We’ve gone the extra mile so you don’t have to. From luxury to budget hotels in Rome – you’ll find all…

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Visiting Prague Castle – Everything To Know Before You Go

For its fascinating history and centuries-old architecture visiting Prague Castle should be at the top of every tourist’s list of things to do in Prague! On a hill high above…

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10 Best Boutique Hotels in Barcelona – Where to Stay in Barcelona in Style

If you’re on the lookout for some incredible Barcelona hotels then you’ve come to the right place! We’ve taken it upon ourselves to do the hard work. We’ve compiled a…

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The Best Ruin Bars in Budapest – Budapest Nightlife 101

Whether you’ve been in Budapest for five minutes, five days, or you haven’t even boarded the plane yet, you’ve probably heard of the infamous ruin bars in Budapest. These edgy,…

13 Photos That Prove Romania is Magical

Rich with history, brimming with ambiance, and unspoiled by mass tourism, Romania is beyond photogenic. It is simply beautiful. And often magical. We were so impressed by the rugged charm we…

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Guide to Public Transport in Budapest – Navigate Like a Local!

Visiting Hungary and wondering how the public transport in Budapest works?  If you’re an American and this is your first time in Europe there’s something you may have noticed. Europe…

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5 Best Ski Resorts in Spain

If you ask the millions of tourists who go to Spain each year skiing may not be among the top reasons they travel to the country. Most travelers head to…

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Lake Balaton, Hungary – Complete Guide to a Summer Holiday

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The BEST Hostels in Granada – Spain on a Budget

The Best Hostels in Granada Are you searching for the best hostels in Granada? While there are some pretty great Granada hostels, not all are amazing. We’re here to help…

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Best Hotels in Warsaw, Poland – Luxury to Budget Accommodations in Warsaw

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The BEST Hostels in Madrid – Spain on a Budget

The Best Hostels in Madrid, Spain. Are you looking for the best hostels in Madrid? Not all Madrid hostels are created equal, and we’re here to help you find the right…

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Things to Do in Florence – Exploring Italy

Filled with culture, cuisine, and history there is virtually no end to all the amazing things to do in Florence. There is no doubt that the culture-haven that is Florence…

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What Are the Best Day Trips From Berlin? – Explore Germany

When visiting Germany’s capital city don’t miss out on some of the best day trips from Berlin! Berlin is a fascinating city, full stop. To say that there is plenty…

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Essential Things to Do in Cordoba, Spain – Exploring Andalusia

History buffs (and a lot of other folks) will find plenty of things to do in Cordoba, Spain. Cordoba is one of Spain’s most beautiful cities, and the perfect place…

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15 Essential Things to Do in Madrid, Spain

 Most travelers don’t have to look far to find a lot of great things to do in Madrid, Spain.  When you think about Madrid you most likely think of fiestas,…

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Things to Do In Brasov – Exploring Transylvania, Romania

There are many things to do in Brasov, especially if you have a fondness for exploring historic towns. We certainly do. Our second stop in Romania was the historic, and…

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12 of the Best Day Trips from Florence Italy!

When in town make sure you take a day trip from Florence! While Florence is an incredible city, it’s important not to miss out on the magical surrounding area. Trust…

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Best of Prague Nightlife – How to Party in Prague at Night

Whether you’re a backpacker, a short-term tourist, or on a romantic honeymoon there are no shortage of things to do in Prague at night. Prague’s nightlife is diverse enough to…

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Prague Attractions – What Are the 16 Can’t Miss Places to Visit in Prague?

What are the essential Prague attractions to visit?  Our starter’s guide to Prague sightseeing should help make that answer very clear.  While the entire city of Prague is worthy of…

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Off the Beaten Path in Paris – Unusual Things To Do in Paris France

We absolutely recommend getting off the beaten path in Paris. As popular as the city is, many tourists miss truly understanding Paris. So, next time you visit the City of…

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Budapest Nightlife – Best Clubs, Pubs, and Ruin Bars

Budapest is a magical city full of history, culture, and art. You can spend your days wandering the city taking in some of the best sightseeing in Europe. After all…

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The Best Hostels in Ljubljana – Slovenia on a Budget

The Best Hostels in Ljubljana – Ljubljana Hostels Are you looking for the absolute best hostels in Ljubljana Slovenia? You’ve come to the right place. While there are quite a bit…

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What is the Weather in Prague Like? – A Monthly Guide to Prague Weather

We are often asked what the weather in Prague is like. The truth is, the weather in Prague and in the Czech Republic in general can be very unpredictable. One…

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The Best Hostels in Valencia – Spain on a Budget

The Best Hostels in Valencia Looking for the best hostels in Valencia, Spain? While there are many Valencia hostels, not all are that great. We’re here to help you pick…

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The BEST Hostels in Istanbul – A Quick Guide

While it contains a plethora of budget options for travelers, finding the best hostels in Istanbul can be a challenge. There are many an Istanbul hostel, but not all were created equal….

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The BEST Hostels in Budapest – Budapest on a Budget

The Best Hostels in Budapest, Hungary Are you traveling Europe on a budget and looking for the best hostels in Budapest? While here are many a Budapest hostel not all…

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The Best Hostels in Hamburg – Germany on a Budget

Searching for the best hostels in Hamburg? While there are many Hamburg hostels, not all of them are created equal. We’re here to help you pick from among the best…

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The Best Hostels in Helsinki – A Budget Travel Guide Companion

The Best Hostels in Helsinki, Finland Planning a budget trip to Finland and looking for the best hostels in Helsinki? There are many Helsinki hostels to pick from, but not…

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The Best Hostels in Copenhagen – A Budget Traveler’s Guide

The Best Hostels in Copenhagen, Denmark Save money while visiting the capital of Denmark by staying in one of the best hostels in Copenhagen! There are many Copenhagen hostels to…

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Tips for Riding the London Underground Like a Local

Tips For Riding London’s Underground With over 270 stations and 1.3 billion passengers a year, the London Underground is truly the heart of the city. The London Underground is, in…

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The Best Hostels in Florence – Italy on a Budget

The Best Hostels in Florence, Italy Are you looking for the best hostels in Florence? While the city has a lot of them not every Florence hostel is created equal….

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The BEST HOSTELS in Barcelona – Spain on a Budget

Looking for the best hostels in Barcelona? While there are many, not every Barcelona hostel is created equal. Out of all the Barcelona hostels around we’ve picked out what we…

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The Ultimate Guide to Skiing in Switzerland – Best Swiss Slopes and Resorts

Have you dreamed of skiing in Switzerland? We’re right there with you, so we hired a local expert to help us create this in-depth guide to all things skiing in…

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Visit Krakow – 17 Sweet Things to Do in Krakow Poland!

Lovers of history and charming old town squares will find plenty of things to do in Krakow.  Visit Krakow and you’ll quickly see what we mean. The city is filled…

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14 Awesome Things to Do in Berlin – Exploring Germany’s Capital

It doesn’t take a genius to find loads of things to do in Berlin. Germany’s capital is filled with attractions and sites to visit. However, to get the most out…

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The BEST Hostels in Brno Czech Republic – An Expert Guide

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The Best Day Trips from Vienna – Exploring Austria

As wonderful as the city is taking a day trip from Vienna should be one of your priorities when visiting Austria’s capital. Situated on the banks of the Danube river,…

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Is it Possible to Travel Switzerland on a Budget?

Let’s get right into it, shall we? Is it possible to visit Switzerland on a budget? Rejoice, fellow traveler, because the answer is yes! We’ll tell you how below.  The…

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The Best Hostels in Poznan, Poland – Explore Poland on a Budget

Looking for the best hostels in Poznan?  Situated in the north-western part of Poland, the picturesque city of Poznan should definitely be on your list of places to visit in…

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Off the Beaten Path in Vienna – A Local’s List of Things to Do

After exploring the most obvious places and attractions in the Imperial city it really pays to get off the beaten path in Vienna. Vienna was recently declared the world’s most…

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16 Fabulous Things to Do in Munich Germany

Looking for things to do in Munich when you visit? You’re in luck! As the second most visited city after Berlin Munich is often considered an alternative, more low-key destination,…

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The Best Hostels in Frankfurt – Germany on a Budget

The Best Hostels in Frankfurt Looking for the best hostels in Frankfurt? You’ve come to the right place! While there are a bunch of mediocre options to choose from we…

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Prague Jewish Quarter – A Guide to Josefov

The Prague Jewish Quarter, also known as Josefov, is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city, and for good reason. Located between Prague’s Old Town Square and…

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Things to Do in Barcelona at Night – Getting Down in BCN

Barcelona is one of those cities that truly comes alive at night. Whether you’re a barfly, cultural connoisseur or just like to dance the night away, there’s something for everyone…

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Terezin Concentration Camp – Day Trips from Prague

Terezín Concentration Camp, otherwise known as Theresienstadt Ghetto, is located less than 70 km North West of the capital of the Czech Republic in the North Bohemia region making it…

Should You Visit Romania? 7 Reasons Why YES is the Answer!

Should you visit Romania? Uhhh, yes!  Home to a deeply diverse landscape, rich with history, and unspoiled by mass tourism Romania is a country every traveler needs to visit. And…

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5 of the Best Beaches in Algarve, Portugal

The Best Beaches in Algarve, Portugal Are you guys looking for the best beaches in Algarve to get your vitamin D on? If you are lusting after some quality sun,…

Visiting Meteora, Greece – A Travel Guide to the Meteora Monasteries

Welcome to astonishing Meteora, Greece. We were absolutely astounded by our time in Meteora. Few places have left such a profound imprint on us. Words fail to describe the beauty…

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8 of the Best Day Trips from Budapest – Exploring Hungary

When visiting Hungary’s capital don’t miss out on these awesome day trips from Budapest! Budapest is a fascinating city, and to say that there is plenty to see, do, eat,…

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Where to Stay in Brno – A Brno Accommodations Guide

Trying to decide where to stay in Brno? We’re here to help by compiling and listing some of the best Brno accommodations, sorted by budget! First of all, there are…

Hiking in Bohemian Switzerland National Park – A Day Trip From Prague

If you are looking for an active day trip from Prague look no further than Bohemian Switzerland National Park. There are many reasons to visit the capital of the Czech…

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The Best Spas in Prague – Luxury and Wellness in Prague

Looking to pamper yourself at one of the best spas in Prague? We’re here to help! From medieval castles and astronomical clocks to pub crawls and beer gardens, there’s no…

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17 of the Best London Food Markets – Eating Out London

Are you looking for the best London food markets in the city? You’ve come to the right place. We’re all about that London street market scene, and we can’t wait…

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16 Quiet Places in London to Just Chill – Relax in London

Quiet Places in London to Chill and Relax London has it all. The hustle and bustle of this famous city is legendary. However, London also has some great places to…

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Visiting Malta in Winter or Autumn – A Budget Friendly Guide

Malta in winter? Absolutely! Looking for a place to extend nice weather in Europe? Consider visiting Malta in the winter or fall months! Autumn and winter can arrive very suddenly…

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15 of the Best Tapas Restaurants in Barcelona You NEED to Visit

Where are the best tapas restaurants in Barcelona? We’re glad you asked! Spain and Tapas are as synonymous as Italy and pasta. It’s like a national dish, only better. Better…

Exploring Iceland – A Majestic Photo Tour

Join us in exploring Iceland with this beautiful photo tour by Matt Parry. Welcome to Iceland! I consider myself a seasoned traveler but I have to admit that Iceland was…

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6 Unmissable Beer Spas in Prague and the Czech Republic!

Beer Spas in Prague and the Czech Republic As the birthplace of Pilsner, it’s not surprising that beer is a major part of Czech culture. The Czech Republic consumes more…

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10 of the Best Boutique Hotels in Madrid – Explore Spain in Style

If you’re on the lookout for some fantastic Madrid hotels then you’re in the right place. We’ve compiled a list of the best boutique hotels in Madrid to give you…

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Prague Tours – Best Cheap & Free Walking Tours in Prague

There are many “free” walking tours in Prague – but which one is the best fit for you?  There’s a reason why Prague is considered a jewel of a city,…

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Essential Things to Do in Bratislava Slovakia – Exploring Bratislava

Looking for things to do in Bratislava?  One of Europe’s smallest and newest capitals, Bratislava Slovakia retains an authentic provincial charm harmoniously blended with a dynamic, modern outlook. There are…

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21 Best Day Trips From London – A Travel Expert’s Guide

As amazing as the capital of the U.K. is, everyone visiting should take at LEAST one day trip from London. London is undoubtedly the first destination most people travel to…

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Prague to Budapest – Getting There by Train, Plane, Bike, and More!

Are you guys looking to travel from Prague to Budapest? We’re here to help! By train, plane, bike, bus, car, motorcycle, or simply sticking out a thumb on a lonesome…

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Where to Stay in Vienna – The BEST Hotels in Vienna

Where to Stay in Vienna – Best Hotels in Vienna There are a lot of great hotels in Vienna…and a lot of stinkers as well. The Austrian capital city charms…

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Best Beaches in Costa del Sol – Sun and Surf in Spain

The Best Beaches in Costa del Sol The best beaches in Costa del Sol Spain are waiting for you with blue and golden arms wide open! In the southern part…

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The Best Museums in London – Exploring London’s Art Scene

There are many great museums in London. London, widely accepted as a prominent European culture capital, truly comes alive through the lens of art. London is an undeniable destination for…

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Getting Off the Beaten Path in Budapest – Things to Do

Getting Off the Beaten Path in Budapest Admiring architecture, exploring ruin bars, and visiting the stunning Buda Castle complex are all great things to do in Budapest, but the city has a lot more…

Things to Do in Sibiu – Exploring Transylvania, Romania

If you love exploring crooked cobblestone alley ways and ancient churches you will find plenty of things to do in Sibiu. But that’s not all that there is to do…

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11 of the Best Museums in Prague & How to Visit For Free!

11 of the Best Museums in Prague Museums in Prague can be found on almost every corner, especially in Prague’s Old Town. Our personal top favorite picks for the best…

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16 of the Best Day Trips From Paris France

The Best Day Trips From Paris As amazing as the City of Lights is, everyone visiting should take at least one day trip from Paris. Paris is undoubtedly the first…

The Best Prague Cafes – Caffeinated For a Cause

The Best Prague Cafes – Caffeinated For a Cause Looking for a cup of socially conscious coffee in one of the best cafes in Prague? Really good coffee is becoming…

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Andalucia Travel Tips – Exploring Andalucia on a Budget

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The Crumbling Beauty of Bucharest, Romania

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Scottish Landscape Photography – Reflections of a Scottish Photographer

Scottish landscape photographer Karen Thorburn joins us to share her musings about Scotland, and photography.  I really admire the backpacking lifestyle. I’m writing this on the train en route from…

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Barcelona on a Backpacking Budget Barcelona, The City of Gaudi. Deeply steeped in history, seemingly every nook and cranny of this city has a story to tell. Barcelona is busy, beautiful…

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Things to Do and Reasons to Visit Sarajevo Wedged between a horrifying past and a hopeful future, Sarajevo is a unique gem of a city. As such, there are a…

13 Remarkable Hostels in Unique Destinations

Finding a great hostel in an uncommon destination is every budget traveler’s dream come true. All travelers love undiscovered destinations, right?! Once you have seen all the big cities like New…

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Best European Road Trips – 10 Days in Slovenia

Fancy a road trip in gorgeous Slovenia? So did I! Slovenia has been on my bucket list for years. I’ve heard many tales of its beauty from other travelers, but…

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The Best Holiday Apartments in Prague

Looking for the best holiday apartments in Prague? We’ve got you covered! Prague is a prime destination for backpackers, families, and business travelers in Europe. As such it is filled to…

Budapest at Night – A Photo Tour

Budapest is a fantastic place, filled with incredibly architecture, but for us its beauty truly shines once the sun sets and the million lights of the city flare to life….

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Paris On a Budget

Paris. The City of Lights. A literal and figurative monument to human creativity, ingenuity, and aesthetic imagination. From the majestic Eiffel Tower to the sublime sculptures of Tuileries Garden, everything you…

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Bucharest on a Budget – An Affordable Travel Guide

  Vibrant and atmospheric, Bucharest is also a very budget friendly travel destination. How much do you know about Romania? Probably about the same as we did before we came…

Overtourism in Barcelona – Why You Should Come and Why You Should Leave

Like many other amazing cities in Europe overtourism in Barcelona is a growing concern for locals. We visited Barcelona many times and have seen the effects of its popularity first…

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Day Trips From Barcelona: Power and Peace in Montserrat

Day Trips Barcelona – Exploring Montserrat When in Barcelona you MUST take a day trip to Montserrat! She grabbed my arm, a signal to stop. In a low, excited whisper…

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The Complete Guide to Portile de Fier Natural Park, Romania

Exploring  Portile de Fier (Iron Gates) Natural Park, Romania Portile de Fier Natural Park, or Iron Gates Park, is a hidden Romanian treasure that very few outsiders ever get to…

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Three Outdoor Activities to Try in the Swiss Alps (That Aren’t Skiing)

Ah, Switzerland. Land of pristine alpine views, neutrality, and chocolate. When we think about Switzerland we tend to think of towering snow capped peaks, with views that stretch for days….

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Mosaic House: Responsible Travel in Prague

Responsible Travel in Prague Before you even set foot inside Mosaic House you’ll notice all the cool art installations in front of the building. Enter the hostel and you will find modern…

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Are you flying Ryanair from Paris soon? Buget airlines rules. They make traveling around Europe so mcuh cheaper than it used to be. For backpackers not using trains to get…

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Ten Things All Great Hostels Have in Common

Traveling on a budget means you will likely be staying in hostels for at least a portion of your journey. The trick to enjoying your stay is knowing how to…

London puddle

London – A Gallery by Dan Murray

I met Dan late one London evening while taking a stroll across the iconic Tower Bridge. I walked by him just as a time-lapsed photo appeared on the display of…

An American Expat in Greece

David and his wife Maria. When traveling around the world sometimes you come across a place that makes you stop and think “Hey, I could live here!”. For that reason…

Paris Gallery

We spent just under a week in Paris, the first stop on the European leg of our Round the World adventure. We both agree that Paris is the most beautiful…