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Touring Transylvania: beyond spooky tales and gothic architecture

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Nestled in the peaks of Romania’s Southern Carpathian Mountains and in the Transylvanian region, is the city of Brasov in all its baroque, gothic and renaissance glory. Roaming through Sfatului Square, the towering Gothic Church and the instagramable Rope Street, believed to be one of the narrowest streets in Europe, should keep you entertained for a brief f[...]

5 Reasons You Should Visit Slovenia NOW

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Slovenia may be one of the newer countries on the block (after all, it only gaining its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991), yet this hasn’t stopped the place from rising up to become one of coolest places in central Europe. Guide books keep naming Slovenia Europe’s hidden gem, which means it isn’t going to remain “hidden” for too much longer. Here’s five [...]

Six stunning castles we need to move in to right now

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Who's in for a girly sleepover in a castle? Wait, what? Yes, I'm serious. I've just spent two hours scrolling through pictures of castles that you can actually rent, some are more affordable than others of course. Villa Sola Cabiati (Italy) via Welcome to your personal fairytale right next to Lake Como! The private pool isn't even the best thing about t[...]

How to road trip on the Alentejo Coast, Portugal

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Road trips. Those words immediately conjure thoughts of carefree holidays, following the open road as far as the eye can see, aiming for the horizon with great tunes and not stopping until you stumble upon a gorgeous beach or a river to cool off in. And with the cold of winter setting in for us in the European northern hemisphere, it’s only natural for us to[...]

The Vienna Woods: 5 Day Trips from Vienna

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin As you know I grew up in the western part of the fantastic city Vienna in Austria. Due to its infrastructure and cool vibe its standard of living is incredibly high. My by far favourite thing about the city is that whether I boarded the tram towards the centre or the outskirts, I would reach either in about 20 minutes. Therefor[...]

6 Ways Prague Will Romance You

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Originally I was going to name this post “6 Ways Prague Will Romance The Pants Off You”, but I thought I’d try and establish some dignity to begin with. However, Prague is an insanely mysterious and beautiful European city that will have you swooning at every gothic corner, straight onto the quaint cobble-stoned ground. The capital of the Czech Republic i[...]

The Top 10 Most Unusual Hostels

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Hostels. Your home away from home. The shack you choose to hunker down in. The wafer thin mattress you lay your weary head on. The packed dorms where you attempt to blank out the epic snorers. The shared bathrooms that may require flip-flops in the shower. We’ve all had our time in hostels that vary in comfort, hygiene and space. Knowing that you have no cho[...]

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