If you read us for some time, you know of our fascination for Cretan villages: so peaceful, so quiet, with the scent of oranges in the air and old people in black sitting in the village taverns. With whitewashed houses nestling close to each other and pots with flowers in the streets, the Cretan villages are incredibly scenic. People of the Cretan villages are usually amazingly friendly. Cretans love sharing their food (A couple of times we got pastry, fruit and a piece of cheese from the strangers) and it is fun to be around these people. Don’t be discouraged by your basic Greek – ours doesn’t go beyond “Hello” – Kalimera and “goat cheese” – Katsikio tyri.
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Southeast Asia travel itinerary, Part 2: Laos, Northern Thailand, and Vietnam. We go off the beaten path!
We united all our favourite places in Southeast Asia into an itinerary that is based on easy and fast connections between its points of interest. Following our footsteps, you will see world wonders, visit a party capital hidden in the jungle, listen to the teenage monks chanting in the ancient temples of Asia´s most beautiful town, watch the gibbons, go up the Mekong and get inspired by the tribal fashion! Continue reading “The Perfect Southeast Asia Travel Itinerary”
Southeast Asia Itinerary. Part 1: The Beach Paradise of Thailand and Cambodia + Angkor Wat and Mekong Delta
We united all our favourite places in Southeast Asia into an itinerary that is based on easy and fast connections between its points of interest. Following our footsteps, you will see world wonders, virgin beaches, the rainforest and animal sanctuaries, find spectacular treehouse bungalows, the best places for delicious vegetarian food and a lot of useful tips. Continue reading “The Perfect Southeast Asia Itinerary”
The Hagia Sophia, Bosporus and the Golden Bridge. Bazaars and baths. However, there are some other great things not to miss – or not to oversee – in Istanbul I was not aware of until I came to this amazing city and joined in its whirling life.
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There were times when you could travel to cities like Prague, Dubrovnik or Tallinn on a shoestring – now, 20 years later, those days have gone by. Still, there are some amazing affordable destinations in Europe that you can visit today.
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In this post, we reveal the best place to cross the Ukrainian border at Malyi Bereznyi, speak of our travel arrangements in Slovakia and Poland and close the Chapter of our Berlin to Georgia trip.
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Ever since we got our Land Rover Defender from the British Army some five years ago, we posed ourselves the question of where we would take it after the necessary rebuilt was done. Upper Svaneti in Georgia came out as the answer. Svaneti has it all: pristine nature, a great cultural heritage and getting there was certain to be an adventure.
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A part of our roadrip through the Balkans, the Caucasus and Eastern Europe with an old army LR Defender was actually a seaway from Poti, Georgia, to Chernomorsk, Ukraine.
Arriving on Saturday wasn’t the most fortunate time to organize a ferry from Poti to Chernomorsk. Still, research had to be done and it turned out there were two ferries going to Chernomorsk within the next two days.
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Ureki beach on the Black Sea coast in Georgia might be one of the nicest beaches near Poti…
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On which we did a great deal of hiking to one of Svanetias’ glaciers and figured out where the best Land Rover campsite of Svanetia are.
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