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7 (Still) Affordable Destinations in Europe. Hurry Up!

7 (Still) Affordable Destinations in Europe. Hurry Up!

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.

Berlin to Georgia – Day 29-34: The ferry from Poti to Chernomorsk

Berlin to Georgia – Day 29-34: The ferry from Poti to Chernomorsk

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.

Berlin to Georgia – Day 26: Ushguli, Svanetia

Berlin to Georgia – Day 26: Ushguli, Svanetia

This day stayed in my memory for exceptional horse riding in Ushguli. Here we will tell you what you might expect if you want to explore Svanetia - the most distant part of the Caucasus - on horseback.

Berlin to Georgia – Day 24: Georgia Armenia Border Crossing

Berlin to Georgia – Day 24: Georgia Armenia Border Crossing

Armenia: or there and back again! In this chapter, we will reveal the unexpected costs linked to the Georgia Armenia border crossing and leaving the country and tell you how we found ourselves in Western Georgia on that day instead of strolling through Armenian Highlands.

Berlin to Georgia – Day 21: Arriving in Georgia

Berlin to Georgia – Day 21: Arriving in Georgia

That day we went to Georgia and explored the Mktrvi River Valley! The border crossing Aktas Sinir Kapisi – doesn't show up on all the maps, but it does truly exist and is open. It could have been completely empty, had not an Iranian bus dropped 30 people at this otherwise deserted border crossing right in front of us. Meeting the Iranians caused the biggest embarrassment in my life. Dear reader, you should know that I am a PhD student in Anthropology and generally have a high opinion of my non-conventional thinking. And now picture the following: