5 Characteristics of a Good Hotel Room

Is there any better pleasure than turning the key and opening the to a beautiful hotel room? If there is then I don’t know it. You step inside and you just know immediately that you are going to have the most relaxing night of your life. Ah, pure bliss. Whether your...

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Husky Sledding in Bulgaria

We met Pascal, Carlo’s college friend whom he hadn’t seen in 10 years, in an upmarket Asian restaurant in Sofia for dinner. Just as I was scraping up the last fork full of my beef chow mein, Pascal, who’s been living in Bulgaria for close to 10 years, suggested that...

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What to do in Veliko Tarnovo

We entered Bulgaria from Romania and we originally planned to get the train all the way to Sofia. However, Florence did some research and heard about a small city called Veliko Tarnovo in the center of Bulgaria that was worth a stop in. Veliko Tarnovo was the medieval...

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Brasov: The crown of Transylvania

“When in Romania, you’ve got to visit Brasov” We did a bit of research once we touched down in Bucharest about where to explore and we kept reading about a quaint little city called Brasov, which is located in the heart of Transylvania. It’s a three-hour train ride...

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The Legend of Dracula and Bran Castle

Our quest to explore some more of Europe is well and truly underway. Having kicked things off by flying into Bucharest, Romania at the end of January, we’re now enjoying some time in the Transylvanian province of the country and we just got around to visiting the...

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Travel Tales with Derek Cullen from Nohangingaround.com

Our latest travel tales interview is with fellow Irish travel blogger Derek Cullen from Nohangingaround.com who hails from Dublin! Back in 2013 after the loss of both of his parents, Derek began an epic bicycle trip alone across Africa starting in Cape town and...

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72 Hours in Bucharest

We were very surprised by our visit to Bucharest. In fact, Romania in general seems like it’s somewhere that we’d definitely like to return to. When you think of Eastern Europe, Romania probably doesn’t float to the top of the list of countries that springs to mind....

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Exploring the Backwaters of Kerala

In the southern state of India, lying parallel to the Arabian seacoast is the mystical water world of Kerala. The network includes five large lakes, all intertwining by both natural and man-made canals. The waterways are all interconnected and feed into nearly forty...

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The Rat Temple of Karni Mata in Rajasthan

While we were travelling around the stunning province of Rajasthan in India last year, we kept hearing about this weird rat temple. We immediately knew that it was somewhere we definitely had to visit. Yes, we're strange like that! India presents a plethora of bizarre...

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