Category Archives: Balkans

Walking Across the Border of Albania to Tushemisht

Tushemisht, Albania

Prior to traveling to Ohrid in Macedonia, I had decided that I would make the valiant effort of walking from Sveti Naum, a monastery on the south shore of Lake Ohrid, to Tushemisht or Pogradec in Albania.  While there are many things to do in Skopje, the capital of Macedonia, I planned to spend all […]

Sofia Cafes: Where to Find the Best Coffee in Sofia, Bulgaria

Are you on the hunt for the best coffee in Sofia? This Sofia cafes guide will help you out! I was in Sofia this past March and before arriving, I had my heart set on creating a coffee guide to the Bulgarian capital.  Once I arrived there, I actually ended up slightly hard-pressed to find […]

Ultimate Guide of Things to Do in Spetses, Greece (Plus Travel Tips!)

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The gorgeous island of Spetses is not too far from Athens and can be reached as a day trip… or better yet- as an overnight destination.  Spetses is romantic, relaxing, and absolutely jaw-dropping.  This is a Spetses travel guide that will detail where to stay, where to eat, and the other many things to do […]

10 Things to Do in the Danube Delta, Romania – Europe’s Best-Kept Secret

10 Things to Do in the Danube Delta, Romania - Europe's Best-Kept Secret Shipwreck in the Black Sea on the way to Sacalin Island

The Danube Delta had long been on my travel list.  It seemed so far removed from the other parts of Romania and a place I could go to for a relaxing holiday, work a little on my laptop, and chill out in one of the most beautiful places in Romania.  One of the biggest issues […]