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  • Elsewhere: Białystok, Poland

    Branicki Palace, Białystok

    When trying to figure out how to get between Lithuania and Poland, I came across the option to travel to the city of Białystok in far eastern Poland. Honestly, Białystok hadn’t been on my radar at all before that, but it seemed like a convenient stop to break up the long journey to Warsaw. What […]

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  • Elsewhere: Little Tobacco in Prilep, Republic of Macedonia

    Marko's Fortress Prilep, Visiting Macedonia

    Small city surrounded by the rugged mountains of Macedonia, home to the nation’s tobacco industry and a mix of city and village life. The modest Republic of Macedonia is not known for many big name tourist destinations. This meant I had to be creative with my itinerary when visiting the country in July. Gladly, I decided on making […]

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  • Elsewhere: Oradea, Romania

    This humble city on the Hungarian border boasts a treasure trove of Baroque architecture and makes for an ideal first step when exploring Romania. For an emerging travel destination, there are still quite a few places in Romania that have yet to fully pop up on tourist’s radars. Most certainly one of these is the understated […]

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  • Elsewhere: The Cool and Calm Galician City of Vigo, Spain

    Galician port city, that combines a comfortable city break with access to some of Spain’s best beaches, all in a cooler climate. Spain is a country of overwhelming choices. Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, Majorca, the list goes on. You’re never going to run out of places to visit. But if you’re already passed through all the highlights, where next? […]