• Poland
  • My Favourite Moments Visiting Krakow, Poland

    Krakow Old Town Streets

    Arguably Poland’s most popular tourist destination, visiting Krakow is a dreamland for those who love historic old towns and exploring local culture. Given how much praise I had heard for it beforehand, I arrived to the city in Poland’s south cautiously optimistic. Overhyping a destination can lead to unrealistic expectations, so I try not to […]

  • Poland
  • 11 Sights to See in Wroclaw, Poland

    Busy Market Square Wroclaw

    The city of Wrocław in western Poland is somewhat of a paradox; it’s one of Poland’s largest tourist destinations and yet you seemingly here very little about it. Often also known by its old German name Breslau, Wroclaw is a city of many charms, particularly when it comes to its delightful, historic architecture. Of course […]

  • Poland
  • 5 Big Reasons to Visit Warsaw, Poland

    Warsaw Barbican

    I’ve heard of multiple cases where people have advised travellers to not bother visiting Warsaw when in Poland. Generally it’s said in comparison to Krakow which gets rave reviews most of the time. I find this disappointing as I enjoyed my time in Warsaw and think that comparing the two cities is a flawed notion. […]

  • Italy
  • Awestruck by Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy

    Town of Civita di Bagnoregio

    On occasion, I come across a view so amazing and awe-inspiring that I have trouble believing that it’s real. As if someone had painted what I was seeing on a canvas. That’s how I felt when I first laid eyes on Civita di Bagnoregio. This tiny, and I mean tiny, village is the definition of […]

  • Poland
  • The Charming Medieval City of Torun, Poland

    Night Fountain Torun

    Given all the massive devastation Poland saw during World War II, many of the country’s old towns are now merely modern reconstructions. That’s not a criticism, simply the unfortunate truth. But I did say many and not all, which means there are several places in Poland where you get the chance to explore a beautifully […]

  • Romania
  • What to See in Sibiu, Romania

    Sibiu, Favourite Countries of 2016

    For visitors to Romania’s Transylvanian region, the medieval city of Sibiu is a destination one shouldn’t miss. Sitting in the heart of Transylvania and close to the centre of Romania as well, this city has played a key role throughout the region’s history, even being the capital of Transylvania for a while. As with much of […]

  • Europe
  • 5 Fairytale Towns in Central Europe

    Fairytale Town of Hallstatt

    There are a lot of classically beautiful places in Europe, right? Paris – yep. Prague – certainly. Venice – without a doubt. That’s part of what makes Europe such a fun destination to visit, the romantic notions stirred by architecture, culture and history. But there are some smaller places that take that innate beauty to […]