Author: James

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Top things to do in Naxos, Greece

While most people have heard of Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes, few have heard of Naxos and that’s definitely a good thing. As beautiful as Mykonos and Santorini are they’re also expensive and very touristic. Naxos, in comparison, is much cheaper than most of the major islands – often 50% or […]

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7 Tips for Driving in Romania

Romania is a truly beautiful country, and one of the best ways to see it is by car. Unfortunately, Romania is also a very complicated country to drive in: roads are often in terrible condition, and it has the highest number of road deaths per million in the EU. Don’t […]

Stage at Berlin Fringe
Expat

Berlin Fringe: Edinburgh Fringe’s Little Sister Festival

You’ve probably heard of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the month-long arts festival that takes place in the Scottish capital every year, but chance are you haven’t heard of the Berlin Fringe Festival. The Berlin Fringe is a very small comedy festival that sees around 20 performers perform at the Comedy […]

Food

What to eat in Berlin: 10 Foods to Try

If you’re coming to Berlin, you’re coming to a fantastic place where you can try all sorts of new foods and dishes that you might not be able to get back home. I’m not talking about sauerkraut and sausages, although I have included a few German specialities on this list. […]

Arc de Triomphe in Bucharest
Digital Nomads, Expat

Finding Long Term Accommodation in Bucharest

The Romanian capital of Bucharest has beautiful and varied architecture, a rich and colourful history, and warm summers. It also has a relatively low cost of living, which makes it a popular destination for digital nomads, remote workers, and expats. This article explains how to find long term rentals in […]

a bottle of rose and a baguette
Shopping

6 Of The Best Things to Buy in France

Chocolate, cheese, wine, and of course non-food items like perfume and designer clothing. There’s no shortage of things that you’ll want to bring back from France, but what is actually worth picking up? In this guide we look at some of the best French things that you can try to […]

Sofia Central Mineral Baths
Expat

Finding Long Term Accommodation in Sofia

Bulgaria’s capital city, Sofia, has a low cost of living that’s a tempting proposition for digital nomads, expats, and remote workers, making it the perfect place to come for a few months or even a few years. The city is small but intimate, and it’s a good base for exploring […]

transylvania horses
Travel Culture

Did you know: Borat was filmed in Romania not Kazakhstan

I recently spent a few weeks driving through Transylvania, a spectacularly beautiful part of the world that is most famous for Dracula and the historical figure than inspired him: Vlad the Impaler. While Romania’s capital city, Bucharest, felt like any other European Capital City, Transylvania was very different. Many of the secondary […]