Europe

My adventure to Kiev, Ukraine, first started when I travelled to Hong Kong. That’s odd, what does Hong Kong have to do with Kiev, Ukraine? Let’s find out… On my way to Jeju Island, South Korea, I had an overnight stopover in Hong Kong after flying from Hanoi, Vietnam. It turned out to be…
After having a wonderful time in Santorini, our next stop was to explore Athens! Monastiraki After getting off the ferry docks, Karen and myself boarded the Athens metro line. From there, it took us to Monastiraki where Karen was very thrilled upon arrival. Being a girl, she loves shopping and browsing at different shops….
After completing my workaway experience teaching English in Czech Republic, I was off to my next destination: Konstanz Germany. There, I would be visiting a couple whom I befriended while travelling in Belem, Brazil.     Brutal overnight train ride from Prague, Czech Republic to Konstanz, Germany To reach Konstanz Germany, I had to…
After completing my volunteer work at Gdansk, Poland, I was off to Prague, Czech Republic for my next workaway gig. This turned out to be a terrible idea. My first impression of Czech Republic was great. I took a sleeper train from Warsaw going to Prague and had a really cool Czech guy as…
My volunteer work in Gdansk, Poland started when I arrived in the Baltic city after completing my trip in Northern Scotland. I was quite surprised that there was a flight availability from Aberdeen, Scotland going directly to Gdansk, Poland and the price was quite affordable. I soon learned that many Polish people go to…
After visiting Edinburgh, I was off to meet my friend Alice whom I met while doing volunteer work at Poznan, Poland. I would be staying with her family in their farm fairly close to Aberdeen, Scotland. From there, we would be hiking in the Muir of Dinnet, and exploring the nearby town of Ballater…
My Lithuania, Estonia, Belarus, and Ukraine spending is erratic because it was the final segment of my one year trip around the world. Anyhow, read below to get a very rough idea on how much it cost to travel to each country. My complete Lithuania transit spending breakdown Flight from Minsk to Vilnius –…
My Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Greece spending greatly varies. Greece was on the expensive end while Bulgaria was on the cheaper end. Read below to get a more detailed breakdown of my spending in each respective countries. Transit in Albania and Kosovo spending Food in Albania – $2.97 CAD (2 Euros) Food in…
Travelling through the Balkans was an interesting experience. First, my Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro, and Croatia spending turned out to be pretty good. It seems like Eastern Europe is on the cheaper side as far as travel destinations go. However, the infrastructure in the Balkans is also nowhere near as good as they are in…
Travelling to Poland is one of the highlights of my one year trip around the world. Polish people are some of the friendliest in the world and the country is very beautiful. Looking at my 22 days Poland spending breakdown, it looks like I did well. Let’s look below and see what made the…