Eastern Europe

Did you know that they are planning to limit the number of tourist that visit Dubrovnik? That’s right. They plan on having only 4000 visitors per day because there’s just so many damn people visiting it at one time. Apparently, it gets really bad when cruises dock. Over 10,000 tourist would flood Dubrovnik which…
After our one day in Thessaloniki, Karen and myself were off to Athens. From Athens, we would be taking the Hellenic High Speed Ferries to Santorini, one of Karen’s ultimate bucket list travel destination. The ferry ride was actually quite pleasant. So of course, Karen and myself definitely enjoyed the ride.     Arriving…
After my terrible experience transiting from Podgorica, Montenegro to Skopje, Macedonia, I finally arrived in Sofia, Bulgaria. Here, I will be meeting up with Karen who will be joining me for 10 days during the last 30 days travelling around the world. Sofia, Bulgaria was the cheapest flight that’s closest to Greece so she…
While I was in Montenegro, I booked a bus going from Podgorica to Skopje in Macedonia. Along the way, we would be stopping in Albania and Kosovo to take a break in this long bus ride. Little did I know, I was about to go on one of the most horrific bus ride of…
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…
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…