Cluj is one of the most visited cities in Transylvania. Even though an increasing number of tourists make their way to this region of Romania every year, I still feel like the area is somehow underrated. Apart from the obvious tourist attractions of Transylvania (yes so-called Dracula’s Castle, we’re thinking … more »
Welcome to “the old continent”!
With its imposing buildings, cities full of history, traditions that infuse a little bit of all cultures that have come and gone… We want to find out the differences between countries that are similar on the surface but have a lot of personality in the little details.
Chances are Cluj (full name: Cluj-Napoca), doesn’t promptly come to mind when one thinks about good places for digital nomads in Europe. Maybe this Romanian city is not a hotspot for remote workers yet, but it certainly will be soon! Located in the heart of Transylvania, Cluj has many of … more »
As a digital nomad and internet entrepreneur I love talking about the intersection of location independence, taxes, residence status, visas, and more. One thing that often comes up in these discussions is how the world just isn’t ready for us. Try telling an immigration officer that you “work online” and … more »
Paris syndrome is a transient psychological disorder exhibited by some individuals when visiting or vacationing to Paris, as a result of extreme shock resulting from their finding out that Paris is not what they had expected it to be. – Wikipedia We travel to find out from the first … more »
We traveled to Italy in the summer of 2016. Today we take you with us on a day trip through the Emilia Romagna region of Italy. This is the place where many of Italy’s famous culinary treasures come from. But today we shall take you with us in an entirely … more »
Romanian cuisine is quite meat oriented. Yet, surprisingly, it is fairly easy for vegetarians and even vegans to eat local food all over the country. Sounds contradictory, right? Allow me to explain… Romanians tend to rejoice with traditional dishes such as Sarmale (cabbage rolls stuffed with ground meat), Ciorba de … more »
Looking back at my days working in an office, I realize how much random stuff I used to browse on the internet. One of the things that I remember used to keep me particularly entertained were websites listing unusual hotels around the world. In was in one of those articles … more »
Our short trip to Bologna was inspired by the desire to eat and learn a little more about the gastronomy of the Emilia Romagna region of Italy. Even though Bologna is not in the same overly touristic route as other Italian cities such as Rome, Venice or Florence, it may … more »
Europe might not sound like the most affordable destination, but Portugal proves surprisingly affordable. Historically, travelers have overlooked Portugal. However, I am happy to notice that Portugal welcomes more and more visitors each year. You can easily get to Lisbon — Portugal’s capital — from anywhere else in Europe. There are plenty … more »
Two months living in a new city may not suffice to feel like a local. But it sure is enough time to start understanding what makes a place and its people unique. Spending several weeks in Stockholm, allowed me to realize that many of the stereotypes you hear about Swedes … more »