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 »
Welcome to “the old continent”!
With its imposing buildings, cities full of history, traditions that infuse a little bit of all the 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.
Click on the name of the country you want to explore with us or browse all the Europe related travel stories below.
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 »
Finding free WIFI in Stockholm is certainly not a hard task. This is the Capital of Scandinavia, for Christ’s sake! So finding a good place to work from in Sweden’s main city is not about the connectivity. It’s more about sitting down in a pleasant and inspiring spot. Also, it’s … more »
Mexican cuisine has got to be one of the most misrepresented when it comes to the international dining scene. So much that, for years, and until we actually traveled to Mexico, Ashray was convinced he hated Mexican food. Turns out those cheap cheese and sour cream loaded Mexican wannabe snacks … more »
Before we landed in Helsinki, the view from the plane made me feel like this was going to be quite an idyllic place. From up above, the sky was bright blue, the greenery was vast and the water seemed to have made its way in between any possible piece of … more »
Visas are one of the major considerations when you travel internationally. Particularly if you hold a passport that doesn’t allow you to enjoy visa on arrival to many countries. That’s the reason why Ashray keeps on adding tips to his section about Visas for Indians. No matter what nationality or … more »