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Month: November 2018

How To Become A Minimalist Traveller

How To Become A Minimalist Traveller

Now, I accept that becoming a minimalist traveller is easier for some people (men) then others (women,) but if you don’t want to be that person, knocking over little Chinese ladies in overcrowded railway stations, listen up, for I may be able to help you. Why Become A Minimalist Traveller in the first place? First off, we really need to answer the question of why anyone would like to be a minimalist traveller, apart from giving hotel/hostels receptionist mild heart…

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My Baltic Adventure – Part 5 – Lovely Riga

My Baltic Adventure – Part 5 – Lovely Riga

Arriving in Riga was a rather underwhelming experience, my buttocks were numb from the 3-hour train ride on bus seats, and the monotonous scenery of just trees was starting to drive me slightly insane. I quickly hot-footed it across to my hotel/hostel, which was further from the railway station than I had first assumed, and hidden down a back alley. There the incredibly unhelpful receptionist had promptly lost my reservation. She didn’t have my name on her list, I inquired…

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5 Things I Loved About Thessaloniki

5 Things I Loved About Thessaloniki

Greece is a hard country not to fall in love with, it’s got great food, beautiful architecture, amazing beaches and a history that stretches back forever, here are 5 things I loved about Thessaloniki. 1. The Night Some countries die as nightfall descends on them, most of the Scandinavian countries and pretty much the whole of Canada and the USA. Thessaloniki on the other hand, came alive at night, maybe it was because I was there during the summer, and…

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My Baltic Adventure – Part 4 – Valga

My Baltic Adventure – Part 4 – Valga

In what felt like a pleasing circle, I once again found myself waiting on a railway station platform early in the morning, this time I was heading to Valga. For once I wasn’t late, there was no rushing around in a madly shoving thing into my ridiculously small backpack, my alarm had gone off on time and I had pre-packed the night before. Also, for some bizarre reason, I was able to get a ticket at Tartu station, so there…

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