Five top fives | A brief summary of awesomeness
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Five top fives | A brief summary of awesomeness

Over the course of the last 200 days we have travelled over 65,000km, through 24 different countries by train, plane, bike, yacht, ferry, bus, tram, cable car and by foot. We thought that we would write a brief summary of our top recommendations and learnings that you will all find useful in the future. To … Continue reading

Tapas & beard trims| Two weeks in España!
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Tapas & beard trims| Two weeks in España!

We have just spent the last twelve days trekking around Spain in our beloved Pug.  We collected our friend Han from the airport in Barcelona and set out from there. As per usual, we decided to do things the hard way, and only discovered when we were merrily sitting outside Terminal Two that we had … Continue reading

Anniversaries and dinner parties | Turin and our last week in Apricale
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Anniversaries and dinner parties | Turin and our last week in Apricale

Mr Kiss and I recently celebrated our second wedding anniversary, to celebrate we decided that we would spend the weekend away from our woofing cafe and check out Turin in the north of Italy.  We have grown a bit weary of driving so thought that catching the train would make for a nice break.  We … Continue reading

Driving in the clouds, Bike rides in the rain | Our time in San Marino and Tuscany
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Driving in the clouds, Bike rides in the rain | Our time in San Marino and Tuscany

After the abysmal boat journey, Mr. Kiss and I successfully made our way up from Rimini to San Marino. We were pretty stoked to cross another very random country off the list. On the day we visited, the incredible hilltop community was covered in cloud but every now and then would show us hints of … Continue reading

Man flu and Monuments | A trip from Skopje to Ancona
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Man flu and Monuments | A trip from Skopje to Ancona

After driving south through Serbia, we noticed the landscape changed immediately as we entered Macedonia. The land was more arid, there were more hills and small mosques were scattered throughout. We arrived in Skopje, just before nightfall and had foolishly not double checked all the details of our accommodation. Two hungry people does not make … Continue reading

Fortresses, food and freezing days | Four days in Belgrade
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Fortresses, food and freezing days | Four days in Belgrade

Due to previous experiences noted on this blog about mountainous back roads, the husbo and I decided to take the toll road into Serbia.  This meant two border crossings and 15 extra minutes but we weren’t phased.  After cruising northward through Bosnia RS and eastern Croatia we zoomed into the very flat landscape and into … Continue reading