A Quick Stopover in Ghent Click HERE to Read About My Trip to Belgium From the Beginning To get from Bruges to Ghent, it’s as easy as a 15-20 minute ride on one of Belgium’s excellent fast trains. Although we only had a day to get from Bruges to Brussels, and hopefully spend some, Read More

A Weekend in Belgium: One Day in Bruges I’ve always heard about Belgian beer, waffles, and chocolates and really wanted to visit Belgium to indulge in copious amounts of eating and drinking, while also seeing some of the historic sites. In February, 2012, I spent several weeks in Aachen, Germany with my friend Clarissa, who I met in Paris, Read More

I had originally planned to spend three days in Dublin, but because I spent an extra day in Belfast (due to having such a great time there) I only had a weekend. I took a bus from Belfast to Dublin and it was a surprisingly cheap and easy to cross the border from Northern, Read More

I awoke in Vilnius, Lithuania, just in time to run for my pre-booked bus to Riga which departed from Stotis Central Station.  The buses in the Baltic countries are excellent and my bus featured free WiFi which greatly reduced the hardship of the four and a half hour journey after a late night and short, Read More

To get to Sarajevo from Belgrade, I took a 6.5 hour, 25€ mini-bus shuttle which arrived in Sarajevo at 3pm. The mini-bus was great as it stopped at several points to let us take in the beautiful mountain views along the drive. After being greeted by an incredibly sweet older woman at the hostel,, Read More