24 Questions Digital Nomads Wish People Would Stop Asking

This post is for the friends, family, acquaintances, roommates, partners, and other people that have a digital nomad in their lives. It’s not meant to speak for them or digital nomads as a group, but hopefully will help you understand where they’re coming from a bit...

Random pictures: the Budapest edition

(As always, Random Pictures are those pictures that haven’t appeared in other posts, but were too good to keep to myself.) Ahh, Budapest, ‘the city that unites’ despite being divided by the Danube. There’s something to be said about all the statues around — a reminder...

Review: the Sofia Alternative Tour

Arrive, receive a ‘survival kit’, and get on your way to discovering eight offbeat sites around Sofia. Ready for an adventure? I’m always interested in tours that take you outside the usual sights, or experiences that make a game out of travel. The Sofia Alternative...

Destination: Balkan Rakia and Spirits Fest (Sofia, Bulgaria)

Gotta love festivals you hear about on the subway, although this definitely wasn’t aimed at tourists… While you’ll see beer take up a lot more shelf space in grocery stores, rakia is Bulgaria’s national drink, and well-known by several names elsewhere in the Balkans....

The State of the Crowdsharing Industry, late 2017

Crowd sharing has come a long way in the past few years — what was once a niche that barely bothered hotel executives now has some of them angling to compete. Travel has seen its share of offerings — after all, what better time to try something new? Airbnb — the...

Random pictures: the ‘Romanian road trip’ edition

In early-mid August 2017, we took a week-long road trip covering most of Romania’s weirdest destinations. I’m still working on the best ways to write about these places (one super-big post? a lot of little posts? Yes, even after nine years I’m still asking questions...