8 Must-Visit Hidden Gems in Europe

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We’re all familiar with the allure of Paris, Rome, London, Barcelona… and these cities are indeed deserving of their reputations. Everyone should see the Sacre Coeur or the Trevi Fountain at least once in their lifetime. But where can you go for a truly amazing experience outside of the standard European tourist destinations? Here, I’ll […]

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Touring Eastern Europe v.4: Downtown Bucharest

Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Checking Out Downtown Bucharest Not too much to report today, unfortunately. Had breakfast and took the train to downtown Bucharest. I love the train. The trip was about two and a half hours and the first portion followed a little river through the mountains. Flat farmland after that. Romanian Rip-Off Artist No trip would be […]

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Bran Castle in Transylvania, Romania

Castle Bran in Transylvania, Romania

If you’ve visited a thousand and one castles and cathedrals like the #AdventurePartnerForLife and me, you might be thinking that this is just. another. castle. I have a secret for you, though—it’s not. Welcome to Bran Castle, better known to the world as Dracula’s Castle, and one-time home of the infamous Vlad the Impaler. You […]

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