As far back as I can remember, we sang English nursery rhymes as little babes, about London bridge falling down, and a ring-a ring-of roses; we read tales authored by Charles Dickens and […]
London like a local: a pictogram
10 reasons to date, marry or try not to avoid a Kenyan woman!
Over a year ago, I penned a post extolling the virtues of Dutch guys, giving reasons why I thought it would be worthwhile to hook up with these fellas. I must say […]
Forget bloodthirsty vampires, werewolves and dracula; Brasov is a family affair.
Traveling through Transylvania, described as ‘the last truly medieval landscape in Europe,’ feels like one has gone back 100 years; there are mountain-side cabins in sight, horse-drawn carriages, shepherds with pitchforks and […]
How is Bucharest? 6 descriptions of Romania’s capital.
Imagine withdrawing all of your rapidly dwindling Moldovan leis, having your last Moldovan dinner, racing to collect your baggage from storage before you are time barred, then forgetting to change your money, but whittling away […]
Experiences in Odessa: the good, the bad and the ugly
When you’re feeling ‘black-and-blue’ sore from all the walking tours, and the strain of lugging around suitcases from the time you land in Warsaw, leave for Krakow, overnight to Lviv and take […]
What’s to love about Kiev? Every single thing..
Kiev blinks at us from behind trees. A little bit shy, somewhat elusive, she has offered just a peep…as if taunting us, ‘wait until you’ve seen me in all my splendor.’ I […]
6 Fantastic Moroccan Drinks You’ll Love at First Sip
Morocco is one of those wonderful countries which blends together a contrasting clash of cultures to provide travellers with a taste of both Asia and Africa. One of the delights of the […]
Just Lviv it..
If Krakow had us feeling like melanin queens at the receiving end of lavish compliments, selfie requests, little gifts and trinkets; in Lviv we were akin to long-awaited aliens who had just disembarked off […]
Auschwitz camp: Lest we forget
The year is 2016. The date: 1st of August. The mood: sombre. We are huddled in groups at the meeting point; an intersection between the streets Wierzbowa and Barksa, Krakow. A colourful crocodile, […]
That time we told the Moldova border police, “We are tourists on vacation.”
Everyone says that it’s pretty quick to get from Odessa to Chisinau; that it can take at least three hours to bridge the distance, or utmost five if immigration decides to give […]