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Kat Knapp

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Bulgaria

Bulgarias Magnificent Monastery: Rila Monastery

By on January 31, 2014

The magnificent Rila Monastery suddenly emerges in the southwest Rila Mountains. It is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria and being only a two hour…

Hitchin' a ride


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Romania

Avoiding prostitutes, gypsies and stray-dogs: Hitchhiking out of Bucharest

By on January 24, 2014

Hitchhiking: Allowing yourself to get in a vehicle with potential axe murderers, rapists and creeps. Not to mention the possibility of being kidnapped…

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Bulgaria

One Frosty Morning at Tsarevets Fortress

By on January 20, 2014

What was once most the most important political and spiritual heart in medieval Bulgaria, Tsarevets Fortress is now one of Bulgaria’s most popular attractions, and it’s not hard to see…

A Day in the Life of a Solo Traveller...


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Personal Travel Advice

Wandering Solo: Reasons to Travel Alone

By on January 20, 2014

I’m sure you’re all familiar with the expression the world is your oyster, but it turns out the world is a vast reef. A reef packed full of sea-mulluscs…

Not a bad place to watch the sunrise...


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Iceland

10 Reasons to Fall in Love with Iceland

By on January 19, 2014

Whenever anyone asks me what my favourite country is these days the answer isn’t hard… (In fact the answer usually turns into a passionate monologue of my fondness for…