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Euro Road Trip – Dresden

Spreewald Before Dresden we stopped in the cute old town of Spreewald. Actually, I’m not certain if it’s the name of the town, or the name of the…

Euro Road Trip – Riga and Surrounds

After leaving behind the sad beaches in Parnu, it wasn’t long before we were in Latvia, country #20! We though that we had finally encountered a border that…

Euro Road Trip – Helsinki

Day 139 Nuuksio National Park Rather than rush to Helsinki, which would be our last stop in Finland, we sought an experience with the nature in Finland. We’d…

Euro Road Trip – Turku

Day 136 We’d arrived rather late after leaving Stockholm quite late in the evening. The ferry wasn’t until 9:15, but we still needed to be there one-hour prior…

Euro Road Trip – Bruges

I watched a movie called In Bruges nearly 10 years ago, and other than thinking it quite brilliantly dark, I had this opinion that Bruges was a shit…

Euro Road Trip – Portugal – Part 2

Lisbon – Day 12 I am sad to say, I was originally going to skip Lisbon, as we’d been before (and had a wonderful time), however, Risa was…

Palermo Siciliy

Sicily – Day Three, The Crypts and Streets of Palermo

Palermo was never a ‘must see’ location for us on this trip, however as we were passing right by, we decided to have a quick wander around. The…

VDNKh

Moscow – Markets, Cosmonauts, and VDNKh Park

I’m not sure where Risa heard about the Izmailovsky Markets, but I’m glad that she did. Well, at least I am in retrospect writing this. In what can…

Wandering in Bishkek

We were flying to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan with Turkish Airlines. I’ve mentioned it before, but it bears repeating. We had originally planned to hop back on a train…

Ulaanbaatar Day Three – Shop Til You Drop

The sunshine and amazing weather we had yesterday was replaced by cold winds and grey skies. The original plan was to head out to the Zaisan Soviet monument…